4th annual Black Sheep Wrestling Camp
The 4th annual Black Sheep Wrestling Camp is a commuter camp taking place from Monday June 25th to Thursday June 28th. The clinicians this year will be Olympian Quincey Clark, 4x NCAA Finalist Mark Branch, Olympian Justin Abdou, and the Beloglazov brothers (combined 13 Olympic and World titles). Please email any question to firstname.lastname@example.org and scroll down for sign up information.
Issues with camp sign up call (408) 859-8834.
Quincey started wrestling in his junior year at Lincoln High School in San Diego and placed seventh in the CIF State Tournament as a senior - in only his 2nd year of wrestling! Quincey attended San Diego State where he was a NCAA Division 1 All-American in 1992. He transferred to the University of Oklahoma and placed second in the NCAA Division 1 Championships for the Sooners. Quincey continued his wrestling career after college in international Greco-Roman wrestling and represented the USA at the 1998 World Greco-Roman Championships. Quincey placed eighth in the Greco-Roman World Championships in 1999 and was a silver medalist at the 1999 Pan American Games. Most notably, Quincey represented the United States as a member of the Olympic Wrestling Team at the 2000 Games in Sydney, Australia. More recently Quincey was inducted to the California Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2015.
A two-time NCAA individual champion, Branch owns the distinction of being a four-time NCAA finalist. Additionally, he won three individual Big 8 championships during his career on the mat.
His run to the 1994 NCAA individual championship was nothing short of remarkable. Competing as a freshman, Branch entered the NCAA Championships with an 8-9 overall record. In his first-round match, he claimed a 12-2 major decision win over Oregon State's Chad Renner before following that up with an 8-5 win over Duquesne's Jim Brasco in the second round and an 8-3 win over Boston University's Chris Studer in the third round. A 9-2 semifinal victory over Oklahoma's Jason Leonard set up a final-round bout with Cal State Fullerton's Laszlo Molnar, who Branch knocked off by a 4-2 margin to claim his first NCAA individual crown. His effort was instrumental in lifting the Cowboys to the NCAA team championship that year.
The Newkirk, Okla., native compiled a 99-19 overall record during his collegiate career, claiming 21 wins by fall, seven wins by technical fall and 35 wins by major decision. As his career progressed, he steadily became one of the top wrestlers in nation, evidenced by his 64-3 overall record during his junior and senior years. Branch capped his career with a perfect 32-0 season in 1996-97 that included nine falls, three technical falls and nine major decisions. After storming through the 1997 Big 12 Championships, Branch won his first three matches at the NCAA Championships by major decision, then claimed a resounding 10-4 win over Arizona State's Casey Strand in the semifinals before handing Pennsylvania's Brandon Slay a 3-2 defeat in the championship match.
In addition to his decorated career on the mat, Branch was also an outstanding student. He was named to the NWCA Academic All-America team four times and was also the recipient of the Big 12 and NCAA postgraduate scholarship.
Branch came to the Cowboy program from Newkirk, Okla., where he won two state titles.
A 1997 graduate of Oklahoma State with a degree in secondary education, Branch earned a master's degree from OSU in athletic administration in 1999.
Justin Abdou was a member of Canada's National Wrestling Team for 13 years before retiring from active competition in 2001.
During his career, he represented Canada at numerous World Championships, the Pan American Games, the Goodwill Games, the Commonwealth Games and the 2000 Olympic Games.
Some of Justin's career highlights include being a 9 -time Canadian Champion, winning a gold medal at the 1994 Commonwealth Games, earning a Business Degree from Simon Fraser University in 1994, breaking the Simon Fraser record for most career wins (a record he still holds at 212), winning four straight NAIA national Championships for the Clan and placing eleventh at the Sydney Olympics.
Justin is a member of the Canadian Amateur Wrestling Hall of Fame, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (N.A.I.A.) Hall of Fame, and the Burnaby Sports Hall of Fame.
He has coached the 2002, 2004 and 2007 World Cup Wrestling Teams, four University World Championship Teams, the Canadian National Team at both the World Juniors and the World Championships, and assisted with the 2008 Canadian Olympic wrestling team.
Justin was the CIS Coach of the Year in wrestling in 2009 and 2010. His team won National titles in both of those seasons.
He has been the CIS Can West coach of the year four times leading the SFU Clan to four straight Can West Championships.
The Beloglazov Brothers
Anatoly Alekseyevich Beloglazov
Born: September 16, 1956 in Kaliningrad, Russia
Sport club: Dynamo Kyiv, Kyiv (UKR), CSKA Moscow, Russia
1980 Moscow 52 kg
3x Time World Champion
1977 Lausanne 48 kg
1978 Mexico City 52 kg
1982 Edmonton 57 kg
1976 St.Peterburg 48 kg
4x Time World Cup Champion
1979 Toledo 52 kg
1981 Toledo 52 kg
1983 Toledo 57 kg
1988 Toledo 57 kg
Anatoly Beloglazov and his more famous twin brother [Sergey], who always wrestled in one class heavier than Anatoly, started wrestling in 1968 and they both found their first fame at the 1974 European Junior Championships, where Anatoly and Sergey won gold as a light-flyweight and flyweight respectively. Both brothers competed in freestyle throughout their career. Anatoly won the light-flyweight gold at the 1975 World Junior Championships and then moved up to senior ranks, where he was European light-flyweight champion in 1976 and World light-flyweight champion in 1977. In 1978 Anatoly started to compete as a flyweight and won the 1980 Olympic title in that class, was 1978 World Champion and won the 1979 World Cup. After the Olympics, Anatoly moved up to bantamweight and, in that class, won the 1982 World title and gold at the 1981 Universiade. In 1983 Anatoly moved back to flyweight and won bronze at the 1983 World Championships and gold at the 1984 World Cup, but missed the 1984 Olympics due to the Soviet boycott. Instead, he competed at the Friendship Games and won gold in flyweight.
Domestically, Anatoly won four Soviet titles: in 1977, 1979-80 in flyweight and in 1982 as a bantamweight. He retired from sports after the 1984 season and later worked as a wrestling coach. He was head coach of the Canadian national freestyle team from 1990-96 and the Australian national freestyle team from 1996-98. In 1998 Anatoly returned to Russia and started to work as coach of the Russian national freestyle team along with his twin brother. From 2012-2015 Anatoly was the head coach of the Belarus national team. Since 1998, an annual freestyle wrestling tournament in his and his brother’s honor has been held in Kaliningrad. Anatoly was inducted into the FILA International Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2010. At the moment Anatoly is the head coach of CSKA wrestling cub in Moscow, Russia.
Sergey Alekseyevich Beloglazov
Born: September 16, 1956 in Kaliningrad, Russia
Sport Clubs: Dynamo Kyiv, Kyiv (UKR), CSKA Moscow, Russia
2x Time Olympic Champion
1980 Moscow 57 kg
1988 Seoul 57 kg
6x Time World Champion
1981 Skopje 57 kg
1982 Edmonton 62 kg
1983 Kiev 57 kg
1985 Budapest 57 kg
1986 Budapest 57 kg
1987 Clermont-Ferrand 57 kg
5x Time European Champion
1979 Bucharest 57 kg
1982 Varna 62 kg
1984 Jonkoping 57 kg
1987 Veliko Tarnovo 57 kg
1988 Manchaster 57 kg
Sergey Beloglazov and his twin brother [Anatoly], who always wrestled in one class lighter than Sergey, took up wrestling in 1968 and they both found their first fame at the 1974 European Junior Championships, where Sergey won gold and Anatoly won gold in flyweight and light-flyweight respectively. Both brothers competed in freestyle throughout their career. After winning silver in flyweight at the 1975 World Junior Championships, Sergey was named to the Soviet national team in 1977 and won the bantamweight freestyle title at both the 1980 and 1988 Olympics. This would almost certainly have been a triumvirate but for the 1984 Soviet Olympic boycott. Instead, in 1984, he competed at the Friendship Games, where he won gold. In addition to his Olympic titles, Sergey was the World Champion in 1981-83, and 1985-87, and won silver in 1979. He was European Champion in 1979, 1982, 1984, 1987, and 1988. In 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, and 1986 he also won the World Cup. He won all his honors in bantamweight, except the 1982 World title, which he won in featherweight. Domestically, Sergey won four Soviet titles: in 1979-81 in bantamweight and in 1982 in featherweight.
After finishing his sporting career, Sergey worked as a wrestling coach. In 1990 he was hired as a wrestling coach at Lehigh University, the first former Soviet hired as a US college coach. He also worked as head coach of the US national freestyle team. From 1994-98 Sergey was the coach of the Japanese national freestyle team and, in 1998, moved back to Russia to start working as coach of the Russian national freestyle team along with his twin brother. From 2003-06 Sergey was again head coach of the United States freestyle team and from 2006-09 was head coach of the Russian women’s team. Since 2009 he has worked as head coach of the Singapore national team. From 2013 to 2016 he was the head coach of the Kazakhstan national team. Since 1998, an annual freestyle wrestling tournament in his and his brother’s honor has been held in Kaliningrad. Sergey Beloglazov was inducted into the FILA International Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2004. At the moment Sergei works with his twin brother Anatoly at the CSKA Moscow wrestling club.
Our counseling staff will consist of wrestlers from local colleges, mainly from SF State.