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COACHES

Co-Head Coach: Erik Duus

Erik Duus joined Fremont’s coaching staff in 2003 as Co-Head Coach with Bobby Soto. Duus is also a former San Jose Mercury News Coach of the Year. Before being hired at Fremont as a Japanese teacher he was an assistant wrestling coach at Stanford University. Since Duus joined the Fremont staff Fremont wrestling has seen the best results in its history at the state level. Duus is a Japanese National Champion. 2x Freestyle Open All-American. University of Wisconsin and University of Iowa wrestling alumnus. Judo National Bronze Medalist. Current Stanford assistant Judo coach. Former Stanford University assistant Wrestling Coach. Co - founder of Wrestler Nation. Sunnyvale Wrestling Club Head Freestyle Coach.


Co-Head Coach: Daniel McCune

A varsity wrestler for Fremont High School from 1997 - 2000, Coach McCune returned to Fremont as a teacher in 2009. He official joined the coaching staff in 2010. Coach McCune was an assistant coach for Coach Soto and the head coach of Columbia Middle School in 2001 before going onto coach in the Santa Cruz area. He also worked as the team administrator for UC Davis in 2006. Coach McCune was the head coach for Harbor High School during the 2008 - 2009 season and has worked with West Coast Wrestling Camps since 2007. Coach McCune is a member of the Sunnyvale Wrestling Club coaching staff.


Girls Coaches: Evonne Evien, Athena Herrera, and Solove Naufahu

Assistant Coaches: Austin Solari, Ernesto Ancona, and Tariq Haniff

WRESTLING STATS AND HISTORY

CCS STATS

Three Time Champs:

Brendt Noon (1967, 1968, 1969)*

Filip Novachkov (2004, 2005, 2006)

Greg Crane (2004, 2005, 2006)

Three Time Finalists:

Anthony Baza (1999, 2000, 2001)

Boris Novachkov (2005, 2006, 2007)

Two Time Champs:

Oliver Salud (1991, 1992)

Anthony Baza (2000, 2001)

Boris Novachkov (2006, 2007)

Melissa Lee (2018, 2019)**

Two Time Finalists:

Allen Dunn (1966, 1967)

Larry McCoid (1966, 1967)

Steve Wilhelm (1966, 1967)

Eric Ekern (1970, 1972)

Daniel Atondo (2002, 2003)

Gary Miltenberger (2013, 2014)

Taniela Feliciano Takafua (2017, 2018)

STATE STATS

Three time placers:

Filip Novachkov (4th, 2nd, 1st)

Two Time Placers:

Boris Novachkov (1st, 1st)

Greg Crane (5th, 1st)

Evonne Evien (5th, 3rd)**

Finalists:

Frank Tamura (1974)

Bobby Soto (1990)

Joel Valencia (1995)

Filip Novachkov (2005)

Boris Novachkov (2006)

Filip Novachkov (2006)

Greg Crane (2006)

Boris Novachkov (2007)

NHSCA Senior Nations Place Winners:

3rd Filip Novachkov (2006)

2nd Boris Novachkov (2007)

8th Gary Miltenberger (2014)

8th Cohle Feliciano (2019)

*Also won the Nor Cal Invitational all three years

** Placings were at the Girls Tournament


CIF STATE HISTORY

The California State Tournament began in 1973. Before this CCS was the qualifier for the Nor Cal tournament.
1974
2nd Frank Tamura (191 lbs)
1978
6th Steve Zanich (191 lbs)
1990
2nd Bobby Soto (112 lbs)
1991
5th Marcial Cruz (140 lbs)
1992
6th Warren Newsome (152 lbs)
7th Oliver Salud (135 lbs)
1995
2nd Joel Valencia (140 lbs)
1998
7th Matt Sabraw (140 lbs)
2001
5th Anthony Baza (145 lbs)
2003
4th Daniel Atondo (160 lbs)
2004
Fremont finished 23rd in the State
4th Filip Novachkov (103 lbs)
2005
Fremont finished 13th in the State
2nd Filip Novachkov (112 lbs)
5th Greg Crane (152 lbs)
2006
Fremont finishes 3rd in the State, Fremont’s highest state finish in history. Fremont also has its first three individual State Champions in history. Prior to 2006 Fremont had 4 state finalists and no state champions.
1st Boris Novachkov (103 lbs)
1st Filip Novachkov (119 lbs)
1st Greg Crane (160 lbs)
2007
Fremont finishes tied for 31st. Fremont has its first ever two time state champion.
1st Boris Novachkov (125 lbs)
2013
Fremont has its first ever girls state placer.
5th Evonne Evien (189 lbs.)
2014
Fremont got back on the podium at state after a 7 year drought.
7th Gary Miltenberger (285 lbs)
Fremont has its first ever two time girls state placer.
3rd Evonne Evien (189 lbs.)
2018
Fremont has its first ever freshman girls state place winner.
8th Annie Hua (138 lbs.)
2019
Fremont is the only school in CCS to place a boy and a girl at the state tournament in the first year the tournaments are brought together at Rabobank Arena.
5th Melissa Lee (101 lbs.)
5th Cohle Feliciano (285 lbs.)

USA WRESTLING NATIONALS

2018 Nationals

UWW Cadet Freestyle WTT
2nd Melissa Lee (40 kgs.)

Cadet Freestyle
3rd Melissa Lee (94 lbs.)
5th Annie Hua (138 lbs.)

Cadet Folkstyle 3rd
Annie Hua (138 lbs.)

2007 Nationals

Junior Greco Roman
1st Boris Novachkov (125 lbs.)

Junior Freestyle
2nd Boris Novachkov (125 lbs.)

2006 Nationals

Junior Greco Roman
3rd Boris Novachkov (112 lbs.)

Junior Freestyle
3rd Boris Novachkov (112 lbs.)
7th Filip Novachkov (125 lbs.)

2005 Nationals

Junior Greco Roman
1st Boris Novachkov (98 lbs.)

Junior Freestyle
1st Boris Novachkov (98 lbs.)

2004 Nationals

Cadet Freestyle
1st Boris Novachkov (84 lbs.)
5th Greg Crane (145 lbs.)

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA INVITATIONAL HISTORY

Before the creation of the state tournament was created in 1973 there was a Northern and a Southern championship tournament. This is the history of Fremont's wrestlers at that tournament. All information was gathered from http://affontes.tripod.com/cal_hs.html  Listed below is the year, weight class, place, and last name of each Fremont wrestler who placed and the team finish (if Fremont finished in the top 10).

1953
127 lbs. 1st Frank
Team Results: 5th

1955
138 lbs. 1st Bermundes
145 lbs. 1st Venagas
Team Results: 3rd

1956
103 lbs. 4th Tsuchimoto
138 lbs. 1st Bermudez
1957
103 lbs. 3rd Tsuchimoto
112 lbs. 2nd Echavaria
133 lbs. 2nd Nelson
138 lbs. 1st Stewart *Outstanding Wrestler
145 lbs. 1st Ilse
Hwt. 2nd Holbrook
Team Results: 2nd

1958
Hwt. 3rd Delgado

1959
120 lbs. 1st Echavarria
Team Results: 9th

1960
154 lbs. 1st Regalda

1962
Hwt. 2nd Wilhelm

1963
Hwt. 1st Wilhelm
Team Results: 10th

1966
120lbs. 2nd Fogelman
145lbs. 2nd Dunn
Team Results: 4th

1967
145 lbs. 1st Dunn
154 lbs. 1st Noon
175 lbs. 3rd McCoid
Hwt. 2nd Wilhelm
Team Results: 1st

1968
103 lbs. 4th Garcia
112 lbs. 3rd Morrison
133 lbs. 3rd Nakabayashi
165 lbs. 1st Noon
Team Results: 2nd

1969
175 lbs. 1st Noon
Team Results: 7th

1971
133 lbs. 4th Zucker
175 lbs. 4th Ekern
Team Results: 9th

1972
112 lbs. 1st Lawson
191 lbs. 2nd Ekhern
Team Results: 4th

COMMUNITY COLLEGE STATE PLACE WINNERS

2018 - Ezra Clark (Skyline) 3rd at 141 lbs.
2018 - Josh Aceves (Skyline) 5th at 149 lbs.
2015 - Ezra Clark (Skyline) 7th at 141 lbs.
2013 - Monet Goldman (Skyline) 8th at 149 lbs.
2005 - Josh DeSherlia (West Valley) 4th at 165 lbs.
2004 - Alvin Cacdac (West Valley) 7th at 133 lbs.
1994 - Warren Newsome (West Valley) 3rd at 167 lbs.
1992 - Marcial Cruz (West Valley) 1st at 142 lbs.
1991 - Marcial Cruz (West Valley) 7th at 142 lbs. 

CCS HISTORY

Wrestling becomes the first CCS competition after the split from NCS in 1966

1966

FHS wins the first ever CCS Wrestling team title.

2nd Allen Dunn (148 lbs.)
2nd Larry McCoid (178 lbs.)
2nd Steve Wilhelm (Hwt.)
3rd Fogelman (123 lbs.)

1967

FHS repeats as team champions and has five individual champions

1st Allen Dunn(145 lbs.)
1st Brendt Noon (154 lbs.) OW
1st Larry Noon (165 lbs.)
1st Larry McCoid (178 lbs.)
1st Steve Wilhelm (Hwt.)
4th Tom Morrison (106 lbs.)
4th Gene Delaney (123 lbs.)

1968

FHS wins their third straight CCS team title and Brendt Noon becomes the first Indian to win back to back individual titles.

1st Tom Morrison (115 lbs.)
1st Walt Nakabayashi (136 lbs.)
1st Brendt Noon (168 lbs.)
2nd Hawthorne (130 lbs.)
4th Bobby Garcia (106 lbs.)

1969

Fremont takes second in the team standings to Los Gatos, Brendt Noon wins his third individual title.

1st Brendt Noon (178 lbs.)
2nd Bobby Garcia (106 lbs.)
2nd Terry Commons (115 lbs.)
2nd Gary Davis (157 lbs.)

1970

1st Carl Ekern (194 lbs.)

1971

Fremont finished tied for 5th in CCS with Cupertino High.

2nd Lawson (98 lbs.)
3rd Ekern (178 lbs.)
4th Zucker (136 lbs.)

1972

2nd Ekern (194 lbs.)
4th Lawson (115 lbs.)

1973

4th Lawson (123 lbs.)
4th Staats (194 lbs.)

1974

Fremont finished in a 3 way tie for 6th place with Mountain View and Los Gatos.

2nd Marty Mariani (136 lbs.)
2nd Frank Tamura (178 lbs.)

1975

2nd Bobby Kayne (141 lbs.)

1976

4th Bert Ekern (178 lbs.)

1977

1st Bert Ekern (178 lbs.)

1978

Fremont takes second in the team standings with two individual titles.

1st Scott Mariani (178 lbs.)
1st Steve Zankich (194 lbs.)
2nd Jack Lawson (123 lbs.)

1985

3rd Dan Savage (175 lbs.)

1986

3rd Dan Savage (175 lbs.)

1987

4th Albert Gaxiola (126 lbs.)
5th Bobby Soto (98 lbs.)

1988

Fremont finished 10th as a team.

5th Richard Urbano (112 lbs.)
5th Albert Gaxiola (132 lbs.)
5th Phil Davis (245 lbs.)
6th Bryan Huggins (126 lbs.)

1989

4th Bobby Soto (112 lbs.)
6th Bryan Huggins (138 lbs.)

1990

After a decade without a CCS champion Fremont returns with an individual title at 112 lbs.

1st Bobby Soto (112 lbs.)

1991

1st Oliver Salud (130 lbs.)
3rd Marcial Cruz (140 lbs.)
5th Warren Newsome (152 lbs.)

1992

Oliver Salud becomes the second Fremont wrestler in history to win back to back CCS titles.

1st Oliver Salud (135 lbs.)
3rd Warren Newsome (152 lbs.)

1994

4th Joel Valencia (140 lbs.)

1995

2nd Joel Valencia (140 lbs.)
6th Jeremy Piamonte (119 lbs.)

1996

3rd Jeremy Piamonte (130 lbs.)
4th Geoff Beckstrom (285 lbs.)

1998

Fremont took 28th in the team standings.

3rd Matt Sabraw (140 lbs.)
6th Jamie Kashitani (135 lbs.)

1999

Fremont finished 11th in the standings.

2nd Anthony Baza (130 lbs.)
3rd Jamie Kashitani (140 lbs.)
5th Arturo Galano (103 lbs.)

2000

Fremont finished 6th in the standings.

1st Anthony Baza (135 lbs.)
4th Chris Osian (103 lbs.)
4th Chris Healy (145 lbs.)

2001

Fremont finishes 7th in the team standings, Anthony Baza becomes the third Fremont wrestler to repeat as champion.

1st Anthony Baza (145 lbs.)
2nd Chris Osian (112 lbs.)
4th Kia Garcia (125 lbs.)
5th Bayardo Sanchez (135 lbs.)

2002

Fremont finishes 12th.

1st Daniel Atondo (160 lbs.)
2nd Alvin Cacdac (130 lbs.)
3rd Chris Osian (119 lbs.)

2003

Fremont finishes 5th as a team.

2nd Daniel Atondo (160 lbs.)
4th Josh Desherlia (145 lbs.)
5th Joseph Seo (125 lbs.)
5th Bayardo Sanchez (152 lbs.)
6th Ernesto Ancona (215 lbs.)

2004

Fremont takes 2nd in the team standings behind Gilroy.

1st Filip Novachkov (103 lbs.)
1st Greg Crane (140 lbs.)
3rd Joseph Seo (130 lbs.)
3rd Ernesto Ancona (215 lbs.)
4th Kurtis Ogasawara (135 lbs.)

2005

Fremont finishes 3rd in the team standings behind Gilroy and Los Gatos. Filip Novachkov and Greg Crane become the 4th and 5th Fremont wrestlers to win back to back CCS titles.

1st Filip Novachkov (112 lbs.)
1st Greg Crane (152 lbs.)
2nd Boris Novachkov (103 lbs.)
2nd Tommy Staats (189 lbs.)
3rd Kurtis Ogasawara (140 lbs.)

2006

Fremont finishes 2nd in the team standing to Gilroy who sets a team points record. Filip Novachkov and Greg Crane become the 2nd and 3rd Fremont wrestlers to win 3 CCS titles.

1st Boris Novachkov (103 lbs.)
1st Filip Novachkov (119 lbs.)
1st Greg Crane (160 lbs.)
3rd Kurtis Ogasawara (140 lbs.)
3rd Tommy Staats (189 lbs.)

2007

Fremont finishes 11th in the team standings. Boris Novachkov becomes the 6th wrestler to win back to back CCS titles.

1st Boris Novachkov (125 lbs.)
4th La Qunitin Cathey (130 lbs.)
5th Mark Scandalis (135 lbs.)

2008

Fremont finished 12th in the team standings.

3rd LaQuintin Cathey (130 lbs.)
6th Daunte Mills (160 lbs.)
6th Donnie Mena (215 lbs.)

2009

Fremont finishes 16th in the team standings.

5th Casey Johnson (140 lbs.) 

2010

Fremont finishes 8th in the team standings.

1st Joe Johnson (140 lbs.)
5th Casey Johnson (145 lbs.)
5th Hector Cristobal (215 lbs.)
6th Felix Lugo (189 lbs.)

2011

Fremont has its first girls CCS finalist in the second year of the tournaments history.

2nd Athena Herrera (165 lbs.)

2012

Fremont finishes 19th in the team standings.

6th Edward Garcia (132 lbs.)
6th Samer El Nounou (145 lbs.)

2013

Fremont finishes 16th in the team standings.

2nd Gary Miltenberger (287 lbs.)
5th Joey Caires (115 lbs.)

Fremont has its second girls CCS finalist.

2nd Evonne Evien (189 lbs.)

2014

Fremont finishes 2nd in the team standings.

1st Gary Miltenberger (285 lbs.)
3rd Ezra Clark (132 lbs.)
6th Modan Goldman (145 lbs.)
6th Dominick Huerta (160 lbs.)

Girls CCS

3rd Evonne Evien (189 lbs.)

2015

Fremont finishes 3rd in the team standings.

2nd Dominick Huerta (160 lbs.)
3rd Ezra Clark (132 lbs.)
6th Christian Reyes (145 lbs.)

2016

Fremont finishes 10th in the team standings.

3rd Angelo Reyes (113 lbs.)
5th Louis Gueziec (126 lbs.)

Girls CCS

4th Sarah Guettaf (126 lbs.)

2017

Fremont finishes 5th in the team standings.

2nd Angelo Reyes (120 lbs.)
2nd Taniela Feliciano Takafua (182 lbs.)
5th Eli Clark (132 lbs.)

Girls CCS

Fremont places multiple girls in CCS for the first time since the inception of the tournament and has the highest team finish in FHS Wrestling history, 15th. Nicole Lee becomes the 3rd CCS finalist for Fremont, as a sophomore. Melissa Lee becomes the 2nd freshman to place in CCS, unfortunately the first Sarah Guettaf moved to France her sophomore season.

2nd Nicole Lee (106 lbs.)
4th Kyanna Gonzalez (160 lbs.)
6th Melissa Lee (101 lbs.)

2018

Fremont finishes 7th in the team standings.

2nd Eli Clark (132 lbs.)
2nd Taniela Feliciano Takafua (195 lbs.)
3rd Cohle Feliciano (285 lbs.)

Girls CCS

Fremont finishes 11th in the team standings.

1st Melissa Lee (101 lbs.)
2nd Annie Hua (137 lbs.)
5th Annabel Garcia (160 lbs.)

2019

Fremont finished 9th as a team.

2nd James Ost (138 lbs.)
2nd Cohle Feliciano (285 lbs.)
6th Joseph Kashitani (106 lbs.)

Girls

Fremont finished 4th as a team, which is the highest finish for the girls team in FHS Wrestling History. Melissa Lee becomes the first 2x CCS Champ. Nicole and Melissa become the 3rd set of siblings to win CCS titles for Fremont.

1st Melissa Lee (101 lbs.)
1st Nicole Lee (106 lbs.)
2nd Annie Hua (137 lbs.)
3rd Annabel Garcia (152 lbs.)