With World Class clinicians comes world class technique! Get to know our Reign WC Coaches!
- NCAA National Champion
- 2x All-American
- 2x California State Champion
"Mark is one of the best technicians I have ever seen! In addition to that he is a great teacher and an outstanding person!" - Cliff Jarmie (Head Coach Laguna Hills High School)
Mark grew up in northern CA where he became a 2x CA State Champion, an Asics First Team All-American
, and a 1996 NHSCA National High School Champion. Mark went on to compete at Oklahoma State University
, where he compiled 121 wins overall, was a two-time All-American, and won a NCAA National Championship in 2001 as a senior. Mark was also a three-year member of the FILA Junior World Wrestling Team, earning the silver medal in 1998. After finishing college, Mark came back to be an assistant coach at Oklahoma State University for two years, helping lead the team to an NCAA National Championship in 2003. He then began coaching at UC Davis
, before transitioning into a career in mixed martial arts. Mark now lives in Mission Viejo with his wife and 4 children. He has stepped in to help coach at Trabuco Hills High School where his son will compete in his junior year as a Mustang.
- California HS State Champion
- HS National Champion
- Academic All-American
"Steve is probably one of the most talented wrestlers I've ever coached!" - John Azevedo (At the time Head Coach Calvary Chapel High School)hh
Steve grew up right here in Orange County where he won a High School State Championship and a NHSCA National High School Champion for Calvary Chapel High School. As a senior with a season record of 41-1, Esparza earned The Times' Orange County wrestler of the year award. He went on to wrestle at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he earned himself Academic All-American honors all four years. Steve now lives in Foothill Ranch with his wife and 2 children.
- 2x CA State Finalist
- 4x CA Freestyle & Greco Champion
- Fila Junior National Team
Kyle is a native of California where he became a 4x CA Freestyle and Greco State Champ and earned All-American honors for the FILA Junior National Team. He was also a 2x CA State Finalist who went 56-1 as a senior placing third in the state. Due to Kyle's work schedule, he will be helping out on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7.
Danny was an assistant coach at St. John Bosco the past few seasons and brings a wealth of knowledge to the room. He competed for Coach Jarmie at Laguna Hills High School and has an impressive resume of wrestlers he is currently working with. Danny also has a 5 year old son who will be joining us this year!
Juan has been helping out with the club the past couple of years and has earned the respect of the title Coach. He has been instrumental in building this program and we are thankful to have him on board with us. Juan has 2 sons, Daniel and Diego, who are entering in to their 5th season with Reign.
Lukas is fresh out of high school where he was one of only a couple South Orange County wrestlers to place at the CA State Tournament. He has been studying under some of the best wrestlers in the state and is looking forward to passing down his knowledge.
Michael has been with us for several seasons now and is a big advocate for how wrestling can help you both on and off the mat, as well as on and off the football field. He brings with him his son, Michael, who will be entering into his 4th season with us at Reign.