Fernando SerratosHead Coach
Fernando is a 1997 graduate of Santa Ana High School where he was a stand out wrestler. While wrestling for the Saints he was a 2X CIF Champion, 2X Masters Place winner, 2X State Freestyle Champ, 2X State Qualifier, 5th in the California State Championships and the first Masters Champion in the history of the school. Fernando was also the 1997 Santa Ana High School athlete of the year. He went on to Golden west College where he competed at a 125lbs. He placed 3rd in the JC State Championships his freshman year and was crowned JC State Champ his sophomore Year.
Fernando has been an assistant coach for the Santa Ana Saints and also coached the freestyle club “Santa Ana Wolfpack” for a couple seasons. He was invited to coach at the Asics World Class Wrestling Institute in Boston where he met Carl Adams the head wrestling coach at Boston University. Carl was impressed with Fernando’s coaching and wrestling skills and decided to hire him as the assistant wrestling coach for the Terriers.
After moving back from Boston, Fernando spent two years coaching once again for the Saints. Since than Fernando has went on to work in the wrestling retail and camp industry. Fernando has been a clinician camp and director for camps throughoutCalifornia. He currently works on the administration team for the Hitchcock/Azevado camps in Lake Tahoe. He also coaches, organizes and manages his own wrestling club “the Rat Pack”.
Fernando has also been known to train many ultimate fighters ( Bao Quach, Rob Emerson, Jared Rollins, Ian McCall, Shaine Delasario and Martin Bautista) in the finer skills of wrestling. His breadth of wrestling knowledge, skill and expertise ranks with some of the finest coaches in the western United States.