Veteran coach starts program for kids in southwest Detroit

September 11th, 2009 by admin

Mike Rodriguez wants to help turn boys and girls into upright citizens, and he figures the way to do it is to put them on a mat and teach them to twist each other into irregular shapes. Heck, it worked for him. Rodriguez, 77, was never what we refer to nowadays as an “at-risk child.” [...]

Detroit -Beat the Streets USA Wrestling

September 2nd, 2009 by admin

In several weeks,  history will be made in one of America’s largest cities when the Beat the Streets-Detroit launches its initial program on September 15, 2009. The Co-Directors, Mark Churella, former 3X NCAA Champion and Mike Rodriguez, 2X NCAA Runner-up  both wrestled at the University of Michigan located nearby in Ann Arbor. In 2007, Mike [...]