Don't Look Beyond the Mark

Published May 29th, 2014 by Cael Sanderson

During a recent scripture study, I read about an ancient people who ultimately lost their way and ended up "falling" because "they looked beyond the mark."  They rejected simple truths and "despised the words of plainness."  Instead, they desired complex answers and "sought for things they could not understand."

Our Own Worst Enemy

Published February 21st, 2014 by Cael Sanderson

We are our sport’s own biggest enemy. You can’t go a day without hearing about how the sport of wrestling is struggling and what needs to be done to fix it. As a coach, fan, and former participant I am exhausted with the constant barrage of this message. All we hear is [...]

Snow Day and National Duals by Coach Cody Sanderson

Published February 6th, 2014 by Cael Sanderson
Snow Day and National Duals By: Cody Sanderson I woke up today to freezing rain, a bunch of snow, cancelled school, and excited kids. As I was shoveling walks and building snowmen, I kept thinking about the National Dual Championship [...]

Permanent Beta

Published January 24th, 2014 by Cael Sanderson
Permanent Beta “Beta testing” is the stage of software development when companies roll out a version of their product for a wider audience. The idea is: “we know it’s not perfect, but it’s far enough along that we need your input to get it right.” The definition of BETA is “Pre-release version” or “Better” Permanent beta is [...]

Why My Kids Will Wrestle..

Published October 30th, 2012 by Cael Sanderson

Why my kids will wrestle.. 1. Foundation sport. Wrestling is the perfect foundation for all other sports. Wrestling is balance, agility, hand –eye coordination, flexibility, positioning, strength, speed, explosiveness, footwork, hustle, mental focus, mental toughness, core strength, concentration, competition, and endurance. Wrestling will make our youth better at all other sports. 2. Fun. Wrestling is [...]


Published October 16th, 2012 by Cael Sanderson
Robert D. Hales, “Understandings of the Heart,” BYU Devotional, 15 March 1988 “In June of 1965, a group of brethren in the Physical Facilities Department of the Church was doing some work outside the Hotel Utah apartment of President David O. McKay. As President McKay stopped to explain to them the importance of the work in [...]

No to National Duals

Published September 8th, 2012 by Cael Sanderson
National Duals Proposal- The proposal is to take the NCAA Team Championship away from the traditional individual championship and award it at the National Duals in February. The individual’s championships will be the same but with no team race. Giving out two team titles is not an option. Here are some of the arguments we have been [...]