Anthony Knox is one of the owners of Rhino wrestling club. He was a professional MMA fighter and is also a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He has won multiple grapplers quest titles, NAGA titles and was a PAN AM medalist. Anthony has many youth athletes under his tutelage and all have accomplished amazing things in their young lives on a wrestling mat. Coach Knox brings toughness and a no nonsense attitude to the mats and runs an amazing class guaranteed to get your athlete to the next level.
Paul Saraiva is one of the owners of Rhino Wrestling Club. He is originally from Marlboro and after finishing HS with 106 wins, went on to wrestle at Middlesex County College. Paul has the uncanny ability to blend creativity with know-how in his coaching techniques and specializes in funk-style wrestling. He has the patience, poise, and persistence of a coach twice his age. Coach Paul is also the strength coach at Rhino and tailors his workouts to prepare athletes for all sports. Keeping athletes healthy while pushing them to their physical limits is the cornerstone of the strength training program.
Vinny Leone is originally from Marlboro and has been wrestling since he was in 3rd grade. After finishing high school with 115 career wins, he went on to wrestle at Middlesex County College. Vinny recorded wins against multiple All-Americans and was a Juco national qualifier. Vinny was an assistant coach at Camden Catholic HS and currently serves as the assistant coach at Middlesex County College. Coach Vinny enjoys coaching athletes and adapts his teaching techniques to each wrestler's styles and personalities. He is a big advocate of international styles of wrestling and living the Rhino lifestyle.
Sal Profaci has a very decorated coaching resume and is one of the most well-known experts in NJ wrestling. He was a 3 time NCAA qualifier at Central Connecticut State and was ranked Top 20 in the nation from 1986 to 1990. He was also a 2 time Prep National runner-up in High School. Most recently he was the head coach at Monroe Twp HS for 10 years before stepping down when his son began attending. Sal Jr is currently a Div 1 wrestler at the University of Michigan. Coach Sal has a coaching style like no other and builds an excellent foundation for youth wrestlers.
Kyle Brewer is the head instructor for the Rhino high school class. He is currently the head coach for Middlesex County College and led his team to a 5th place national finish in 2016. Coach Kyle was a 4x district champion and 3x region place winner before wrestling collegiately at Drexel & Rutgers. Prior to joining Rhino, he founded Fury Wrestling Club in Flemington NJ. His coaching resume speaks for itself as it includes dozens of college wrestlers, numerous state champions, and 2 world team members!
Tyler Fraley, born and raised in Freehold, was an original charter member of Rhino Wrestling. He has won 7 National Championships, Schoolboy Nationals, FILA Cadet & Junior Nationals, Cadet & Junior Fargo Nationals, and is a 6x participant in Fargo Nationals finals. Tyler then went on to a very successful college wrestling career becoming a 3x All-American placing 4th, 3rd, and ultimately becoming an NAIA National Champion.