Wrestling is back in D.C.

Wrestling is one of the fastest-growing sports among girls in the United States. Many school systems don't have the resources to launch separate wrestling programs for boys and girls but offer co-ed options. Listen to this short segment highlighting how Beat the Streets D.C. helped to not only bring wrestling back to the D.C. area after 30 years without the sport in [...]

January 25, 2023|News|

Jon Guevara: Operations and Development Associate

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December 15, 2022|News|

Yero Washington: BTS Los Angeles Executive Director

Rollie Peterkin sits down with BTSLA Executive Director, Yero Washington, to discuss his involvement with BTS over the years. This includes his time at BTS NY and his journey to BTSLA. Yero Washington: BTS Los Angeles Executive Director

December 7, 2022|News|

BTS National Podcast: Richard + Gina Perry

Richard Perry, a 2018 National Team Member once paralyzed in a horrible training injury shares how the wrestling community, and BTS youth helped inspire him to make his way back to the wrestling mat. Joined by his wife, BTS National Director of Development and Communications, the couple shares their passion for Beat the Streets. Link: Rich and Gina Perry - Beat the [...]

November 9, 2022|News|

BTS National Podcast: Executive Director Ben Reiter

Ben Reiter shares how he became involved with the sport of wrestling and how it has shaped his life and led to his current role as Executive Director of BTS National. Ben also takes time to discuss the vision and growth we can expect to see in the coming years. Link: Beat the Streets National Podcast | Listen online (

November 2, 2022|News|

Calling on Community: #GearUp 2022

It is that time of year again- as wrestling season draws closer, Beat the Streets National is kicking off our annual #Gear Up campaign! This year we are striving to raise $100k in order to gear up 2,000 Beat the Streets student athletes across the nation with new headgear, wrestling shoes and workout clothing. While the mission remains the same, this year [...]

October 5, 2022|News|

Beat the Streets Joins Amazon Smile

Who doesn't love a great excuse to shop? Now you can shop on Amazon and feel good about your purchases because Beat the Streets national is now registered as a charitable organization on AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is a way for people already shopping through Amazon to donate to a charity of their choice through their purchase at no additional cost to [...]

September 28, 2022|News|

BTS Chicago Executive Director Mike Powell, named to Crain’s Chicago Business 2022 List

Beat the Streets National would like to  recognize and congratulate BTS Chicago's Executive Director and fearless leader, Mike Powell, who was recently named to Crain's Chicago Business 2022 list of "Notable Gen X Leaders in Sports." Mike Powell joins a terrific list of movers and shakers from the Bulls, White Sox, Blackhawks and more. The full list is available online and will be printed in [...]

September 28, 2022|News|

Penn’s focus on service and community partnerships helps the wrestling program unleash potential

August 11, 2022By Shannon Scovel | Article originally published on NCAA.comOn March 18, 2022, Penn’s CJ Composto took the mat against Olympian Stevan Micic at the NCAA tournament with All-American honors on the line. His nerves were high, the pressure was intense and everyone was watching. Micic, seeded No. 24 after a mixed season at 141 pounds, could have been [...]

August 12, 2022|News|
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