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Elijah "The Hero" Harshbarger
Gold Medal Grappling is founded and run by Elijah Harshbarger. Elijah was a State and Nationally ranked Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestler for most of his life. He has also been a successful, BJJ, Sombo, NHB, and MMA fighter since 1998. Elijah is the former Ring of Combat Welterweight Champion, 2x ROC SuperFight winner and 2015 VA Fighter of the Year.

Since founding Gold Medal Grappling Elijah has trained and coached multiple state and national ranked wrestlers and dozens of MMA champions. Including fighters for such organizations as: World Extreme Fighting, UWC, Bellator, Ring of Combat and the UFC!
Head Instructor

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** Personal Training is avaiable for all ages and genders Mon-Fri for Strength and Conditioning, Grappling, Wrestling, Kickboxing and MMA. Please call 571-274-8256 for rates and to schedule an apointment.
Dylan Hill
CrossFit Instructor
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Tom Aloi
YOUTH WRESTLING

Coach Tom “The Motivator” Aloi
High School
4 Year Varsity Starter in Section V (Up State NY)
Freestyle State Tournament Qualifier
USAF / College
10 years traveling, wrestling and coaching while active in USAF
Korea (Far East Tournament) Military Champ
MAWA Regional Qualifier Open Division
Coaching
3 years Gar-Field HS Asst Coach
4 Years Potomac HS Head Coach
3 Years Capital Area Wrestling League Youth Coach
5 Years Saunders MS Asst Coach
10 Plus Years Northern Virginia Federation Wrestling Youth Coach
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