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Pete Yates

Head Coach (North)

A former 2x NCAA All-American for Virginia Tech, Pete is the Head Coach for CMP North.

Thomas Kimbrell

Head Coach (South)

A Georgia native and former standout at Cal State Bakersfield, Thomas is the Head Coach for CMP South.

Cliff Fretwell

Lead Technician

Cliff Fretwell is a determined and focused businessman that some how found a way to make his obsession with wrestling his living.


Chis Maclafferty

Lead Youth Technician

Chris brings a strong work ethic and an unmatched passion to his role as a lead youth technician.

Zak Moore

Lead Youth Technician

A former 3x Georgia state placer, Zak is a lead youth technician.

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Some Words About Us

Working and coaching at The Compound is like no other teaching experience. Our staff gets to work with some of the best athletes in the nation and share their passion and technique with them?

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~The CMP Trained Staff

Why We Are Different

  • Collegiate and international experience
  • Successful wrestling careers
  • Coached multiple national champions
  • Coached numerous All-Americans
  • Nationally reputable technique
  • Attention to every detail