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Mike Mendoza's Roadrunner Wrestling Camp

CSU Bakersfield Wrestling is known throughout the nation for its hard-nosed philosophy on conditioning, training and technique. This philosophy is known to develop wrestlers to elite levels across the country. Be a part of our competition and technique camps and experience first hand exactly why Roadrunners consistently get the most out of each and every wrestler.

Competition Camp July 20th-24th (7th-12th Grade) 

RESIDENT ($380) *Includes all sessions, meal card for the week, lodging and a camp t-shirt

COMMUTER w/meal card ($200) *Includes all sessions, meal card and camp t-shirt

COMMUTER ($100) without meal card *Includes all sessions and camp t-shirt

RESIDENT CHECK-IN – Sunday, July 20 between 2-4 p.m. Dinner for residents will be from 5-6 p.m. at the Roadrunner Cafe on campus (Sunday only).

COMMUTER CHECK-IN – Sunday, July 21 between 5-6 p.m.

 • First session is from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

CHECK-OUT – Thursday, July 24 at 11 a.m. in the Physcail Education Building "Old Gym"

Comeptition Schedule

7:30 a.m. Breakfast 9:00 a.m. Session 1 (Technique)

11:00 a.m. Tools for Success

11:30 a.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Session 2 (Competition)

5:00 p.m. Dinner

6:30 p.m. Session 3 (Competition)

10:30 p.m. In rooms and lights out


Technique Camp July 18th-20th (1st-6th Grade)

COMMUTER w/meal card ($150) *Includes all sessions, meal card and camp t-shirt


 Technique Schedule

Friday July 18th

8:00am-9:00am: Check in at the John Antinino Sports Complex

9:00am-11:00am: Session 1

11:30am: Lunch

1:00pm: Rock Wall Climbing at the REC Center

3:00pm-5:00pm: Session  2

Saturday July 19th

9:00am-11:00am: Session 3

11:30 am: Lunch

1:00pm: REC Time

3:00pm-5:00pm: Session 4

Sunday July 20th

9:00am-11:00am: Session 5

11:00 am: Checkout

Camp Staff

Mike Mendoza

CSU Bakersfield Head Coach • Camp Director • Coached six All-Americans • Coached seven Pac-12 Champions • Coached 40 NCAA Qualifiers • Three-time NCAA Qualifier • Pac-10 Runner-Up (1998) • Three-time Pac-10 Placewinner • 5th at the 2001 World Freestyle Team Trials

Brian Cobb

Assistant Coach CSU Bakersfield • Two-Time NCAA Qualifier • Two-Time Pac-10 Finalist • Professional MMA Fighter • Assistant Camp Director

Riley Orozco

Assistant Coach CSU Bakersfield • Four-Time NCAA Qualifier • Pac-10 Champion

Efren Ceballos

Camp Coordinator • 2005 NCAA All-American • Four-Time NCAA Qualifier • Three-Time Pac-10 Finalist • Four-Time Pac-10 Placewinner

Guest Clinicians

Stephen Neal

World Champion, 2X NCAA Champion, 4X NCAA All-American, 3X Super Bowl Champion

Joe Gonzales

NCAA Champion, Worlds Bronze Medalist, 5X World Cup Champion

Coby Wright

2X NCAA All-American

*Guest Clinicians apperance subject to change


Coaches Information

Coaches are encouraged to attend and are admitted free with a minimum of 10 wrestlers attending. The cost with nine or fewer is just $175. If a team does not have a coach present, a CSU Bakersfield camp counselor will oversee the team.

 WEIGH-INS( Competition Campers)

Weigh-Ins- A onetime weigh-in will be conducted at registration. Matches will be paired according to weight and age. There are not formal weight classes.

DUAL MEETS – The competition will be in dual meet tournament format. Dual meets will be paired by coaches prior to competition sessions.

MATCHES – Wrestling matches will be three two-minute periods and will follow high school rules and regulations with the exception of the required singlet and headgear.

Rules & Supervision

All campers will be supervised during all organized times and in the dorms. All campers will be given camp rules and must comply with all rules. Any violation of camp rules will be cause for dismissal from camp without a refund.

Housing & Meals

HOUSING/MEALS – Resident campers will stay at Homewood Suites @ CSUB. Breakfast and dinner will be served at the Suites and lunch will be served on campus at the Roadrunner Cafe.

**A non-refundable deposit of $100 for resident campers is due by July 10. The remaining balance must be paid prior to or during registration.

 For any questions please Contact Riley Orozco at

(661) 654-2343