MatTime

Mat Time Lower Case v2Come and experience the fundamentals of wrestling, one of the world’s oldest sports. Learn balance, quickness and agility that will compliment all other sports. The program is designed to introduce Kindergarten through 8th grade to the sport of wrestling.

MatTime is led by Coach Brian “Forty” Fortenbaugh. In 2010, Coach Forty kicked off The YLHS Mustangs inaugural year as a Frosh/Soph program.  In 2012 Coach Forty’s Mustangs had their first CIF Champion.  In 2013 the Mustangs won their first of two consecutive Empire League Championships and were the CIF Southern Section Division 5 Dual Champions and the CIF Southern Section Coastal Division Individual Champions.   In 2014 Coach Forty’s Mustangs repeated their CIF Southern Section Team Dual Championship and had their second CIF Champion.  Under Coach Forty’s leadership the Mustangs have numerous individual League Champions and CIF place winners.  Coach Forty has qualified a Mustang to the State Tournament for four consecutive years.  In 2015 Coach Forty’s Mustangs were the CIF Southern Section Central Division Individual Runners-up and moved eight wrestlers to the CIF Masters tournament.  Under Coach Forty’s leadership the Mustangs have numerous individual League Champions, CIF place winners, a CIF Champion, a CIF Masters Champion and State place winner.

In 2013, Coach Forty was honored as the Orange County Coach of the Year and in 2014 he was nominated for the CIF Southern Section Coach of the Year.

Coach Forty is complemented by Coach Mike Sprenger, assistant coach of Yorba Linda High School Wrestling and Landon Myers, 2014 California JC State Qualifier, and 2013 CIF State Qualifier as the two primary lead technicians.

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MatTime wrestling meets on Monday and Wednesday nights in the Yorba Linda High School Wrestling room.  Practice time is 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM

MatTime is a Chartered Club of The State of California Wrestling Alliance for the Youth (SCWAY).  (CLICK HERE)  The primary purpose of SCWAY is to protect, preserve, and advance folkstyle wrestling at all levels within the state.  Currently SCWAY has more than two hundred and sixty chartered clubs and eight thousand member athletes and coaches.