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Wrestling Coaches

Charles Manning
Head Coach

 Coach Manning is a life-long wrestler, who competed for Stagg High school, where he placed 2nd at the State Tournament in 2000 & 2002. He also wrestled for 2 years at Eastern Illinois University while completing his undergrad.  This is Coach Manning's 12th year at Reavis and his 8th year as the Head Wrestling Coach.

Bill Breheny
Assistant Coach

Coach Breheny has been involved with wrestling since 1992.  He started his wrestling career by wrestling for the Burbank Rams thru middle school where, he then continued to wrestle for Reavis High School.  Coach Breheny placed 5th in the state tournament in 2002.
 
He continued to wrestle post high school at Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville, where he completed his undergraduate degree in Special Education.
 
This is Coach Breheny's 11th year coaching for Reavis High School at the JV level.
 
When he is away from wrestling, Coach Breheny enjoys reading, fishing, and traveling.  He is also the Head Bass Fishing Coach! 

Jim McDonough
Assistant Coach

Coach McDonough was an All-State wrestler in high school for Mt. Carmel.  He is a veteran coach, who has over two decades of coaching experience.  Coach McDonough has coached wrestling at Reavis for many years and we are excited to have him leading our freshmen team.  His work ethic and passion for the sport of wrestling will be a great assest to the program.

Matt Cusik
Assistant Coach

Matt Cusick wrestled at Sandburg High School where he was a 3X state placer and 2X undefeated State Champion.  Matt was also part of three team State Championships in his high school career.  Matt attended Virginia Tech. on a wrestling scholarship.  Matt's energy and vast knowledge of the sport of wrestling are extremley valuable to the Reavis Wrestling program.  Matt will be working with the varsity wrestling team again this year. 

Tony Pape
Assistant Coach

Coach Pape is entering his 6th school year at Reavis H.S..  He has proven to be a great asset to our wrestling program.  In addition to coaching wrestling, Tony is also a varsity football coach.  His dedication to the student-athletes of RHS is truly amazing.  Coach Pape was an all-state football player and wrestler at Hinsdale South H.S.  After high school Coach Pape attended the University of Michigan, where he was an All-American football player; from there he went on to play four years in the NFL.