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Head Coach - Gerry Braun

Coach Gerry Braun brings 17 years of coaching experience to BVHS. Over that time, he has coached 97 state qualifiers, 44 state pacers, 6 state champions, and 5 All-Americans. 

Last year, Coach Braun started the wrestling program at Gateway HS and in its 1st year the team went 18-10 in duals, had 9 Regional qualifiers and 2 State qualifiers. Prior to Gateway, Coach Braun was at St. Thomas Aquinas HS in Fort Lauderdale. While at St. Thomas, the wrestling team won 11 district titles, 5 region titles, and made the state dual finals in 2020. 

Coach Braun began his coaching career in Georgia after graduating from Anderson College (SC), where he was a NCAA national Qualifier. He spent his 1st year coaching at Lithia Springs HS and then 6 years at his alma mater, East Paulding HS, where he was a state placer and All-American. 

Coach Braun has also been a 5-time national team coach for Team Georgia and Team Florida, and has coached football the last 5 years. 



Dave Manzi
Assistant Coach
Girls Wrestling | 22-23
Name School Year
Kendall Sullivan 2024
Gabriella Vasquez 2024
Isabella Baez 2025
Emily Flaugher 2025
Isabel Harkness 2025
Lainey Hooper 2025
Anna Lesniak 2025
Isabella Tarquino 2025
Marisol Manriquez-Beltran 2026



Boys Wrestling | 22-23
Name School Year
Frankie Leckler 2023
Liam Murphy 2023
Nicholas Constantino 2024
Dashiell Fu 2024
Michael Gaeta 2024
Cael Horton 2024
Jackson Mahaney 2024
Eddie Nolan 2024
Daniel Orr 2024
Renato Pantoja-Malaga 2024
Vincent Raphael 2024
Niko Richmond 2024
Joseph Stross 2024
Justin Antonelli 2025
Jack Benaitis 2025
Renn Horton 2025
Robert Leckler 2025
Andrew Marino 2025
Mason Mangold 2025
Denny Olsen 2025
Ethan Swanson 2025
Sonny Tokotaha 2025
John Boddison 2026
Peter Ciano 2026
Noah Hegi-Jones 2026
Mario Jacome 2026
Ty Martinez 2026
Gio Orsita 2026


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