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About Strive Wrestling & Fitness

Get to know us

Our 2500 square foot training complex is designed to provide a dynamic and motivating environment for individuals of all ages and fitness levels. 

Sal Profaci

Wrestling Coach and Owner

As a competitor, he has earned the distinction of being a 2-time State Place Winner, a Super 32 All-American, and a Fargo All-American. Sal's collegiate wrestling journey included four years as a University of Michigan varsity wrestler, followed by a standout year at American University where he was both team captain and team MVP while qualifying for the NCAA Division I Championships twice. With a decade of coaching experience under his belt, Sal has guided athletes at various levels, from youth to college. Currently serving as the owner and coach at Strive Wrestling and Fitness, he looks forward to inspiring and molding future champions.


Nick Lombard

Wrestling Coach

Graduating from Monroe Township High School in 2017, he made a name for himself in wrestling, claiming fifth place at 145 pounds in the single-division state tournament as a senior. Throughout his wrestling career, Lombard maintained an outstanding prep record of 120-17 and secured two Greater Middlesex County titles and three district titles. Lombard then moved on to wrestle at the University of Michigan for four years. Notably, Lombard excelled in academics, earning recognition as an Academic All-Big Ten three times. During his final year at Binghamton, he made his mark in the Eastern Intercollegiate Wrestling Association (EIWA) with a podium placement. Additionally, he was honored as an NWCA (National Wrestling Coaches Association) Scholar All-American.

Andy Lombard

Wrestling Coach

Andy Lombard is a highly accomplished wrestling coach with a remarkable background in both high school and collegiate wrestling. Graduating from Monroe Township High School in 2018, Andy became the Greater Middlesex County Champion and a state tournament qualifier. Named to the 1st Team All County and Division, Lombard's exceptional performance set the stage for his continued success. Later, as part of Roger Williams University's wrestling team, he made an impact by placing in the 2020 Northeast Regional tournament. Lombard also earned a spot on the 2019 All NEWA Academic Team and was named to the All NEWA Honorable Mention in 2020.

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