Head Wrestling Coach

David Cordoba

Coach David Cordoba has been involved with sport of wrestling since the age of 9 yrs old. Coach Cordoba wrestled for Kearny High School in New Jersey where he became the first and only State Champion in the schools history in 1999. He holds all wrestling accolades at Kearny HS. Coach Cordoba finished off his HS wrestling career at 140-4 as well as a 4x District Champion, 3x Region Champion 3x State Finalist and 4x NJ state place winner. He was also a 3x All American in HS as well.He then went on to wrestle for Division 1 Clarion University and D3 Montclair State University . Since then coach cordoba has been training wrestlers for the past 15 yrs and has coach many state and national champions.

Asst. Wrestling Coach

Chris Cuffari

Coach Chris Cuffari comes to Cordoba Trained with over 40 years of wrestling experience. Chris was one of the pioneers of wrestling clubs in the state of NJ in the early 90's. Coach Chris was also a  talented wrestler at Bloomfield HS but it wasn't till his years at Tcnj where he made his mark in wrestling when he became a NCAA National Finalist  in 1989. Chris then went on and opened his first wrestling school the NJAC in the early 90' and coach along side world renowned wrestler Roman Ruderman, together they coached multiple state and national champs. His impact in the wrestling community continues to this day. His son Antonio Cuffari is current member at the club and a sophomore at Cedar Grove HS.

Asst. Wrestling Coach/Strength Coach

Naftali Horowitz

Coach Naftali  hails from Passaic NJ and is a former student of coach Cordoba . He brings youth, energy, and passion to our room on a daily basis. Coach Neftali only started wrestling as a freshman in HS and had a very successful  wrestling career. He won 2 Jewish League National Championships and was a 2x Outstanding wrestler. He then went on and wrestle at Division 2 Queens University under legendary coach Ken Chertow where he was the starter at 157lbs. He is currently working as our assistant wrestling coach and strength coach. He holds a NPTI certificate , a nutritional specialist, corrective exercise cert, and massage therapist. He is also competing currently with US based wrestling club who compete over seas and train with the Israel National Team and Russian National team. Coach Naftali is well skilled in freestyle , greco and folkstyle wrestling. 

Freestyle/Greco Roman Coach

Walid Hogan

Coach Walid Hogan comes to us from Egypt with a ton of International experience and a unique European style of wrestling.  He is for sure a diamond in the rough in New Jersey and we are glad to have him on board as part of our staff. Here are a list of his accomplishments:

5x Arab Champion

5x African Champion

Multiple time State Champion

Egyptian National Team Member since 2000

World Bronze medalist in Ibjj Jui Jitsu Championships

Certified personal trainer

Actively Competing

Asst. Wrestling Coach

Joe Sabol

Hofstra Univeristy Alumni

Multiple TIme NCAA Qualifier

US Olympic Greco team alternate 1992 & 1996 

US Greco All american 5x

2x University Greco Roman National Champion

Head Wrestling Coach Montclair St. Univeristy

Head coach Us Merchant Marine Academy

Black belt in BJJ


Club Manager/Asst. Wrestling Coach/ Woman's Coach

Misty Hill

5 years wrestling experience

Bjj Blue Belt