High School: Hackensack High School
– 2x district finalist
– 2017 District Champ
College: Springfield College
Degree: Criminal Justice
3 year starter
50 Win Club
Daniel De Jesus
Daniel is a former district and county champ with a top 12 ranking in the state of New Jersey. After his star high school career, he went on and wrestled 4 years at Middlesex and Montclair State. While having this disciplinary code he paved a path for his career. At Middlesex County College he acquired an Associate Degree in Physical Education then transferred to Montclair State University to successfully obtain a Bachelor of Science. After, Montclair Daniel got his Master’s Degree in Administration at Grand Canyon University. Daniel has coached wrestling at Montclair High, Perth Amboy, and Orange. Coach Daniel will elevate the experience and level at Cordoba Trained.
Nicolette Lissenden – Receptionist at Cordoba Trained Wrestling Club – New Jersey. USA
Misty is originally from Salineville , Ohio and Graduate of Kent State University where she majored in Business Management and Entrepreneurship. Misty’s multiple roles in our club are pivotal to the success of the wrestling club on and off the mat. She manages all memberships in our wrestling program as well as an assistant coach on the mats. Coach Misty is also a role model and trainer for all of our girls in our program. Misty is a blue belt in BJJ and has 5 years of wrestling and coaching experience.
With over 40 years of wrestling experience and an early pioneer in the wrestling club world (1992-NJAC), Chris Cuffari started his wrestling career in Bloomfield NJ. In 1989, Chris completed his college career as an All-American and NCAA Div III Finalist for TCNJ. Following college he started the NJAC wrestling school alongside world renowned wrestler and coach, Roman Ruderman. The pair coached hundreds of wrestlers in the tristate area that accomplished state(including David Cordoba) and national titles. Chris continues to coach at CTW as our head assistant coach providing private lessons and teaching group classes.
One of the most accomplished scholastic wrestlers to come out of New Jersey Coach Cordoba has built a culture in a room that is based on hard work and attention to detail. He has used his experience on the collegiate level to build a network of athletes and coaches that have helped build one of the finest wrestling clubs in the state of NJ. As a former NJ State Champion and All American Coach Cordoba has over 20 years of coaching experience and has produced State and National champions from the elementary level all the way to High School. His love and dedication for the sport is unparalleled and infectious among his athletes.