Last Updated: April 18, 2016 
Viper's Crush - Off-Season Wrestling
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Coaches Needed

Interested in coaching youth wrestling? This is an opportunity to get involved and make a difference in your community.  Contact Todd DelTufo for questions and details about coaching at 410-961-3942 or You can also contact Amy Patton with Howard County Recreation and Parks, and she will walk you through the steps needed to get certified. Amy can be reached at 410-313-4718 or


Vipers Crush - Off-Season Wrestling

Minimum age:  6

Max age:  18

Cost:  $75

Description:  Learn valuable skills and techniques while participating in the Vipers Crush – Off Season Wrestling.   This program offers an opportunity for beginner and intermediate wrestlers to participate and get ready for next season.  Practices go until the end of the school year and then resume again on August 29th. Practices follow the Howard County Schools Calendar, so if schools are closed, there is no practice.

Once you enroll for either location you will be able to attend either site on any night, which gives parents the flexibility they may need.

   To Register:


  • Registration Number:  RP5950.701

  • Mondays and Thursdays at Oakland Mills HS – Auxiliary Gym

  • Start:  4/4/16

  • End:  11/3/16

  • 7:00-8:15pm

  • Head Coach – Brad Howell


  • Registration Number:  RP5950.702

  • Wednesdays at Hammond HS – Wrestling Room

  • Start:  4/6/16

  • End:  11/2/16

  • 7:00-8:15pm

  • Head Coach – Will Yeo

River Hill wins Howard County Cup!!!

February 14, 2015

River Hill, led by head coach and HCW commissioner Tony Conti, won the Howard County Rec Championship today and took home the Howard Cup!!!  Congrats to Tony and the entire River Hill Rec Wrestling Team.   Job well done!!!   Long Reach came in 2nd place and Burtonsville took 3rd place.


Coaches, Location & Practice Nights 2015/2016 Season

September 28, 2015

The following coaches and locations are subject to change as we get closer to the start of the season.  This information has been updated on 9/28/15.  Next years practice schedule and information will be posted in August/September 2016.

Team Head Coach Location Practice Nights
Vipers Rec Mark Saylor Reservoir M-W-Fr (Fr is optional)
Vipers Rec Jim Hulbert Marriotts Ridge Mon & Wed
Vipers Rec Brad Howell Oakland Mills Mon & Wed
Vipers Rec Shelly Williamson Long Reach Tues & Thur
Vipers Rec Tony Conti Glenelg Tue & Thur
Vipers Rec Brian Leitzel Wilde Lake Mon & Thur
Vipers Rec Adam Eldridge Howard Mon & Wed
Vipers Clinic Pettiford/Hargrove Howard Mon
Vipers Clinic Mcgrail Atholton Thur
Vipers Travel Bobby Farace Columbia Academy/OMHS M-W-Fr

Inclement Weather Line

Inclement weather line for Howard County Parks and Recs programs (and all HCW events)is 410-313-4451. Call this number if you have questions about practice or a match/tournament being cancelled due to inclement weather.

Gary Author Community Center at Glenwood inclement weather line is 410-313-4452. If event is at Glenwood Community Center, call this number to make sure gym is open. We can't wrestle if the facility is closed.