Are you looking for information on the NYWC Training Academy? Located in Deer Park, New York, the academy provides training for aspiring pro wrestlers. If you’re interested in joining, here are the details you need to know:

Location and Transportation

The academy is located at 435-13 Brook Ave, Deer Park, NY 11729. It is accessible by public transportation from major cities such as New York, Long Island City, Babylon, Huntington, and Bay Shore. You can take the S54 bus from the MTA Bus Company to get to the academy. The travel time from these cities ranges from 25 minutes to 2 hours.


The NYWC Training Academy has two experienced trainers: Mike Mondo and Michael Mistretta. Both have competed in various promotions and have trained numerous successful wrestlers.

Pro Wrestlers Trained

Several pro wrestlers have trained at the NYWC Training Academy, including Zack Ryder/Matt Cardona, Curt Hawkins/Brian Myers, Trent Baretta, Tony Nese, John Silver, and Ashley Massarro, among others.

Training Programs

The academy offers two training programs: Basic and Advanced. The Basic Program is held on Sunday from 1:30 pm to 5 pm, Tuesday from 6 pm to 10 pm, and Thursday from 6 pm to 10 pm, for a total of 11.5 hours per week. Once a student becomes advanced, they are eligible to train during off-hours.


The cost to train at the NYWC Training Academy is $200 per month, which includes 49 hours and 58 minutes of training per month.

Other Programs

The academy also holds seminars and tryouts regularly. For instance, Gabe Sapolsky, a WWE employee, held a seminar on April 7, 2023, to give a lecture, participate in a Q&A session, and give critiques for tryout matches, among other things. The cost was $99.

Gabe Sapolsky was at the NYC Sportatorium on April 7, 2023 to hold a seminar for aspiring pro wrestlers

If you’re interested in joining the NYWC Training Academy or have any questions, you can contact them by phone at (631) 667-6992 or via email at NYWCSALES@AOL.COM. You can also visit their website for more information.