About the Coaches

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    You Wrestle with Pride!
    Head Coach
    Blake Love - 15th year as Head Coach of the Porter Pride
    blove@mcps.k12.mt.us, 728-2400 ext.4604
    • Wrestled at Cedar Falls High School, Cedar Falls, Iowa 79-81
    • Coach Cedar Falls Wrestling Club 81-82
    • Wrestled at the University of Northern Iowa 81-84
    • Assistant High School Coach Browning, MT 84-85
    • Head Junior High Coach Browning, MT 84-85
    • Assistant Coach at the University of Montana 85-87
    • Volunteer Coach Hellgate and Big Sky High Schools 87-95
    • Head Coach Missoula Wrestling Club 90-02
    • Volunteer Coach Sentinel High School 95-12
    • Head Coach CS Porter 03-Present
    • Head Wrestling Official for Montana AAU and USA Wrestling 03-Present
    • Head International Style Wrestling Official for the United State for AAU Wrestling 99-Present 
    • MT Wrestling Official of the Year 2005-06
    • AAU Wrestling Hall of Fame 2016

    Current Assistant Coaches

     
    Kasey Marks - 2004 - Present
    • Trained as an Assistant Coach at CSP Wrestling Academy
    • Professional Snowboarder
    • Master Fly Fisherman 
    • CS Porter - 8th Grd Sci/Math
    Nick Shepherd - 2008 - Present
    • Trained as an Assistant Coach at CSP Wrestling Academy
    • Taekwondo Master
    • Mixed Martial Arts Trained 
    • Works Sometimes
     
     
    Steve Strothman - 2017 - Present
    • Trained as an Assistant Coach at CSP Wrestling Academy
    • Watched wrestling while in high school.
    • CS Porter Head basketball Coach (Multifaceted Great Coach)
    • CS Porter - 7th Grade Science and ELA

     

    Past Assistant Coaches

     
    B.J. Ihde - 2015 - Present
    • Frontier Conference Football Official
    • SLP Master 
    • Administrator Wanna Be

    Garth Smith - 2002 - 2014

    • Trained as an Assistant Coach at CSP Wrestling Academy
    • Strength and Conditioning Coach
    • Master Bowler and Disk Golf Flinger
    • CS Porter - 7th Grd Math/HPE

    Dev Harris - 2015 - 2017

    • Started wrestling in Washington State
    • Wrestled and coached in Europe
    • Personal Trainer
    • Massage Instructor - Missoula School of Massage 

    Erik Leithe - 2016 - 2017

    • Wrestled for Flathead High School
    • CSCT Master  
    • CS Porter - CSCT
     
    Damon Gilbreth - 2016 - 2017
    • Wrestled at Lake Washington High School, Kirkland, WA (Home of the Mighty Kangaroos!)
    • Played Football for the U of M
    • CS Porter - Teacher on Special Assignment
     
    Profe Maughan - 20?? - 20??
    • Spanish Aficionado
     Additional Coaches; TBA