2012 National Wrestling Coaches Association- Virginia Assistant Coach of the Year
Gitomer, a 2010 graduate of the University of Virginia begins his second year as an assistant coach at St. Christopher's. Gitomer is very active in the Virginia Wrestling Association (VAWA) serving as the organization's Cadet Division Director and helped coach Team Virginia at both the Cadet National Duals and at the Cadet/Junior Nationals in 2012. He competed at 125 lbs. for the Cavaliers and was a two-time NCAA tournament qualifier for head coach Steve Garland. Gitomer was the 2008 ACC tournament champion and ended his career with a 94-48 record. He wrestled for Jeff Buxton at Blair Academy and was a National Preps Champion for the Bucs. Gitomer will teach math at St. Christopher's and brings an incredible wealth of knowledge and tremendous energy to the program.
Assitant Coach Erwin begins his fourth year on the St. Christopher's staff, after spending time at Benedictine HS where he was the head wrestling coach. Erwin was an extremely successful college wrestling qualifying for the NCAA Tournament three times and winning the Southern Conference Tournament for VMI. Erwin fashioned a career record of 109-40 as a Keydet. He was a multiple-time state place winner in high school, competing for national power St. Paris- Graham HS in Ohio. His younger brother Dave, wrestled at Penn State. Erwin will work primarily with the upper weight wrestlers at St. Christopher's and is a much welcomed addition to the coaching staff.
Charlie Hudson is in his fifth year on the staff at St. Christopher's, primarily in charge of the middle school and youth wrestling programs. Hudson came to St. Christopher's after teaching and coaching at Hanover County's Oak Knoll Middle School where he developed an outstanding wrestling program. His 2007-08 OKMS team finished the season undefeated. Hudson is in charge of the middle school team at St. Christopher's. He has an incredible work ethic and dynamic personality! He wrestled under Coach Abbott during his high school days. Not only is Coach Hudson an outstanding coach, but he is a great workout and live wrestling partner. His enthusiasm and energy for the sport is second to none.