Staff
Head Coach / Club Owner
Matt Pitts

Coaching Career
Grindhouse Wrestling Club 2001 - Present
-73 Team GA Individual State Champions
Reinhardt University (NAIA) 2016 - Present
Shorter University Assistant (NAIA) 2011
High School Assistant Coach (GA & TN) 2006-2010
- 9 Individual State Champions
- 5 Team State Championships
- 1 All-American
UTC Graduate Assistant (Division 1) 2006

Wrestling Career
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Division 1) 2000-2005
3X NCAA Division 1 National Qualifier
- Top 5 National Ranking as a Senior
- Top 12 @ NCAA Division 1 Championship
- SoCon Champion
- SoCon Freshman of the Year
- USA Wrestling All-American
- University Freestyle World Team Trials Runner-Up
- Over 100 Wins
- Trained by Terry Brands (2X World Champion, Olympic Bronze Medalist, NCAA Champion at Iowa)
Gordon Central High School (GA) 1996-2000
- Trained by Walter Pitts (Father)
- Trained by Arturo Holmes (TWC)
- USA Wrestling All-American
- Top 5 National Ranking as a Senior
- 2X GHSA State Champion
- Over 150 Wins**text in bold****text in bold***text in italics*

Grindhouse Head Coach
Steve Hamilton

Coaching Background: Iowa Hawkeye Wrestling Club, Northern Iowa, Univ of Nebraska, & UT-Chattanooga

As a college competitor, Hamilton was known as one of the top wrestlers in Iowa State history. He was one of six Cyclone wrestlers to become a 4x All-American, competing from 1988 to 1992. Hamilton was voted ISU's Most Valuable Wrestler as a junior and senior.
NCAA Tournament
1989 - 158lb 7th
1990 - 158lb 3rd
1991 - 150lb 2nd
1992 - 150lb 3rd

Hamilton was also brings an international background to Grindhouse. In 1996, he was victorious at the Olympic Trials South and the Michigan International Open. He placed fifth at the 1995 Grand Prix Slovakia, and he took second and third at the Sunkist Open in 1993 and 1994, respectively. Hamilton was a member of the 1993 U.S. Freestyle Team after placing third at the World Team Trials. He also placed fifth at the U.S. Nationals in 1993 and eighth in 1994.

A native of Emmetsburg, Iowa, Hamilton received his bachelor's degree in history from Iowa State in 1992.

Grindhouse Head Coach
Matthew Stanfield

Coaching Career:
Grindhouse Head Coach 2012-Present

Wrestling Career:
Cumberland University
Ranked 8th Nationally

Sonoraville High School & Lafayette High School
2X GA State Champion, 3rd.
188-8 Overall H.S Record
Team State Champions @ LaFayette

Hammer House - Team GA Youth
4X GA Kids State Champion

Grindhouse Head Coach
Spencer Jones

Coaching Career:
Grindhouse Head Coach - 2015 - Present
Wrestling Career:
Darlington High School
4X GA State Champion
2009 GA Freshman of the Year
180-9 Overall H.S. Record

Hammer House - Team GA Youth
2000-2001 National Wrestler of the Year
4X Tulsa National Champion
2X Reno World Champion
Trinity Award Winner
5X GA Kids State Champion
2001 National All-Star Team