The Shot Doctor
Mario served as Assistant Coach at Bergen Catholic High School which finished #1 in NJ and #5 Nationally and went on to win the District 7 Team Title, and NJ Non-Public “A” State Title. Mario also Assisted at St. Augustine Prep in 2013. St. Augustine finished 2nd behind Bergen in the NJ Non-Public “A” and they won the District 32 Team Title. During the 2014 individual state tournament, in Atlantic City, The Prep and Bergen combined for 3 State Champions and 4 additional State medals. Team NJ finished with upwards of 15 All-Americans and 4 Champs, where Mason’s team accounted for 2 All-American wrestlers.
Mario wrestled at the #1 ranked Blair Academy under the coaching of Jeff Buxton, where both are now available at Buxton Athletic Training Center.
After high school, Mario went on to wrestle for the then #1 ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers coached by the legendary J. Robinson, for two seasons. He finished his collegiate career with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.
- 3x Prep National Champ
- Ironman Invitational Champ
- Beast of the East Champ
- 3x Fargo National Freestyle Champ (1 Cadet and 2 Junior)
- 125-12 career record including an unblemished 40-0 Junior campaign
- NHSCA Junior and Senior National Champ