San Jose Resident Coach
Jake is a 6x Fargo All-American, winning it twice. He finished fourth in the MN state championship as a freshman and then placed second as a junior and winning a state title a senior.
After just two seasons at Apple Valley, Waste already had won 107 matches for Apple Valley, a high school that has won the state championship nine times in the past ten years. He had aslo became the sixth wrestler in history to earn the Cadet Triple Crown – winning the Cadet Freestyle National Tournament, the Cadet Greco Roman National Championship and the Cadet Folkstyle National Tournament as well as a five-time state champion in Greco roman and a six-time state champion at the Freestyle championships.
Waste went undefeated twice at The Clash Minnesota earning the all tournament team, a high school dual meet tournament featuring 32 of the top high school teams in the nation. He won the 171-pound bracket of the Intermat JJ Classic. He also won the Kaufman/Brand Open as a junior, a tournament featuring some of the best in the NCAA Division I, II and III ranks as well as junior college wrestlers.
Waste is the Fila Cadet Greco Roman National Champion. He won his fifth national tournament at the FILA Jr. Greco Nationals, winning six straight matches en route to the title and allowing his opponents to score only two points combined.
He started for the University at Buffalo as a true freshmen and won the new York state collegiate open. Waste took 3rd place in the MAC tournament and ended the season with a #25 ranking and a 34-7 record. He is a place winner at Midlands College open, one of college wrestling most prestigious tournaments’ as a redshirt. Waste ended his sophomore season with a 25-4 record ranked #3 in the nation for redshirts at 184lbs.