Council Rock South opened its doors in the 2002-03 season and by 2005 was crowned PIAA AAA State Champions. During their 17 years of existence the Golden Hawks have finished in the Top 10 of the PIAA state tournament nine times.
Council Rock South has won six Southeast Regional titles, 11 District titles and 143 league titles. South finished 2nd in the inaugural Escape the Rock dual tournament and has recorded 9 Top Ten finishes including a title in 2007 and a 3rd place finish in 2016.
Head coach Brad Silimperi was named District 1 Coach of the Year and in 2009 Trap McCormack was named the National Assistant Coach of the Year by Wrestling USA magazine.
Council Rock South has had 84 state qualifiers, sending a wrestler to Hershey in all 17 years of its existence, and 42 state medalists, at least one in the last 16 consecutive years. The Golden Hawks have already crowned 9 PA state champions and had 5 Dapper Dan selections. Other notable individual achievements in their short history include 33 SE Region champs, 561 District I champs and 59 Academic All Americans.
The Golden Hawks have graduated 12 wrestlers to the ranks of NCAA DI wrestling with five having appeared at the NCAA DI Championships (Zack Trampe, Josh Dziewa, Billy Rappo, Mark Rappo & Mike Rappo). In 2016, South alum Matt Martoccio became a 2x NCAA DII All American and South alums have won 3 NWCA National titles (Dillon Evans 2x, Dustin Tancredi).
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106 - Cavan Kinne, JR
126 - Kyle Waterman, SR
132 - Mo Savriddinov, SO
138 - Tom Woloshyn, SO
145 - Brian Adams, SR
152 - Joel Martsinovsky, SR
160 - Matt Colajezzi, FR
182 - Giani Gilch, SR
195 - Lucas Doyle, SO
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Brad Silimperi, 18th year in 2019-20
Trap McCormack, Mike Rappo, Bryan Knoblauch, Tre Balasco, Ed Schneider, Gregg Osbeck, Riley Palmer, Savriddin Navruzov
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