Wrestling - Varsity
Joe Spelta, Med, ATC, CSCS | Director of Sports Medicine/Head Varsity Wrestling Coach
Joe Spelta is entering his fourth year as the head coach of the varsity wrestling team at Georgetown Prep. He previously served for 19 years as the varsity wrestling team’s head assistant coach in which he was a part of 13 consecutive I.A.C team championships. Coach Spelta brings over 25 years of coaching experience at the high school level and has coached dozens of Prep wrestlers to individual I.A.C, MD Private Schools State, and National Preps championships.
A graduate of DeMatha Catholic High School in 1989, Coach Spelta attended the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where he was a member of the wrestling team from 1989-91. He later transferred to the University of Maryland (College Park) to pursue a career in Athletic Training. Upon receiving his B.S in Kinesiological Sciences from the University of Maryland in 1996 he continued his studies at the University of Lynchburg in Virginia where he completed his post-graduate degree in Secondary School Education in 1998.
Since his arrival at Georgetown Prep in 1998, Coach Spelta has been the Director of Sports Medicine/ Head Athletic Trainer and is responsible for the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries of all athletic teams at Prep.
Coach Spelta resides in Elkridge, MD with his wife Michelle and his son Joseph P’23, and daughter Bryn.