Our Staff

Coach Gene Mills

  • New Jersey State Champ and HS National Champ
  • Syracuse University’s 1st 4 time All American
  • 2 time NCAA Champion
  • voted outstanding wrestler NCAA’s
  • Division I NCAA career pin record of 107 pins
  • 3 time World Cup Champion
  • 1980 World Super Champion in Japan and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • 1980 Tbilisi (USSR) Champion and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • Cerra Pellado Champion in Cuba and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • Roger Goulon Champion in France and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • Rokoczi Cup Champ in Hungary and voted the Outstanding Wrestler
  • 1980 US Olympian and voted the “Athlete of the Year” by the US Olympic Committee
  • Career record of 1356-46-1
  • Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in Stillwater, Oklahoma
  • Coaches Phoenix High School, 2008 New York State Dual Meet Champions
Charlie Heard 3X All-American, NCAA Runner-Up

National Freestyle Champion

Alternate on USA World and Olympic Teams

Carmelo Flores Olympian and Head Coach at St Ingnatius, IL
Screwy Louie Lazzari Masters World Champion
Tim Boda Master World Placefinisher
Darren Schulman 2X All-American at Syracuse University
Matt Oney Wayland Baptist College, TX
Wes Hutchinson Rancocas Valley HS, NJ
Tom McGarity Pine Richland HS, PA
Chuck Joseph Former Michigan State Star – Detroit Catholic Central
Tony Walters St. Anthony’s

and more Great Coaches!

Gene teaches every day!

We look forward to meeting you at Camp Maple Lake! You have enrolled in an elite pinning camp and we are looking forward to working with you and enhancing your pinning skills. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to call.


Gene Mills
4024 Pinyon Pine Path
Liverpool, N. Y. 13090-1114

Phone: (315) 652-7922
Email: pin2win@genemills.com

Camp Maple Lake Emergency Phone
Owners Mike & Lori Beinlich (570) 924-3805