Coaches

All of our coaches are card carrying USA Wrestling members and have undergone extensive background checks. Our coaches are all volunteers and bring a great deal of wrestling expertise and knowledge to the mat. Above all, our coaches love the sport!

Chad Griffith, Head Coach

Chad began wrestling in 6th grade in Westerville, Ohio. After his family moved to Ridgefield, CT, Chad was a 4 year varsity wrestler at Ridgefield High School and a team captain his junior and senior years. Chad spent two years wrestling at the club level at NC State University. Chad and his wife have lived in Dunwoody since 1996, and they have three boys. His youngest son, Corey, joined the Nava/Breffle Wrestling Club in 2012. Chad is a Bronze Certified Coach with USA Wrestling.


John Bracey, Head Coach

A native of what is now Milton, GA (it used to be plain old unincorporated Fulton County), John was a 3 year varsity wrestler at Milton High School. John has three boys, Jack, Will, and Luke, all of which are wrestlers at Nava/Breffle, starting at 6.


- You-, Assistant Coach

We always can use help during the practices and tournaments, so if you are interested in helping out, just let us know, and we will make it easy for you to get involved.


Hall of Fame

  • David Bertrand
  • Gary Hammond
  • David Winters