Chance Marsteller
Chance Marsteller
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Chance Marsteller

Upcoming Event

2023 Pan American Games

November 1-4, 2023 | Santiago, Chile

Upcoming Event

2023 Pan American Games

November 1-4, 2023 | Santiago, Chile

Previous Event

2023 World Championships

Sept. 16-24, 2023 | Belgrade, Serbia

Athlete Bio

Chance Marsteller


New Park, PA


Lock Haven, Oklahoma State

2023-24 Team USA Ranking: No. 1 at 79 kg/174 lbs. 

Years on Team USA: 2 (22-24) 

Residence: New Park, Pa. 

Club: Titan Mercury Wrestling Club 

Regional Training Center: NYC RTC 

Personal Coach: Kendall Cross

College: Lock Haven, Oklahoma State 

High School: Fawn Grove, Pa. (Kennard-Dale) 

Born: July 9, 1995, in Altoona, Pa.  


Past Age-Group World Teams 

2012 Cadet Worlds (5th at 76 kg) 


Career Notes 

  • 2023 Final X champion
  • 2023 U.S. Open champion
  • Second in 2022 Final X
  • 2022 World Team Trials Challenge champion 
  • 2022 Bill Farrell Memorial International champion  
  • 2022 Yasar Dogu runner-up 
  • 2019 U.S. Open runner-up 
  • 2017 University Nationals champion 
  • Two-time NCAA All-American for Lock Haven (2018 and 2019) 


2023: Final X champion… U.S. Open champion… Third in Ibrahim Moustafa International (Egypt)… Third in Zagreb Open (Croatia)…

2022: Second in Final X… World Team Trials Challenge Tournament champion… Fifth at U.S. Open… Bill Farrell Memorial International champion… Second at Yasar Dogu (Turkey) 

2021: Third in U.S. Open in Greco-Roman… Last Chance Qualifier champion

2019: Second at U.S. Open… Ninth at Alexander Medved (Belarus) 

2017: Second at U23 World Team Trials… Fourth at Senior World Team Trials…. University Nationals champion… Seventh at U.S. Open 

2016: Third at Last Chance Olympic Team Trials qualifier… Second in University Nationals…

2015: Second in UWW Junior World Team Trials…  Third in UWW Junior Nationals…


College: Two-time NCAA All-American for Lock Haven University… Fourth in 2018 and third in 2019… Began his career at Oklahoma State for his redshirt year…Coached by Scott Moore at Lock Haven and John Smith at Oklahoma State… Bachelor’s degree in sports administration from Lock Haven 

High School: Four-time Pennsylvania AAA state champion at Kennard-Dale High School… Undefeated at 166-0… Coached by Mike Balestrini 

Age-Group Achievements: 2012 FILA Cadet Freestyle Nationals champion… 2011 Cadet Nationals champion in freestyle and Greco-Roman… 2010 Cadet Freestyle Nationals champion and fourth in Greco-Roman…

Personal: Son of Darren and Suzanne Marsteller… Has three siblings; John, Shayna and Kylie… His brother John Stefanowicz was a 2020 Olympian in Greco-Roman…

Awards: 2011 Cadet Freestyle Outstanding Wrestler… Three-time Pennsylvania state Outstanding Wrestler… 2014 National Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award winner… 2014 Junior Hodge Trophy winner… 2018-2019 Eastern Wrestling League Athlete of the Year… 2018-19 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Division I Wrestler of the Year 


Instagram: chance.marsteller 

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