Founded the Round Rock High School Wrestling Team in 2018. Has built the team to have two winning seasons competing on the district and regional level. Chris wrestled at Highland Park High School under Coach Marzoula (5 time UIL State Champions). During his time at Highland Park, Chris was an All-State Wrestler participating in 2 UIL and 3 Dual State Team championships, winning his final match to clinch the State Title for his team in 2003. Coach Hopkins loves to see young people shoot for the moon and get there. Hard work and a disciplined mind pay off.
Nick Janowitz got his first taste of Wrestling in middle school during P.E. class. He quickly took a liking to it and placed in the ILLINOIS (IESA) state tournament in only his second year of Wrestling. During High School he won over 100 varsity matches. After High School he joined the US Navy to continue his wrestling career. He made the ALL Navy wrestling team at 63kg. During his Navy tenure he was able to train under Olympic Coaches and with Olympic wrestlers. After his Military Career came to an end he used his wrestling base to transition into MMA. In 2010 he opened his own training facility Patriot Sports Performance in Chicago IL. which he still owns and operates. In 2020 he and his family moved to Round Rock, TX where he opened another Patriot Sports Performance location. He has had the privilege to coach and mentor every walk of life from Navy Seals and NBA players to 1st year wrestlers. His passion for fitness and wrestling brings a high level of coaching to our Team. He knows that wrestling is so much more than just a sport, It’s a way of life!
Accomplishments -5-0 Professional MMA record-35th ranked lightweight by MMA world rankings-All Navy Team Member-Navy SOPAC Team Member -2 time AAU All American-5th place NYAC International-7th place Sunkist International
Broke World Record Most Pull ups 6 hour (3,650)-Broke World Record Most Pull ups 12 hour (5,742)-Broke World Record Most Pull ups 24 hour (7,621)-Broke World Record Most Burpees 12 hours (7,130) Broke World Record Most Burpees 24 hours (10,164)