ECPW Head Trainer and Owner – “Mr. Italy” Gino Caruso
Gino Caruso, founder and owner of East Coast Professional Wrestling, ECPW and a 23-year veteran on the mat, has accomplished many things in the wrestling business. Gino has trained several hundred individuals, promoted thousands of wrestling shows and participated in over 3,000 matches. He has wrestled for virtually every major promotion; WWE, WCW, ECW, and the NWA as well as most of the independent promotions worldwide. His vast knowledge of the wrestling business has enabled ECPW to become the leader on the independent wrestling scene. His Lake Hiawatha-based wrestling school is a breeding ground for top talent. Gino utilizes his “Five Step Program” which provides students with the necessary knowledge and tools to be successful in the wrestling business. He takes pride in each student and genuinely cares about their development.
Gino has had the honor of being in the ring with such legends as Randy Savage, Ric Flair, Arn Anderson and many more of the greats in professional wrestling. He has learned from some of the best and is now passing his vast knowledge onto his students.