Elena Ivaldi

Mattime® Coaches

Elena Ivaldi is from Newcastle, Ca and attends Del Oro High School in Loomis. Elena coaches both Wrestling and Kids Jiu Jitsu and has been on the mat since she was 9 years old. Elena was very fortunate in 2022 bringing home a California State Title, and followed this up with a National Title in 2022 at the 17U, 53kg Women's Nationals and World Team Trials in Texas. In winning this event, Elena and her teammates represented the United States at the World Championships in Rome, Italy. Elena followed up the World Championships with a win at the 2022 Who's Number One event put on by Flo Wrestlng.

  • 2x San Joaquin Section Masters Champion
  • 2x Califoirnia State Placer
  • California State Champion 2022
  • Women's Freestyle National Champion 2022
  • U.S. Women's World Team Member 2022
  • Flo Wrestling: Who's Number One, 117lb Champion 2022

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Coach Elena Ivaldi

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Dad and Elena

Elena at Fargo Nationals.

Elena and the GOAT - Kaori Icho.

Elena and Olympic Gold Medalist Yui Susaki.

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