Apex North Instructor
Alex Karnitski brings a highly-coveted wealth of International wrestling experience and perspective to The Apex Wrestling School program. Hailing from Belarus, and known as “The Russian” amongst the Apex membership, Alex was a two-time University World Champion, a fifth-place finisher in the World Championships, a third-place finisher in the 2001 European Championships, and a two-time Yarygin Champion representing his home country of Belarus. Alex was also a seven-time Belarus National Champion.
Alex currently resides in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey with his wife Elizabeth, and son Nikolai.
Karnitski’s proudest moment as a wrestling coach: “When I witness any of the wrestlers that I train demonstrate any of the three core principles I believe are fundamental to success: Discipline, Respect, Courage.”