Adam Pelter

Adam  Pelter


Matthews, NC

High School:
David W. Butler


Sophomore | 2016-17: Recorded a 9-10 overall record on the season … registered two major decisions and one technical fall … fifth-place at the UNK-Holiday Inn Open … Athletic Director’s list … will serve as the athletics NCO as a junior … completed Operations Air Force at Laughlin AFB, Tex.

Freshman | 2015-16: Finished the season with a 4-6 overall record … did not compete in dual action … posted one technical fall on the season … placed fourth at the U.S. Collegiate Championships … Athletic Director’s list … completed Expeditionary Survival and Escape Training in the third period of summer … will serve as the anti-terrorism force protection clerk as a sophomore.

High School: Four-year letterman in wrestling … wrestled for coach Billy Puckett at D.W. Butler HS … placed in state championships … three-time state qualifier … two-time regional champion … two-time conference Wrestler of the Year.

Personal: Member of Cadet Squadron 4 … son of Jeff and Alicia Pelter with two younger sisters … major is behavioral science … plans to work as an intelligence officer upon graduation from the Academy … credits his wrestling coach, Jimmy Avola, with the greatest impact on his athletic career … a lover of old jazz music, hobbies include reading and singing … came to the Academy because he knew he wanted to serve, and also wanted a college degree and USAFA offered both, also the opportunity to wrestle for a division one program made the Academy the perfect match for … Favorite quote; “No one feels sorry for you Pelter!” -Jimmy Avola

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