National Wrestling Hall of Fame

2017 Hororees



This years annual Hall of Fame Classic tournament will be held at Highlands Ranch High School on Sunday, November 26th.   Help support the Colorado Chapter so that we can continue to honor Colorado’s finest Wrestlers, Coaches, officials and contributors.  We will have a silent auction for an autographed Dan Gable singlet in a shadow box.  Team Trophies for the top 3 Teams.


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Lifetime Service To Wrestling

Given in recognition of years of dedication to the development of leadership and citizenship in the youth through the sport of wrestling.

Outstanding American

Given to former wrestlers who are highly successful and use the disciplines learned in wrestling in their profession.

Medal of Courage

Is presented to a wrestler or former wrestler who has overcome what appear to be insurmountable challenges.

Colorado Chapter - NWHOF Board of Directors

Mr. Arnold Torgerson – President
Mrs. Katie Alexander
Mr. Lenny Bachicha
Mr. Bill Bragg
Mr. Tom Cortez – Secretary
Mr. Rich Fell
Mr. Phil Grasmick
Mr. Gerald Moore – Treasurer
Mr. Jon Penfold
Mr. Mark Schmidt
Mr. Bob Smith
Mr. Scott Stocker
Mr. Steve Valdez
Mr. Brian Velarde