The Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum established the State Chapter program in 1993. The purpose is to pay tribute to those coaches, officials and contributors who represent the best qualities of what the sport of wrestling has to offer and who share those characteristics with young people day in and day out.
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.
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.
Ohio Chapter Board
Class of 2017
Information coming soon.
The Ohio Chapter honored its Class of 2016 on October 16, 2016.
Pictured are Front Row (L to R): Larry Deaton, Chuck Angello, Gary Sorace, John Sedlick and Jim Speelman. Back Row (L to R):…
The Ohio Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame honored the Class of 2015 on Oct. 18 at the Embassy Suites in Dublin, Ohio.
The Lifetime Service to Wrestling award was presented to Tony…
On Sunday October 20, 2013 at the Embassy Suites in Dublin the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Ohio Chapter will honor the Class of 2013. Listed below are the honorees to be…
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