National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Inductee: Charlotte Bailey

For the past 10 years, Bailey has advanced female wresting in Iowa after previously coaching youth wrestling and gymnastics. She founded Female Elite Wrestling in 2012 and began organized practices and tournaments in 2015. FEW is Iowa’s only USA Wrestling chartered club dedicated to female wrestlers, and it has produced national individual champions and dual team championships. Bailey also serves as the women’s director for Iowa USA Wrestling while continuing to work toward sanctioned high school wrestling for females in Iowa.