National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Time to Reserve Your Suite for Honors Weekend

PLEASE NOTE:                

Applications for nominations are accepted on a continual basis. Applications should be sent to Robert Burns, VP of Nominations. Please email him for further instructions.

Donations to the Florida Chapter may be made by (Note: A convenience fee is charged by ticketleap)

Questions? Contact:
Jane Townsend 561.876.5830 or Don Smith 561-629-2399

                                                       Call: 561-245-4722


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.

John & Helen Vaughan Award

This prestigious chapter award was created to acknowledge those deserving individuals who otherwise may not receive recognition for their profound contribution to the sport of amateur wrestling in the state.



 Chapter Grand

The Chapter Grand is a place of honor where the Hall recognizes those inductees who have passed.

Brant Parsons, “A BIG FAN of WRESTLING”

Board Members

The Florida Chapter for the National Wrestling Hall of Fame was established in 2000. Our mailing address is:

National Wrestling Hall of Fame ~ Florida Chapter                                                                                  1505 Crowberry Ln Sebastian, Fl  32598

Gary Townsend 
Sam Agresti
Bill Combs
Don Smith
Jane Townsend
Robert Matyskiel
Robert Burns
Pete Collins

BOARD (1 Year terms)
FAWA – Bill Crum
FHSAA – Open
Coaches – Sal Basile
Officials – Jim Smoot
Media Services – Robert Thomas
Director of Development – Jeff Malavsky
Girls – Steve Hall 

Summer 2018 Newsletter

Spring 2019 NWHOF FL newsletter

The HOF Board is growing our traveling museum of Florida Wrestling.  We are looking for state championship programs for all years and all divisions. If your have one(s) to donate please contact Museum Curator Pete Collins.

Brant Parsons, “A BIG FAN of WRESTLING”


Let Us Help You Prepare for Honors Weekend August 16th & 17th

     Here’s how:


     Email: Bill Combs  or Sal Basile