Gerald Moore (Jerry)

June 23, 1937 - October 22, 2019

Jerry is the first person to tell you that he never wrestled a match in his life. But, the man has probably been on the mat more than a majority of inductees into the Hall. Jerry, who graduated from Godwin Heights H/S in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1955, during which time he was a state champion Golden Gloves boxer. As an official, he has always been ranked among the nation's finest and just completed his 37th year slapping the mats in 2012. His awards and honors through his years as an official have been numerous. He has given much of his life to the sport of wrestling and currently serves as the Treasurer of the NWHOF C/C. He has served as the V/P and President of the Colorado Wrestling Officials Association. He also served five years with the CWOA as their Executive Secretary. He has officiated State Tournaments in four different states at least twice in each. He was privileged to officiate the National High School Senior Championship for 15 years as well as being a Colorado State Tournament official for 20 years. He has officiated numerous College, and International Style tournaments, both at a National or World Championship levels. These included the Olympic Trials, Greco Roman World Championships, the World Cup Championships, and the Junior World Championships. Jerry is extremely proud of the Colorado Wrestling Officials Association. He and others have had the opportunity to officiate all over the country, at the top venues and our officials have ranked as the very best in all tournaments in which they have used an evaluation process.


Lifetime Service to Wrestling

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