National Wrestling Hall of Fame


Congratulations Class of 2019

We are very proud to congratulate Our honorees for “Lifetime Service to Wrestling Award” Mike Randles of CDA, Dennis Amende of Post Falls, Linda Hall of Bonners Ferry, John Owen of CDA and Jim Giulio of CDA. These honorees are being recognized for their inspirational leadership, example, and dedication to the oldest and greatest sport, wrestling.

The Dave Schultz and Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award, presented annually to a high school senior, is based equally on outstanding wrestling success, scholastic achievement and citizenship or community service. Winners are chosen at the state and regional levels with the national winner being named at the Wrestling Hall of Fame’s Honors Weekend each summer. Congratulations 2019 Idaho recipient Ridge Lovett, Post Falls HS. Click HERE to view all national recipients. Congratulations to Hannah Harvey, St. Maries HS Idaho’s 2019 Tricia Saunders award winner. Click Here to view all national recipients.


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.

Chapter Contact

Bill Braseth

President Idaho Chapter NWHOF

Please email any and all nomination forms to Bill at this email address