National Wrestling Hall of Fame


Congratulations Class of 2018


Brad Hansen Lifetime Service to Wrestling, Brian Ricks Lifetime Service to Wrestling, Dale Gardner Lifetime Service to Wrestling, Todd Praska Lifetime Service to 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 2018 Idaho recipient Joe Rice New Plymouth HS. Click HERE to view all national recipients. Congratulations to Lana Hunt, Blackfoot HS Idaho’s 2018 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

Scott Hill

President Idaho Chapter NWHOF