National Wrestling Hall of Fame



Welcome to the Maryland Chapter to the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.


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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.  This year’s inductees for Lifetime Service are: Robert Christin, Henry Franklin, Bruce Gabrielson, Homer King, William Zimmerman

Outstanding American

Given to former wrestlers who are highly successful and use the disciplines learned in wrestling in their profession.  This year’s honoree is Outstanding American, Keith Runk.

Medal of Courage

Is presented to a wrestler or former wrestler who has overcome what appear to be insurmountable challenges.  Unfortunately, the committee was unable to identify a recipient for this honor.  If you are aware of a worthy recipient, please e-mail the name and contact info to:

Maryland Chapter Board of Directors

Officers, Phone, Email
President Daniel Zottarelli 410 708 0240
Secretary Al Kohlhafer 410 959 8151

Board of Directors, Phone, Email
Bret Bairer
Joel Bakewell
Luke Broadwater 410 245 5399
Pete Chakmakas 410 823 6537
Wavie Gibson 410 370 9433
Ken Kiler 410 239 7028
Dennis Schiffett 401 838 5778
Greg Slick 301 766 8238
Bill Weber 410 978 2022
Joe Weber 410 852 1997