Roy A Pittman is recognized for his years of dedication to the development of leadership and citizenship in young people through the sport of wrestling.
* Started Peninsula Wrestling Club in 1970
* Officiated Olympic Trials in Dallas, Texas
* Coached over fifty state champions
In 1970 Roy Pittman started the Peninsula Wrestling Club a program for kids 5 years to 20 years of age. Roy estimates he has coached over 30,000 kids from all groups.
In 1984 he coached the Olympics held in Los Angeles as well as the National teams at the Olympic Training grounds. Coach Pittman is a Gold level coach in the National coaches program. He took a team of wrestlers tovRussia with the Cultural Exchange Program.
Roy Pittman started the National Mentor Program for Officials and they now have one for coaches. He was a part of the Kids Council for the Oregon Wrestling Association and officiates all over the country representing Oregon.
Roy was head official for the USA National Tournament and officiated the Olympic Trials in Dallas, Texas.
For his dedication and lasting influence on wrestling, Roy A Pittman is presented the National Wrestling Hall of Fame's "Lifetime Service to Wrestling" award for the class of 2006.
Lifetime Service to Wrestling