Steve Gwyn

  • Native of Chamblee, GA
  • 1972 graduate of Chamblee HS where he placed 3rd and 2nd (119 lbs.) in the Georgia High School Association state tournaments for NWHOF coach Ed Winterstein
  • 1977 graduate of Georgia Tech
  • 37 years of service (1974-2011) as a referee with Georgia Wrestling Officials Association (GWOA)
  • Served several offices for GWOA including President, Vice-President and served as mentor and trainer for veteran and new officials
  • 3X named Outstanding Official for Gwinnett County and Dekalb County Takedown Clubs
  • As one of the GHSA’s most outstanding officials, was a mainstay at GHSA state and region tournaments
  • Also officiated numerous freestyle, Kids USA and other open tournaments
  • Well-respected trainer for new wrestling officials
  • Regularly organized preseason “How to Watch High School Wrestling” clinics at numerous schools’ takedown club meetings and matches to educate parents, coaches and spectators
  • Founded and directed, with Ed Winterstein, the “Dunwoody Church Wrestling” program for kids in grades 1-7 to participate in the sport and promote wrestling
  • Serves as project site superintendent for Worthing Southeast Builders, a general contracting firm
  • Resides in Grayson, GA with wife, Jo Anna Richbourg; adult son, Cory


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