Carl Mize

Carl Mize made his mark on wrestling in the state of Oklahoma as a little league coach, serving the Noble PeeWee Wrestling Program from 1983-2009 and again from 2010-2012.

He was the Oklahoma Kids Wrestling Association regional director from 1992-2013 and has been president and tournament director of the United States Junior Open Championship from 1981-2023.

He was honored as the Oklahoma USA Wrestling Man of the Year in 2003 and was the Tulsa Nationals Coach of the Year in 2002.

Mize, who was coached in high school by National Wrestling Hall of Fame Distinguished Member Joe McDaniel, taught the sport of wrestling to numerous youngsters who grew into high school state place-winners and collegiate All-Americans.


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