Florida Chapter

Official State Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

We Never Get Tired of This Announcement

We are pleased to announce the Class of 2024, the 25th class to enter the Florida Chapter. 6 'Lifetime Service' candidates will be inducted, bringing the total membership to 145. In these years our chapter has honored a total of 5 'Outstanding Americans' and 1 'Medal of Courage' recipient. Coach Sal Basile of Tampa will be joined by Coach James Dailey from Port St Lucie, from Miami, Official Michael Graham, Coach Dan Moody of West Palm Beach, Venice Coach Pat Ryan, and from Gainesville Coach Ryland Wagner. These men will be joined by 'Outstanding American' nominee Marine and Coach Michael Pedersen from Cape Coral. We are honored by their achievements and look forward to another special event to be held at the Wyndham Hotel located at Disney Springs. Honors Weekend will be held in August.

Look for our museum display, wheel of fortune, and the Board of Directors, on the mezzanine level of the Silver Spurs Arena, February 29 - March 2, site of the 2024 FHSAA State Championships.

Our Mission: To honor the sport of wrestling by preserving its history, recognizing extraordinary individual achievements, and inspiring future generations