Minnesota Chapter

Official State Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

2023 National Wrestling Hall of Fame Minnesota Chapter inductees. Front (L-R): Al Olson, Mark Krier, Steve Carlson, Larry Mollins, and Bill Olson. Back (L-R): Steve Ricard, Richard Saxlund, Joel Viss, Loren Hacker, and Cindy Nelson.


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.

Outstanding American

Given to former wrestlers who are highly successful and use the disciplines learned in wrestling in their profession.

Medal of Courage

Is presented to a wrestler or former wrestler who has overcome what appear to be insurmountable challenges.

Minnesota Chapter Board

Spencer Yohe – President  syohe@acegroup.cc 320-766-1934

Mike Bredeck – VP Nominations  mike.bredeck@gmail.com

Scot Davis – VP Programs  scotcdavis@hotmail.com

Ron Ackerman – Web Site Maintenance and Silent Auctions  ron.ackerman56@gmail.com

Jerry Cleveland – Secretary  

Steve Ricard- Treasurer

Board Members – Matt Clark, Bob Dettmer, Cindy Nelson, Mike Niemczyk, Mike Hickman, Mark Krier. Dan Stifter, Mike Hendrickson

Minnesota Chapter Inductions

The Annual Minnesota Chapter Meeting will be held on Sat. August 17 and 18, 2018

The 2018 Mn Chapter of the NWHOF will hold its annual board meeting at Hook Lake, at Ron Malcom’s cabin at Park Rapids, MN. Agenda will be the selection of inductees for 2019 and competitive sport contests.

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