Minnesota Chapter

Official State Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Your Minnesota Chapter is working year round to honor those who have dedicated their lives to wrestling.


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 Ackeman – Web Site Maintenance and Silent Auctions  ron.ackerman@comcast.net

Jerry Cleveland – Secretary  

Steve Ricard- Treasurer

Board Members – Noel Bailey, Matt Clark, Bob Dettmer, George Graff, Mike Niemczyk, Mike Hickman

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