New York - Upstate Chapter

Official State Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Grillo and Bourne Named Lifetime Service to Wrestling Honorees

The Upstate New York Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame is proud to announce that John J. Grillo and Chris Bourne will be receiving the Lifetime Service Award this year at their ceremony on September 25, 2022 at the Double Tree Hotel in East Syracuse. Chris and John are Section V standout coaches who have toiled for many years coaching and advocating for the sport of wrestling. The Chapter recognize the excellence that each of these gentlemen represent.

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