Pennsylvania Chapter

Official State Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame


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.

If you would like to nominate some one for any of the National Awards listed to the left of this message please contact:

Vice President of Nominations:

Email Tom Elling

Pennsylvania Chapter Board

President - Howard Hob Kroesen

Vice President - Tom Elling

Secretary - Joe Stabilito Sr (Webmaster)

Treasurer - Lloyd Rhoades

President Emeritus - Ann Perry Ritter

Board Members:

Barry Smith

David Vannoy

Dennis Kellon

Dick Rhoades

Jeff Byers (Advisor)

John C. Thomas

Ralph Wetzel

Rodney Lamb

Steve Hoover

Tom Harbert

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