The NWCA has been serving, protecting, and promoting amateur wrestling in the educational environment since 1928. We have a long history as the “go-to” organization for coaches, administrators, parents, and wrestlers who seek resources and/or information on coaching development, establishing new programs or protecting vulnerable in the educational environment, and student-wrestler well-being.
What We Do
The NWCA brings the wrestling coaching community together to advance the sport and ensure that current and future generations have the opportunity to engage in a safe and educationally based wrestling experience.
Our Mission and Objectives
The mission of the NWCA to grow the number of wrestlers, coaches and teams at all levels through developing proficient coaches. The NWCA objectives are centered around C.A.S.E.
The NWCA is headquartered in Manheim, PA– find out how to contact us here!
Affiliated Members & Partners
The NWCA is proud to be affiliated members and partners with other organizations and groups such as USA Wrestling, NCAA, NFHS, the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and more.
The NWCA has a state representative in each of the 50 states who advocates on behalf of the NWCA and wrestling in general.
Board of Directors
The NWCA is made up of 22 Board of Directors that incorporates scholastic and collegiate coaches, collegiate administrators, business leaders, and affiliated groups that are focused on growing the sport of wrestling. The current President of the NWCA is Tom Ryan (Head Coach-Ohio State University) and President-Elect Pat Popolizio (Head Coach – NC State).
Past PresidentsLearn More
See the list of the Past NWCA Presidents going back all the way to 1933 when Hall of Fame Oklahoma A&M (Oklahoma St.) Coach E.C. Gallager was our first.
In order for the NWCA to be able to serve the wrestling community, it must remain a financially viable organization. We seek to establish symbiotic, mutually beneficial relationships between our organization and the communities and programs we assist.
General Logins Directory
The NWCA is here to help with coaching courses & resources, leadership courses & practice planners. We have resourced all of our logins on one page for you to access faster.
The NWCA wants to help you! Whether you are seeking a job in the wrestling community or have a job to post- we want to give you the ability to find what you need at NWCA Career Center