Growing Wrestling

One of the cornerstones of the NWCA is an unwavering commitment to growing the sport of wrestling at all levels. The NWCA provides online and in-person resources designed to grow the sport of wrestling. The NWCA is proud to have helped establish many of the 220-plus intercollegiate wrestling programs in existence today.

Map of Collegiate Men’s and Women’s Wrestling Programs











Each of the sections below provide the necessary resources and information for how the NWCA assists in growing the sport of wrestling both locally and nationally.

Promoting Wrestling

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The NWCA has a variety of services that it supports each year to promote the sport of wrestling. The flagship program is the NWCA Best of Brand competition. The Best of Brand Awards are designed to reward coaches for their commitment to developing and disseminating compelling promotional materials designed to make their respective programs more...

Growing Women's Wrestling

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Women’s wrestling is one of the fastest growing sports at the scholastic and collegiate levels. The NWCA is committed to seeing the growth of girls and women’s wrestling from the grassroots level to the college level.