Student-Athlete Well-Being

While coaches and wrestlers dedicate countless hours to the technical, tactical, and strength/conditioning aspects of our sport, it is imperative that the same level of importance is placed on safety. The NWCA provides the information and resources needed to keep wrestling a safe and positive experience for every generation of wrestlers.

Cauliflower Ear Prevention and Treatment (The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly)

Click below to learn more about how cauliflower ear occurs and the latest research and tools available to prevent and treat it.

Preventing Skin Infections with Defense Soap for the Skin

Skin infection prevention has to be an everyday priority for the student-wrestlers. Injury surveillance data supplied by both the NCAA and National Federation of State High School Associations indicates that skin infection is typically the second or third most reported “adverse event” in wrestling.

Antimicrobial Treatment for All Washable Equipment and Apparel with SilvaClean

Applied Silver is harnessing the power of silver to develop commercial applications for a cleaner world. Applied Silver pioneered SilvaClean – an innovative new laundry treatment that uses silver, an antimicrobial, to provide powerful, lasting protection against odor and stain-causing bacteria, mold and mildew in textiles. SilvaClean is used in hospitals nationwide.

Concussion Safety with Andrews Institute

The NWCA is proud to partner with the Andrews Institute. They provide cutting edge resources to NWCA members on concussion management, prevention and treatment.

Weight Management with OPC

The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) is a recognized leader in helping student-athletes maximize their performance through the use of proven weight management/sport nutrition practices.

Skin Infection Awareness with Andrews Institute

“While all wrestlers need to understand that they are inherently prone to skin conditions due to the nature of their sport, it is very important to understand that a wrestler should not be embarrassed when a skin condition occurs,” – Michael Milligan, M.D., Andrews Institute

Weight Management with InBody BIA Scale

The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) has announced an official partnership with InBody that will help countless high school wrestlers across the nation maximize their performance through the evaluation of their body composition and weight.

Wrestling Mat Safety with Resilite

The NWCA is proud to partner with Resilite to provide a comprehensive Mat Safety plan.

Weight Management with Health o Meter®

Health o Meter® is The Official Scale Sponsor of the NWCA.

Nutrition with My Sports Dietician

The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA) is proud to partner with My Sports Dietician to provide the latest and most cutting edge approach to proper nutrition for optical performance.