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Men's Wrestling Coaches Corner

2018 Summer Update

 

August 18, 2018

NAC Motion: No longer separate conferences in the National Tournament Bracket. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Revise seeding and bracketin criteria to contain primary and secondary criteria. APPROVED

NAC Motion: Change the language in the coaches manual from a specific date to the Friday and/or Saturday corresponding with the Saturday midnight deadline of the qualification deadline for conference/affiliated groupings tournaments. APPROVED.

NAC Motion: Move the 5th rating cycle back one week (i.e. from February 7th to 14th in 2018). APPROVED

NAC Motion: Decrease the number of National Raters within the current protocol from eight (8) Conference Raters to four (4) National Raters. DENIED

2018-19 Wrestling Conferences

Winter Sports Webinar

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COACHES RESOURCES

WRESTLING COACHES MANUAL

2018 Coaches Manual
Includes Important Dates, Playing Rules and Regulations, Conduct in Competition, Postseason Competition, NAIA Policy Handbook Information, Sunday Play Policy, Ratings and Reporting Results, Awards, Coaches Association, Standing Committees, Constitution and Bylaws, Business Meeting Minutes, 2018-19 NAIA Wrestling Team List, 2018-19 NAIA Wrestling Coaches Directory, 2019 Selection Timeline

NAIA NATIONAL OFFICE CONTACTS
Wrestling Sport Manager: Marc Burchard
Wrestling Ratings Contact: Pete Scantlebruy


NAIA WRESTLING COACHES ASSOCIATION
President: Richard Dahl, Northwestern College
1st Vice President: Caleb Schaffer, University of Providence 
2nd Vice President: Nick Mitchell, Grand View University
Secretary: Corey Ruff, Lindsey Wilson College
Past President: Franky James, Campbellsville University
NAC Liaison: Christian Oberquell, Montana State University - Northern


NATIONAL WRESTLING COACHES ASSOCIATION

The National Wrestling Coaches Association 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. This is primarily done by strengthening existing programs, creating new programs, and providing coaches with progressive educational opportunities.

NWCA Convention: August 3-5, Daytona Beach, FL
NAIA-NWCA Business Meeting: March 26, 2019 (Kansas City, Mo.)

2018 NAIA-NWCA Business Meeting Minutes


OPEN DATES

Open Dates is a free online posting service for NAIA members to advertise or search for open competition dates to compete in the regular season.

IMPORTANT AWARDS DEADLINES
Champions of Character
Individual Student Award - February 15, 2019

Scholar-Athlete
Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete - February 15, 2019
NAIA Scholar Team Award - June 30, 2019

Forms Page
Includes a full list of all NAIA National Awards


NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER INFO
Des Moines Host Site Information
Host a National Championship

Potential Qualifier Packet


HELPFUL TOOLS
NCAA Rules
All-American Certificates/Extra Plaques/Awards