Emmanuel College Welcomes Men's Wrestling Coach

- Jim Giunta

FRANKLIN SPRINGS, Ga. – Emmanuel College welcomed Jake Brumbelow to the Lion family as the new head wrestling coach this September. Emmanuel College will begin their men and women's wrestling programs in the fall of 2015. Coach Brumbelow will be coaching the men's program. Coach Brumbelow comes to us from Brewton-Parker College where he started the wrestling program in 2011. In the...

2015 Athlete Clearinghouse Registration Begins

- Jim Giunta

The NCWA opened the Clearinghouse for the 2015-16 season on September 15th by launching the New Redesigned NCWA Website. All Athletes must register with the Clearinghouse each season before they are permitted to practice, travel or compete for their respective college programs. Registration is simple once the athletes team is fully vetted with the association each season. The official...

​Women’s Division Moves into Main Body

- Jim Giunta

The NCWA board of directors voted to merge its women’s division into its general body, closing what was the separate NCWWA Association, and establishing three divisions within the NCWA umbrella for the 2015-16 season: Division I and II for the men, and a women’s division. It also approved its women’s weight classes for 2015-16 to align...

​NCWA National Duals Creates a Pilot Regional Program

- Jim Giunta

The NCWA board voted to create a pilot program of establishing regional duals tournaments as qualifiers to its National Duals, which are part of its Collegiate Cup Series. The pilot program will begin with a Western Regional Duals tournament this fall for eligible teams within the Northwest, West Coast and Great Plains Conferences, held at a location yet to...

NCWA National Champion Transfers to University of Maryland

- Jim Giunta

One of the most talked about wrestlers in Pennsylvania during the 2012 & 2013 seasons was Trinity's Ryan Diehl. In fall 2011 the touted wrestler transferred from Berkeley Springs, West Virginia where he was a 2x State Champion

In 2011 Diehl made the decision to enroll at Trinity (Camp Hill) and compete in the PIAA's Class AA Division. While having two West...

2015 Vision Forum Recap

- Jim Giunta

By Scott Farrell

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The National Collegiate Wrestling Association announced more of its continued growth as it expands closer to the 200-team mark. The NCWA approved four programs this summer, and at least five more are in the works as the 2015-16 season approaches.

Nowhere is the growth more pronounced than in the...

NCWA Announces All-Academic Team

- Jim Giunta

The NCWA, in conjunction with the national coaches association, honored 107 wrestlers as its top student-athletes for the 2014-15 season. This season’s NCWA All-Academic Team contains scholars from 44 schools from the NCWA’s combined Division I and Division II ranks. The women’s division honored eight student-athletes.The coaches association sponsors the NCWA’s academic awards as well as...

Grays Harbor Adds NCWA Varsity Wrestling Program

- Jim Giunta

The Chokers will compete in the National Collegiate Wresting Association (NCWA). They will be members of the Northwest Conference, which includes club teams from various 4 years schools. Unlike most junior college programs the NCWA allows 4 years of eligibility to compete.