To better serve the
interests of the thousands of young men
and women who compete each year in Our Sport
in Oregon high schools. We now have far
fewer college wrestling programs than we did
30 years ago and many more participants at
the high school level.
To prepare the next
generation of coaches to lead wrestling
programs at a variety of levels in Oregon.
To provide another
caring and disciplined environment where
college students can set, and work toward,
To provide a college
level athletic outlet for aspiring young
people where size is not a limiting
factor in achievement.
To provide an
opportunity for people with handicaps
to compete successfully beyond the high
school level. E.g. the 2011 NCAA Wrestling
Champion Anthony Robles, of Arizona
State U, who was born with only 1 leg.
To be part of an
individual college sport where the link
between personal investment in physical and
mental preparation and success is fairly
To build lifetime
memories and relationships.
To better promote a
sport, which is contested in more countries
than any sport, other than soccer.
To do our part to add
to the legacy of manís oldest sport.