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About Virginia Wrestling Association

VAWA the Virginia Wrestling Association is a volunteer, non-profit organization, guided by USA Wrestling, striving to create an environment that encourages athletes, coaches and officials alike to show leadership, sportsmanship, hard work, perseverance and continuing education while training for success at any level. We are dedicated to the promotion of amateur wrestling, the world’s oldest sport.

Executive Director

Longtime Virginia wrestling coach Jack Harcourt has been hired as the Executive Director for the Virginia Wrestling Association (VAWA).

After retirement in 2012, Coach Harcourt continued to be involved with many wrestling endeavors throughout the state, including founding the Virginia Beach Nationals tournament and serving as its CEO. Coach Harcourt has continued to stay active in USA Wrestling, presently serving as the Vice Chairman of the Virginia Wrestling Association. He is also the 1st Vice President of Virginia Challenge Wrestling, tournament director for the Virginia Challenge Wrestling National Holiday Duals, and the director for many other wrestling events. He continues to provide guidance and leadership to many state and local programs, coaches, and fans to help promote wrestling.

Email: jack.harcourt@virginiawrestling.com

 


Executive Committee

Bill Swink

Bill Swink

Chairman

Gary Davis

Gary Davis

Vice Chairman of Operations

Phone: 804-878-1737

Bill Grubbs

Bill Grubbs

Secretary of Operations

Jim Deihl

Jim Deihl

Vice President of Officials

Mark Roberts

Mark Roberts

Member at Large 2

Phone: 540-273-1041

Steve Crocker

Steve Crocker

Vice President of Finance

Bryan Hazard

Bryan Hazard

Member at Large 1

Phone: 703-517-6825

Roy Hill

Roy Hill

Past Chairman


Directors

John Barr

John Barr

State Junior Director

Phone: 540-834-7771

Sonny Close

Sonny Close

State Cadet Director

Phone: (434) 249-9020

Paul  Boswell

Paul Boswell

State Kids Director

Phone: 757-831-0642

Adam Simons

Adam Simons

Coaches Education Director

Sara  Bahoura (Fulp-Allen)

Sara Bahoura (Fulp-Allen)

State Womens Director

Phone: 650-773-8294

Rob Prebish

Rob Prebish

Website Director

Phone: 540-623-6512

Rob Prebish

Rob Prebish

Cultural Exchange Director

Phone: (540) 623-6512

Matt Keel

Matt Keel

Coaches Association Director

Nathan Coburn

Nathan Coburn

Social Media Director

Phone: 703-283-6763

Open Position

Open Position

State Beach Director

Ed Metzger

Ed Metzger

Athletic Trainer

Phone: 8042294649


Coaches

Roy Hill

Roy Hill

Coaching Coordinator

Sonny Close

Sonny Close

National Team Coach

Phone: (434) 249-9020

Isreal Silva

Isreal Silva

National Team Coach