Building a Successful Jr. High Wrestling Program

Building a Successful Jr. High Wrestling Program
Building a Successful Jr. High Wrestling Program
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Product Description

  • 40 great ideas to grow participation in your program-and keep them coming back
  • Learn how to make parents an asset to your program
  • Build a strong feeder system for your high school program
  • Scot Davis & Larry Hovden: Both National Wrestling Coaches of the Year
with Scot Davis,
Sugar-Salem High School (ID) Head Coach;
former Eden Prairie (MN) Head Coach; Back-to-Back-to-Back Lakes Conference Champions (2014-16);
2x National High School Coach of the Year ('07 and '98),
Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame;
holds the national record for dual meet wins with over 1,000 victories;
former Owatonna (MN) Head Coach; 2x Minnesota High School Coach of the Year; 2x Minnesota AAA State champions, 2009 Dream Team Classic Head Coach

and Larry Hovden,
Owatonna (MN) Jr. High Head Wrestling Coach;
2005 "National Assistant Wrestling Coach of the Year"

How can you get today's kids interested in wrestling? How can parents be an asset to your program? How can you keep your kids interested in wrestling in the off-season? How do you build a feeder system for your high school program?

The junior high/middle school program plays an instrumental role in the development and future participation of young wrestlers. Two-time National High School Coach of the Year Scot Davis and Larry Hovden provide creative ways to promote youth-level programs, as well as some organizational ideas to create interest in and structure for your program.

Davis and junior high coach Larry Hovden (2005 NWCA National Assistant Coach of the Year) discuss 40 ideas to help build a strong junior high/middle school program. They discuss program structure, planning, promotions, practices, parents, and more in a joint effort to build a total program.

Coaches Davis and Hovden show you how to:

  • Promote confidence and reward for successful wrestling
  • Make parents an asset in your program
  • Build pride and confidence in your wrestlers
  • Learn how cooperation at all levels of your program is important
  • Keep kids interested in wrestling during the off-season

These ideas are time tested and have been proven successful at Owatana in terms of wins on the mat, numbers of participants and school and community support. No need to re-invent the wheel, Davis and Hovden provide the tools you need now!

64 minutes. 2009.

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