“You can’t ever work too much because there’s no such thing as being too conditioned. You can’t ever lift too many weights because you can’t ever get too strong. You can’t ever wrestle too much because you can always do better”
Olympic Gold Medalist
Legendary College Wrestling Coach
January 2018 Wrestling Tournaments
The following wrestling tournaments are available. Clicking on the Event will bring you to the online registration. Clicking on the http link will bring you to more information:
Online Registration is open for the 2017-18 Wrestling Season
Wilton Youth Wrestling offers two programs as follows :
WYW - Grades 3-8 (See TEAM page under the Team Tab above for updated Practice Information)
This year, we are lucky enough to have Coach Stephen Jarrell joining us as the coach for our Tuesday and Thursday practices. Coach Jarrell is the assistant coach at Sacred Heart University and was runner-up in the Division III national championships for Johnson & Wales University. He brings a long and distinguished wrestling career and extensive youth coaching experience. On behalf of the board and coaching staff of WYW, we are thrilled to welcome Coach Jarrell on board.
**Returning Families: Note Later Start and End times**
First Practice date is 11/14 at the Wilton Family Y. Practices are on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:15pm (setup) - 8:15 pm (finish of breakdown) and Saturday's 10:00am - 11:30am. The season runs from mid-November to the end of February. Meets and tournaments* are held on weekends and are announced during the season.
Cost: $265 registration fee plus purchase of a USA Wrestling Card purchased separately at www.usawmembership.com
* - No wrestler is required to participate in tournaments or meets. The tournament entry fee is collected from each wrestler by Wilton Youth Wrestling and is paid to the the tournament organizer. All such fees are above and beyond the above stated membership fees.
Shoes can be purchased online or at Dick's Sporting Goods. Information on Uniforms will be sent to registered wrestlers.
Junior Warriors - Grades 1-2 (See TEAM page under the Team Tab above for updated Practice Information)
First Practice date is Saturday, 12/2 at the Wilton Family Y. Practices are on Saturdays from 8:45 am (Set Up) to 10 am. This is an introduction to the sport of wrestling with an emphasis on basic skills, movements, and games to teach the sport of wrestling.
Cost: $175 registration fee plus purchase of a USA Wrestling Card purchased separately at www.usawmembership.com