Long Island Wrestling Association

 

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Association Office
LIWA
PO Box 368
Oakdale, NY 11769


Webmaster
Steve Meehan
rsmeehan1@verizon.net

 
  

 

Lead Stories

 

August 30, 2014
• Hudson Valley Challenge at Port Jervis HS - October 12, 2014

August 27, 2014

• Quiet Storm East WC Fall Clinic September 9 - November 6, 2014


August 23, 2014

• Jenna Burkert, 2014 US Senior World Team Member
• VHW East Spring Clinic at Sachem East HS - September 16-November 6

August 22, 2014

• South Plainfield Fall Classic at South Plainfield PAL - Kids thru HS

August 20, 2014

• If you are interested in becoming a Suffolk Wrestling Referee please send an email with name and phone number to either: Chadryan03@gmail.com or SCwrestlingref@yahoo.com
• Mattituck is Looking for a Non League Dual Meet for the Upcoming Season


August 19, 2014

Jeff Jordan State Champ Camp at Sachem East HS - September 19-20, 2014

Mac Maldarelli Joins Coaching Staff at Nassau Community College

Louis Hernandez and TJ Fabian Commit to Wrestle for Nassau Community College


August 6, 2014

Former West Hempstead Wrestler, Nick Harris, Seeks Coaching Position
Long Beach Wrestling 6th Annual Golf Outing


August 5, 2014

Dennis Papatados Returns to his Hofstra as the New Head Coach

Hofstra Names Papadatos as Next Head Coach

Takedown Wrestling Video Interview with New Hofstra Head Coach

Openmat Wrestling Short Time Audio Interview with New Hofstra Head Coach

Newsday - Dennis Papadatos named Hofstra wrestling coach


August 4, 2014

Long Island Wrestling Association Ken Lesser Memorial "Summer Heat" HS Results - July 27, 2014
Long Island Wrestling Association Ken Lesser Memorial "Summer Heat" Open Results - July 27, 2014

August 2, 2014

• Comsewogue is Looking for a HS Wrestling Coach for the Coming Season
• New Officials in Nassau for up coming season.  Must call to reserve a spot.  Nassau is only having a small class and everyone must pre register.  Call Kenny Richards at 516 769-0346 to do so.

July 12, 2014

• North Babylon Youth Camp at North Babylon HS - July 21-25, 2014

July 11, 2014

• Kellenberg HS is Looking for Non League Dual Meets for the Upcoming Season
• Kellenberg HS is Looking to Enter a Dual Meet Tournament on December 13, 2014
• 2014 Steeplechase Open (MS & HS Div) at Petrides HS on Staten Island
• "Rumble on the Rails", The Exceptions - A US Embassy Article

July 6, 2014
• MacArhur HS is Looking for 2 Teams to Round Out its Annual Varsity Holiday Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, December 6, 2014
• MacArhur HS is Looking for a Varsity Team to Compete in the 2014 Long Island Challenge Dual Meet Tournament held at MacArhur on Monday, December 29, 2014

June 27, 2014

• Stony Brook's Coach Lally receives NWCA Leadership Academy Scholarship
• Sachem Wrestling Camp - It Just Gets Better, Vougar Oroudjov Added to Already Outstanding Staff
• Mineola HS is Looking for 2 Teams for a Double Dual on Saturday January 3, 2015
• Commack Needs One More Team for the Commack Duals on January 10, 2015

June 25, 2014

• John Glenn HS is Looking for Teams for its First Holiday Tournament on December 20, 2014
• Patchogue-Medford is Looking for 2 Non-League Dual Meets
• Gotham City Wrestling Camp - Roosevelt Island MS August 4-8, 2014

June 23, 2014

• Longtime U-E Coach Frank "Sarge" Sorochinsky Passes Away at 82
• Northport has an Opening in their Dual Meet Tournament to be Held on December 27, 2014
• West Islip is Looking for 2 Teams for their Edie Mellino Memorial Tournament on December 30, 2014 (JV 29th)
• West Islip is Looking for 1 Team for their Dual Meet Tournament to be Held on January 10, 2015
• U.S. Greco-Roman World Team Trials to air on Universal Sports Network TONIGHT June 23 at 7 pm ET
• Live MMA on LI with Discount for All Wrestlers Wearing their

June 22, 2014

• Rob Anspach Announces Resignation at Hofstra Head Coach
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June 21, 2014
• Longtime U-E Coach Frank "Sarge" Sorochinsky Passes Away at 82

June 20, 2014

• PowerMMA Wrestling Camp - July 25-27, 2014
 

June 17, 2014
• Help Stony Brook Wrestling Win Best of Brand in the NWCA "Pure Entertainment" Category
• Artie Weidler Seeks a Physical Education and Coaching Position
• Hampton Bays HS is Looking for a Varsity Head Coach for the 2014-15 Season and Beyond
• Minisink Valley HS in Section 9 is Looking for a Few Teams for our Dual Meet Tournament on December 20, 2014
• Live MMA on LI with Discount for All Wrestlers Wearing their HS or College Apparel

June 3, 2014

• 2nd Annual Fundraiser for the NY Kong National Wrestling Team

May 30, 2014

• Lindenhurst HS is Looking for 4 or 5 Teams for an Individual Round Robin Tournament on January 24, 2015
• VHW Summer Camps at Vougar Honors Wrestling Facility - June 29-July 3, July 7-11, July 13-19, July 28-August 1


May 29, 2014

• Grappling on the Gridiron at Rocky Point Postponed
• Post Wrestling to Host Clinic and Recruitment Day on June 7, 2014 - Whether pre-registering or registering the day of be sure the waiver form is filled out, signed by a parent and you bring it with you!
• John Gaglione's Wrestler - The Five Pillars of a Supreme Strength Program 
• Freeport HS Has Openings in the Terry Haise Duals they are Hosting on on Saturday, December 20, 2014

May 28, 2014

• Ascend Alumni Weekend Clinic - May 31-June 1
• Ascend Joe Dubuque Training Camp - June 7-8

May 27, 2014

• Hampton Bays HS is Looking for a Varsity Head Coach for the 2014-15 Season and Beyond

May 25, 2014

• Braves Elite Wrestling Camp at Syosset HS - August 11-15, 2014
• Harborfields High School has openings in their Annual Steven Mally Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, December 13, 2014
• LIWA Ken Lesser Memorial "Summer Heat" at Hofstra Mack Arena - Sunday July 27, 2014

May 20, 2014

• Post Wrestling to Host Clinic and Recruitment Day on June 7, 2014 - Whether pre-registering or registering the day of be sure the waiver form is filled out, signed by a parent and you bring it with you!
• Reminder, Lindenhurst Tournament Registrations are due by Wednesday, 5/28/14
• Ascend Wrestling Camp - June 28 - July 1, 2014
• Jericho High School is looking for an Varsity Assistant Wrestling Coach
• RaZor Wrestling Club Summer Clinic at Ward Melville HS - May 19-July 23, 2014
• Seaford Youth Wrestling Camp - July 14-18, 2014

 

May 16, 2014
• John Gaglione's Wrestler - Power Series #70 Push Jerk

May 13, 2014

• L.I.U. Post Wrestling Clinic and Recruitment Day - June 7, 2014

May 12, 2014

• Wantagh Late Spring Clinic Starting Today May 12 - July 31
• Brentwood/Ascend Summer Heat Wrestling Camp at Brentwood HS - July 28-August 1, 2014


May 8, 2014

• Friar Wrestling Camp at St. Anthony's HS - New to this year's camp, Long Island's own Kerry McCoy - Univ. of Maryland Head Coach - July 21-24, 2014
• John Gaglione's Wrestler - Power Series #69 Partner Push Up Neck Series

April 30, 2014

• Wantagh 3 Style Wrestling Camp - August 5-9, 2014

April 29, 2014

• VHW East Late Spring Clinic at Sachem East HS - May 29-June 24

April 26, 2014

• Freestyle Tune Up for Cadet Junior States at Eagle Academy - May 3, 2014
• Bayport-Blue Point HS has a JV coaching position available for 2014-2015

• Nassau Community College Golf Outing Honoring Long Time Coach Paul Schmidt

April 24, 2014

• John Gaglione's Wrestler - Power Series #68 Dumbbell Snatch
• MacArthur Generals Dual Meet and Technique Camp - July 28-August 1, 2014


April 12, 2014
• Greco-Roman Clinic this Sunday April 13 from 11am-1pm with Olympian Ildar Hafizov from Uzbekistan
• John Gaglione's Wrestler - Power Series #67 Band Neck Good Morning

• 20 Long Island Intensive Camp Challenge - June 30-July 25, 2014
• LI Elite Summer Camp - June 30-July 4, 2014
• LIU Post Summer Camp - July 21-25, 2014
• LI Elite Spring Break Mini Camp - April 14-17, 2014

April 6, 2014

• Freestyle and Greco Qualifiers All Through April - See the Calendar
• PowerMMA Wrestling Club - Garden City - Two FREE Weeks

Tyler Lynde / Ken Lesser Memorial Tournament Results
Commack HS is looking for a 2 day Dual Meet Tournament for 2014-15
Long time wrestling official, Lou Pettinelli, passes Away at 81 on March 25, 2014
Suffolk County Freestyle/Greco Free Training Sites with Valid USAW Card

April 2, 2014
• John Gaglione's Wrestler - Power Series #66 Tall Kneeling Bottoms Up KB Press

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2013-14 Wrestler of the Week

Wrestler of the Week: This week’s LIWA wrestler of the week is senior Nick Vines of Wantagh. In Wantagh's run to become the Nassau Dual Meet Champion Nick had 5 victories coming on 3 pins and two decisions with the final decision a 3-1 a sudden victory over MacArthur's Sal Randazzo to help his team to the championship.


Week 7 - Evan Mayer of Comsewogue


Week 6 - Sean Miller of Connetquot


Week 5 - Travis Passaro of Eastport-South Manor


Week 4 - Adrian Berry of Uniondale


Week 3 - James Szymanski of Shoreham-Wading River


Week 2 - Craig Hinrichs of Islip


Week 1 - Sean O'Hagan of Sachem North


Shirts being given out

We will get them to the Wrestlers of the Week as soon as we can.

 

 

Directions

Updated Oct 21, 2008

 

WANTED

Looking to collect any old Section 8 or Section 11 County Wrestling Tournament programs and filled in brackets. Also looking for past NYSPHSAA State Tournament programs and NCAA Wrestling Championship programs. If you have been looking to clean out your attic or garage and don't know what to do with your old programs here is the answer. Mail them to Steve Meehan PO Box 368, Oakdale NY 11769 or drop them off @ 117 Dale Dr, Oakdale NY 11769 or give me a call and I'll come pick them up if you have more than a few.. (April 7)

 

Send In Your Digital Photos

The Long Island Wrestling Association would like to publicize your photos on our website. Your photos will appear on our photo page and the picture of the week will be highlighted on the front page. Email your photos as an attachment to rsmeehan1@verizon.net

   

 

 

 

 

 

HS Alumni Nights

 

HS Schedule

When you see a ? in the list of teams, it means the coach has been asked who is in their tournament and hasn't responded.

 

Next year will be here before you know it.  Work hard in the off season.
 

 

 

 

Jenna Burkert
Pursuing an Olympic Dream

To help support Jenna with her Olympic Dream sends checks made out to the Long Island Wrestling Association to Steve Meehan, PO Box 368, Oakdale NY 11769.  Write Jenna Burkert in the memo or include a note saying that is what it is for.

 

 

Mission Statement

The Long Island Wrestling Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering, promoting and encouraging the sport of amateur wrestling on Long Island as a means of building character, physical health and well-being, sportsmanship, self-confidence, self-esteem, and positive attitudes about dedication, persistence, intensity and hard work among the younger generation in order to fit them more adequately for their future role in society.

If you think we are heading in the right direction or just enjoy the website please become a member of the Long Island Wrestling Association.  Click here to join!

The Purposes of the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc.:

To assist young people to compete in the sport of amateur wrestling by sponsoring tournaments and competitions for wrestlers and clinics for wrestlers and coaches.

To assist and facilitate the creation, development and enhancement of youth wrestling programs.

To assist and facilitate the dissemination of information about wrestling events and activities to wrestlers, coaches, parents and fans.

To assist and facilitate the creation of a travel club to allow wrestlers to attend wrestling camps, clinics, competitions and tournaments in other geographic areas.

To assist wrestlers in obtaining USA Wrestling membership cards to allow them to participate in USA Wrestling sponsored events.

To assist and facilitate the creation and development of work programs, summer and part-time internships with various Long Island and New York City corporate sponsors.

To assist and facilitate the creation and development of a foreign student/wrestler exchange program.

To encourage parents and fans to volunteer their time to assist in the development of youth wrestling programs.

To assist and facilitate the dissemination of information to the general public about the sport of wrestling.

To enhance and support media coverage of wrestling events.

To assist Long Island wrestlers in attending the Olympic training camp and in competing on a national and international level.

To offer membership to the general public in the Long Island Wrestling Association, Inc. and to collect membership dues and other contributions from such membership.

To solicit and collect contributions from individuals, groups, business and social organizations, corporations, foundations and governmental entities in order to finance the activities of the corporation.