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117 Dale Dr
Oakdale, NY 11769


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Steve Meehan
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September 20, 2021
Patrovich Welcomes Brennan to LIU Wrestling Staff

September 19, 2021
The Uniondale JV Duals has openings on January 8, 2022
The Uniondale Duals has openings on January 15, 2022

September 17, 2021
West Babylon is looking for a lightweight assistant coach for the upcoming season

September 16, 2021
The Gray-Fitzgerald Holiday Tournament at Sayville on December 4, 2021 has 3 Openings

September 15, 2021
Alexandria Viera, a sophomore from Bohemia, wrestling for Bay Shore HS, ranked 20th at 127lbs in the National Girls High School PreSeason Rankings

September 11, 2021
Looking for several people or groups to take on individual ranking for the following Section 8 D1 & D2.

September 8, 2021
The general meeting for NYUSAW Suffolk and Nassau regions will be held this Sunday September 12th at noon at Savage Wrestling Acadamy 402 Oakwood Rd. Huntington. Anthony Cipriano, Suffolk Regional Director
Hofstra Wrestling Announces Coaching Staff Changes

September 7, 2021
Quiet Storm East Wrestling Club Fall Clinic - September 7-November 4, 2021

August 21, 2021
Barn Brothers presents: MATCH-TIMES Wrestling Competition - September 18, 2021

August 12, 2021
Ken Lesser Memorial Summer Heat Tournament Results - August 8, 2021

August 6, 2021
Barn Brothers presents: MATCH-TIMES Wrestling Competition - August 14, 2021

August 5, 2021
Frank J. Benedetto Memorial Takedown Tournament at Pulaski Sports Complex, Riverhead - August 13, 2021 - CANCELLED

July 30, 2021
Jacori Teemer Camp at VHW - August 2-4, 2021

July 25, 2021
Hofstra Announces Eight Incoming Wrestlers

July 19, 2021
Alfred State's Signorelli Announces 2021 Recruiting Class

July 9, 2021
Hofstra Wrestling Ken Lesser Memorial Summer Heat Clinic & Folkstyle Tournament - August 8, 2021

July 6, 2021
Come Pull with Us to Benefit the Special Olympics. Form a Team or Join a Team to Pull a 90,000lb Airplane.

June 25, 2021
No Limits Wrestling Club - Summer sessions starting July 5th

June 23, 2021
The Sachem Wrestling Camp will be having camp registration "At the Door" on Monday morning June 28th. The registration will be in the Sachem North Gym Lobby starting at 8am. The additional "Late Fee" will be $15 per wrestler. NO Exceptions. That will make the tuition for the High school and Middle School Wrestlers $200. The Youth Group will increase to $155 per wrestler. On-line registration will be cut off at 7pm, Sunday June 27th. Click here for the flyer.

June 11, 2021
Commack HS is looking for an assistant coach on the HS staff.

June 10, 2021
2021 Barn Brothers Wrestling Training Camp at Babylon Elementary School - August 2-5, 2021
2021 Quiet Storm Summer Camp at St. Anthony's High School - July 19-22, 2021

June 9, 2021
2021 Bison Duals Lewisburg, PA - July 31, 2021

June 2, 2021
Nassau-Suffolk CHSAA League Tournament at St. Anthony's

May 27, 2021
Freestyle WAR Zone #2 June 6 at Dynamic (Hauppauge, NY) - CANCELLED

May 21, 2021
Section 11 Suffolk County Wrestling Coaches Association 2020-21 Season Honors
LIU Wrestling Earns Scholar All-America Team Championship
Hofstra Earns Sixth-Highest Team GPA, Places Eight on NWCA Scholar All-America List

May 19, 2021
Oyster Bay Wrestling anticipates two Wrestling Coaches positions for the 2021-22 season. One Middle School and One Varsity level.
July 17th is the date for our Summer Visit Day here on the Alfred State College campus. This will be a great opportunity for any wrestlers who want to wrestle at the college level in the future. They will have the opportunity to see the entire campus through a guided tour, meet with me and other wrestling staff members, learn more about the college and our wrestling program, play some games and enjoy a nice meal while socializing with some members of our current roster and more!

May 17, 2021
Five LIU Wrestlers Earn 2021 EIWA Academic Achievement Award

May 12, 2021
Attention NYC Elementary and Middle School Teachers: Beat The Streets NYC runs a Fall Youth Wrestling League complete with practices, dual meets and even a city championships! If you are a teacher in a NYC Elementary or Middle School and want to start up a team, please reach out asap. You can email Penn Gottfried at Pgottfried@btsny.org, or call at 914-391-4352. Click here for the flyer!

May 10, 2021
• Sachem Wrestling Camp - June 28-July 2, 2021

May 7, 2021
• Section 8 Combined Individual Ranking as of End of Season

May 5, 2021
Valley Stream Memorial JHS needs to fill a Head Coaching position for 2021-22 wrestling season
No limits Wrestling Club Summer Camp - July 12-16, 2021
On and off the wrestling mat, the Spadafora brothers are there for each other

April 12, 2021
• From USA Wrestling: Memories Of USA Wrestling Pairing Official and Leader Marcia Gould of New York Who Recently Passed Away

April 3, 2021
Nassau CC Wrestling Seeks Part Time Men's Head Coach
Nassau CC Wrestling Seeks Part Time Women's Head Coach

March 21, 2021
Jesse Dellavecchia's Finals Match

March 20, 2021
• Rider University’s Jesse Dellavecchia stunned top-seeded Ryan Deakin of Northwestern with a fall in 3:18 in their 157-pound semifinal of the NCAA Division I wrestling championships last night. Dellavecchia, a 2015 graduate of East Islip High School became the first Long Islander to reach the NCAA Division I wrestling finals since Shoreham-Wading River’s Jesse Jantzen won the 2004 title at 149 pounds. Dellavecchia is 11-0 on the season. He won four matches in the tournament to advance to Saturday’s final at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The senior pinned Deakin with a half nelson after a scramble mid-way through the second period. --Andy Slawson

March 19, 2021
Final Section 8 D1 Team Ranking as of 3-19-21

March 11, 2021
Seven Hofstra Wrestlers Receive Seeds and Matchups for 2021 NCAA Championships

March 9, 2021
New York Wrestling News "The Virtual All-Time NYS Finals" - Let's get some votes for the LI guys left!

March 2, 2021
Section 11 D1 Final Individual Ranking as of 3-2-21 with Honorable Mentions
Section 11 Final Combined Team Ranking as of 3-2-21 with Honorable Mentions
Section 11 D2 Final Individual Ranking as of 3-2-21





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Jack Fiorvanti

We are sad to report that on September 3, 2021, Jack Fiorvanti, longtime Section 8 referee and former Massapequa wrestler, passed away.

Long Island Service for Jack Fiorvanti
September 24th 5-7pm
Flinch and Bruns Funeral Home
34 Hempstead Avenue (Corner Peninsula Blvd.), Lynbrook, NY 11563

Georgia Service will be
November 20th 5-7pm
Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home
3321 Glynn Ave, Brunswick, GA 31520
Refreshments After


Click here to see In Memoriam on the MatSlap website.






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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.

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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.




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