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Register now for the Virtual Women's Collegiate Wrestling Festival, set for Aug. 17-21

By Wrestle Like A Girl and the NWCA | Aug. 13, 2020, 6:15 p.m. (ET)

Wondering what the current and future landscape of collegiate women’s wrestling looks like for your recruiting process? Wondering how you will get recruited to be a college athlete?

The Virtual Women's Collegiate Wrestling Festival will serve as a recruiting opportunity for collegiate coaches to recruit interested 9th-12th grade wrestlers. Who should attend? Athletes and families seeking information and guidance on the recruiting process and the college landscape for women’s wrestling.

DEADLINE TO REGISTER IS SATURDAY, AUGUST 15TH @ 11:59pm EST

CLICK TO REGISTER

Things You'll Come Away with More Confidence:
* Easy Steps to Begin Your College Search
* Transitioning from High school Co-Ed Folkstyle to Collegiate Women’s Freestyle
* Acclimating to a Healthy College Life
* Real Talk About Athletic/Academic Scholarships, Student Loans, Grants. On and Off Campus Jobs, and more
* The time management skills every student- athlete needs
* Building a Community and Interests Outside of Wrestling
* The Weird Things That No One Tells You About College

Schedule

Monday August 17, 2020 -- 7:00 PM-9:00 PM EST
Welcoming Event
7:00-7:15 PM - Introductions by WLAG Staff working event
7:15-7:20 PM - Welcoming Address by WLAG Founder Sally Roberts
7:20-7:45 PM - Address by Collegiate Division Representatives: NCAA, NAIA, JUCO
7:45-8:00 PM - Impacts and Trends of Covid-19 on College Wrestling- Pat Tocci
8:00-8:45 PM - Introductions by Collegiate Coaches
8:45-8:55 PM - What to Expect over our Festival Week
8:55-9:00 PM – Closing Out
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Tuesday August 18, 2020 -- 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
I Don’t Even Know Where to Start: Easy Steps to Begin Your College Search

Guest Speakers:
Sam Schmitz -- McKendree University
Nicole Tyson -- Oklahoma City University
Carl Murphree -- Missouri Valley College
Joe Norton -- North Central College
7:00-7:10 PM - Welcoming and Introductions
7:10-7:30 PM - Large Group Discussion with All coaches and All participants
7:30-8:25 PM - Break Out Rooms for Small Group Discussion
8:25-8:30 PM - Closing Discussion
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Wednesday August 19, 2020 -- 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Show Me The Money: Real Talk About Athletic/Academic Scholarships, Student Loans, On/Off Campus Jobs, and More

Guest Speakers:
Max Mejia – Augsburg University
Kevin Corbett – Lyon College
Craig Jackson – Umpqua Community College
7:00-7:10 PM - Welcoming and Introductions
7:10-7:30 PM - Large Group Discussion with All coaches and All participants
7:30-8:25 PM - Break Out Rooms for Small Group Discussion
8:25-8:30 PM - Closing Discussion
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Thursday August 20, 2020 -- 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
The First Semester is the Hardest + Wait, Collegiate Women’s Wrestling is Freestyle?

Guest Speakers:
Jason Moorman – King University
Travis Mercado – Colorado Mesa University
Breonnah Neal -- Ferrum College
Nick Goebel – Tiffin University
Carlene Sluberski – University of Providence
7:00-7:10 PM - Welcoming and Introductions
7:10-7:30 PM - Large Group Discussion with All coaches and All participants
7:30-8:25 PM - Break Out Rooms for Small Group Discussion
8:25-8:30 PM - Closing Discussion
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Friday August 21, 2020 -- 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Closing Event

Guest Speakers:
Bri Csontos – Columbia University
Sandra Moon – Harvard University
Marisol Nugent -- Lehigh University
Marlee Smith – Arizona State University
Katrin Pokalyukhin – Stevens Institute of Technology
7:00-7:55 PM - “Missed Connections”: Open Q&A with Coaches and Athletes
7:55-8:20 PM – Women Who Trailblazed Non-Traditional Pathways
8:20-8:30 PM - Closing Remarks

Collegiate Coaches & Programs
Coach Jason Moorman: King University
Coach Sam Schmitz: McKendree University
Coach Max Mejia: Augsburg University
Travis Mercado: Colorado Mesa University
Coach Nicole Tyson: Oklahoma City University
Carlene Sluberski: University of Providence
Nick Goebel: Tiffin University
Breonnah Neal: Ferrum College
Coach Joe Norton: North Central College
Carl Murphree: Missouri Valley College
Kevin Corbett: Lyon College
Craig Jackson: Umpqua Community College

Association Representatives:
Amy Wilson: NCAA
Marc Burchard: NAIA
Brian Beck: NJCAA
Pat Tocci: NWCA

Student-Athlete Ambassadors:
Bri Csontos: Columbia University
Sandra Moon: Harvard University
Demetra Yancopoulos: Princeton University
Marisol Nugent: Lehigh University
Marlee Smith: Arizona State University
Katrin Pokalyukhin: Stevens Institute of Technology

REGISTRATION FEE

Athlete Registration | $49.00

Coach/College Program Registration | $150.00

FOR QUESTIONS, CONTACT:


JACQUE DAVIS | jacquedavis23@gmail.com

JULIA SALATA | julia@wrestlelikeagirl.org

DISCLAIMER

Upon registration, the wrestler(s) information will be provided for participating coaches and programs to review for recruiting purposes.

“At a time when your traditional recruiting pathways to college are no longer available, we want to provide opportunities to coaches, prospective athletes, and family to make the authentic connections that will drive the recruiting process this year. By attending this event, your recruiting path to college will be demystified.”
- Jacque Davis, Women’s Wrestling Coach and Advocate