girls wrestling a sanctioned AIA sport next year?

Discussion in 'Girls Wrestling' started by chingon76, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. chingon76

    chingon76 Member

    Hey all,
    anyone in the know concerning girls wrestling becoming a sanctioned AIA sport next year? From what I learned from other coaches its been on the table for at least two years and AIA should have voted on it.
    The details that I know:
    girls wrestling would be a spring sport.
    girls wrestling would focus on freestyle
    coaches would be able to apply for position and / or get a new stipend
    it grow the f86k out of Arizona wrestling.

    I'm wondering if there is any NEW news on the matter. Any major thing blocking the new addition?

    My thoughts:
    money is always an issue
    insurance for freestyle wrestling (more injuries with throws and such?) though I feel this could be offset with coach training through USA wrestling, USA Wrestling Card purchase (will insure)

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