Announcing our Annual Membership Meeting that will be occurring on January 29th at 1pm. All Clubs are highly encouraged to have their Club Director or a Club Director designee representative attend. This year it will be in person but also available on Zoom for those who can't attend in person. The agenda will be sent with a meeting reminder a few days prior to the 29th. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request the Zoom info, it will also be sent out to requestees a few days prior as well.
Meeting location is the Matanuska Valley Federal Credit Union in PALMER (1020 S. Bailey St.). NOTE: This MVFCU location is the "older to us" one. It is not the Wasilla MVFCU we have more recently met at.
Westley Bockert is hosting a Team Alaska Greco clinic at Legacy Jiu Jitsu in Anchorage on February 6th from 4:30-6:30pm. Participation is limited to 6 per Club. Contact your Club Director to get on your Club's list or contact Westley: email@example.com. Info is also on the Team AK FaceBook page.
AUSAW is requiring that athletes who will also be coaching or officiating obtain a Wrestling Leader Membership as well as the athlete membership.
AUSAW is NOT accepting Event Volunteer for coaching or officiating.
All Coaches, Pairing Officials & Mat Officials MUST have a current Wrestling Leader Membership.
Please direct any questions to AlaskaUSAW@gmail.com
New requirement for Alaska USA Wrestling 2018 season: All adults who help at their club must complete the Safe Sport training & provide a copy of the certificate to your club leaders as well as carry it with you; either paper, electronic copy or a photo image on your phone will be acceptable. This includes but isn't limited to all coaches, officials, club board members and any other volunteer adults helping their club's board with any club business. In addition, All coaches are still also required to have "Copper" or “Bronze” certification and provide a current USAW coaches card and Concussion Training certificate to receive a coaches band and to be allowed in the corner at tournaments. This will be required from now on starting with the first tournament on 3/2-3/18. AUSAW BOD will be spot checking coaches, so please abide by these rules.
In exchange for a coaches band, coaches will be REQUIRED to produce their Safe Sport certification, a current dated, not expired, ASAA or CDC concussion training certificate and a current USAW coaches card with either Copper, Bronze or higher certification. AUSAW BOD will be spot checking coaches, so please abide by these rules when handing out the wristbands at your tournament.
Free Safe Sport training can be found:
Within their USAW Membership account even if they only have the account for renewing their Child's Athlete Membership, aka, not a Coach or Official. Renewals for Coaches and Officials now will require Safe Sport just like the back ground check has been required. Those Coaches who 2 year renewed last year also are required to log into their Membership account and take the Safe Sport test now as well.
Free concussion training can be found: