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Bud Hennebaul, the scholastic leadership academy director for the National Wrestling Coaches Association, Col. David Fallon, the commanding officer of 9th Marine Corps District, and Brian Smith, the head wrestling coach for the University of Missouri, speak during a NWCA online webinar held June 10, 2020. The webinar, titled “Marines and Wrestling: Developing the Next Great American Generation,” was part of NWCA’s scholastic wrestling webinar series sponsored by the United States Marine Corps. The series is designed for ongoing coaching development and to inform coaches and influencers of opportunities to involve Marines in their programs. (Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Naomi May) - Bud Hennebaul, the scholastic leadership academy director for the National Wrestling Coaches Association, Col. David Fallon, the commanding officer of 9th Marine Corps District, and Brian Smith, the head wrestling coach for the University of Missouri, speak during a NWCA online webinar held June 10, 2020. The webinar, titled “Marines and Wrestling: Developing the Next Great American Generation,” was part of NWCA’s scholastic wrestling webinar series sponsored by the United States Marine Corps. The series is designed for ongoing coaching development and to inform coaches and influencers of opportunities to involve Marines in their programs. (Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Naomi May)

Gavin Nelson from Team Minnesota wrestles and wins against Tate Picklo from Team Oklahoma during the US Marine Corps Cadet and Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota, July 18, 2019. USA Wrestling is the national governing body for the sport of wrestling and is the central organization that coordinates amateur wrestling programs in the nation and works to create interest and participation in these programs. The Marine Corps began partnering with USAW in 2017 to become intimately involved with the sport of wrestling through event activations, event branding and brand exposure through media. By partnering specifically with USAW, the Marine Corps reaches a broad cross-section of high school and collegiate-aged wrestlers as well as an ever-growing influencer network of coaches, referees, wrestling alumni and parents. - Gavin Nelson from Team Minnesota wrestles and wins against Tate Picklo from Team Oklahoma during the US Marine Corps Cadet and Junior National Championships in Fargo, North Dakota, July 18, 2019. USA Wrestling is the national governing body for the sport of wrestling and is the central organization that coordinates amateur wrestling programs in the nation and works to create interest and participation in these programs. The Marine Corps began partnering with USAW in 2017 to become intimately involved with the sport of wrestling through event activations, event branding and brand exposure through media. By partnering specifically with USAW, the Marine Corps reaches a broad cross-section of high school and collegiate-aged wrestlers as well as an ever-growing influencer network of coaches, referees, wrestling alumni and parents.

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