Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Free OVAC Wrestling Youth Clinic Scheduled


WHEELING, WV — As part of the “SUBWAY Sports Clinic Series” the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference will be hosting its annual free youth wrestling clinic in conjunction with the Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, January the 20th

On Saturday, January 20, the free wrestling clinic will be held on the OVAC championship mats of WesBanco Arena from 9:30-11:00am.  Registration will begin at 8:30am that morning.  The clinic will be led by Branden Lee Hinkle, National Champion NCAA Wrestler, US National Freestyle All-American and MMA participant.  The clinicians will teach the basic fundamentals of wrestling and help build the kids’ self-esteem.  The clinic is free and open to boys and girls ages 5-13.

Parents are required to have insurance and be present the day of the clinics to sign a waiver form.  For more information visit, email: or phone 304.220.4858.

The free clinic is made possible thanks to, and OVAC Corporate Partners: SUBWAY Restaurants, Bordas & Bordas, Wheeling Hospital, The Health Plan, the United States Marines, and the The Family Talk About Drinking initiative.

The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference is the largest functional high school athletic conference in the United States.  It is comprised of 51 member schools with over 12,000 athletes and 21,000 students that stretches across two states (Ohio and West Virginia) and 18 counties.  The OVAC sponsors 19 sports and recognizes 62 champions.  The Ohio Valley Athletic Conference is online at

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