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Kevin Martin Passes On April 20

The PAWF Family lost another one of it's Family with the passing on Kevin Martin.It is with a sad heart that I must inform you all of that passing of a friend and fellow official, coach and wrestler Kevin Martin. Kevin was dedicated wrestling enthusiast. Kevin was a member of the Old York Road chapter. He also was a high wrestling coach and helped out at many schools and organizations. He was also inducted into the AAU National Wrestling Hall of Fame along with many other accomplishments. 

Obituary is below with his funeral arrangement information:  Kevin J., age 73, of University City, passed on April 20, 2018.   Graduate of Archmere Academy and the University of Pennsylvania.  Architect and longtime wrestling coach.  Loving brother of Nora M. Martin and the late Sheila Lobsenz.  Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral mass 11:00 AM Saturday, April 28th at St. Francis de Sales Church, 4625 Springfield Ave., Phila., PA  19143 where friends may call 10-10:50 AM at the church also.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA  19050.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Archmere Academy, 3600 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE  19703 or United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) of Delaware, 700-A River Road, Wilmington, DE  19809.



Here are the first results from Phil Portuese Northeast Regional's being held at East Stroudsburg University. Greco will start today and results will be posted when wrestling is completed.



Middle Atlantic Girls States

Well the 2018 Middle Atlantic Girls States tournament was a huge success with over 220 girls in it's first year we see this growing each year. We had a great day at a great venue and great hosts. We  would like THANK Chris Haines and Meagan DeLawder and the entire Gettysburg staff for the exceptional job they did as well all the PAWF Officials and Staff. Special Thanks to Toni Black and Melinda Watkins for keeping the tournament running on time I heard nothing but positive comments.


Mason Dixon Duals

On Sunday Jan 7th PAWF had two teams compete in the Mason Dixon Duals. Below are the Results.


Round 1

Team PA Blue 66  Virginia Red 9

Round 2

Team PA Blue 68  Team Delaware 13

Round 3

Team PA Blue 45  Maryland Red 25


Round 1

Team PA Red 37 Maryland Black 36 

Round 2

Team New Jersey 72 PA Red 7

Round 3

Virginia Blue 54 Team PA Red 28

Round 4 (Placement Round)

1st Place Match Team New Jersey 33 Team PA Blue 31

5th Place Match Team PA Red 51 Team Delaware 39





PAWF is introducing a new program that will offer a stipend to 3  official that wants to work at the following events: 

UWW Women's National Championship - Irving TX (May 11 -13)

UWW Cadet and University Nationals - Akron, OH (May 31 - June 3)

Kids Nationals - Atlanta, GA  (June 29 - July 1)

Cadet and Junior National Championship -Fargo, ND (July 13 - 21)

You must fill in all the fields and submit the form to be considered. All forms will be review and a committee will make the final selection.

Click here to register 



 All coaches that want to coach a PA National team must fill in the attached and submit it to be considered for a position on the coaching staff. All Coaches for National Events must be at least Bronze Certified and pass the Safe Sport Training excluded from this is Kids Nationals that accepts Copper Coaching certifications. All submittal's will be review by the National Teams Coaching committee.

Excluded from this process is Cadet and Junior Nationals as those coaches have been selected.

Please direct any questions to

Click here to register



Attention all mat officials & pairing officials! Pennsylvania is requiring us to pass a child abuse background b4 we can renew our USWOA licenses.You MUST provide verification of this before TC Logic will approve your USWOA license.

This year you will also be required to take the Safe Sport Training Course.

You will need to get the following clearance:
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance you need to go to site and create an account and get a log in. Once you get log in information then you can submit that information.


USA Wrestling is excited to announce that we are adding an online bronze certification course to supplement the in-person classes.

 Some of our coach members might have difficulty driving long distances to a bronze class or the dates/times may not fit into their schedule so we’ve launched this online course to help meet their needs. 

 The online course can be taken but you will need to have you new account setup and claim your profile:  

Click Here to go to Bronze Link

Online cost is $80.