Thanks to the generosity of families and businesses that have supported our wrestling program over the last four years to help achieve our dream of our own standalone wrestling facility,
we have raised over $100,000.00
CREATING A LEGACY!
Wrestling is one of the most successful athletic programs at the WH Regional High School
- 5 State Champions Since 2004
- 15 State Place Winner Since 2004
- 6 Somerset County Team Championships
- Multiple Division 1 & 2 College Wrestlers
Self-confidence / Discipline / Mental toughness /Sportsmanship / Competitiveness
Building young men through the sport of wrestling!
Why Watchung Hills Wrestlers will Succeed
- They are willing to do the things that others are not
- They are willing to fight against the odds
- They are willing to sacrifice to get better
- They are not shackled by fear, insecurity or doubt
- They are motivated by their accomplishments
- If they fall / They will get up
- If they are beaten / They will return better than before
- They will never stop working to get better
- They will never give up "EVER"
This is why they will Succeed!
The Watchung Hills Wrestling Association
Youth Program - K thru 8th Grade
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WHWA is a non-profit recreation program open for participation to children in:
Warren, Watchung, Long Hill & Green Brook, ages 5 – 14.
The Pee Wee Program (K - 1st Grades)
The Pee wee wrestling program is an introduction for both child and parent into the sport of wrestling. We focus on simple moves and rules. The program is 5 weeks long with 10 practices followed by a yearend novice tournament. Each practice will consist of a one hour class, twice a week, during the months of November and December
The Midget Program (2nd – 6th Grades)
The WHWA Midget Team (2nd-6th Grade) competes in the Central Jersey Midget Wrestling League and the Raritan Valley Midget Wrestling League. Practices for our Midget wrestlers will be two days a week.
The Raritan Valley Midget Wrestling League: This League is our developmental league designed for our novice & beginner wrestlers. Teams in this league include Bernardsville, Bound Brook, Branchburg, Franklin, Hillsborough, Manville, North Hunterdon, Ridge, Somerville & Watchung.
The Central Jersey Midget Wrestling League: This is one of the premier recreational wrestling leagues in the state of New Jersey. Teams in this league include Cranford, Clark, Rahway, East Brunswick, Franklin, Bridgewater, Flemington, Ridge, Hillsborough, Kenilworth, Middlesex, New Providence, North Plainfield, Plainfield, Roselle Park, Summit, Scotch Plains, South Plainfield, Union, Watchung Hills, and Westfield.
The Middle School Program (7th & 8th Grade)
This team competes in the elite New Jersey Grade School League. That league includes some of the top programs in the state such as Bridgewater, Del Val, East Brunswick, Flemington, High Point, Hillsborough, Kenilworth, Lenape Valley, Long Valley, Kittatinny, Newton, North Hunterdon, North Warren, Parsippany, Phillipsburg, Randolph, South Plainfield, Ridge, Sparta, Voorhees, Warren Hills, and Watchung Hills.
Each season we work with young athletes to teach both the technical aspects of wrestling and proper sportsmanship.
Our goal is to provide participants with an athletic environment that:
o Promotes self-confidence
o Fosters social abilities
o Develops important life skills
o Rewards persistence, dedication, and character 2013-14 Dinner & Casino Ad Journal Click to view
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