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Executive Board

2023-2024 OFFICERS & CHAIRMEN

The PWCA is run by volunteers from any of the twelve districts in Pennsylvania. Volunteers serve a two year commitment and may not serve more than two consecutive terms in any one position.

PRESIDENT

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PAT BERZONSKI
Chestnut Ridge HS
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SECRETARY

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RON KANASKIE
Danville HS
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TREASURER &

MEMBERSHIP

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MATT BILLY 
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ALL-ACADEMIC

CHAIRMAN

JOHN MYKUT
Huntingdon HS

 

HALL OF FAME

CHAIRMAN

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GENE WAAS
Easton HS
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SCHOLARSHIP

CHAIRMAN

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RUSTY WALLACE
Northern Lebanon HS
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PHOTOGRAPHY

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TOM ELLING
Lock Haven HS
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GIRLS

WRESTLING

BROOKE ZUMAS
Parkland HS
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Dan Heckert
North Allegheny HS

OUR CURRENT 2023-2024 DISTRICT REPRESENTATIVES

 The state of Pennsylvania is divided into twelve unique wrestling districts at the high school level. Each district in the PWCA by a high school coach within the district who agrees to perform a variety of duties for all the schools within the representative district (see below).

DISTRICT I

Bucks, Chester, Delaware, & Montgomery counties

JEFF MADDEN
Pottsgrove HS

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DISTRICT II

Lackawanna, Luzerne, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne, & Wyoming counties

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FRANK CASTANO
Wilkes-Barre School District

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DISTRICT III

Adams, Berks, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry, & York counties

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ROBERT CRABB
Upper Dauphin HS

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DISTRICT IV

Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, & Union counties

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JEREMIAH JOHNSON
Central Columbia HS

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Visit District IV website

DISTRICT V

Bedford, Fulton, &
Somerset counties

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JASON KENDALL
Chestnut Ridge HS

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DISTRICT VI

Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Huntington, Indiana, & Mifflin counties

JON MYKUT
Huntington HS

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DISTRICT VII

Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Lawrence, Washington, & Westmoreland

RON FRANK
Fox Chapel HS
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DISTRICT VIII

City of Pittsburgh

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LEN ORBOVICH
Carrick HS
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DISTRICT IX

Cameron, Clarion, Elk, Jefferson, McKean, & Potter counties

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MIKE KUNDICK
Redbank Valley HS
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DISTRICT X

Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, & Warren counties

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JOSH KNAPP
Erie McDowell HS
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DISTRICT XI

Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, & Schuykill counties

GENE WAAS
Easton Area HS
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DISTRICT XII

City of Philadelphia

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Coming

Soon

JIM SAVAGE
Father Judge HS

 

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District Representative Duties

  • ATTEND annual Spring and Fall PWCA meetings (PWCA Convention/HOF Banquet)

  • SET/ATTAIN the goal of 100% PWCA membership for your individual district.

  • FORWARD Coach of the Year nominations for your perspective district (including Head, Asst., and JH COY) to the PWCA President by Thursday during the week of Regionals.

  • VOTE/TURN IN BALLOT for PWCA COY at the PIAA Wrestling Tournament by the completion of the semi‐final round.

  • VOLUNTEER to serve on at least one PWCA committee (ie. PWCA scholarship, All‐Academic team, HOF, Convention)

  • PROMOTE the PWCA Convention on a biweekly basis (10 weeks prior to the event) by forwarding emails to coaches within your district.

  • PROMOTE/COORDINATE the PWCA scholarship, All‐Academic team, and PWCA Hall of Fame to coaches throughout your district.

  • CONDUCT COY balloting within your perspective district.

  • COMMUNICATE PWCA current events, PWCA website/Facebookupdates, and PIAA news/rule changes to coaches within your district as that information becomes available to you.

  • MENTOR new wrestling coaches within your district and PROMOTE our sport!

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