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Spring National Team Practices

National Team Practice

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Dwayne Henry - Director of Men's Development

Contact Coach Dwayne Henry with any questions on National Teams

Phone: 801-913-6610

Email: Dwayne.UtahWrestling@gmail.com

Bio

Dwayne Henry is the Utah Development Coach for USA Wrestling Utah and is excited to get to work to help Utah rise to the next level. Dwayne grew up and wrestled in Hempstead, New York before moving to Utah at the age of 19 where he started his coaching career at a young age.  Growing an enjoyment and passion for wrestling he has served for 8 years on the USAW-Utah Board, been an Assistant Coach at Riverton High for 12 years as well as helped open up Mountain Ridge High in 2019. Dwayne has also served as Club Director & Head Coach of his Club Team Tactik 3-Style Wrestling Club and Co-Head Coach of his most recent team Team Prestige.  Dwayne has coached multiple State Placers, State Champions, All-Americans, National Champions, 1 Pan American Champion, and 1 World Team Member.  In addition to coaching, he has invested a lot of time into giving back to the sport by officiating as well and has officiated multiple National Championships, World & Olympic Team Trials, and 1 Continental Championship. 

 

 

 

Overview for National Team Practices

National Team Practices are for 14U, 16U & Junior. These practices are meant for advanced wrestlers that are training for National Duals, Nationals Championships Events and World Team Trials. If you are a beginner-level or first-year wrestler, these practices do not cater to those athletes. NT Practices will be hard with technique, hard drilling, live wrestling and conditioning. 

We will only allow 14U through Junior aged kids for now, (unless invited) just to see how the numbers are. If we have low numbers, then we will open it up to more younger kids. 

Down below you can find the qualifications for practice. If you do not meet the qualifications, please do not come to practice unless you are invited. 

QUALIFICATIONS- you have to meet at least one of the following. 

  1.  Freestyle and Greco State Placer (2023)
  2. Top 3 at Youth Super State (2023)
  3. High School State Placer (2023)

If you have any questions, please contact Dwayne Henry at Dwayne.UtahWrestling@gmail.com

RULES FOR KIDS AT PRACTICE

  • If you disrupt or mess around during the practice, you will be asked to leave
  • Make sure to go to the bathroom before or during the breaks. You will not be allowed to use the bathroom during practice time unless it is an emergency
  • Make sure to bring a water bottle to use during practice
  • No street shoes on the mats
  • No food or drink on the mats
  • No playing with the equipment (weights, bikes, ropes, bags)

RULES FOR THE PARENTS

  • Please stay off the mats unless you are helping with practice
  • Let us coach your wrestler at practice and you be their supportive parent
  • No food or drink on the mats
  • No yelling or screaming at your kids during practice, if you do you will be asked to leave.
  • Be supportive of your kids. If they get taken down during practice, don't worry, it's not the end of the world. 
  • No playing with the equipment (weights, bikes, ropes, bags).

 

2023 Freestyle/Greco National Team Practices

National Teams Practice Times, Days and Locations are TBD

Utah Valley Wrestling Room 1165 W 800 S Orem, UT.

All Practices are: TBD