Long Island Wrestling Association

Long Island Wrestling Association

Infobox Non-profit
Non-profit_name = Long Island Wrestling Association
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location = East Norwich, New York
area_served = Long Island, New York
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key_people = Steven Meehan
Scott Arnel
Michael P. Toback
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homepage = [http://www.longislandwrestling.org LIWA Homepage]
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The Long Island Wrestling Association (LIWA) is a not-for profit organization dedicated to promoting the sport of amateur wrestling on Long Island. The LIWA's base of operations is located in East Norwich, New York. It is the largest organization for amateur wrestling on Long Island. Steven Meehan works as the organizations director and Scott Arnel works as the Chairman of the Board of Directors as well as the President. [ [http://www.longislandwrestling.com/liwa/board.htm Long Island Wrestling Association ] ]

Mission Statement

According to the Long Island Wrestling Association's website: "The Long Island Wrestling Association is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to fostering, promoting and encouraging the sport of amateur wrestling on Long Island as a means of building character, physical health and well-being, sportsmanship, self-confidence, self-esteem, and positive attitudes about dedication, persistence, intensity and hard work among the younger generation in order to fit them more adequately in their future role in society." [ [http://www.longislandwrestling.com/liwa Long Island Wrestling Association ] ]

High School Wrestling

The organization works to help promote the sport of amateur wrestling on Long Island, especially in high schools where most of the amateur competition is. The organizations site offers a wide range of information, past and present, on high school wrestlers and teams. Information such as dual Meet and tournament results as well as rankings can be found on the site. [ [http://www.longislandwrestling.com/liwa/highschool.htm Long Island Wrestling Association ] ]

Besides offering its services to student athletes during the wrestling season, it also offers services and opportunities for such wrestlers to improve. The organizations site offers a wealth of information regarding off season tournaments, clinics, and summer camps. [ [http://www.longislandwrestling.com/liwa/calendar.htm Calendar ] ] [ [http://www.longislandwrestling.com/liwa/camps.htm Long Island Wrestling Association ] ] The LIWA also holds it's annual Summer Heat tournament, a summer folkstyle wrestling tournament open to all wrestlers. [http://www.longislandwrestling.com/lliwa/fsgrfk/flyers/liwasummer2007.pdf]

Besides helping the individual wrestlers, the LIWA offers its services to High Schools and Coaches as well. The organization offers opportunities for coaches seeking jobs and schools seeking coaches to find each other. [ [http://www.longislandwrestling.com/liwa/hs/coachingpositions.htm Long Island Wrestling Association ] ]

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