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Wrestling Clinic

NM Wrestling Clinic for Coaches & Officials

5th Annual NM Wrestling Clinic

Hosted by the NMHSCA, NMAA, & NMOA

The 5th NM Wrestling Clinic for Coaches and Officials is hosted by the NMHSCA, the NMAA, and the NMOA.  It has had tremendous support during the past four clinics.  The best wrestling coaches and officials attend each year.

Clinic Date:  October 26 & October 27, 2018

Location:  Sheraton Uptown

Cost:  $60 (Non-School Based Members)

Free:  (School Based Members)

Two Ways to Register:

  1. Coaches that are School Based Members need to email email Buster Mabrey at to provide the names of those that will be in attendance.
  2. Non School Based Members: Click here to register online 
    1. If you need to use a Purchase Order and or send a check, reach out to Buster Mabrey at

2018 NM Wrestling Clinic Schedule

Friday, October 26, 2018

3:00 - 4:15 pm

Scott Owen , NMAA Director of Wrestling

  • NMAA Wrestling Rules Clinic
    • 2018/2019 Points of Emphasis
    • 2018/2019 NFHS Rule Changes
    • Bylaws, Weight Managment & Trackwrestling

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. 

NMOA Officials State Clinic

4:30 - 8:30 p.m. 

Dave Crowell, Easton PA.

  • NWCA Leadership Academy
    • Transformational Coaching
    • Quality Student-Athlete Experience
    • Improved Recruitment & Retention
    • Winning Teams 
    • In addition to the four hours of training on site, the NWCA Leadership Academy has online component.  Take advantage of this professional development opportunity by registering online and completing the online modules.

Please Pre-Register for the NWCA Leadership Academy by Clicking here

Saturday, October 27th, 2018

8:30 am - 10:00 a.m. Brian Antonelli, Blair Academy

  • "On the Mat Technique"  

10:15 am - 11:15 a.m. 

  • Coach/Official Open Forum

11:30 am - 1:00 p.m.  Brian Antonelli, Blair Academy

  • "On the Mat Technique" 

1:30 pm:  NM Wrestling Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Host Hotel

Sheraton Uptown

2600 Louisiana Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

$99.00 per night

(505) 881-0000

Make hotel reservations Online by Click here

NMAA Wrestling Information

Click here to view all NMAA information in reference to Wrestling.

NWCA Scholastic Leadership Academy

  • The NWCA Leadership Academy is a four hour workshop that is recognized as a internationally renowned coaching development program designed for wrestling coaches.
  • Areas of focus:
    • Mat Safety, Life Skills, Wrestler Mental Health, Administration, Fundraising, Leadership 101, Social Media and Branding, Coaching Female Wrestlers, Parents, Overtraining and Burnout, Program Building, Weight Management, Great coaching and Building Leadership. 
    • Click here for more information

2018 Wrestling Clinician

Dave Crowell, Easton, PA

  • National Wrestling Hall of Fame (2014)
  • Pennsylvania Wrestling Coaches Hall of Fame (2006)
  • District XI (PA) Hall of Fame 
  • NWCA Coach of the Year (2007)
  • NHSCA Coach of the Year (2001)
  • 8 State Championships (PA)
  • Click here for full bio

2018 Wrestling Clinician

Brian Antonelli, Blair Academy

  • Head Wrestling Coach
  • Assistant Director of Athletics
  • BS, United States Naval Academy

School: (908) 362-6121 ext. 5648 

Brian Antonelli ’93 is Blair’s head wrestling coach and assistant athletic director. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Brian coached his alma mater’s wrestling team for nine seasons, serving as interim head coach in 2013. He was a varsity wrestler at Navy and was commissioned a 2nd Lt. in the Marine Corps upon graduation in 1997. As a Marine officer, he attained the rank of Captain and served in Operation Rapid Cheetah, patrolling the borders between Kosovo and Bosnia, and later as a Naval Academy admission officer and Marine Corps Green Belt instructor. In 2004-2005, he was the head wrestling coach at The Lawrenceville School. Brian and his wife live in Millbrook Cottage with their four children, Kate '20, Sammi '22, Christopher and Mikey.

NM Wrestling Hall of Fame

Since the inception of the New Mexico Wrestling Hall of Fame, in 2004, the organization has honored a total of 55 of New Mexico greatest contributors to the sport or wrestling.  The New Mexico Wrestling Hall of Fame is proud of the fact that it has congratulated athletes, coaches, officials and citizens that have impacted the great sport of wrestling in New Mexico.  The organization is excited to announce that the 2018 NM Wrestling Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place in conjunction with the annual NM Wrestling Coaches & Officials Clinic.  Please plan to attend.

NM Wrestling Hall of Fame Inductees

View all individuals inducted into the NM Wrestling Hall of Fame.