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New Mexico Wrestling Clinic

NM Wrestling Clinic hosted by the NMHSCA, NMOA, & NMAA

October 21st & 22nd, 2022
Location: Crown Plaza, Albuquerque
Room Rate: $109.00 per room (2 Breakfasts.) $119.00 (4 Breakfasts) Call (505) 884-2500 (Ask for Justin)

Registration Fee:  You must be an online registered member of the NMHSCA.

Friday, October 21st: Wrestling Schedule

3:30: NMAA Wresting Rules Clinic for Coaches & Officials
4:30: Evan Copeland, Emily Tew, & Nathaniel Auguston,  New Mexico Wrestling USA
5:00 - 7:00 pm Coaches: Herb Stenson "At his Best"
7:00 - 7:30 pm: Adrian Baca of 8 Grady's 
5:00 - 7:30 pm NMOA Wrestling Officials

Saturday, October 22nd: Wrestling Schedule

9:00 - 10:20 am: Scott Owen, NMAA

  • Skills and Drills to Improve Position and Scoring Opportunities

10:30 - 12:00 am: Evan Copeland, Cleveland High School

  • Coaching Tips with Today's Wrestlers & Mat Techniques

Coach Herb Stinson, "At his Best!"

Friday, October 21st- 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm 

5- Hall of Inductions
3- National Coach of the Year Recognitions
7- New Mexico Coach of the Year Recognitions
13- State Championships
22- District Champions
70- Individual State Champions
203- State Place Winners

  • 5:15 pm: Program Development Process
    • It Starts with your Wrestling Room
    • Consistency, Communications & Little Things
    • Discipline
    • Coaching with Enthusiasm
    • Don't Force It! Sell IT!
    • What is your program about?
    • Takedown Systems
    • Riding Systems
    • Escapes
    • Pinning Combinations
    • Conditioning 
    • Lifting
    • "Winning is a State of Mind"
  • 6:15 pm: Nate Sellers, Miyamura (3x State Champs)
    • How to get Girls Out & Philosophical Approach
  • 6:28 pm: John Mason, Farmington (2x State Champs)
    • How to Get Big Numbers Out & Philosophical Approach
  • 6:40 pm: Q&A

On the Mat with Scott Owen

Scott Owen, NMAA

  • Skills and Drills to Improve Position and Scoring Opportunities

3x NM State Champion @ Carlsbad HS
4x D1 NCAA Qualifier @ Northern Illinois University (NIU)
2x D1 NCAA All-American
2x US Freestyle World Team Trial Qualifier
Spent 10 years as a D1 assistant wrestling coach at NIU, US Naval Academy, Bloomsburg University
Currently in 11th year as an Assistant Director for NMAA

Evan Copeland, Cleveland High School

10:30 - 12:00: Evan Copeland, Cleveland High School

12th Year at Cleveland, 6th year as Head Coach

  • Coaching Tips with Today's Wrestlers & Mat Techniques

Learn Strength & Conditioning from Adrian Baca

Friday, October 21st, 7:00 - 7:30 pm

Adrian Baca is a New Mexican Native and fitness Enthusiast with a passion for helping others. A proud husband and Father of two daughters. Adrian is a proud Graduate of Rio Grande High School. Post High School he received a Becher’s degree in Human Performance and Education, While running track and playing football Adams state University.

An active member in the community Adrian has taught for 9 Years, teaching both Physical Education and Health. Alongside teaching, Coaching is another passion having spent 9 Seasons as a Head Wrestling Coach.

The Former Raven became one of the more accomplished athletes the Rio Grande has seen in recent years having won a state championship in wrestling, Track and Field-100M & 200M, Earning 1st Team All-State Honors as a defensive back, and also New Mexico’s Athlete of the year.

Adrian has a passion for Strength and conditioning with an aim to assist athletes in becoming the best people and athlete they can be.