State of Wrestling by the NWCA

State of Wrestling by the NWCA

Welcome to the NWCA’s latest venture to help our favorite sport. Glenn Gormley, Jason Bryant and Kevin Hazard outline their effort to bring statistical analysis to wrestling. Mat Stats is the NWCA’s attempt to bring wrestling up to speed with so many other sports by incorporating stats. It is the same sport, the wrestlers are just older and better. Get more information on the NWCA at www.nwcaonline.com. Part of the Mat Talk Podcast Network.

Episodes

November 15, 2022 38 min
The MatStats boys talk about the NWCA All-Star Match coming back on 11/22/22.  They discuss the history of this classic.  MatStats also uses the NWCA All-Star Match as a control group for possible team scoring changes and how much they are needed for the fans and to promote more action and scoring.  We need to make a team scoring change, NOW MORE THAN EVER!!


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The crew at MatStats continues their study on potential changes on team scoring.  This Episode examines the concept of continuing the Margin of Victory dual meet scoring with the inclusion of Placement Points for tournaments.  Using the data from Men's D1 Championships (1988-1992 & 2017-2022), MatStats contends that we should change the scoring at tournaments to enable more fans to understand it and increase scoring and act...
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The crew at MatStats continues their study on potential changes on team scoring.  This Episode examines the concept of continuing the Margin of Victory dual meet scoring with the inclusion of Placement Points for tournaments.  Using the data from Men's D1 Championships (1988-1992 & 2017-2022), MatStats contends that we should change the scoring at tournaments to enable more fans to understand it and increase scoring and act...
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The dual meet is one of the great features our sport has to welcome new fans, to pack arenas and to see how one team matches up with another. While dual meet scoring has undergone some changes over the past 50-plus years, does the team scoring metric adequately represent the scoring that takes place within the men’s college structure of 10 weight classes? Glenn Gormley, Kevin Hazard and Jason Bryant dive into the topic with Gormley...
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The MatStats gang, Glenn Gormley, Jason Bryant, and Kevin Hazard, does a deep penetration step into the scoring, pins, & OT of 3,366 wrestlers & 6,060 bouts at NCAA D1 Men’s Championship bouts.

MatStats compiles a comprehensive statistical study on scoring categories of the Men’s NCAA D1 Championship Tournaments. The study includes two 5-year periods (1988-1992 & 2017-2022). MatStats analyzes yearly changes, weight class...
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There are 32 conferences in the Division I athletics landscape. Among the 350 Division I schools, there will be 81 that have wrestling at the start of the 2023-24 season. Those 81 teams will be spread across 28 different all-sports conferences and collected into seven conferences that sponsor wrestling. All 14 Big Ten schools sponsor the sport. Six of the ACC’s 15 schools sponsor the sport. The other five conferences are a collecti...
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Welcome to the NWCA’s latest venture to help our favorite sport. Glenn Gormley, Jason Bryant and Kevin Hazard outline their effort to bring statistical analysis to wrestling. MatStats is the NWCA’s attempt to bring wrestling up to speed with so many other sports by incorporating stats. The MatStats crew investigates ideas to help Grow our sport. In this new monthly episode the MatStats crew is joined by the Founder and Executive D...
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Glenn Gormley, Jason Bryant and Kevin Hazard explore the idea behind a non-scholarship or limited-scholarship Division I wrestling conference and how it could work and how it would be affordable for schools to implement. There’s some historical precedent as Division I football features the non-scholarship Pioneer Football League, a non-scholarship conference in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS).

About Mat Stats & State...
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Glenn Gormley, Jason Bryant and Kevin Hazard look at the numbers behind the growth of men’s wrestling and how things work the rise in attendance at duals and the NCAA Championships. Is this “Camelot” for college wrestling and are we looking at the growth rates in the right context?

About Mat Stats & State of Wrestling
Welcome to the NWCA’s latest venture to help our favorite sport. Glenn Gormley, Jason Bryant and Kevin Hazard ou...
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Glenn Gormley, Jason Bryant and Kevin Hazard look at the numbers behind the growth of women's wrestling and how things work with their postseason tournaments. The crew also talks about the growth potential, how we've seen women's wrestling growing and future options for both men's and women's college tournaments.

About Mat Stats & State of Wrestling
Welcome to the NWCA’s latest venture to help our favorite sp...
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Col. David Fallon, USMC, will join Glenn Gormley, Kevin Hazard and Jason Bryant on the latest Mat Stats show as part of the NWCA’s State of Wrestling Podcast. Col. Fallon has come on board with the Wrestlers in Business Network and resident statistician Glenn will break down the pros, cons, do’s and don’ts about the growth of the WIBN. With Kevin, Glenn and Jason all business owners with wrestling backgrounds who approach the sport...
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Glenn Gormley of The MatStats Show are joined by host Jason Bryant for Episode 16 of the State of Wrestling Podcast, highlighting Mat Stats’ fourth episode.

With Kevin Hazard under the weather, Glenn looks at predicting future success by looking at the statistics behind wrestling. What is the best predictor of future success? Glenn looks at the scoring moves from two of the top high school states - Pennsylvania and California - and ...
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Glenn Gormley and Kevin Hazard of The MatStats Show are joined by host Jason Bryant for Episode 15 of the State of Wrestling Podcast, which is now the podcast home of Mat Stats.

Glenn, Kevin and Jason talk about the growth of women’s wrestling, the number of schools that have added wrestling and why you’re more likely to see men’s and women’s programs fortify one another as opportunities grow for women. The trio also address why it...
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In July, the National Wrestling Coaches Association and Wrestlers in Business Network named David Fallon the WIBN Career Services Coordinator. A former United States Marine, Fallon wrestled at Boston College prior to joining the Marine Corps and is now aimed at developing the business initiatives full time for WIBN and its chapters nationwide.

On this episode of State of Wrestling, we’ll meet Fallon, get his background in the sport ...
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The June WIBN Speaker Series featured former wrestler and iconic Hollywood TV/Documentary producer, Jonathan Koch. Jonathan has a fantastic story which includes being one of the first successful recipients of a hand transplant. His story has been featured on many major television documentaries, and you won't be disappointed when you hear his messages.

To learn more about Jonathan’s journey, check out https://www.jonathankoch.co...
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The latest guest in the Wrestlers In Business Network’s speaker series is Spartan founder and CEO Joe De Sena. A New York native, De Sena was never a wrestler, but through his time at Cornell Univeristy, he befriended head wrestling coach Rob Koll and is now an active member of the sport.

From selling fireworks at age 8, to starting a t-shirt business in high school, to building a multimillion-dollar pool business in college, to cr...
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On March 11, World Champion and current Team USA Men’s Freestyle wrestling coach Bill Zadick joined the Philadelphia Chapter of the Wrestlers in Business Network for a virtual speaking engagement. Zadick discussed the landscape of freestyle wrestling, the rise back to prominence for Team USA, how he’s worked with a network of coaches around the country to build the team and how his day-to-day operations as a national team coach com...
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Bob Bowlsby has been the Commissioner of the Big 12 Conference since 2012. A native of Waterloo, Iowa, Bowlsby wrestled at Minnesota State Moorhead as a college athlete before getting into the world of college athletics administration. After leaving Moorhead, he took a job in athletics at Northern Iowa before ascending to the role of Athletics Director. He left UNI to take the same job at the University of Iowa.

At Iowa, Bowlsby le...
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December 11, 2020 56 min
Carl Eschenbach is a Partner at Sequoia Capital and a former wrestler originally from the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania. Episode 9 of State of Wrestling kicks off the Wrestlers In Business Network Speaker Series with Eschenbach as he talks about leadership, business and technology and our current state of business affairs.

Eschenbach will be inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame as an Outstanding American in 2021, altho...
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Jason Bryant of Mat Talk Online and the announcer at the NCAA Division I, Division III, NAIA, World and Olympic championships stops in to create and host the second NWCA Trivia Night. 40 questions, nearly impossible. How would you have done?
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