Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association

What is the IWCOA and what is its mission?

The Illinois Wrestling Coaches and Officials Association is THE professional organization for wrestling coaches and officials in Illinois.

The Wrestling Coaches and Wrestling Officials of the State of Illinois declare their mutual intent to cooperatively work together to:

  • Recognize accomplishments of groups & individuals at the All-State and Hall of Fame Banquets.
  • Support the IHSA through clinics and classes for coaches and officials.
  • Provide communication and social activities for the purpose of membership recruitment.
  • Contribute to and support the Ken Gerdes Memorial Scholarship Foundation.
  • Sponsor and direct the Frosh/Soph State Series, Illinois/Indiana All-Star Dual, and Midwest Nationals Wrestling Tournament.