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NYWAY Girls Division

GIRLS Wrestling growing faster than ever.

  • 2018-2019 Wrestling Season is underway!

  • We look forward to creating together more and more opportunities for girl wrestling in NY.   

**Please see NYWAY Home Page for Coed events**


Interested in being on a Dual Travel Team? Inquiries

Girls Travel Team Committee

Girls 14U Dual Meet Regional Tournament

When: Sunday- December 2nd, 2018

Where: SUNY Ulster Community College- 491 Cottekill Road. Stone Ridge, NY 12484

Any girl(s) 14U(age as of Dec 31,2017) interested in wrestling the NYWAY kick off, please let Gary or Derek know.

We may also need assistance in coaching a few teams.

Gary McDowell

NYWAY Girls Director



Derek Levendusky

NYWAY Asst. Girls Director




Upcoming Girls Events 2018/2019

See list below for additional information on Events/Training/Colleges

NYWAY Spring Nationals (FREESTYLE) April 19-20, 2019

FREESTYLE- For Girls Only more information to come

Ohio Tournament of Champions April 27,2019

We are excited to announce that Ohio Tournament of Champions has added a girls division.  April 27,2019 (click link above)

Southern Throne Girls Duals May 17-19, 2019

Southern Throne Duals Division: Girls Myrtle Beach, SC K thru 12th Grade Anyone interested in these open spots please let Gary or Derek know.

Rhode Island Girls Duals

NUWAY REVOLUTION Rhode Island Duals Division: Girls Venue: Keaney Gymnasium Tootell Rd, Kingston, RI 02881 Date: TBA Anyone interested in these open spots please let Gary or Derek know.

GRR Girls Dual July 12-14,2019

More information to come. For upto date information click on the link above.


Click on camp link above for more information.

USA Colleges offering Female Wrestling

Looking to continue your success on the mat. Click link above for a map of all USA Colleges offering a Female Wrestling Program.

Nassau CC Adds Women's Wrestling as Varsity Sport

An additional college program is coming to New York -- and it’s bringing women’s college wrestling to the state. For more information click on link above.

Nassau Women's Wrestling: 1st Member Joins, NYWAY Pledges Financial Support

"We will share the talents of our entire men’s wrestling coaching staff to build our new women’s wresting team," Coach Schmidt continued. "We are all committed to the success of the women’s program.” For further information Click on link above

NYWAY Girls Contacts

Gary McDowell

Girls Division Director

Derek Levendusky

NYWAY Girls Assistant Director

Girls Coordinators in New York

Kevin Retell

Capital Region Girls Coordinator

Brandon Swalgin

Central Girls Coordinator

Ashley Pinzok

Far Western Girls Coordinator

Patrick Ketchum

Hudson Valley Regional Director

Mike Manta

Long Island Regional Director

Randy Morrison

Northern Regional Director

Bill MacNeil

Southern Tier Girls Coordinator

Heidi Levendusky

Western Girls Coordinator

Opportunities Travel Team