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2023-24 State Officials

Congratulations to Braun Alexander and Elliott Spence who will represent the GCWOA this year at the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament! 

Congratulations Mark Schutte - SWOWCA Hall of Fame Inductee

Congratulations to our GCWOA brother, Mark Schutte, on his induction into the Southwest Ohio Coaches Association (SWOWCA) Hall of Fame! Mark served 42 years as an OHSAA official and during his time, officiated 42 league tournaments, 40 sectional tournaments, 37 district tournaments, 6 OHSAA state championhips and 3 Kentucky state championships. Enjoy your retirement Mark and thank you for all you did for the sport of wrestling! 

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GCWOA Mission

To promote Amateur Wrestling in Greater Cincinnati
To Elevate the Standards of Officiating
To Provide for the Interpretation of Wrestling Rules
To Encourage and Assist the Development of New Officials
To Foster a High Standard of Ethics
To Further the Interest of Wrestling in General

Interested in Officiating?

If you are interested in officiating, please click here or go to the Become an Official tab on this site for information on taking an upcoming class to become an OHSAA wrestling official. 

Incoming Franklin High School Freshman, and GCWOA 2022 Officials Class Graduate,  Jack Berry on why other high school wrestlers should become officials. 

GCWOA Executive Board

President: Elliott Spence

Vice-President: Daniel Kuhlmann

Secretary:  Dick Loewenstine

Treasurer: Tim Carter

Rules Interpreter: Ralph Farmer

Sergeant at Arms: Walter Starks

Webmaster: Elliott Spence

GCWOA Membership Dues

Dues for the 2023-24 season are $35.00 and must be paid by November 16. Dues can be paid on the Membership page via Venmo, or by cash or check. Checks can be mailed to: Tim Carter at 5453 Philloret Dr, Cincinnati, OH 45239

Current GCWOA Officials, please take time to fill out this form, the information is important to keep your profile up to date. 

GCWOA Sponsors

THANK YOU to our sponsors for the 2023-24 wrestling season. The support provided helps us in continuing to provide training materials for new officials, promote the great sport of wrestling throughout Southwest Ohio and elevate the standards of officiating. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please contact Elliott Spence at

Please visit our sponsors page by clicking here. You can also visit any of our sponsors webpages by clicking their logo below. Thank you again to all of our incredible sponsors for your continued support! 

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