Wrestling USA Magazine State Person-of-the-Year Award Recipients

1989-2016

1989 State Wrestling Man-of-the-Year

Michael Smallidge, Rochester, New York

Kay Martin, Wilmington, Delaware

John Schumate, Newark, Ohio

John Smith, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Gus DeAugusta, Wexford, Pennsylvania

Bob Morris, Colorado Springs, Colorado

Bob Summers, Avon Connecticut

Sam Harnsongkrolm, New Orleans, Louisiana

Robert McPhee, West Peru, Maine

Georage Bossi, City of Lowell, Massachusetts

Bill Damude, Beaufort, South Carolina

Bob Johnson, Kimball, South Dakota

Steve Henery, Soddy-Daisy HS, Tennessee

Haig Veradian, New England, Rhode Island

Mark A. Scott, Laramie, Wyoming

Al Kastl, Fraser, Michigan

Charles "Buzz" Elysian, Waterville, Minnesota

Russ Riegel, Flemington, New Jersey

David Stormo, Taos, New Mexico

Jack Mahoney, Lake Ronkonkoma, New York

 

1990 State Wrestling Man-of-the-Year

Glenn Dozark, South Dakota

Richard Sanchez, Arizona

Roger Gorham, Minnesota

Dr. Arthur Osborne, South Carolina

Jerry Saffell, Michigan

Dale Ketelsen, Louisiana

Bill Corr, Massachusetts

Ted DeRousse, Illinois

Leland Brotherman, Texas

Dennis Jensen, Vermont

Don Neff, Utah

Sheldon Thomas, Delaware

Bob Mauldin, North Carolina

Bill Dod, New Hampshire

Bob Hower, Pennsylvania

Kenny Monday, Oklahoma

Ernest Finizio, New Jersey

Brian Brakeman, Ohio

Craig Hellwege, Nebraska


1991 State Wrestling Man-of-the-Year

Daryle Qualls, Athens, Alabama

LeRoy Evans, Turlock, California

Ed Ewoldt, Wheaton, Illinois

Rex Moore, Lafayette, Louisiana

Sheryl Barry, Schuyler, Nebraska

P. J. Smith, Pembroke, North Carolina

Dr. Charles "Sam" Crosby, Bridgewater, NJ

Robert J. Myers, Richmond, New York

Eric Knuutila, Niagra, New York

Bob Dellinger, Stillwater, Oklahoma

Bob Craig, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

Henry Harmoney, Amarillo, Texas

Vince Monseau, Wheeling, West Virginia

Brad "Doc" Lane, New Castle, Delaware

Steve Szabo, Pontiac, Michigan

John Storey, Cleveland, Ohio

Paul Bellavance, Nashua, New Hampshire


1992 State Wrestling Man-of-the-Year

Duane Morgan, San Jose, California

Bernie Goss, Grand Junction, Colorado

Ken DeStefanis, New Britain, Connecticut

Sheldon Thomas, Newark, Delaware

Gary Freis, Fort Myers, Florida

Don Ribinson, Illinois

Ed Winger, Des Moines, Iowa

Rusty Parks & Joe Carr, Versailles, Kentucky

Murray Rose, Allegan, Michigan

Jim Beshey, Glencoe, Minnesota

Cal Johnson, Billings, Montana

Phil Portuese, New Jersey

Marc Hoffman, New York


Herman Norman, Wikesboro, North Carolina

Scott Knowlen, Bismarck, North Dakota

Ken Simmons, Dayton, Ohio

Norm Palovesik, Mill Hall, Pennsylvania

Rusty Charlsten, Cranston, Rhode Island

Dick Pryett, Kent, Washington


1993 State Wrestling Man-of-the-Year

Daryle Qualls, Athens, Alabama

Jim Day, Berlin, Connecticut

Dean Sheets, Linwood, Kansas

Mark Holdren, Portland, Michigan

Spencer Yohe, Hancock, Minnesota

Don Candelaria, Wyoming

Franklin Haswell, Baltimore, Maryland

John Antoniazzi, Hyde Park, Massachusetts

Barry Choljian, Plistow, New Hampshire

John Sacchi, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Jim Polesser, Hopkinsville, Kentucky

Leon Koch, Winside, Nebraska

Jack Spates, Ithaca, New York

Bruce Baumgartner, Edinboro, Pennsylvania

Gordon Connell, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Al Carroll, Cleveland, Ohio

F.D. "Red" Robertson, Virginia

Jim Brock, Texas

Sam Sara, Metaire, Louisiana

Bucky Maughen, Fargo, North Dakota


1994 State Wrestling Man-of-the-Year

Chuck Chandler, Stocton, California

Brian Reardon, Bristole, Connecticut

Jim Mathey, Inez, Kentucky

John Smith, Gardner, Maine

Vince Monseau, West Liberty, West Virginia

Cornell Bass, Baltimore, Maryland

Norm Mitchell, St. Louis, Missouri

Dennis Roos, Blooming Prairie, Minnesota


John Quaderer, New Lothrop, Michigan

Larry Chaffin, Westview, Ohio

Craig Hellwege, Lincoln, Nebraska

Henry Marsh, New Hampton, New Hampshire

Paul Morina, Paulsboro, New Jersey

Sam Minardi, Hawthorne, New York

Bob Lombardi, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania

Arthur Pellerin, Bristol, Rhode Island

Don Gagnard, Lafayette, Louisiana

John Akin, Overland Park, Kansas