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For Immediate Release

By Scott Kluever, Wisconsin Wrestling Federation State Coach, 12/10/15, 4:15AM CST


Women's Wrestling Coaching Announcement

For Immediate Release
Contact: Scott Kluever, Wisconsin Wrestling Federation State Coach
Phone: 920-639-9376

Women's Wrestling Coaching Announcement
December 8, 2015

The Wisconsin Wrestling Federation is proud to announce Kevin Black of River Falls, WI as the coach of the Women’s Wrestling program. Coach Black is gold level certified by USA Wrestling. He was the 2009 and 2011 USA Wrestling Women’s Wrestling Coach of the Year. Kevin was selected to coach the World Team for USA Wrestling in 2007, 2009 and 2011. “I am excited to have Coach Black lead the WWF's Women’s program. He understands the process that is needed to develop a world-class athlete. He also understands the big picture that is needed to help promote and recruit in Women’s Wrestling,” said Scott Kluever the WWF’s State Coach Coordinator. Coach Black will be working with assistant coaches Alaina Berube and Joe Ramsey. All have impressive resumes as athletes and coaches. The group had developed a periodization program to help the wrestlers reach peak performance at important tournaments. The training schedule as well as tournament schedule is outlined below the coach’s bio.

Coaches Bio Summary
Head Coach Kevin Black
4X High School State Champion (160-0)
NCAA Division 1 All American
WWF State Coach 2004-2006
WWF Girl’s Freestyle Coach 2005-2012
WWF Boy’s Freestyle Coach 2012-2014
US National Team Coach 2007-present
US World Team Coach 2007,2009,2011,2013 and 2015
USA Wrestling Women’s Coach of the Year 2010 and 2011

Assistant Coach Alaina Berube
3X Women's Collegiate National Champion
2X University National Champion
2X Junior World Team Trials Champion
2X Sunkist International Open Champion
2X NYAC International Open Champion
2X Dave Schultz Memorial Champion
2X Pan American Champion
US Senior National Champion
Henri Deglane Challenge
2004 Olympic Alternate
SA Wrestling Bronze Certified Coach
University of the Cumberlands Head Coach 2010-2013
WCWA National Championship Team Placing
2011 Women’s Team USA Coach for Singh International-Jalandhar City, India

Assistant Coach Joe Ramsey
2X State Champion
WSUC Champion
USA Freestyle National Team Member



March 12 - HS Women's State (Woodside Dome Wisconsin Dells)
March 20 - LAW-Cadet/Junior
W3733 State Highway 33
La Crosse, WI
March 21-24 - USAW Development Camp (Oklahoma City)
March 25-27 - USAW Women's Folkstyle Nationals
April 15-17 - WWF Women's Camp (River Falls)-Cadet/Junior
River Falls Middle School
1202 Pierce Street
River Falls, WI 54022
April 30 - Wrigthstown-Schoolgirl/Cadet/Junior
Wrightstown High School
351 High Street
Wrightstown, WI 54180
May 7 - Freestyle State (Woodside Dome Wisconsin Dells)
May 8 - Women's Camp (Wisconsin Dells)-Schoolgirl/Cadet/Junior
2100 River Road
Wisconsin Dells, WI
May 20-22 - Body Bar (Dallas, TX)
June 17-19 - WWF Women's Camp (Middleton) Cadet/Junior
Middleton High School
2100 Bristol Street
Middleton, WI 53562
Best Western Plus
100 Spring Street
River Falls, WI 54022
July 14 - meet in River Falls (1 practice at night, 1 next morning) Cadet/Junior
July 15 - Depart for Fargo (1 practice)
July 16 - Cadet Girl's
July 17 - Cadets depart for River Falls, 1-2 practices for juniors
July 18-20 - Juniors & Duals