About Us

Welcome to the Northern Highlands Junior Wrestling (NHJW). The aim and purpose of the NHJW is to provide a fun and healthy atmosphere in which the youth of Upper Saddle River, Saddle River, Ho-Ho-Kus and Allendale can learn and participate in the great sport of wrestling.

During the season, your child will learn a great deal about the sport of wrestling. As a result of your child’s involvement with wrestling, coaches will also reinforce the invaluable lessons of self-discipline, good sportsmanship and respect.

Wrestling will improve your child’s coordination, endurance, and strength. He will learn how to maintain balance, how to set-up, execute, and finish moves. He will also learn techniques and strategies that will help him win matches.

Our coaches are very dedicated to your child and the sport of wrestling. It is our belief that with proper training and a little desire, your child can become a champion wrestler and furthermore, successful in life.

However, wrestling is a demanding sport. Commitment and discipline are the key components to becoming a good wrestler. We expect exemplary behavior in practice and at matches.

We are very excited about the upcoming season and look forward to maintaining a winning tradition that our wrestling team has achieved over the years. The NHJW is for children grades K-8 who reside in Upper Saddle River, Ho Ho Kus Saddle River and Allendale. Wrestlers will be grouped by age, weight and experience. Practices will be held in the Northern Highlands’ high school wrestling gym 2 days per week with matches and tournaments held on the weekends.

Any Questions please email Coach Gray mgwaves@aol.com and put NHJW in the subject line.

Coach Mike Gray, Program Director
Contact mgwaves@aol.com

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All schedules subject to change

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The 2017-2018 Season


FIRST GROUP PRACTICE IS 5:55p-6:50p ON TUESDAY AND THURSDAYS (for K-2nd grade) – some may move up based on level

SECOND GROUP PRACTICE IS 7:00p-8:30p ON TUESDAY AND THURSDAYS (3rd-8th grade) some may move down based on level





To follow any youth wrestling tournaments happening – please feel free to visit the following websites:

www.usawnj.org (NJ STATE TOURNAMENT)
Ask a coach about any you see that may be of interest to you or your child(ren).
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News & Updates

When We Have Some We'll Post Some

Our Wrestlers In Action

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Our Wrestlers Accolades Last Few Seasons Dylan Carrick; League Novice Champion 8u William Clasen; 2nd place Novice Tourn, District 2nd place 8u Brendan Connolly; District 3rd place 14u Wyatt Cosgriff; District 2nd place 14u Michael Echeverri; League Novice Champion,...

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Welcome to the Coaches Corner

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The Coaches Corner is where you will find all kinds of useful info related to wrestling; from techniques to tournament updates to club news and beyond. Be sure to stop by every once in a while to see what’s new.

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