Dan Hodge Trophy

The WIN Magazine/Culture House Dan Hodge Trophy, presented by ASICS, is considered the Heisman Trophy for amateur wrestling and has been presented to the nation’s best wrestler since 1995.

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Created by W.I.N. founder Mike Chapman, the award is named after the former three-time University of Oklahoma national champion (1955-57) who never allowed a takedown in his college career. He also pinned 36 of his 46 victims.

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To see features on each Hodge Trophy winner, click on their name below.

All-Time Dan Hodge Trophy Winners

Criteria for the award includes a wrestler’s record, number of pins, dominance on the mat, past credentials, quality of competition, sportsmanship/citizenship and heart.

  • Matman
  • Dollamur
  • WrestlingMart
  • Holiday Gift Subscription
  • The Graphic Edge
  • Midwest Nationals 2016
  • Blue Chip Wrestling
  • Edinboro
  • Granby School
  • Advocare
  • Adidas Wrestling (OuterCircle Sports)
  • Score Clocks
  • Danmar Warrior