Chapman Impact Award


Mike and Bev Chapman

Mike and Bev Chapman

In 2008, WIN started to name its Impact Award after WIN founder Mike Chapman who actually shared the award in 1999 with his wife Bev. Mike has written over 500 columns on wrestling and several books on the sport.

All-Time Mike Chapman Impact Award Winners

YearName, Organization
2021Shane Griffith, Save Stanford Wrestling
2020Sally Roberts & Adeline Gray, Women’s Wrestling
2019Scott Goodale, Rutgers, and Troy Steiner, Fresno State
2018Bill Zadick, USA Wrestling
2017Kyle Snyder, Olympic & NCAA Champion
2016Tom Brands & Iowa Wrestling
2015Andy Barth & Wayne Boyd, Titan Mercury WC
2014Martin Floreani, FloWrestling
2013Jim & Bill Scherr, Save Olympic Wrestling
2012Billy Baldwin, Binghamton & Clay McEldowney, ASC
2011Tim Curley and Penn State Athletic Department
2010Greg Hatcher, Arkansas Wrestling
2009Bob Ferraro, NHSCA, and Scott Casber, TDRTV
2008Tom Ryan, Ohio State head coach
2007Ivan Ivanov, USOEC head Greco coach
2006Al and Chris Bevilacqua, Beat the Streets
2005Jack Roller, World of Wrestling
2004Rulon Gardner, Two-time Olympic medal winner
2003Toby Willis and Matt Case, RealProWrestling
2002Larry Joseph and Eric Pearson, Title IX
2001Lou Goldstein
2000Eric LeSher
1999Mike and Bev Chapman, International Wrestling Institute and Museum
1998Kimberly Schuld and Doug Brooker, IPTV
1997Dan Gable, Iowa head coach, and Leo Kocher, Title IX
1996Dave and Nancy Schultz
1995Dennis Hastert, Speaker of the House, and Dale Anderson


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