As part of the Subway Sports Clinic Series, the Ohio Valley Athletic Conference will be hosting its annual free youth wrestling clinic in conjunction with the Ron Mauck OVAC Wrestling Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 19.
The clinic will be held on the OVAC championship mats of WesBanco Arena from 7:45-9 a.m. Registration will begin at 7:15 a.m. and end at 7:45 a.m.
The clinic will be led by Branden Lee Hinkle, national champion wrestler and MMA participant. The clinicians will teach the basics of wrestling and help build self esteem.
The clinic is free and open to boys and girls ages five-13. Parents are required to have insurance and be present the day of the clinics to sign a waiver form.
The free clinic is made possible by SmittysFloors. com and OVAC Corporate Partners Subway restaurants, Bordas & Bordas Law Firm, Wheeling Hospital, The Health Plan, United States Marines, and the Family Talk About Drinking initiative.
The OVAC is the largest functional high school athletic conference in the United States. It is now comprised of 50 member schools with 12,000 athletes and 21,000 students that stretches across 18 counties in Ohio and West Virginia. The OVAC sponsors 19 sports and recognizes 62 champions.
For more on the conference, visit www.OVAC.org.