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Forum: IESA 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 870
Posted By CoachJD
https://www.iesa.org/activities/bwr/results_Comple...

https://www.iesa.org/activities/bwr/results_Complete.asp?Year=2019

https://www.iesa.org/activities/bwr/results_Brackets.asp?Year=2019

Links default to Class A you'll have to select Class AA. I...
Forum: IESA 2 Weeks Ago
Replies: 10
Views: 3,365
Posted By CoachJD
I heard today that this year is the first year of...

I heard today that this year is the first year of a new 5 year contract with the Convention Center.
In Rockford there were many kids waiting in line outside the BMO waiting to get in. The Grand...
Forum: Tournaments 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 8
Views: 926
Posted By CoachJD
I believe Harlem is planning on doing their Open...

I believe Harlem is planning on doing their Open this year April 27th. They'll have 18+ maybe even a 35+ division.
Great experience for Dad's wanting to gain perspective on yelling at their...
Forum: IKWF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 1,571
Posted By CoachJD
All up. IKWF site added links to each Sectional...

All up. IKWF site added links to each Sectional from their home page as well. (Good idea)
Forum: IHSA 3A 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By CoachJD
Do they have to pay the whole $40k? Not like...

Do they have to pay the whole $40k? Not like they are going to eat...
Forum: IKWF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 7,154
Posted By CoachJD
Of the 42 IHSA State Champs this year. Only 4...

Of the 42 IHSA State Champs this year.
Only 4 of them have won an IESA State Championship.
7 State Runner ups were past IESA Champs.
There was 1-3rd place finisher and 1-6th place finisher (a...
Forum: IKWF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 43
Views: 7,154
Posted By CoachJD
Love Animal House! Dean Wormer: "Fat, Drunk,...

Love Animal House!

Dean Wormer: "Fat, Drunk, and Stupid is no way to go thru life son"

Or

Otter: "What a tool"

Dean Wormer: I didn't get that son! What was that?
Forum: IHSA 1A 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 12
Views: 1,946
Posted By CoachJD
How about the "Hot Pockets"? 😜

How about the "Hot Pockets"? 😜
Forum: IKWF 3 Weeks Ago
Replies: 68
Views: 26,509
Posted By CoachJD
IKWF will attempt to fill Sectional brackets. ...

IKWF will attempt to fill Sectional brackets.
1. If one Regional has less than then number to full fill their allowed Qualifiers the other Regional can fill those bracket spots.
2. If early...
Forum: IKWF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 6,218
Posted By CoachJD
Yes it makes sense to me to participate in both. ...

Yes it makes sense to me to participate in both. Of course you can only compete in one State Series. For some kids one might fit them better. For Example a 6th grade 11 year old. IKWF Novice...
Forum: IKWF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 6,218
Posted By CoachJD
You're funny. I enjoy your sarcasm. But yes...

You're funny. I enjoy your sarcasm. But yes weight classes probably should be adjusted. Not many 10-11 year olds in the higher weights.

I believe they changed the weight class this year for...
Forum: IKWF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 6,218
Posted By CoachJD
Last year there was 1 class which provides 864...

Last year there was 1 class which provides 864 Sectional bracket spots for wrestlers.
This year there are a possible 1728 bracket spots for Wrestlers.

Class A has 84 open Sectional spots
Class...
Forum: IKWF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 6,218
Posted By CoachJD
Here's some Numbers

Ok so how did the age division changes impact the Numbers?

2017/2018 Regional Entries all regionals
5153 total entries Tot thru Senior

3413 total Intermediate thru Senior
Senior - 791
Novice...
Forum: IKWF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 6,218
Posted By CoachJD
It's too bad that you just don't understand that...

It's too bad that you just don't understand that parents and below average to slightly above average wrestlers aren't interested in paying $20/$40 to be a break filler.

It's too bad you don't...
Forum: IKWF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 6,218
Posted By CoachJD
Nah I don't see it as political. I do think...

Nah I don't see it as political. I do think maybe you thought I was being politically correct. But by looking at the room for growth in Regional brackets as an opportunity to draw in more young...
Forum: IKWF 4 Weeks Ago
Replies: 33
Views: 6,218
Posted By CoachJD
Room for growth

Solution is to continue to recruit new Wrestlers. Introduce more young men and women to our great sport.
I'm glad that there is room for more Wrestlers in these regionals. IESA has bee growing...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-15-2019
Replies: 83
Views: 11,393
Posted By CoachJD
Sitting at 58.5 points with 9 on Semi's, 1 in...

Sitting at 58.5 points with 9 on Semi's, 1 in blood round and 4 out. Tonight will decide whether I keep calculating or pick a new strategy next year. Lol
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-15-2019
Replies: 29
113
Views: 7,015
Posted By CoachJD
I noticed a match that one wrestler was winning...

I noticed a match that one wrestler was winning be a comfortable margin. But seemed to either dealing with some minor injury or was just winded. Was getting taken down and let go. There was not...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-13-2019
Replies: 83
Views: 11,393
Posted By CoachJD
106 Charlie Farmer (Moline HM) .5 113 Jevin...

106 Charlie Farmer (Moline HM) .5
113 Jevin Doke (Harlem UR) 0
120 Mathew Ramos (Lockport 2nd) 5
126 Joel Vanderheyden (Warren 6th) 1
132 Danny Pucino (Libertyville 3rd) 4
138 Luke Odom...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-13-2019
Replies: 46
Views: 10,834
Posted By CoachJD
Most Memorable Matches

What are some of your most memorable matches in Assembly Hall?
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-12-2019
Replies: 83
Views: 11,393
Posted By CoachJD
We're waiting for the Illinois Matmen Predictions...

We're waiting for the Illinois Matmen Predictions right? And using those predictions for the wrestler values.
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-12-2019
Replies: 28
Views: 6,585
Posted By CoachJD
It will vary from weight class to weight class. ...

It will vary from weight class to weight class.

I'm just glad rankings don't earn Wrestlers points before the match starts.

Zero to Zero. Wrestle!!
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-12-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 7,632
Posted By CoachJD
I mentioned the lead he had for the same reason...

I mentioned the lead he had for the same reason you mentioned that a 2 point loss didn't matter as anymore than a 3point loss. I don't understand why the wrestler or parent would react so strongly...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-12-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 7,632
Posted By CoachJD
At the beginning of the season I have a...

At the beginning of the season I have a conversation with the team regarding being a "Champion". And how a Champion acts on and off the mat.
Champions show respect for their; teammates, coaches,...
Forum: IHSA 3A 02-12-2019
Replies: 34
Views: 7,632
Posted By CoachJD
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iw0wH6IFQTQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iw0wH6IFQTQ

After watching it over a few times myself I still think the 1 point loss of control was a fair call.

Green did at first express with a shrug to his...
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