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Contenders Wrestling Academy

Established in 2006, Contenders Wrestling Academy is Indiana's premier youth wrestling academy. With Locations in Brownsburg and Greenwood, CWA provides young athletes, ages 4-18, with all of the necessary training to become successful in the sport of wrestling. It is our sincere hope that each athlete will build character, self confidence, self esteem and work ethic, while learning about good sportsmanship and improving their physical health. These are themes that stick with our athletes throughout their lives. Since 2006, CWA has amassed over 450 state champions, 30 Team State titles, and 5 National Team titles. We are currently accepting new athletes with a desire to learn and a passion for the sport.

CWA News

Tulsa Nationals Success

By Ryan Parrish 01/24/2023, 11:15am EST

CWA took it largest group of athletes ever to Tulsa National 2023. A lot of success, and some things to learn from, as always in the toughest youth tournament in the nation.  Contenders came away with 8 place winners including 3 Champions. Great job to all who competed and thanks to Coach Sean for coaching the grind that is Tulsa. 


Noah Fitzgerald

Lincoln Hinchman

Miguel Rojas


Place winners:

Devin Ehler -3rd

Aidan Carver- 4th

Traevon Ducking- 4th 

Suncere Dickman- 4th 

Chase Dowty- 6th 


Kendall Moe was dominate in route to her first IHSGW State Championship. The freshman had three falls and a 15-1 major decision to capture the 98lb class. Ava Mosconi another finalist finished in 2nd. Two other women made the semi finals and finished in third, Phoebe Dowty and Hannah Seitzinger.  Recent Cambellsville commit AnnaMae Mosconi finished 5th, and after an injury Libby Dowty was forced to injury default to 8th. These ladies had a great showing. we are proud of you. Congrats to all 

Hand Fighting Camp - huge success

By Ryan Parrish 01/16/2023, 8:45am EST

Over 65 wrestlers made it to our southside location in Greenwood to participate in Hand Fighting Camp. Coach Sean and Brock lead a level training camp teaching them Division I level ways of setting up attacks. It was a great turnout stay tuned for more camp in the registration section.

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Holly  Cochran

Holly Cochran

Director of Membership

Phone: 317-473-9714

Ryan  Parrish

Ryan Parrish

Owner/ Head Coach West

Phone: 317-213-8598

Sean Schmaltz

Sean Schmaltz

Head Coach South

Phone: 317-797-6673

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