At the 2020 July WAWC board meeting, board elections took place and a new girls’ wrestling board position was created. It is the board’s intent that this position will help support and promote girls’ wrestling in Waverly, Shell Rock, and surrounding areas. Travis Cooper is the individual tasked with this new role and he’s already got some ideas on the direction he would like to see girls’ wrestling take in the coming months and years.
“I believe my position in the club is important at this time because both WAWC and I want to make girls’ wrestling more popular and grow the program in the years to come.” Here are some specific opportunities or approaches he would like to see for girls’ wrestling:
Cooper is very excited for the start of the season and his ultimate goal in this new position is “to give female wrestlers every opportunity that the boys get to compete and get better.”