Newest members

  • Kip Lynk

    Kip Lynk

    Dassel-Cokato
    New Official 2021-22
  • Cade Buysse

    Cade Buysse

    Lake Benton, MN
    New Official 2021-22
  • Scot Edwards

    Scot Edwards

    Hardwick, MN
    New Official 2021-22
  • Mike Preuss

    Mike Preuss

    Adrian, MN
    New Official 2021-22
  • New Official 2021-22
  • Luis Figueroa

    Luis Figueroa

    Fairmont, MN
    New Official 2021-22
  • Taylor Defrang

    Taylor Defrang

    LaCrosse, WI
    New Official 2021-22
  • Anthony Hoisington

    Anthony Hoisington

    Britton, South Dakota
    New member of SMWOA 2020-2021 Season. Certified official in South Dakota since 2014, Certified official in North Dakota 2020 (had reciprocity since 2016), Reciprocity in Minnesota since 2017, NCAA official since 2015, Official for USA wrestling, Coached for 18 years before getting back into officiating.
  • Barrett Eller

    Barrett Eller

    Windom, MN
    Officiating since 2020
  • Chris Wolf

    Chris Wolf

    Adrian, MN
    Officiating since 2020
  • Austin Axford

    Austin Axford

    Amiret, MN
    Officiating since 2020
  • Steve Ricard

    Steve Ricard

    Benson, MN
    New Folkstyle Official 2020.   Have coached for 30 years. Served as a  FS/GR official for 20+ years.  
  • A.J. Axford

    A.J. Axford

    Mankato, MN
    Officiating since 2019
  • Jake Ihrke

    Jake Ihrke

    Rochester, MN
    Officiating since 2019
  • Dan (Amos) Hendrickson

    Dan (Amos) Hendrickson

    Grand Meadow, MN
    Officiating since 2019
  • New Official 2019 - 2020 ON LEAVE FOR 2021-22
  • Nels Onstad

    Nels Onstad

    Atwater, MN
  • Jeff Oldham

    Jeff Oldham

    Owatonna, MN
    Officiating since 2018  
  • Dan Hogfeldt

    Dan Hogfeldt

    Austin, MN
    Officiating since 2018
  • First year official - 2018
  • State Tournament Official Joined in 2018 after an extended hiatus
  • Dylan Craig

    Dylan Craig

    Kenyon, MN
    Official since 2018
  • Travis Ball

    Travis Ball

    St. Charles, MN
    Official since 2017
  • Troy Brekke

    Troy Brekke

    Waterville, MN
    Official since 2017
  • Chad Getschmann

    Chad Getschmann

    Plainview, MN
    Official since 2016
  • Matt Sogla

    Matt Sogla

    Rochester, MN
  • Scott Snobl

    Scott Snobl

    Barnsville, MN
    MSHSL Official since 2015 USWOA Official since 2011
  • Retired from officiating after the 2019 wrestling season. Had officiated since 1991, leading to a 28 year MSHSL wrestling officiating career.  Also have done a lot of Free Style and Greco Roman Nationals over the years.    RETIRED 2018
  • Dana Patenaude

    Dana Patenaude

    North Mankato, MN
    Wrestling official from 2000-2007 and 2017-current Multi-year section wrestling official Officiated state wrestling in 2006
  • Alex Ourada

    Alex Ourada

    Dawson, MN
    Official since 2012
  • Neal A Skaar

    Neal A Skaar

    Hayward, MN
  • Brian Danks

    Brian Danks

    Pipestone, MN
    Official since 2012
  • Travis Christenson

    Travis Christenson

    Marshall, MN
  • Mike Woltman

    Mike Woltman

    Stewartville, MN
    Wrestling Official since 2014. Minnesota High School Wrestling Assistant Coach for 20 years. Currently Officiating year round throughout the country with the Southern Minnesota Wrestling Officials Association, Rocky Mountain National, Nuway Combat, AAU, and USA WRESTLING.
  • Glen Meger

    Glen Meger

    Owatonna, MN
  • Bruce Barrett

    Bruce Barrett

    Owatonna, MN
    Official Since 2009
  • Jon Wheelock

    Jon Wheelock

    Janesville, MN
    State Champ 2001  State Tournament Official  
  • Mark Levasseur

    Mark Levasseur

    Buffalo Lake, MN
    MSHSL Official since 2006. MSHSL State Tournament Official. Disney Duals Official. Super 32 Official.  USA Junior, Cadet and Kids National Official. College Womens Freestyle Official. 1978 MSHSL State 4th place, 2X AAU National Silver Medalist. 21X National Champion Veterans USA Wrestling Folkstyle, Freestyle, Greco-Roman. 2X Veterans World Silver medalist Greco-Roman 58Kg.
  • Rich Pohlmeier

    Rich Pohlmeier

    Brownton, MN
  • Brad Tiedeken

    Brad Tiedeken

    Rochester, MN
  • David Baldini

    David Baldini

    Waseca, MN
  • 40 plus years as a Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco Wrestling Official.
  • Rod Hoesley - Retired

    Rod Hoesley - Retired

    Fountain City, WI
    Multi-Year State Tournament official Licensed in MN and WI   RETIRED 2019
  • State Tournament Official Joined SMWOA in 2017
  • Greg Ewing

    Greg Ewing

    Lamberton, MN
    ​Greg has been officiating for 30 years. He has worked multiple MSHSL State and Section Tournaments. 
  • Pat Irlbeck

    Pat Irlbeck

    Sanborn, MN
    Multi-year State Tournament Official
  • NCAA wrestling official Multi-year state tournament official   Retired 2020
  • Jeff Adams

    Jeff Adams

    Janesville, MN
    Officiating on and off since 2000, multiple section team and individual tournaments, 3x State Tournament Official
  • Don Dilaura

    Don Dilaura

    Ossian, IA
    Certified College Official Registered in MN,IA,WI State Tournament official in wisconsin and minnesota.
  • Leonard Woelfel

    Leonard Woelfel

    Mankato, MN
    State Tournament Official
  • Dwayne Lundtvedt

    Dwayne Lundtvedt

    Decorah, IA
    Registered in MN and IA & certified for college.  Multi-year MN State Tournament Official.
  • Joe Morgan

    Joe Morgan

    Lake City, MN
    Multi-year State Tournament Official Registered in MN,IA,WI,ND
  • Dean Nelson

    Dean Nelson

    Mantorville, MN
    Multi-year State Tournament Official
  • Gary Heydt

    Gary Heydt

    Clear Lake, IA
    Multi-year State Official, registered in MN and IA. Inducted into the Region 1 Wrestling Hall of Fame 2013.  Dave Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame - 2021.
  • Cami Snobl

    Cami Snobl

    Tracy, MN
    Assignment Secretary-SMWOA   Registered official since 2015. Started officiating 2019-2020 season.
  • Jerry Reker

    Jerry Reker

    Mantorville, MN
    Multi-year State Tournament official and College Official Inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame - 2013 Inducted into the Region 1 and Southeast Minnesota Hall Of Fame - 2014
  • Steve Graff

    Steve Graff

    Owatonna, MN
    Co-Director of new official development and mentoring for SMWOA, Multi-year State Tournament official.
  • Bill Olson

    Bill Olson

    Byron, MN
    Multi-year State Tournament Official Director of Officials for The Clash SMWOA Treasurer Inducted into the Region 1 Wrestling Hall of Fame 2012. Inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Hall of Fame 2017.
  • Paul Fishbaugher

    Paul Fishbaugher

    Rochester, MN
    Co-Director of new official development and mentoring for SMWOA; Multi-year State Tournament Official; Clash Tournament official since 2003; 2017 Region 1 Athletic Directors Award recipient; 2017 MSHSL Distinguished Service Award; 2019 Inductee in the Region 1 Wrestling Hall of Fame.
  • Rick Rud

    Rick Rud

    Lakeville, MN
    SMWOA Director, 40+ year official, Multi-year State Tournament Official, Multi-year Clash Official, Region One Wrestling Hall of Fame - 2011, Dave Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame - 2014, MSHSL Rules Interpreter, MSHSL State Wrestling Tournament Supervisor of Officials.
  • Matt Stein

    Matt Stein

    Hastings, MN
    High School Official since 2006 NCAA Official 2018-2021 Minnesota State HS Tournament Official (x8) The Clash Official (National HS Duals) (x6) NHSCA 2019 Nationals - Virginia Beach JJ Classic Official (x5) MN/USA Folkstyle State Official (x8) NYWA Kids State Official (x10) Wrestled for Stewartville HS Team State Tournament 2000 & 2001 (6th) Individual State entrant in 2001 (152lbs)

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