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Welcome to USA Women's Freestyle Wrestling Program,

It has been an exciting time to be a part of the Women’s Freestyle Program. The past few years have been historic with outstanding performances from all age groups.

Girl's and women's wrestling opportunities within the USA have exploded in the last decade. There are currently 45 states that have sanctioned high school girl’s wrestling and two more states with emerging status. The number of women's wrestling collegiate opportunities are equally as impressive with almost 200 wrestling programs including the NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA divisions.

Our U23 team has continued to improve the few years by consistently placing top 4 in the team race. In 2021, our U20 and U17 World teams earned the programs first age group World Team titles. In 2022 and 2023 our teams have had consistent team podium placings with multiple up and coming world medalists.

Since the Olympic Games of 2021, our Senior World teams have had consistent performances at the World Championships. The Women’s Freestyle team earned 7 medals in 2021, 2022, and 2023.  As we head into the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, we have a lot to be excited about.

For more information on all age group opportunities please read the “Pathways to Excellence”.

I would like to take a moment to introduce myself and the Women’s National Team Assistant Coaching Staff.

Women’s Freestyle Wrestling National Team Head Coach

Terry Steiner

Women’s Freestyle Wrestling Assistant Coach

Katie Kriebel (Downing)

Women’s Freestyle Wrestling Development Coach

Jessica Bunker (Medina)

Senior Manager of Women’s Wrestling, Emerging Programs and National Teams

Jaimie McNab


Women's Inclusion & National Teams Equipment Coordinator

Lisa Downey

Our staff would like to thank everyone around the country in the trenches that are opening opportunities and getting young girls involved in this great sport. You are making a huge difference in many lives and pushing USA closer to the top. Our future success will depend greatly on the health and stability of our grass roots community.

Lead the Charge...
Embrace the Battle ...
Expect Success!!!

Terry Steiner
USA Wrestling
Women’s Freestyle National Team Coach