Board & Staff

Board & Staff

President: Tommy McMillan, Email:

First Vice President: Jack Harcourt; Email:

Second Vice President: Lucy Stowe; Email:

SecretaryNichole W. Dunstan; Email:

Treasurer: Tabitha Bostwick; Email:

Executive Director: Frank Lipoli Email:, Mobile: 757-214-3192

Members At Large:

      Trackwrestling Expert: Corey Beckner, Email:

      Weigh Master: John Bostwick, Email:

       Head Official: Mike Caison, Email:

Website Work: Jack Harcourt

Accountant: Caroline Buffington- Southside Bookkeeping

Presidents Emeritus: Colon Baker, Bill Pittman, Aldo DiBelardino


Virginia Challenge Wrestling Associate Consultants

Ron Plienis – Maryland
Dr. Don Robertson  SE Virginia
Casey Graham  SE Virginia
Tass Robertson  Western Virginia
Daryl Weber  Western Virginia

What we’ve done so far …
Since its creation in 1999 the VIRGINIA Challenge has enhanced wrestling at all levels by fulfilling our Mission of creating, promoting and underwriting wrestling in Virginia. The VIRGINIA Challenge is very proud that in we have helped Virginia wrestling in the following ways.
Wrestling Scholarships to Old Dominion University Gold Sponsor Deep Creek Holiday Tournament Sponsorship National Wrestling Hall of Fame Computer provider for Mat Talk On Line & Website Sponsor
VAC National Challenge Duals
Regional Challenge Duals
North American Beach Wrestling Championships
National Family Technique & Training Camp
Summer Sizzler Island Tournament
Wrestle-Fest National Age Group Tournament
Provided $500 Scholarships to 5 State College Wrestling programs in 2015
Provided $7500 Scholarships to 3 State College Wrestling programs in 2016
Golf Tournament Sponsorship of over $1,000 for VAWA and ODU 2016
Provided $500 for Hospitality to each of the 4A, 5A, 6A Regions 2017
Equipment Donations to:
              Norfolk Academy Invitational 2015,2016,
              VHSL 5A, 6A States 2016, 2017,
              Colin Baker Tournament-Great Bridge $500- 2011-16
              VHSL 4A, 5A, 6A Regions – 2016, 2017
              VISAA State Championships -2017
              Central Virginia Invitational – 2016
Sponsored Virginia wrestlers to: Regional Olympic Trails Deaf Nationals USA Cadet & Junior. Nationals USA Kids Nationals AAU Junior Olympic Games AAU Middle School Nationals AAU Middle School National Duals Ohio All Star Wrestling Team
USA Wrestling Olympic Trials
Sponsored Teams and Coaches to: AAU Middle School Nationals Duals USA Middle School Nationals Duals NWCA Scholastic Challenge Duals USA Mason Dixon Duals Sent mat officials to: Middle School Nationals Duals Reno Tournament of Champions Created Middle School Nationals Created Middle School States Championship
Created AAA vs A-AA Challenge Match Sponsored 114 Outstanding Awards to Norfolk Sports Club Granby Kick off Classic Hosted Cliff Keen Dream Team Classic USA vs Virginia Dream Team 1999.