AWA Board of Directors

Greg Hatcher, President

Post Office Box 3505

Little Rock, AR 72203-3505

Phone: (501) 375-3737

Cell Phone: (501) 517-4734

Greg Hatcher owns The Hatcher Agency in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is a 1983 graduate of Alma College in Alma, Michigan where he was the Captain of the wrestling team and a 1st Team All MIAA Wrestler. Greg is coordinating the efforts to raise money for wrestling mats for schools that agree to add programs.

Don Schuler, Vice President

520 Maplewood

Centerton, AR 72719

Home: 479-795-1989  Cell Phone: 479-381-6603

Don Schuler works for Professional Business Systems as a salesperson. Don wrestled in high school in Columbus, KS. Don has one son who wrestles for Bentonville High School and another one who will wrestle shortly.

Kevin Kelley, Board Member

Pulaski Academy

12701 Hinson Road

Little Rock, AR 72212

Cell Phone: (501) 804-9298

Kevin Kelley is the Head Football Coach for Pulaski Academy where he led them to the 2003 State Championship. Kevin is eager to have his football players do off season conditioning and realizes the importance of wrestling and realizes that wrestling will help his athletes be more fit quicker, maintain a proper weight, and have better balance.

Mike Bailey, Board Member

Pulaski Academy

12701 Hinson Road

Little Rock, AR 72212

Cell: (501) 951-8002

Mike Bailey currently owns Bailey Management Group where they sell medical devices to physicians and hospitals. After hours Mike serves as the Assistant Football Coach for Pulaski Academy and will serve as the Assistant Wrestling Coach this year for Pulaski Academy as well. Mike grew up in California where he won the State Championship in High School and also finished as a State Finalist when he was disqualified for a hard cross face. For those of you that know Mike Bailey it’s really no surprise. He went to Cal Poly San Luis Obispo where he was an All-American football player and also wrestled. He finished up his football career playing professionally for the Denver Broncos for two years.

Doug Killgore, Board Member

Central Arkansas Christian

#1 Windsong Dr.

North Little Rock, AR

Phone: (501) 758-3160, ext. 191

Cell Phone: (501) 912-4581

Doug Killgore is the Athletic Director for Central Arkansas Christian Schools. He wrestled in high school in Oscoda, MI. His main focus is to provide the kids at Central Arkansas Christian with the very best sports opportunities and is eager to see more kids be able to participate in athletics with his school now adding wrestling. Doug was instrumental in having Central Arkansas Christian be the first private school in Arkansas to add wrestling.

Ken Fowler, Board Member

Athletic Director & Principal, Arkansas School for the Blind

2600 W. Markham St.

Little Rock, AR 72103

Phone: (501) 296-1810

Cell Phone: (501) 351-6273

Ken Fowler is the Athletic Director for the state’s longest running wrestling program, the Arkansas School for the Blind. They have been wrestling now for over 30 years. Ken wrestled at Bremen High School in Midlothian, IL. He coached the Arkansas School for the Blind wrestling team for 17 years fro 1984-2001 and has been the Athletic Director for the last 22 years and Principal for the shool for the past three years.

Additional Wrestling Contacts:

Pat Smith, Arkansas Wrestling Academy

4x NCAA Champion and Coach Pat Smith leads the Arkansas Wrestling Academy in Little Rock, Arkansas.  He supports Arkansas Wrestling Association initiatives through building and teaching wrestlers in the state of Arkansas.  The Arkansas Wrestling Academy is an instructional program designed to make the best wrestlers out of Arkansas’ youth.  Pat holds a collegiate winning streak of 98 consecutive matches, he is a 1994 NCAA Outstanding Wrestler, 1994 Amateur Wrestling’s Man of the Year, member of the 75th Anniversary NCAA Wrestling Team, and 2006 Distinguished Member of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame.  He joined the Arkansas Wrestling Academy in August 2007.

6900 Pinnacle Valley Road

Little Rock, AR  72223

Phone:  (501) 519-0850

Robin Fletcher, Tournament Director

Robin works at The Hatcher Agency and has been involved from the ground level with wrestling in Arkansas.  She has assisted with the early club state tournaments, local tournaments, has designed the wrestling program, assists with the wrestling bracket design, and continued to support the efforts of the Arkansas Wrestling Association.  Her experience with wrestling has evolved into a part time position working as a Tournament Director at tournaments throughout Arkansas on weekends during the wrestling season and this weekend she serves as a Tournament Director for the Arkansas State High School Wrestling Tournament.

Post Office Box 3505

Little Rock, AR 72203-3505

Phone: (501) 375-3737 ext. 204

Cell Phone: (501) 517-4599

Brenda Keene, Tournament Director

Brenda Keene is an Account Executive at The Hatcher Agency. She decided to get
involved in wrestling as she followed The Hatcher Agency’s help with getting wrestling started in the state of Arkansas and their support of wrestling programs throughout the state. Brenda has always enjoyed athletics and has a daughter who plays soccer for Lyon College.  Being an expert on spreadsheets and computer work in her regular day job she decided she could help wrestling grow by helping run tournaments throughout the state.  After working several regular season tournaments Brenda makes her first appearance at the Arkansas High School State Tournament in 2014 and looks forward to helping this sport continue to grow in the state of Arkansas.

Post Office Box 3505

Little Rock, AR 72203-3505

Phone: (501) 375-3737 ext. 228

Cell Phone: (501) 519-1867