The hearts of coaches
and wrestlers matter!


At FCA Wrestling, we are all about reaching the hearts of coaches and wrestlers. We believe the current culture of sports offers a tremendous opportunity to encourage others to look at competition from a new perspective. It’s not just about wins and losses. It’s about understanding what truly defines us—as a coach, as an athlete, as a person. It’s a perspective that changes everything. We invite you to learn more about us and to join us on this exciting journey of reaching hearts and seeing lives changed.


We bring the same proven strategies and methods (see Mission & Vision) from FCA’s rich history of ministering to coaches and athletes AND we apply them to the sport-specific ministry of wrestling. We know wrestling. We’ve been wrestlers and wrestling coaches. We understand the dynamics of the sport. Relationships are built on this common ground, and what can develop from there is the driving force of our ministry: To lead every wrestling coach and wrestler into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.


Our passions for wrestling and faith + abundant opportunities = potential for huge impact.

High schools with wrestling programs

High school boys and girls in wrestling

Colleges with wrestling programs

Intercollegiate men and women in wrestling

NOTE: These statistics are representative of the United States only. FCA Wrestling’s growing presence internationally, as well as our Olympic ministry, increases these opportunities exponentially.


Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) was founded in 1954 and has become one of the leading Christian sports organizations in the world. FCA has been challenging coaches and athletes on the professional, college, high school, junior high and youth levels to use the powerful platform of sport to reach every coach and every athlete with the transforming power of Jesus Christ. In 2008, FCA Wrestling officially began as a sport-specific ministry of FCA, focusing solely on reaching those in the wrestling community. Carl Perry has served as the FCA Wrestling Director since 2011.
More on Carl Perry  →

Slide 1 - Muriel McGuiness

"FCA enables me to bring hope to young people. As a result, the impact of my life goes far beyond my lifetime."

Muriel McGuiness

Slide 2 - Don McClanen

“The question often asked is FCA as needed or relevant today as it was back then, and I would say more so. FCA is God’s amazing, miraculous dream being fulfilled still to this day, and the question is can we continue?”

Don McClanen, FCA Founder

Slide 3 - Brandon Slay

“If you love Jesus and the sport of wrestling, there is no better organization to support than FCA Wrestling.”

Brandon Slay, Executive Director of Pennsylvania RTC

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