Go Grizzlies! Art Wright Stadium 185 Grandview Avenue

bmusgrave [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Brad Musgrave)
Athletic Director

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Wadsworth High School has the following coaching positions available:

  • 9th Grade Boys' Soccer Coach
  • JV Boys' Golf Coach
  • JV Girls' Golf Coach
  • JV Girls' Soccer Coach
  • Freshman Girls' Soccer Coach
  • 7th Grade Girls' Basketball Coach
  • Varsity Asst. Gymnastics Coach

Qualified candidates are asked to email a letter of interest and a resume to Brad Musgrave, Athletic Director, at bmusgrave [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org

Application deadline:  April 29, 2016



WHS Athletics is again partnering with mCORE - Mobile Cardiac Overview and Risk Evaluation - to screen our athletes for the unsuspecting cardiac conditions and abnormalities which may put them at risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA). Screenings will take place at Wadsworth High School on Monday, May 16 from 8 am - 4 pm in the Training Room.  Parents must pre-register online at  Cost is $75 and space is limited, so sign up today.  For any questions or concerns please contact Bart Letcavits at 330-418-8199 or Liz Belcher at 614-216-9157.  Click here for more information.



The1st Annual Wadsworth Football & Boys Basketball mulch sale will take place from Monday, April 18 thru Friday, April 29.  Mulch will  be sold by the bag at a cost of $5 per bag and delivered to your house and spread to your desire by members of the football and boys basektball teams at no additional cost.  Mulch delivery dates will be May 12 - May 15.  Click here for more information and to place an order.


Lady Grizzlies state championship t-shirts are available for purchase in the Athletic Office. Shirts are $10 each.



Show your support for the Wadsworth Varsity Baseball team as they are recognized before the Akron Rubberducks game on Sunday, May 1 at Canal Park.  Tickets are $7 a seat and can be purchased by contacting Greg Pickard at gpickard [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org.  Click here for more information.



Clinics and tryouts for the 2016-2017 Cheerleading squads will be held Wednesday, April 27-30, 2016.  Sign-ups for any current Wadsworth students begin Monday, April 11 and run through Friday, April 22.  There will be a sign-up sheet in the High School Athletic Office and the Main Offices of Wadsworth Middle School and Sacred Heart.  You must pick up a packet at the time of sign-ups. 



Reserve seat season tickets for the upcoming football season are available in the Athletic Office.  Tickets are $35 a seat for all 5 games.  The middle two sections of the home stands are the reserved sections.  Please stop in to purchase your tickets or call for more information.



Physicals will be held on Monday, May 23 beginning at 6:00 pm.  Click here for information on pre-participation sports physicals offered by Summa Center for Sports Health.   All students participating in a Fall, Winter or Spring sport must have a current physical on file in the Athletic Office before the season's first practice. Physical forms are located under the forms/general information tab above.


Parking for Events at the High School
Parents, fans, students, and our guests are required to park in the following areas for activitiy and athletic events:
The Student Parking Lot - located on the north side of the building in front of the five wings. Enter this parking lot from the main school drive.

The Staff/Events Parking Lot - located on the south side of the building by the softball/baseball fields. Enter this parking lot from the Middle School or by traveling the loop from Durling and continuing behind the building.

The Visitor Parking Lot - located immediately adjacent to the Main Entrance - this is a small parking area located outside of the Administration wing. NOTE: this area has limited parking. Enter this lot from the loop directly in front of WHS.



Contact Information

Athletic Secretary: jbowers [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Jodi Bowers )
Telephone: 330-335-1372
FAX: 330-335-1450
Athletic Trainer:

Ron Burdette (rburdette [at] summahealth [dot] org)

Click here for the Summa Center for Sports Health Newsletter.

Interested in Playing Sports in College?

Any current high school sophomore, junior or senior who wishes to participate in collegiate athletics at an NCAA Divison I or II college or university should register with the NCAA Eligibilty Center.  Registrants may access the site at  This website provides answers to common questions concerning the collegiate athletic recruiting process for high school student-athletes and their parents.  Click to access the  Guide for the College-Bound Student Athlete .  This guide is a highly comprehensive tool, that has been designed to help you understand the NCAA initial-eligibility process and to prepare student-athletes for transitioning from high school to becoming an NCAA Division I or II student-athlete.  Also, check out the Initial-Eligibilty Brochure.

Click here for information on Division III.


Sports Schedules and Updates
Would you like to receive a text or email alert for your child's canceled sports events?  You can log into to get sports schedules, find addresses for away events, and sign up for updates.  This website will even allow you to sign up to receive email and text message updates for any canceled or postponed events.  Simply create a user account, select Wadsworth High School, and change the 'Alert Settings' in your account to sign up for email or text message updates.

For an up-to-date schedule, please click on our link.


Coaching Contact Information By Season

Spring Sports Contacts



gpickard [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Greg Pickard)   Varsity & JV home field located behind Wadsworth High School.  Freshman home field is AC Ballfield located at 441 College St.

Softball wschmeltzer [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Mike Schmeltzer, Sr. )   Varsity & JV home field located behind Wadsworth High School  Click here to access the softball webpage
Boys Track cbeery [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Chris Beery)    Home meets are at the track at Wadsworth Middle School, 150 Silvercreek Rd
Girls Track jburton [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (John Burton)    Home meets are at the track at Wadsworth Middle School, 150 Silvercreek Rd

Boys Tennis

chalicki [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Christa Halicki)     Home courts located behind Wadsworth High School 

Follow @GrizzlyTennis on Twitter for updates

Girls Lacrosse

attorneymikecallow [at] gmail [dot] com (Mike Callow)  Home field is Art Wright Stadium, 185 Grandview Ave

Boys Lacrosse

jtkisor [at] gmail [dot] com (Jeff Kisor)  Home field is Art Wright Stadium, 185 Grandview Ave


Fall Sports Contacts

Start date for Fall Sports is August 1



                                          Freshman Football

toddjd49 [at] gmail [dot] com (Justin Todd)

Football games are held at Art Wright Stadium, 185 Grandview Avenue. 

cbeery [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Chris Beery )

Volleyball jklingbeil [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Jill Klingbeil)
Boys Soccer jjohnson [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (John Johnson)
Girls Soccer pw1969_13 [at] msn [dot] com (Paul Williford)
Boys Cross Country jburton [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (John Burton)

Girls Cross Country

mmcconnell [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Matt McConnell)

Girls Tennis knichol [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Kristy Nichol)

Boys Golf

bklafczynski [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Ben Klafczynski)  Varsity home course is Barberton Brookside, 3727 Golf Course Dr, Norton.  JV home course is Rawiga Country Club, 10353 Rawiga Rd, Seville.

Girls Golf

mschmeltzer [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Mike Schmeltzer   )Varsity/JV home course is Rawiga Country Club, 10353 Rawiga Rd, Seville


wolfe [dot] ashley [at] gmail [dot] com (Ashley Wolfe)


Winter Sports Contacts


Boys Basketball

mschmeltzer [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Mike Schmeltzer)

Girls Basketball

abooth [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Andrew Booth)


jgramuglia [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (John Gramuglia)

Boys/Girls Swimming & Diving

apallija [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Allison Pallija)


rachelurbanic [at] gmail [dot] com (Rachel Urbanic)

Boys/Girls Bowling

gsteele300 [at] yahoo [dot] com (George Steele )

Home matches are at Ghost Alley Lanes, 456 College Street


wolfe [dot] ashley [at] gmail [dot] com (Ashley Wolfe)



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