Go Grizzlies! Art Wright Stadium 185 Grandview Avenue

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

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Pre-sale football tickets for Friday,September 4's home game against Wooster will be on sale in the Athletic Office on Thursday and Friday from 7:15-3:15 pm.  Ticket prices are $6 for adults and $4 for students (K-12).


Adult passes for home events (except Football) are on sale in the Athletic Office.  Passes are $75 and are valid for 20 admissions to all HOME events (except Football).  Student Passes are also on sale for $25 and will admit students to all HOME events.


The Salvation Army is sponsoring a canned food drive at this year's home football games.  All students who donate a non-perishable/canned food item at the home football games will be entered into a drawing to sinw a Student Winter Sport pass or 1 adult pass.  One entry per game and the drawing will take place during halftime of the last home game.  Click here for more information




Wadsworth High School is currently seeking coaches for the position listed below. Qualified individuals are asked to email a letter of interest and resume to Athletic Director Brad Musgrave at wadc_bmusgrave [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org. The application deadline is unitl filled.  Positions available are:

Swimming:  Varsity Assistant Coach 



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.


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.


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: wadc_bowers [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.

NAIA Showcase
An individual sport showcase is a one-day, one-stop event for prospective student-athletes and their parents to connect with NAIA schools. The NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) is the only college athletics association that offers official events for prospective student-athletes to showcase their skills on the field in front of NAIA coaches.

Our goals are simple:  

  1. Give student-athletes a chance to learn about the opportunities to play college sports in the NAIA and to connect with NAIA coaches
  2. Provide student-athletes and parents information about academic programs and $500 million in scholarships offered by the more than 250 NAIA colleges and universities.

Learn More


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.


Coaching Contacts

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

Spring Sports Contacts  


wadc_pickard [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 TBA      Home meets are at the track at Wadsworth Middle School, 150 Silvercreek Rd

Boys Tennis

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

Follow @GrizzlyTennis on Twitter for updates

Fall Sports Contacts Start date for Fall Sports is August 1



                                          Freshman Football

wadc_gdennis [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Greg Dennison)

Football games are held at Art Wright Stadium, 185 Grandview Avenue.  Click here for a summer calendar

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

Click here for Freshman Summer Calendar

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

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

Girls Tennis wadc_knichol [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Kristy Nichol)
Boys Golf

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

Girls Golf

wadc_jgaudio [at] wadsworthschools [dot] org (Joe Gaudio    )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

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

Girls Basketball

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


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

Boys/Girls Swimming

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



rachelbfrisby [at] gmail [dot] com (Rachel Frisby)

Boys/Girls Bowling

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


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



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