Minnesota North College-Itasca Women’s Wrestling Receives $5,000 R.E.A.C.H.E.S. Grant for Uniforms in 2024 Season Kickoff

Minnesota North College-Itasca proudly announces the reception of a significant $5,000 grant from R.E.A.C.H.E.S. The grant has helped fund essential uniforms and gear for the commencement of the 2024 women’s wrestling team, marking a momentous milestone for the college’s athletic program.

The $5,000 R.E.A.C.H.E.S. grant will be instrumental in acquiring essential equipment uniforms for the successful initiation of the women’s wrestling team. This financial support arrives as a beacon of hope and opportunity for the college’s wrestling program, facilitating a strong and promising start for the aspiring female wrestlers at Minnesota North College-Itasca.

The grant’s contribution to Minnesota North College-Itasca will significantly aid in laying the groundwork for a competitive women’s wrestling program. The grant serves as a catalyst for empowering female athletes, particularly those from historically underrepresented backgrounds, to pursue their passion for wrestling.

“Wrestling is a platform for growth and oppertunities while building the fundamental skills that make people successful in life. This grant from R.E.A.C.H.E.S. is a testament to their commitment to supporting aspiring female wrestlers, and we are immensely grateful for their generosity,” remarked Joseph Umlauf, Head Coach at Minnesota North College-Itasca.

The funding received from R.E.A.C.H.E.S. will not only bolster the women’s wrestling team but will also contribute significantly to the holistic development approach of Coach Umlauf and his athletes, ensuring that future generations benefit from the enduring lessons learned through the coaching philosophy of Creating Champions of Life.

About R.E.A.C.H.E.S.
R.E.A.C.H.E.S. (Rewarding Educational Athletic Choices Helping Each Sport) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2007 in an effort to promote, protect and preserve the integrity of amateur athletics by providing athletic and educational opportunities to all athletes of all ages and abilities. This unique experience will provide educational, technical, and lifelong lessons for athletes, coaches, parents and fans that seek to capture meaningful, compassionate, harmonious, interesting and active lives. All profits from R.E.A.C.H.E.S. will be used to support specific needs in each sport to ensure future generations of athletes, fans, parents, and coaches will continue to learn from valuable lifelong athletic lessons.