James Cloyd is married, father of two wrestlers and co-founder of OMAWA. Cloyd, a graduate of Omaha North High School, holds degrees from Dana College and Peru State College. He has also participated in the Institute for Career Advancement Needs (ICAN) Men’s Leadership Program and the Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Omaha (#L032). He also serves as a mentor for at-risk youth.
Involved in Millard South Wrestling Club from 1999 to present
USA Bronze Certified Coach
15 years of wrestling experience as a parent helper, coach, vice-president, president, Unity Council mentor and community liaison
Recruited and certified first three female coaches in history of Millard South Wrestling Club to work with female wrestlers
Coaching philosophy: Make wrestling fun for young beginners so they will work hard to be champions in high school and beyond
Member of Dana College conference championship wrestling team
Member of Omaha North’s 1985 state championship team