Steve Dunlap Named to National Wrestling Hall of Fame


Steve Dunlap, assistant director of Athletics at Union Public Schools, received the “Lifetime Service to Wrestling” award from the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and the Oklahoma Chapter.
Dunlap joins a class of Oklahoma honorees that includes Paul Ameen, J. Carl Guymon, Bill Harlow and Jack McCutchen. Dunlap will be permanently recognized at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in Stillwater.
Dunlap was recognized with other honorees, including Congressman John Sullivan, at the Crown Plaza Hotel in downtown Tulsa on Nov. 13.
Dunlap, a successful wrestling coach from Broken Arrow High School, joined Union in 2002. During his tenure at BAHS, Dunlap led the Tigers to seven state championship titles, amassing an impressive 289-60 overall win-loss record and earning four national top ten rankings by the USA Today. In addition, Dunlap founded, directed and coached the Broken Arrow USA Wrestling spring and summer programs.
Dunlap earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education from the University of Central Oklahoma and completed his Master of Education Administration degree at Northeastern State University in 2004. Before joining Broken Arrow schools, he taught and coached at Edmond Public Schools, where he served on the wrestling and football staffs.

Dunlap’s numerous coaching honors include the following:

Updated 11-22-2005

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