My name is Les Lieurance.  I grew up a wrestler and I believe that wrestling is the greatest sport in the world. In high school, I wrestled under Andrew Niemczyk in Beloit Kansas and under Ernie Jones at Daniel Webster in Tulsa, OK.  I look back and realize how much of an honor it was to be coached by these coaches.

Wrestling has had a huge part in molding me into the person that I am today.  As I’ve gotten older, I’ve realized that most people who wrestle, will not wrestle in college.  I’ve come to the conclusion that wrestling imitates life.  Wrestling teaches people about life…. How to work hard, how to set goals for your self, How to handle your victories, How to handle your losses, and How to be self-disciplined.  These are essential qualities to have as an adult.  For those that have wrestled, you are part of a brotherhood that most people will never understand.

Combining My Two Passions — Wrestling and Programming

As an adult, I decided to become a web developer. I have been a software developer for over twenty years. I decided to use my love of wrestling and my programming capabilities to create a website and try to write the best articles I can that will grow the sport.

My Involvement in Wrestling

I have been involved with wrestling for about 30 years.  I wrestled all the way through high school, but I was part of the majority that didn’t wrestle in college.  I had the ability to wrestle at the next level, but I chose a different path.

For the almost 20 years, I have been blessed to watch my son wrestle. He has since graduated high school and wrestled in college.  I started this website when my son started wrestling at 5 years old.  This website has been a labor of love and I do my best to add new content when I’m not working or taking care of my family.

Connect with me on Linkedin

As a professional web developer, I keep an updated LinkedIn profile.  I’m always interested in connecting with other professionals.  If you have a LinkedIn profile, feel free to reach out and connect with me.

Click Here to Connect on Linkedin.

Need a Web Developer?

As side from my full-time job and this website, I also do a lot of side work.  I do a lot of side work on upwork.com.  If you need some web work done, feel free to reach out to me.  I charge an honest rate and I will do my best to deliver my work efficiently, on time, and under budget.

Lately I haven’t done much work on upwork. If you would like to get in contact with me, feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn.

Click Here to See my Upwork Profile

My Mission

One of the reasons I created this blog was to write articles that can help the wrestling community.  I want to use this blog as your one-stop place to get information about wrestling.  I created this website in 2010 and I am still writing new content.

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a parent that is new to wrestling or a wrestler that has wrestled for years, or whether you’re a seasoned wrestling coach.  My mission is to provide information to educate the wrestling community and help grow this sport.

I hope you enjoy this blog.  Feel free to go to our contact page if you have questions.  You can also reach me on my Facebook page or message me on Linkedin. I would love to hear from you.


Les Lieurance