Presented to an individual who has served the TCJWL with pride and commitment as a coach, program director, coordinator or trustee; exhibiting the leadership and organizational skills which promote our sport in a positive way. The selfless giving of time, effort and good sportsmanship are several of the important traits which characterize award recipients and in turn have help TCJWL to grow and advance within the wrestling community.
Vincent Nocito Award Recipient
Alex "AJ" DiGiovanni - Lyndhurst
Vincent Nocito of Lodi was one of the founding members of our league.
We honor his memory with this award to a wrestler
for outstanding achievements in each of these categories:
Sports - Academics - Community Involvement
The Twin County Junior Wrestling League consists of teams which are located throughout the Northern New Jersey counties of Bergen, Hudson, Passaic and Morris.
The teams within our league follow a seven week schedule that commences the first weekend in January and continues into mid-February. At the end of the season 5 District tournaments are held and the top 2 finishers in each weight class move on to the Regional tournament which is hosted by Hackensack. We also host a novice tournament each year which is open to all the programs within the TCJWL.
The structure for the regular season Saturday matches might best be described as a "structured scrimmage." A typical Saturday match will consist of 3 to 4 teams meeting at one site and having nearly each wrestler compete during the morning's competition. Competitors are matched according to a set of four criteria: AGE, WEIGHT, YEARS of EXPERIENCE and SKILL LEVEL. This format ensures that, to the best of everyone's ability, each wrestler is afforded the opportunity to compete at a level that will allow for that individual to learn this great sport.