Kenny Ritchie has been named the Big 12 Conference Coordinator of Wrestling Officials.
Ritchie is a 28-year member of the National Wrestling Officials Association and was inducted into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2015. He has officiated 17 NCAA Division I National Championships, including 14 championship final matches.
Ritchie’s role with the Big 12 will include identifying and training potential wrestling officials, as well as assigning officials to contests held at Conference and affiliate members’ facilities. He will also evaluate the roster of wrestling officials, among other responsibilities.