NJSIAA Releases New Recommendation for Skin Checks at Wrestling Matches

The following attachments have been sent to the ATSNJ via the NJSIAA SMAC for our secondary school membership.  The ATSNJ understands that there might be  questions and concerns moving forward.  Kindly address concerns directly to the NJSIAA SMAC.  The ATSNJ was honored to be a consultant on these recommendations for the safety of New Jersey Wrestling.

NJSIAA Pre-Match Skin Check Procedures

Procedural Cover Letter


Below, please find additional resources for assisting in performing these important skin checks:

NATA Position Statement: Skin Diseases 

Bacterial Infections of the Skin

Viral Infections of the Skin

Skin Manifestations of Athletes Competing in the Summer Olympics