Jobs and Volunteer Positions in Wrestling


Jobs

Performance Manager

British Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the UK, is seeking to appoint a Performance Manager to lead, develop and maintain a Wrestling performance pathway.  

This exciting opportunity in an Olympic sport will involve leading and developing wrestling’s performance pathway to develop wrestlers to qualify for Olympic Games. This will include the continued development and implementation of performance standards at all levels of the pathway. The role will involve working closely with Home Nation countries, coaches, officials, management, administrative staff and scientific support personnel.  

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • To create and drive a World Class environment and medal winning culture across the whole programme, through the building of strong relationships with all stakeholders including Home Nation countries, coaches, officials, management, administrative staff and scientific support personnel 
  • Develop, communicate and deliver Wrestling’s Performance Pathway strategy to develop suitably skilled wrestlers to qualify for Olympic Games. 
  • Develop and embed What It Takes To Win (WITTW) as a curriculum of performance development that defines the skills, competencies and abilities required at each stage of development across the Performance Pathway 
  • Engage athletes and pathway personnel to create an athlete centred approach whilst embedding performance behaviours and values 
  • Ensure operational sports science and athlete support is coordinated and provided for effective pathway delivery 
  • Work with the GBR Coaches and Home Nation coaches to plan and review a GB performance and talent calendars that enable athlete development and performance progression 
  • Review and update selection policies and procedures to coordinate and manage selection for national squads and major championships 

Full details of the role including a person specification are available on http://britishwrestling.org/about-british-wrestling/jobs 

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Craig Anthony on 07972 780542 or canthony@britishwrestling.org 

To apply please send a CV and covering letter to admin@britishwrestling.org. Please clearly state in the covering letter how you meet the criteria set out in the person specification. The deadline for applications is Friday 3rd February.  

The BWA is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and is committed to following best practice in the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. For further information please consult the Policies page on www.britishwrestling.org 

Please see below to download the job description and person specification

Volunteer Positions

INED Finance

The Chair and directors of the British Wrestling Association are looking to appoint an independent Non-Executive Director (Finance Portfolio). There has been significant progress
and consolidation of the sport post 2012 through the partnership of the current CE and Board. British Wrestling has stability and there is a substantial platform for development. The new person will not be expected to have an in-depth knowledge of wrestling but will have an understanding of the way Olympic sports operate in the UK arena. He or She will clearly have an abiding enthusiasm for sport. We anticipate appointing a person who is looking to make an impact, perhaps for the first time as a Non-Executive Director. The new Non-Executive Director will review the company’s financial plans and management reports and provided informed advice to the Board and senior management on financial matters He or She will also act as an effective board member by supporting the independent Chair to ensure good governance

HOW TO APPLY
If you wish to apply for this position, please supply the following:

  1. A detailed CV setting out your career history, with responsibilities and achievements.
  2. A covering letter (maximum two sides) highlighting your suitability for the role and how you meet the specification.
  3. Please provide details of two professional referees together with a brief statement of the capacity and over what period of time they have known you. Referees will not be contacted without your prior consent.

Please see below to download the full job pack.

To apply for this role, please send your CV and cover letter to:
BWA Chair, The British Wrestling Academy, 41 Great Clowes Street, Salford, Greater Manchester, M7 1RQ;
or, as attachments to:
admin@britishwrestling.org
Closing deadline: January 15th 2023
Interviews taking place early in the new year.

Assistant Level 2 Coaches – North/Midlands Regional Squads

Any level 2 coaches who would like to volunteer to assist in the North/Midlands Regional Squad sessions please contact Mick Sudron at michaelsudron7@gmail.com, North and Dean Brown at deanbrown395@yahoo.co.uk, Midlands. 

You must have a full membership to BWA and your club must be registered as either an affiliated or associated club.

If too many coaches apply there is 1 session a month and we will get everyone involved who wants to volunteer.


The BWA is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and is committed to following best practice in the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults. For further information please consult the Policies page on www.britishwrestling.org
 

N.B. This page is not actively monitored and thus the closing dates for some posts may have passed and the opportunity not removed

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