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British Wrestling Chair 

Exciting opportunity to lead a Commonwealth and Olympic sport! 

British Wrestling is seeking to appoint an exceptional and experienced candidate as Chair to lead the national governing body for wrestling.  

British Wrestling is committed to developing and promoting the sport of wrestling so that everyone achieves their full potential on and off the mat. We do this through our three strategic objectives of: 

  1. Safety, health and wellbeing for all 
  2. Increase membership and participation 
  3. Win medals and honours 

The Chair will work closely with the Board and recently appointed Chief Executive to provide strong leadership to guide the strategic direction of the organisation and shape the way it operates.  

Candidates will have a passion for sport and the power it has to change lives and communities. They will have a strong track record of leadership and experience working at board level, ideally in a chairing role. With an awareness of the workings and politics of the sports sector both domestically and internationally, candidates will have excellent communication and networking skills along with the energy and drive to support the growth of wrestling across the UK. Candidates will need to demonstrate a commitment to equality and diversity 

British Wrestling welcomes applications from all sectors of society. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please email for an information pack. 

Deadline for applications is Tuesday 14th April 2020 and interviews are planned to take place during the week commencing 27th April 2020. 

England Team Leader for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

British Wrestling is seeking a Team Leader for the England Wrestling Team for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games on a voluntary basis. 

Responsible: Joint responsibility to British Wrestling and CGE. 

Accountable: Chef de Mission for all roles and responsibilities relating to Team England. 

Job Purpose: To effectively and efficiently manage the England Wrestling team in the pre-Games, Games and post-Games periods, liaising at all stages with the Chef de Mission and the CGE support team. 

The core roles and responsibilities of the Team Leader are: 

  • Liaise effectively with British Wrestling and the CGE team throughout the Games cycle. 
  • Working with the national performance lead, coaches and support staff to establish clear roles and responsibilities for the Commonwealth Games, ensuring that all roles are focussed on delivering a successful Team England performance at the Games. 
  • Establish written agreements with British Wrestling regarding two-way reporting arrangements covering the flow of information into the sport from the Team Leaders’ Programme (through CGE), and reports back from British Wrestling on progress made. 

A job description and person specification are available to download. For further information about the role please contact Craig Anthony,

To apply please send a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the person specification to

Deadline for application is Tuesday 14th April 2020 and interviews will take place in Manchester on Monday 20th April 2020.


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