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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.

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

The deadline for application is Sunday 25th April 2021 and interviews will take place on Tuesday 4th May 2021.

Talent Pathway Staff

British Wrestling is seeking experienced and enthusiastic volunteers for our national and regional talent pathway.  

British Wrestling is evolving the talent pathway with an increased focus on long term athlete development. The GBR Talent Squad is the focus of this development working with Cadet and younger wrestlers to develop the skills and abilities needed to compete and win on the European and World stage.  

The regional talent pathway is the first step on the pathway to Great Britain representation for young and aspiring wrestlers in England. As the volunteer workforce delivering the regional squad you will be responsible for supporting and coaching young talented athletes to develop the skills and abilities to achieve their potential and progress up the performance pathway 

Positions Available 

National Talent Coach x 3 

National Talent Coaches will have responsibility for coaching the GBR Talent Squad as a group and support the Regional Coaches to deliver Regional Squads.  

Regional Squad Manager x 3  

Regional Squad Managers will be responsible for organisation and coordination of the regional squad delivery.  

Regional Coach x 3 

Regional Coaches will deliver regional squad sessions.  

For an informal discussion about the positions please contact BWA Talent Lead Jit Rakhra on 07960 879276 or To apply please submit a short statement indicating your relevant experience in relation to the role description by Sunday 2nd May 2021 to Coaches are welcome to submit one application for multiple positions, please indicate on your application which positions you are interested in.  

Potential candidates may be asked to interview for the position, if this is the case you will be contacted after the closing date. Interviews will take place following 7th May.  

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

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