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Women’s Junior Development Coach

British Columbia Wrestling Association

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Women’s Junior Development Coach

British Columbia Wrestling Association

Apply by 12/4/2020

Posted 3 weeks ago

How to apply


Burnaby, BC, Canada

Job Type

Industry Areas

Fitness & Health

 Job Description

To develop a strong sustainable feeder system through which the next generation of champions will be produced.


  • Design, implement and manage a yearly training program (YTP) for female high school wrestlers throughout the province of British Columbia.
  • Establish and manage a female provincial wrestling team which will represent BC by training, and competing throughout Canada and the United States.
  • Run four (4) seasonal training camps for BC wrestlers, to be used for athlete identification, inter- province team building, and fundraising for Team BC travel budgets. These camps can be held alongside and with the support of BC post-secondary institutions and can be used to raise funds for both programs.
  • Deliver outreach programming (e.g. practice, mini-camp, coaching assistance) to each zone one to two (1-2) times annually.
  • Help assist in recruiting volunteers and running the following sanctioned BCWA high school wrestling tournaments: War on the Floor, Age Class, BC Secondary School Championship.
  • Identify and recommend junior athletes to train alongside senior athletes and be coached by the High-Performance coach at the BC regional training centre.
  • Assist the Executive Director and Grassroots Coordinator with reporting, and tasks pertaining to areas of the growth and advancement of the BC Jr. Development program.
  • Submit such written reports to the Employer as required by the job description provisions set out in the viaSport Agreement Schedule “A”.
  • Be the Female Head Coach at all Canada Summer Games and Western Canada Summer Games.
  • Represent BCWA in the role of Women’s Junior Development Coach in a professional and ethical manner at all times.
  • Submit yearly plan to BC Wrestling (via BCWA HP coach) and provide quarterly status reports, monthly reports to BCWA Executive, and annually to the BCWA AGM.
  • Developing BC Junior, Juvenile & Cadet National Team female athletes in conjunction with the Men’s Junior Development Program.
  • Conduct and document formal female athlete evaluations 2x annually.
  • Provide sport plans, performance measures reports to the Provincial High Performance Coach
  • Attend Pacific Sport, government meetings that impact on age class female development.
  • Identify female talent and update profiles. Provide updated lists and progress reports.
  • Work with Regional clubs and Pacific Sport in delivering age specific female high performance programming.
  • Coordinate efforts with the National Training Centre and Provincial programs.
  • Coordinate and operate regular high performance female age class training at the National Training Centre at SFU or an alternate location.
  • Develop, coordinate, communicate, and implement coaching identification, selection and remuneration for coaches executing the program plan.
  • The Services will also include any other tasks which the Parties may agree on.

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Will have completed or shall complete and submit a Criminal Record Check as required through the Criminal Records Review Act for employee’s working with children directly or having or potentially having unsupervised access to children in the ordinary course of employment.
  • Shall be a NCCP Competition Development Certified Coach or at least initiated NCCP Competition Development training and be NCCP Competition Development certified by May 8, 2021.

How To Apply

Inclusive Note

The employer is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family status or disability.

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About British Columbia Wrestling Association

​The British Columbia Wrestling Association is a not-for-profit sports association that can trace its origins back to 1970. We are the Provincial governing body for the sport of amateur wrestling in British Columbia. We are an affiliate of Wrestling Canada and its official representative in British Columbia.

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