Thank you to Jumpstart!
Along with Jumpstart, we understand the role sport plays in the health and well-being of kids and their families and are doing everything possible to help community sports continue. As one of over 1,200 sport and recreation organizations across Canada to receive grant funding from Jumpstart’s Sport Relief Fund in 2021, the continued need for support is apparent. With Jumpstart’s support, we’ll be able to continue providing school PE programs, camps, provincial training, and community training.
For more information on our programming, please visit www.bcwrestling.com.
Hello BCWA members,
BCWA is scheduling a town hall meeting on September 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm to provide updates for our members. Topics of discussion will include the new BCWA COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, Return to Wrestling, and upcoming wrestling events.
On September 10, 2021, the BC Provincial Health Officer took an important step to address COVID-19 cases in the Province and implemented a new Gathering and Events Order. In alignment with the new Gathering and Events Order, BC Wrestling Association is implementing a vaccination policy.
To view the BCWA COVID-19 Vaccination Policy click on the link.
To register for the town hall click on the link: BCWA Town Hall Registration
Attention all coaches! In honor of national coaches week, the Coaching Association of Canada (@coach.ca) is offering various FREE eLearning modules for coaching training and development (up until Sunday, September 26th 2021). Coaches can enter in their NCCP number or email login info to https://thelocker.coach.ca/account/login?mode=login New coaches may set up a new NCCP number if they would like to start coaching!
Here's how to get started!
Click on the https://thelocker.coach.ca/account/login?mode=login and enter in your NCCP number or email and created login password or new coaches may make a new account
Click on the "ELEARNING" tab on the top of the screen once logged in
Click on any of the courses on the left hand side under the "Available" tab to get 2 Professional Development Points (PDP's) per module completed. PDP's are required to maintain coaching certification over a designated period of time shown on your "profile" tab under "certifications". Many of these courses also allow you to advance further into higher levels of coaching if you're looking to be among the best coaches in Canada!
Thank you to the Province of British Columbia and viaSportBC for providing BC Wrestling Association with funding through the Core Contribution and Enhanced Excellence Funding! Because of your support BCWA is able to deliver programs and events to athletes, coaches, officials, and various member groups at all levels of development across BC.
BC Wrestling Association is seeking two Sports Program Coordinators and three Community Wrestling Coaches to join our team! This employment is funded by the Canada Summer Jobs program with a term of 14 weeks for each employee beginning November 1, 2021 (SPC) and November 8, 2021 (CWC). Job applications must be submitted by October 14, 2021. For more information on the position roles, requirements and application process, review the job information listed below:
1) Click here to open the Sports Program Coordinator Job Information Package
2) Click here to open the Community Wrestling Coach Job Information Package
BC Wrestling Association is working on a 5-year strategic plan for our organization, and we want to hear from you!
Survey Link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/bcwastrategicplan
Even if you do not have a direct link to wrestling, your perspective and opinion is greatly appreciated because our survey is meant to gather a broad base of stakeholders to create a strategic plan which will reflect on sport across the province leading into the next 5 years. The survey should take roughly 10-minutes. Thank you!
A huge congratulations to this years U23 and Senior World Team Members! This past weekend, six wrestlers qualified for the U23 and Senior World Team at the Trials held in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Among those who competed, Amar Dhesi, Jasmit Phulka, and Jacob Torres dominated their brackets, ultimately taking the first place spot on the podium. Automatically qualifying, Ana Godinez, Nishan Randhawa and Darthe Capellan will also attend Worlds building off their past competition results. Cali Espinosa, Kye Mills and Karan Dhillon also took to the mats, but entered some tough matches and were unable to secure a spot. BC wrestler Miki Robottom also made the U23 World Team representing Dinos Wrestling Club.
Well done everyone!
Senior World Team:
65- Jacob Torres
74- Jasmit Phulka
97- Nishan Randhawa
125- Amar Dhesi
U23 World Team:
For more information on the trials, visit: Wrestling Canada Lutte
The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is pleased to present NCCP Competition Development modules in an on-line format allowing coaches to complete a number of modules as part of the enhanced International Coaching School.. This program commences Monday 13th September 2021 with weekly sessions concluding in March 2022.
Coaches who complete all eight modules will receive the Sport Performance Coaching Certificate (SPCC).
Part 1 September 2021-December 2021
Coaching and Leading Effectively
Psychology of Performance
Manage A Sport Program
Prevention and Recovery
Part 2 January 2022-March 2022
Developing Athletic Abilities
Advanced Practice Planning
SPCC all 8 modules https://thelocker.coach.ca/event/registration/6127
Part 1 Modules only https://thelocker.coach.ca/event/registration/6127
Part 2 Modules only https://thelocker.coach.ca/event/registration/6128
If you require more information about the ICS program or have any questions about CSI coaching programming, please contact Andrew Latham Coach Services Advisor firstname.lastname@example.org
To view more on the program including schedules, costs and the modules being offered, open the informational booklet: HERE