2025 Canada Summer Games Coaching Staff Application (click here) – Due August 11, 2023
The Alberta Amateur Wrestling Association is now actively taking applications for the coaching staff for the 2025 Canada Summer Games to represent team Alberta in St. John’s, Newfoundland, August 8-24, 2025. The games will be split into 2 phases, but we are currently unsure which phase wrestling will be scheduled. The Canada Games Coaching Staff will be selected by the Alberta Amateur Wrestling Association executive committee. Four positions are available: 1 Mentor Coach, 1 Men’s Head Coach, 1 Women’s Head Coach and 1 Apprentice/Assistant Coach
Apprentice/Assistant Coach – Works under the guidance of the mentor coach and head coaches to develop the skills necessary for provincial team coaching duties. Assists with talent identification, development and training of both programs.
Candidates will be considered based on their coaching credentials, communication and organizational skills, ability to work with a vast and diverse membership base, their vision for the program and their commitment and experience with the provincial program and willingness/ability to complete the NCCP certification requirements.
At the discretion of the executive, a pool of coaches may be selected, with the final coaching roster being named at a later date.
Expected duties before the team selection in the spring of 2025 would include:
• Participating and assisting with the organization of the Alberta Wrestling Provincial Program being developed for the fall of 2023 through August 2025
• Organization and oversight of Talent ID camps and other team training/competition activities
• Complete the NCCP certification requirements, including the required Safe Sport Modules, by May 2025
o Competition-Development Certified
o Background Screening
o Making Ethical Decisions Evaluation
o Making Headway in Sport
o Safe Sport Training
Expected duties after the team selection in the spring of 2025 would include:
• Organization and oversight of team training camps (April – August 2025)
• Organization and oversight of any out-of-province training opportunities
• Organization and ordering of team gear/singlets
• Attendance at Team Alberta Coaches Meeting and Team Staging in Summer 2025
• Attendance and coaching duties at the 2025 Canada Summer Games in August 2025