NSW WRESTLING BOARD

Don
Brown
President

Life Member. 40 years working for the NSW Wrestling Association Inc.
As Coach, Referee, Secretary, President and Vice President.
Referee at Sydney Olympic Games.
Chairman of PCYC Wrestling sub committee.
Excutive member of NSW Commonwealth Games Association.

Matthew
Joseph
Vice President

Computer Programmer by day, Freestyle Wrestler by night.

Has been involved with Olympic Wrestling for just over 10 years, actively competing and training in the sport. Matthew helps coach and train wrestlers at Lidcombe, Sydney. Having previously represented & trained at Hornsby PCYC, which has since been under construction since 2016.

Looking forward to growing the sport in a major way over the coming years.

John
Kinsela
General Director

Started wrestling in 1965

Represented Australia at the Mexico (1968) and Munich (1972) Olympic Games, best placed 7th.

World Championships Instanbul 1974 and won selection for Olympic trials 1976.

Coached at PCYC Burwood, Bankstown, Blacktown and Mt Druitt, was state coach at the State Sports Centre

Currently mentor and club representative at Mt Druitt PCYC.

Brett
McMillan
Administrator/Secretary & Acting Treasurer

Accountant by profession

Member of Wrestling NSW for 3 years following son’s interest

Extensive experience in voluntary association administration in the areas of amateur astronomy, Cricket and JP associations.

Volunteer driver at the Sydney Olympic Games.

Amir
Gholizadeh
Athlete Representative

Amir has a tremendous knowledge of Freestyle & Greco Roman Wrestling. Having started wrestling in Iran at the age of 11, he has been wrestling for over 17 years competitively, having won major tournaments as a Junior and won several medals as a Senior in Iran. One of only few wrestlers who have the ability to perform both Olympic styles with excellence and amazing technique, Amir is looking to pass his knowledge to the Australian Wrestling community, he currently coaches in Lidcombe Sydney.