Meet The Team

Ian Wigget

Secretary of the Welsh Wrestling Association

BWA Home Nations Director (Wales); Chair of the Nations & Regions Committee; Chair of the Sports Technical Committee; UWW Level 3 Referee

Ian started wrestling in his early twenties, he competed for around 15 years then decided to take up refereeing. In 2001, Ian qualified as a UWW Level 3 official and has officiated at numerous international tournaments inc. the XXI Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia 2018.


Barry Pollin

Vice Chair & Head of Development at the Welsh Wrestling Association

Former Interim Chair and Operations Manager at British Wrestling; Former Chair of the Northern Ireland Wrestling Association and Director with the NI Commonwealth Games Council.

Barry started wrestling in his teenage years and after winning several Northern Ireland and Irish titles he went on to represent the country at international level. Barry was the Northern Ireland wrestling coach at the XXI Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia 2018.



Mark Charig

Chair of the Welsh Wrestling Association

Welsh Representative on the BWA Home Nations "Stronger Together" Committee

A keen wrestling fan who is also qualified as a 1st Dan in judo


Cydnie Hunter

Treasurer of the Welsh Wrestling Association

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Sue Jones

Head of Coaching at the Welsh Wrestling Association

BWA Level 3 Tutor and Assessor, High Performance Coach and Team Leader for Commonwealth Games 2022

With over 25 years experience in wrestling, Sue and her husband Alan founded the Welsh Wrestling Association in 2006. Sue remains passionate about the sport and works tirelessly to create a legacy for future generations. Sue is determined that Welsh Wrestling should remain a force to be reckoned with.


Mike Liptrot

Head of Performance at the Welsh Wrestling Association

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Non Evans MBE

President of the Welsh Wrestling Association

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