Lakehead University

Athletics Department

Wolves Stage Elite Wrestling Camp

June 12th, 2007


Lakehead Athletics and wrestling Head Coach Owen Dawkins are very proud to announce that Thunderwolves Wrestling will be staging the first-ever “Bringin It Back To The Wild” wrestling camp this July 3-8.  The exciting new camp will feature some of Canada's top international wrestlers as guest instructors. 
The camp, which will be run outside with the wrestling mats on the grass, will feature special guest instructors such as Guivi Sissaouri; Canadian national team member, eight-time national champion, 2001 world champion (two world silver, one bronze), 1996 Olympic silver medalist, World Cup gold medalist, 1999 Pan-Am Games gold medalist, and two-time Canada Cup Gold medalist (1995, 2001).
The camp will is aimed at high school (Elite Camp) and junior high school aged wrestlers (Novice Camp).  The Novice camp will run July 3-4 while the Elite camp will go July 4-8.  Cost for the Novice camp is 75 dollars while the Elite camp’s fee is 175 dollars for campers not staying in Lakehead’s dormitories and the cost is 275 for those staying in the dorms.
Another of the special instructors is five-time CIS champion, Canadian national team member, two-time Canadian national champion, and new Lakehead wrestling assistant coach Jamie Macari.
The other special instructor is seven-time Canadian national champion, three-time Canada Cup gold medalist, and national team member Misha Japaridze.  
The camp will be supervised and coached by members of the Lakehead varsity wrestling team.  
For more information; contact Lakehead Wrestling Head Coach and Camp Director Owen Dawkins at 807-343-8513 or by email at

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Last Edited: June 12th, 2007

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