Led by Mike Dunn (BPD, M Ed., B Ed., Level 3 NCCP Coach) our team of coaches will work with your young athlete helping them to achieve their best. All of our coaches credit wrestling as the best choice in their lives and are eager to assist in the next generation of Hero Wrestlers.
Mike Dunn is the Head Coach of Hero Wrestling. He believes that wrestling is the ultimate character builder and a successful wrestler will find success in all areas of life. Coaching since 1986, Mike most recently has been the Team Alberta Head Coach for both the Western Canada Summer Games and the 2013 Canada Summer Games and has, over his career, won Alberta Coach of the Year 4 times.
Head Coach/Team Leader- Mike Dunn
ASSISTANT COACH - JAZZIE BARKER
Jazmyne (Jazzie) Barker started wrestling in 2002 with King of the Mat Wrestling club with coach Mike Dunn. In 2006, she won Jr. Nationals at 59kg and went on to compete at the Jr. Worlds in Guatemala where she placed 4th. In 2005, she attended University of Calgary where she competed for the Dino’s and completed a Degree in Sociology. As a member of the Dino’s she won CIS in 2010 and went on to compete at the University World Championships, where she won a Bronze medal. Jazzie was also a National Team member from 2004 till 2015, where she competed all over the World for Team Canada. Some of her greatest accomplishments include a Pam Am Silver medal, Common Wealth Bronze medal and a World Cup Team member in 2008 and 2009. In 2014 Jazzie was the 63kg National champion and most outstanding Female Wrestler. In her career she has 11 National medals. Today Barker works at SAIT helping young adults with their Post-Secondary journey. In her spare time when she is not a full-time mom she plays on a Semi-Competitive Women’s Softball team. Barker is very excited to be helping out coach this 2023/24 season and looks forward to seeing you all on the mat.