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  • Life after wrestling
    Monday April 2nd 2018 Legendary American wrestler and coach Dan Gable once said that "Once you have wrestled everything else in life is easy". While that statement may seem pretty presumptious, anyone who's wrestled will...
  • The Junior-Senior Nationals makes its return to Quebec
    Monday March 26th 2018 The Junior-Senior Nationals made its return to Quebec for the first time in over twenty years with CLIC taking on the task of hosting Canada's premiere wrestling event at the Centre...
  • The unsung heroes of Quebec Wrestling: Judy Paul
    Thursday March 22nd 2018 "Excuse me, could you tell me when my match is?" Those words were said by a very young and inexpericed kid over twenty five years ago. I asked them to the...
  • Dedicated to all the people who support Quebec wrestling
    Monday March 5th, 2018 As sit here writing these articles, it occurs to me that there are many people in this province that have given a lot to the development of wrestling in the province...
  • My experience at the U-Sports Wrestling Nationals
    Tuesday February 27th 2018 The U-Sports Wrestling Nationals took place this past weekend and for the first time in my career, I got to experience it as a coach. Throughout my wrestling career I competed...
  • The intangibles to being a wrestler
    Sunday February 11th 2018 The question that I get asked a lot is what makes a wrestler? For that matter, what makes any athlete the way they are? Athletes are a funny bunch as they...
  • Cross-training for wrestling
    Wednesday January 31st 2018 Wrestling as we all know is one of the most physically demanding sports out there. It requires the strength of a weightlifter, the agility and finesse of a soccer player, the...
  • Starting the new year on the right foot
    Wednesday January 10th 2018 Now that schools have started up their practices while some club teams were training over the Christmas Break, it's time to get the seasons started for the high schools, universities and...
  • A Year in Review for 2017
    Saturday December 30th 2017 What a year! 2017 was a memorable one for wrestling in the province of Quebec. So many results from so many tournaments, athletes qualifying for major tournaments and a historical finish...
  • Training during the Christmas Break
    Thursday December 14th 2017 With the Christmas Break coming up, many schools will basically call it quits for those two weeks. Most Quebec public high schools have a two-week break and some of the private...
  • Another High school season begins
    Thursday November 23rd 2017 As the first couple of tournaments began this year, I eagerly awaited the beginning of the high school season's tournaments to start up. Don't get me wrong, coaching and watching our...
  • Giving back to the community
    Saturday November 4th 2017 In one of my previous blogs, I spoke about giving thanks. Giving thanks is important but the next step is to act out on it. We can be thankful as much...
  • Sports and Depression
    Monday October 23rd, 2017 While my blogs tend to try and focus in the positive things that our sport is doing in the province of Quebec, sometimes there are things that aren't as positive that...
  • Giving Thanks
    Thursday October 5th 2017 As Thanksgiving approaches, it occurred to me that many of us don't give enough thanks for what we have. Too often, we take for granted what we have or are too...
  • Wrestling with Life
    Friday September 15th 2017 On Wednesday September 13th, George Reinitz, sponsor and one of the founders for the Montreal YMHA Wrestling Club held a book signing for his memoir, "Wrestling with Life". I had the...
  • The benefits of Sports for School
    Monday September 4th 2017 As a new school year is upon us, I thought I would take a look at sports and school and the struggle that our Quebec athletes face as they pursue the...
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