COACHING JOBS

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BC/YK

The Northern British Columbia Centre for Skating is currently seeking candidates for the position of the Learn to Skate Program Director, to build and grow the grass roots programs of our club.  We are a club of approximately 300 members located in beautiful Prince George, British Columbia! We are a progressive club with a highly motivated board of directors to work with you for success!  We also have the privilege of running ice ALL YEAR, and we can offer full time employment for this position.

We are looking for an organized, compassionate, highly motivated, professional individual with a passion for skating, who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with a wide range of skaters in conjunction with current NBCCS staff.

Main duties of the Learn to Skate Program Director position include:

  • Under the Director of Skating, the Learn to Skate Program director will provide leadership, supervision and coordination for CanSkate programs and CanSkate coaching staff.
  • To develop and implement NBCCS CanSkate program schedules. Complete lesson planning with other NBCCS staff.
  • Coaching programs of all levels, including CanSkate, CanPowerSkate and STARSkate.
  • Complete parent information sessions for CanSkate and organize promotional events as requested by the board of Director and/or the Director of Skating.
  • Organize training opportunities and development for CanSkate and Junior coaches.
  • Supervise and develop NBBCS program assistants.
  • Establish and maintain positive, respectful working relationships with athletes, parents, and coaches to ensure effective and efficient delivery of programs.

Skills and Attributes required for the position:

  • Minimum 5 years coaching experience
  • Minimum Provincial certification and in good standing with Skate Canada.
  • First Aid Certification.
  • Ability and desire to coach at all skating levels and programs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and conduct themselves in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Willing to work collaboratively with the NBCCS board of Directors, the Director of Skating and other NBCCS staff. Always be a positive role model and team player.
  • Ability to effectively mentor athletes, working together to help them set and achieve their goals.
  • Utilizes open and transparent communication, including as an approach conflict resolution.
  • Possess exceptional organizational skills and demonstrates the ability to take initiative.
  • Strong working knowledge of Uplifter software and work together with NBCCS staff for Uplifter program maintenance.
  • Experience with Weebly software would be an asset.

Availability:

  • The successful candidate will be available for programming from Monday to Saturday. Unless there is a special event, we do not typically have programming on Sunday.
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to work flexible hours.

Compensation:

  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of roughly 40 hours per week that includes ice time, administrative time, and private coaching.
  • Compensation will consist of a base salary (commensurate with experience) that will start at $50,000 (total compensation) and upward, based on experience.
  • NBBCS will assist with compensation for relocation expenses to Prince George
  • NBBCS will further financially support the successful candidate in obtaining further training. (staff can apply to the NBCCS board for training compensation per calendar year)

Interested applicants can contact Tom Wamsteeker ([email protected]) or Kertis Reay ([email protected]).  Thank you for your interest!

The Mount Arrowsmith Skating Club, located in Port Alberni on beautiful Vancouver Island, BC is currently accepting applications for the 2021/22 Winter Skating season (September to mid-April). We are looking for a minimum level Regional coach (preferably certified Provincial Level or higher) with motivation to further their education with the prospect of taking over the role of Head Coach or Director of Skating.  

Port Alberni is a family-oriented community, and the Mount Arrowsmith Skating Club is a well-established and organized club with over 100 members. We run all Skate Canada programs including CanPower and Special Olympics.  

Successful candidates must be willing to work as a team and be involved in all aspects of the club. For more information about the position and to submit a resume, please contact the skating club at email [email protected]   or call 250-720-8999.  

KERRISDALE FIGURE SKATING CLUB (KFSC)
5670 E. Boulevard
Vancouver, BC

 

KFSC is a local Vancouver club with energetic, competitive and committed skaters and coaches looking to add one additional coach to the Coaching Team.  Now that COVID-19 restrictions are easing,  KFSC is pleased to be accepting Applications for a Club Coach for the 2021/2022 season.

Qualifications

–          Minimum ISPC Level 2 completion or higher (Dependent on resume, Level 1 may be considered)
–          Ability to coach skaters in all disciplines (Skills/Freeskate and Dance) and all ages
–          Current Skate Canada Coaching Certification and in good standing with Skate Canada

Position Requirements

–        **Team player **; must be willing to integrate with Team Coaching approach
–         Provide instruction in private and group/team environment
–         Ability to coach at Jr. Stars, Starskate, Test/Competitive and Dance
–         Ability to provide off-ice training when required
–         Potential for coaching on club program sessions (e.g. Canskate)
–         Must be enthusiastic, reliable and energetic with good organizational skills
–         Able to communicate and interact well with skaters, coaches, parents, club volunteers and Board Members
–         Must be available for Kerrisdale FSC scheduled ice times for above-noted skating level programs

Club ice times are Tuesday to Friday late afternoon/evenings and Sunday morning and night, starting mid-September to mid-March.  Spring and summer skating (reduced hours) are held at different Vancouver ice rinks from April to mid-August.

Please visit our website at https://skatekerrisdale.uplifterinc.com/ to learn about our Club Programs, our Coaches and our Team Coaching approach. Our Team Coaching format was introduced for our StarSkaters to allow skaters to build their skills and abilities by learning from more than one coach and benefiting from each coach’s technical strengths.  The coaching team shapes the nature of the club and the atmosphere on the ice and ensures that all skaters feel supported by everyone in the club and progress to their own potential.  Our Skating Director and Program Administrator coordinate coaching sessions for each Starskater.

To apply, please forward resume along with cover letter and three references by 7 August 2021 to:

KFSC Skating Director – Nikolai Balabardin –   [email protected]

All applications will be considered.  Only successful candidates will be contacted.  We thank everyone who expresses interest.

Maple Ridge Skating Club is currently accepting applications for the 2021/2022 season.  We are   looking for an enthusiastic and motivated coach preferably with Provincial Level Certification and experience with Synchro to join our team.

MRSC offers year-round skating for StarSkate, Fall/Winter and Spring sessions for Canskate, Junior Academy and Synchro.  Our programs run 6 days a week.

Responsibilities:

  • Willingness to work as a team player with coaches, skaters, parents and board members.
  • Provide instruction for our Junior Academy, CanSkate, Skills and Dance, Synchro and Off Ice Conditioning Programs for skaters at all levels.
  • Evaluate skaters and complete report cards.
  • Provide group and private lessons.
  • Attend competition days with our skating club.

Requirements:

  • Professional Coach in good standing with Skate Canada
  • Provincial Certification Preferred
  • Synchronized Skating experience an asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Able to teach dance and skills up to gold level
  • Positive role model to skaters
  • Willingness to work evenings and weekends
  • Criminal Record Check
  • First Aid Certification

Please send resumes to [email protected]

All applications will be considered.  Only successful candidates will be contacted.  We thank everyone who expresses interest.

The Northern British Columbia Centre for Skating is currently seeking a Director of Skating to provide leadership for our training programs and athlete development and to run club operations.  We are a club of approximately 300 members located in beautiful Prince George, British Columbia! We are a progressive club with a highly motivated board of directors to work with you for success!  We also have the privilege of running ice ALL YEAR, and we can offer full time employment for this position.

We are looking for an organized, compassionate, highly motivated, professional individual with a passion for skating, who demonstrates strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with a wide range of skaters in conjunction with current NBCCS staff.

Main duties of the Director position include:

  • Providing leadership, supervision and coordination for programs and coaching staff, including recommendations to the NBCCS Board for day-to-date club operations
  • In collaboration with the NBCCS Board of Directors, develop and implement NBCCS schedules and programs.
  • Coaching programs of all levels, including CanSkate, CanPowerSkate and StarSkate.
  • Complete required lesson programming and work in conjunction with other NBCCS staff to deliver programs.
  • Analyze performance of athletes and strategize goal setting with both athletes and the coaching team, implement training/coaching tactics and practice sessions accordingly.
  • In accordance with the NBCCS strategic plan, continually assess and re-assess priority areas for athlete development.
  • Strategize further development training opportunities for athletes and coaches, including seminar recommendations.
  • Be the primary liaison between the coaching staff and the NBCCS board of directors. The successful candidate will be required to attend monthly meetings as the coaching team representative and provide input.
  • Have a close working relationship with the board of directors, NBCCS staff, and the officials and BC/YK Skate Canada section. The successful candidate will work hand-in-hand with the board of directors for club success and will require a strong working relationship with the NBCCS Board of Directors, club volunteers, coaches, officials, the BC Division of Skate Canada.
  • Work with the CanSkate Coordinator to manage, plan, and run CanSkate programming.
  • Supervise and develop NBBCS team program assistants.
  • Establish and maintain positive, respectful working relationships with athletes, parents, and coaches to ensure effective and efficient delivery of programs.
  • Complete any other administrative duties to assist in daily operations of the club, as agreed with the board of directors.

Skills and Attributes required for the position:

  • Minimum 5 years coaching experience, with preference to those individuals with previous leadership experience.
  • Minimum Provincial (National preferred) and higher certification and in good standing with Skate Canada.
  • First Aid Certification.
  • Ability and desire to coach at all skating levels and programs.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and conduct themselves in a professional and confidential manner.
  • Willing to work collaboratively with the NBCCS board of Directors to continue to help the Club and it’s programs develop.
  • Ability to effectively mentor athletes, working together to help them set and achieve their goals.
  • Confidence in managing the NBCCS coaching team, including Junior Coaches and Program Assistants, in a collaborative and supportive manner.
  • Utilizes open and transparent communication, including as an approach conflict resolution.
  • Always be a positive role model and team player.
  • Possess exceptional organizational skills and demonstrates the ability to take initiative.
  • Strong working knowledge of Uplifter software and work together with NBCCS staff for Uplifter program maintenance.
  • Experience with Weebly software would be an asset.

Availability:

  • The successful candidate will be available for programming from Monday to Saturday. Unless there is a special event we do not typically have programming on Sunday.
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to work flexible hours.

Compensation:

  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of roughly 40 hours per week that includes ice time, administrative time, and private coaching.
  • Compensation will consist of a base salary (commensurate with experience) that will start at $60,000 (total compensation) and upward, based on experience.
  • NBBCS will assist with compensation for relocation expenses to Prince George
  • NBBCS will further financially support the successful candidate in obtaining further training. (staff can apply to the NBCCS board for training compensation per calendar year)

Interested applicants can contact Kertis Reay at [email protected] or Tom Wamsteeker at [email protected] 

AB/NT/NU

About us: The Hinton Figure Skating Club is seeking new coaches. Our club provides PreCanskate, Canskate, and STARskate programs. With about 80 members our club strives to provide a fun and caring environment for our members to learn and improve their skating skills.

Requirements:
The successful candidate will:
-Be or willing and able to become CanSkate and or primary STARSkate certified.
-Have a police clearance check, including vulnerable sector check -hold or be willing to obtain a First Aid Certificate
-Have completed or willing to complete the Making Ethical Decisions Online Module

Time commitment:
Programs are offered from mid September to mid March annually.  Current ice time allows for approx. 2 hours per day Monday – Thursday (4-6). Weekend commitment is dependant on test days and competition dates.

Application deadline: September 30

Contact information: please send your resume to:
[email protected]

The Grande Prairie Skating Club is currently seeking enthusiastic, highly motivated, professional Regional and CanSkate coaches to join our club for the 2021/2022 skating season.

We offer programs for CanSkate, STARSkate, and Competitive Skating.

Requirements:

  • Professional Coach in good standing with Skate Canada
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work as a team player with coaches, skaters, parents and board members.
  • Positive role model to skaters
  • Criminal Record Check
  • First Aid Certification

Position may include group CanSkate instruction as well as group STARskate lessons with opportunities for private lessons.

The Grande Prairie Skating club offers year-round skating programs for CanSkate through to CompetitiveSkate. Our programs run 6 days a week at the Coca-Cola Centre.

Interested candidates please forward your resume to:

[email protected]

Hay River Figure Skating Club

Coach Wanted Advertisement

 

About Us:

 

The Hay River Figure Skating Club is located on the south side of Great Slave Lake in the beautiful Northwest Territories.  The club offers PreCanSkate, CanSkate, StarSkate and CanPower Programs.

The Hay River Figure Skating Club has been operational for over 20 years and runs programming 6 days a week.  Our season generally runs from October to the end of March.

Requirements: The successful candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of Regional Coach Certified status
  • Work in a team coach environment
  • Have experience in developing and implementing Skate Canada Program
  • Have experience coaching and assessing Star 1-5 Programs
  • Be a Skate Canada registered coach in good standing
  • Provide a copy of your coach dashboard
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Collaboratively work with coaches in a team environment to facilitate Club skating objectives
  • Provide quality lessons to participants at all levels
  • Follow Skate Canada program delivery standards
  • Instruct PreCanskate, CanSkate, StarSkate & Competitive
  • Be willing to travel for competition, Test Days & Clinics.
Skills: The successful candidate will:

  • Be highly motivated, enthusiastic, professional, passionate, and reliable, acting as a role model for all skaters.
  • Have exceptional organizational & management skills
  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be interested in professional development & learning
Time Commitment: 15-20 hours per week
Skating Programs: PreCanskate, CanSkate, StarSkate and off ice programming
Application Deadline: Until Position is filled
Contact Information Please send your resume to:  [email protected]
If you have any questions, please contact Jaime Harris at [email protected]

SASKATCHEWAN

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MANITOBA

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ONTARIO

Skate Canada Brighton is seeking to hire one or two coaches to join us for our 2021/2022 season and beyond.

Skate Canada Brighton is a growing Skate Canada club with over 80 members. We operate throughout the winter season offering a full slate of programming from Pre-Canskate, Parent/Tot, Canskate, and StarSkate.

The ideal candidate must have a minimum qualification of Regional Coach in Training Status or higher and be in good standings with Skate Canada. The successful candidate should be an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills. The candidate will have a demonstrated history of being an exceptional team player who embraces a positive team coaching environment.

Interested candidates should submit their resume, cover letter, and references to:

Skate Canada Brighton
Attn: President/Teresa Brown
[email protected]

EAST YORK SKATING CLUB

CanSkate Coordinator 2021/22 Season

The East York Skating Club (“EYSC”) is seeking an enthusiastic, and highly organized and motivated professional to lead our busy and popular CanSkate program.

We are a well-established club operating out of the East York Memorial Arena with approximately 400 skaters in our CanSkate and PreCan programs

Working closely and in cooperation with the club administrator the CanSkate Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the delivery of the CanSkate program, ensuring that the program meets the club’s needs while aligning to Skate Canada’s program delivery guidelines. This position requires approximately 8 hours per week of on-ice supervision.

Position requirements:
• Excellent communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills to be able to work closely with the club administrator, coaching team, and club membership
• Excellent leadership skills, ability to take initiative, and strong team player
• Excellent organizational skills
• Computer proficiency
• Skate Canada certified professional coach with current first aid certificate and police check
• Dedicated to the sport of figure skating

Please send resume in confidence to Penny Egan at [email protected] by August 13, 2021.

Nepean Skating Club – Coach

The Nepean Skating Club (NSC), located in the greater Ottawa area, is a growing and progressive skating club with several hundred members ranging from 3 years to adult. Operating year round with 50+ hours of icetime during the winter season, the club offers a full slate of programming from Canskate StarSkate, Competitive to Synchro.

NSC is currently seeking to hire a minimum of one coach who is interested in building clientele, team teaching and working with skaters of all levels, including CanSkate, StarSkate, Adults and Competitive Skating commencing the 2021-2022 skating season.

The ideal candidate will be a National trained or higher coach in good standing with Skate Canada.  In addition, she/he will have a demonstrated history of being a strong team player through collaboration with skaters, parents, coaches, and the Board of Directors of a skating club. The successful individual will be an effective communicator who is well-established in working with skaters of all ages and skill levels.

National/International competitive/coaching experience an asset.

Interested individuals should submit their resume, cover letter and references to:

Nepean Skating Club:

Attention: President

[email protected]

Applications must be received no later than August 8, 2021.

STARSkate / CanSkate Coach Required – Winchester Skating Club

The WSC is currently seeking a Skate Canada NCCP Level 1 or higher certified coach to join our existing team of coaches for our upcoming Fall/Winter season and beyond. Focusing primarily on providing group and private lessons to our STARSkaters, with support to our CanSkate program as required.  Located south of Ottawa, we offer CanSkate and STARSkate programs on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from September to March. A Spring seasons also likely at a separate nearby rink.

If you are an enthusiastic person who loves to work with skaters of all levels and ages while working in a team environment for the best interest of all skaters; look no further!

Please forward resume to [email protected]

Minimum Qualifications

  • Regional Coach Trained status or Higher
  • Registered: to be a Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach, full payment is required of all registration fees and insurance premiums annually by Skate Canada.
  • In Good Standing: To be a Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach in Good Standing, the following is required:
  1. Must hold a valid first aid certificate.
  2. Screening must be done through the company approved by Skate Canada. Following review of the results of this screening, the status must show as “Clear” In the Skate Canada profile of the coach.
  3. NCCP certified coaches must maintain a renewed NCCP certification status as per the Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) Maintenance of Certification Policy.
  4. Have agreed to the Skate Canada Code of Ethics.
  5. Completed the Respect in Sport Activity Leader Training. A coach must be re-certified in this training every 3 years.
  6. Completed Star 1-5 assessor training.

The Prescott Figure Skating Club is seeking a Canskate Coach to join our team for the Fall & Winter 2021/2022 Season and beyond. PFSC currently offers Pre-CanSkate/CanSkate/Pre-StarSkate sessions, Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings, October to March, at the Ingredion Centre in Cardinal, Ontario.

PFSC has been offering skating programs to Prescott and area skaters for over 50 years, from beginner to elite competitive skaters. In 2018, our long time home arena closed. Our club has persevered with the support of a dedicated board of directors and coaching staff. We are in an active rebuilding phase as we enthusiastically look forward to 2022/23, when we will return to Prescott, moving into the brand new Alaine Chartrand Community Recreation Complex, where we will offer expanded programming Monday, Wednesday, Friday evenings and Saturday mornings.

We are looking for an individual who embraces a positive team coaching environment, working enthusiastically towards the development of our young skaters, and contributing to the growth of the club.
Qualifications
• CanSkate or Regional Coach In-Training status or higher
• Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach, in good standing.
• Record of Experience skating and coaching.
• References

To apply, please send resumes and inquiries to [email protected]
Deadline: July 31, 2021.

The Char-Lan Skating Club is looking to hire a STARSkate coach for the 2021-
2022 skating season and beyond. The Char-Lan Skating Club is located in
Williamstown Ontario, and runs STARSkate sessions four days a week at the
Char-Lan Recreation Centre from September through March, and off-season
sessions in the spring and summer. CLSC is looking for an enthusiastic and
dedicated skating coach to work with our ambitious group of skaters to help them
achieve success.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • • Regional Coach Certified status
    • Registered: to be a Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach, full payment is
    required of all registration fees and insurance premiums annually by Skate Canada.
    • In Good Standing: To be a Registered Skate Canada Professional Coach in Good Standing, the following is required:
    1. Must hold a valid first aid certificate.
    2. Screening must be done through the company approved by Skate Canada. Following
    review of the results of this screening, the status must show as “Clear” In the Skate
    Canada profile of the coach.
    3. NCCP certified coaches must maintain a renewed NCCP certification status as per the
    Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) Maintenance of Certification Policy.
    4. Have agreed to the Skate Canada Code of Ethics.
    5. Completed the Respect in Sport Activity Leader Training. A coach must be re-certified in
    this training every 3 years.
    6. Completed Star 1-5 assessor training.

Interested coaches can send their resumes to [email protected].
References will be requested of successful candidates.

QUEBEC (ENGLISH)

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NEW BRUNSWICK

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NOVA SCOTIA

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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Sherwood Parkdale Skating Club

Sherwood Parkdale Skating Club is looking to add two-three enthusiastic Canskate Coaches and one CanPowerSkate Coach to our Coaching Team for the 2021-2022 Season. Future candidates taking the NCCP Canskate Course in the summer of 2021 may apply conditionally and will be considered based on requirements met by start of season. Our club offers seven Canskate Sessions, two CanPowerSkate Sessions and competitive wages. Regional/Provincial/National Coaches may apply for consideration. Our growing club skates out of Cody Banks Arena in Charlottetown with a Community Program in Crapaud. Our season begins in September with a Fall Program. Our Winter Season runs from October through March. We have a full spectrum of programs including Canskate, Starskate (Jumpstart, Juniors, Seniors), Adults, Sledge Canskate, CanPowerSkate & Synchronized Skating. Competitive Skating is encouraged and works within the framework of our Starskate Programs.

The successful candidate(s) will meet the following requirements:

  • Registered Professional Coach in good standing (with Skate Canada)
    ● Meets National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) requirements with a minimum Canskate in-training Status
    ● Willingness to work with other coaches, parents, volunteers and executive
    ● Good communication skills and pays attention to detail
    ● Be interested in continuing education in coaching

For inquiries or to forward your resume please contact Chanda Bissett at [email protected] or [email protected]

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR

Flying Blades Skating Club is currently seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated, professional Regional Coach Trained to join our club for the 2021/2022 skating season.

We offer programs for CanSkate, STARSkate, Competitive Skating and Synchronized Skating.

Position includes group CanSkate instruction as well as group STARskate lessons with opportunities for private lessons.

The applicant must be a Skate Canada certified coach in good standing.  Must be willing to work as a team member with other coaches.  Must be able to teach strong fundamentals to beginning and developing STARskaters as well as learn to skate to our CanSkaters.  Overall comprehension of the STAR program is required.  The Flying Blades SC season runs from September – April with the possibility to expand from July – April. The club, which has existed for over 50 years, located in Clarenville NL, 180 km west of St. John’s.

Interest candidates please forward your resume to:

Flying Blades SC

15A Blackmore Avenue

Clarenville NL

A5A 1B8

Or by email: [email protected]

The Port aux Basques Skating Club is currently seeking a coach to join our current team of coaches. We are a non-profit, volunteer run club offering PreCan, Canskate, Starskate and Synchro programs with approximately 100 skaters. Our season typically runs from October to April with 17hrs/week ice time, off ice training as well as available administrative hours.

The ideal candidate must be willing to work in a team environment, self motivated, positive and enthusiastic.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Level 1 NCCP, registered with Skate Canada and in good standing.

Hourly rate:

  • Negotiable, dependant upon certification and experience
  • Administrative $22-25/hr

To inquire or to forward a resume, please contact April Dicks at [email protected]

COACHING SEEKING CLUB

Coach Seeking Club (Barrie, ON area)
National Coach in Training with 23 years’ experience looking for a club within about an hour’s drive of the Barrie, Ontario area for the 2021/22 season.

I am skilled, enthusiastic, professional, ethical, and fun. I specialize in free-skate, skills, dance, stroking, and off-ice training. I am a certified Star 1 to Gold assessor and have experience in ice shows, competition, tests, choreography, talent spotting and synchro. In good standing with Skate Canada, current BackCheck, Respect in Sport, Code of Ethics, First Aid and more.

For more information, please contact Christine at [email protected]