Okanagan Hockey Group (OHG) is looking for a Head Coach of the Female Varsity team based in Penticton, British Columbia. OHG was established in 1963 with Hockey Camp Operations and then in 2002 started the Okanagan Hockey Academy.
The Head Coach is responsible for the overall experience of the student athletes. The Head Coach works directly with all training and academic staff to ensure the student athlete is achieving the established expectations of student athletes. The Head Coach is also a critical part of the recruitment process and plays an active role in recruiting athletes into the program along with promoting athletes from the program into higher levels.
Participate in the establishment and implementation of player recruiting procedure
Interview prospective players and their parents/guardians and coaches
Oversee assistant coaches, training staff
Maintain player travel binders when travelling
Develop and implement weekly practice sessions and develop yearly practice plan
Responsible for the monitoring of the athletic, academic, and personal progress of players through evaluation and progress reports
Identify training needs/skill enhancement of individual players and team as a whole
Oversee on-ice practice sessions
Manage bench in game situations
Communications with parents/guardians
Transport players, as required
Bachelor Degree with 3 years related experience
High level hockey experience including playing, coaching, management
Development 1 Coaching Certification
Respect in Sport (RIS) / Hockey Canada Safety Person (HCSP)
Concussion Awareness Training Tool (CATT)
Class 4 license and driver’s abstract or must obtain within 30 days of hire
Must pass company screening including criminal records check
To apply for this position please submit resumes Attention: Andy Oakes to Sandy Bergum at firstname.lastname@example.org. Only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted.
My time at OHA taught me what it means to be an elite athlete both on and off the ice. It is a big reason I am the player, I am today.