Work with Us: Athletic Therapist/Strength and Conditioning Coach

Feb 26, 2020

 

Title of Position: Certified Athletic Therapist/Strength and Conditioning Coach

Term: Full Time

Location: St. Polten, Austria

Start Date: July 1, 2020

Remuneration: Salary and benefits are according to internal Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA) salary policy, and based on experience.

The Okanagan Hockey Academy Europe is seeking a full time Certified Athletic Therapist with a background in strength and conditioning to join our team of therapists and strength coaches.  The successful candidate will become part of a world-class hockey development program that believes in a commitment to excellence in all areas of the athlete’s on and off ice training.

Our Mission   

To create an environment that gives every student-athlete the best possible opportunity to achieve and surpass individual potential through structure, support, knowledge and experience.

OHA Background

The Okanagan Hockey Academy Europe is a division of Okanagan Hockey Group Ltd., which is the longest and oldest running hockey school in the world. We have provided professional hockey instruction since 1963 and are located in Penticton, British Columbia. We have a state of the art facility to provide a unique development opportunity for each of our student-athletes. The Okanagan Hockey Academy Europe is a prep school environment which consists of 4 teams that include both male and female programs. These programs include teams at the U16, U18 (EBJL), U20 (EBYSL) levels.  For more information on Okanagan Hockey Academy Europe, please visit our website at www.okanaganhockey.eu  

Scope of Work:

Reporting to the Manager of Athletic Therapy and Medical Services, the Athletic Therapist will be responsible for player injury assessment and management, rehabilitation, return to sport conditioning and game coverage.  Strength and conditioning duties will include collaborative program design with the AT/SC team, periodization planning and execution of the training program.  The successful candidate will also be required to assist with equipment management, skate sharpening, laundry, and driving OHA vans to transport players as required. The Athletic Therapist/Strength and Conditioning Coach must have a strong work ethic, be a self-starter, team player and must be flexible and adapt quickly to change.  

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in the field of strength and conditioning
  • Graduated from an accredited institute of Athletic Therapy
  • CATA Certified Athletic Therapist or Certification Candidate with intent to complete exams
  • CSCS or CPT Certification required  
  • Valid First Responder Certification
  • Hockey Canada Safety Person, Respect in Sport, Concussion Awareness Training Tool online courses  
  • Class 4 Driver’s License and a current driver’s abstract required at time of employment
  • Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Persons Check
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Strong analytical and trouble shooting skills
  • Hockey experience and/or team training experience is preferred
  • Experience with skate sharpening is an asset

Application Procedures: Please send resume and cover letter to sandybergum@okanaganhockey.com

Application Closing Date:  March 15, 2020

 

 

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