Assistant Coach, Speed Skating

Position Type: Auxiliary
Department: High Performance Sports
Direct Supervisor: Head Coach, Short Track Legacy Program
Anticipated Start Date: 
As soon as possible 
Application Closing Date: 
March 4, 2018
Number of positions available: 

The Richmond Olympic Oval is seeking a passionate individual who has a love of speed skating with a sound coaching and instructing background. The successful candidate will support the head coach in the delivery of performance programs.

A day in the life of the Assistant Coach, Speed Skating includes, 

  • Collaborates with the Head Coach, Short Track on program design and delivery.
  • Maintains on-site performance program delivery.
  • Supports the development and delivery of programming for PSO and NSO partners
  • Supports the objectives of Long Term Athlete Development and Sport for Life
  • Provides direction to community programs, guiding club coaches in the ways and means of effective speed skating instruction
  • Ensures general program readiness including equipment lists and lesson plans
  • Communicates program set-up requirements to sport staff as needed
  • Communicates effectively with the Head Coach, Short Track regarding program needs, and improvements
  • Builds community ties with the Sport Community
  • Supports the growth of speed skating within the Richmond Olympic Oval and the greater community
  • Evaluates athlete abilities and is a catalyst for improvement

The qualifications and skills you bring to this role include,

  • Experience delivering high quality, progressive speed skating programming to athletes aged 12yrs+
  • Extensive background and knowledge in speed skating and sport instruction
  • Qualifications in NCCP, Kinesiology, or other related sport accreditation
  • Ability to assess and evaluate athlete’s fundamental movement skills and as well as skating specific skills
  • Must be able to successfully complete a criminal record check
  • Standard First Aid Certificate

Hours of Work:

  • 10 hours per week.
  • Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
  • Should you apply to this position, we will ask that you clarify your availability.

The Richmond Olympic Oval offers a dynamic and exciting work culture with a competitive wage rate to the successful candidate. If you are personable, have a great attitude, are passionate about delivering exceptional customer service and have a genuine interest in contributing to the greater good of our company and our community, we want to hear from you!


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