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ahascarl [at] columbiacable [dot] net

Nakusp Skating Club

The Nakusp Skating Club is looking to hire a coach for the 2017/2018 season and beyond. The club offers Pre-CanSkate, CanSkate and StarSkate programs, and is interested into looking into other areas that might grow our club and meet community demand, including CanPowerSkate and skating classes for adults. The club is located on the beautiful Arrow Lakes in the West Kootenay, BC.Learn more about our club

The skating season runs from early September to mid-March. We require a coach for 10-15 hours a week, with possibilities for more. Candidates should be at least NCCP certified (Primary STARSkate) and be currently registered with Skate Canada. The club is willing to consider subsidizing accommodation.



* NCCP Primary StarSkate Certified Coach or higher

* Continuous Education Program at least 5 credits or higher

* Ability and desire to coach skating at all levels, from Pre-Canskate to Gold-level Starskate

* Current certification for First Aid, Criminal Record Check and “Making Ethical Decisions”

* Knowledge of and training on the CanPowerSkate program an asset

* Ability and experience to teach Preliminary to Gold in all levels

* Willing and able to offer group and private lessons

* Interested in working closely with club executive to plan and grow the club

* Strong communications skills and an ability to work effectively with all ages (including parents, skaters and volunteer executive members)

* Open to additional programming as required


Please forward resumé with references to:

Nakusp Skating Club

Box 46

Nakusp, BC V0G 1R0

Email: ahascarl [at] columbiacable [dot] net


Nakusp is a village in the West Kootenay, British Columbia, situated along the shores of Arrow Lakes. It prides itself on its waterfront walkway, beaches and nearby natural hot springs. It offers a variety of outdoor activitiesin an unspoiled natural setting, surrounded by stunning beauty.Opportunities include golfing, hiking, fishing, ATVing, horseback riding and winter sports like snowmobiling, snowboarding, snowshoeing and skiing (including heli-skiing and cat skiing). Learn more at


posted 07.14.17