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Carrie Collingwood
smithersfsc [at] gmail [dot] com

Position: Club Coach/ Director of Skating 


The Smithers Figure Skating Club (SFSC) is seeking a Club Coach for the 2017/18 season and beyond. The season runs from September-March. The position, commencing in August 2017, will serve SFSC and its skating members in overseeing the operations of all Skating Club programs. This includes CanSkate, Pre-Juniors, StarSkate and CanPowerSkate. The applicant must be committed to maintaining and developing the current skating programs. Learn more about our club at This is a salaried position that includes both on ice and off ice duties. Competitive salary & opportunity for further professional development. The SFSC is healthy active skating club with over 95 members. 


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and coordination for the SFSC programs and coaching staff

  • Ability and desire to coach all levels from CanSkate to Gold Level StarSkate.

  • Provide group and private lessons 

  • Develop and coordinate promotion of all Club programs

  • Act as primary Coach Liaison for the Board of Directors

  • Prepare and/or revise skating program annually or as the need arises in co-operation with the Board

  • Strong communicatation skills and the ability to work with skaters and parents and board members

  • Provide leadership and coordination for special events such as Carnival, Club Competitions, local skating performances, Awards Banquet, and Guest Coach Seminars.


The candidate requires the following qualifications:

  • Minimum NCCP Level 1 (seeking Level 2 certification).

  • Previous Coaching experience

  • Current CPR/First Aid Training

  • Active member of Skate Canada


Please submit resume and cover letter by May 31, 2017 to:

Smithers Figure Skating Club

Box 2147 Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

Or via email:smithersfsc [at] gmail [dot] com

Attention: Carrie Collingwood


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Posted 4.10.2017