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Sheri-Lynn Heighington
arcticedgechairs [at] gmail [dot] com

Arctic Edge Skating Club is seeking a Director of Skating to assist the club in developing and maintaining existing programs for the 2018/2019 skating season.


Our well established club of approximately 300 skaters is situated in Whitehorse, Yukon. AESC offers 13-18 hours of ice per week from September to the end of April, with reduced hours of ice in the months of August and May. Our programs include off ice training, PreCanSkate, CanSkate, Early Academy, STARSkate, (pre)Competitive skaters, and CanPowerskate. The club hosts a skating competition once a year, offers seminars and test days for skaters and skaters take part in 2-3 interclub competitions a year. On alternating years, there is an Ice Show production or attendance at Artic Winter Games.


Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Ability and desire to coach at all levels in both group and private lessons

  • Coordinate and provide parent/skater liaison for the CanSkate Program

  • Develop curriculum and schedules for all group programs according to Skate Canada guidelines

  • Work with club coaches to develop program components

  • Provide information services to parents about program content and their child’s development

  • Provide long range planning and general support for club operations and events.

  • Act as primary Coach Liaison for the Board of Directors

  • CanPowerSkate certification would be an asset.


    Required qualifications:

    • Active member of Skate Canada in good standing

    • CanSkate certified in the new system

    • Minimum Regional Coach certified

    • Previous coaching experience


      For more information or to forward your resume and letters of reference contact Sheri-Lynn Heighington at arcticedgechairs [at] gmail [dot] com 



posted 4.20.2018