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Liza Hart
smithersfsc [at] gmail [dot] com

The Smithers Figure Skating Club (SFSC) is seeking a Club Coach for the remaining  2017/18 season and beyond. The season runs from September-March. The position, commencing JANUARY 2018 will serve SFSC and its skating members in overseeing the operations of all the skating 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  Competitive hiring package available, and this is a salaried position that includes both on ice and off ice duties.  The SFSC is healthy active skating club with over 95 members. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ability and desire to coach all levels from CanSkate to Gold Level StarSkate. Includes coordinating the Canskate Program 

  • Provide group and private lessons 

  • Develop and coordinate promotion of all Club programs

  • Act as primary Coach Liaison for the Board of Directors

  • 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:

  • Club Coach trained (Canskate) or Regional Coach (In training or Certified) 

  • Previous Coaching experience

  • Current CPR/First Aid Training

  • Active member of Skate Canada and in good standing 


Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Smithers Figure Skating Club

Box 2147 Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

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

Attention: Liza Hart


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posted 1.2.2018