Club: 
Whistler Skating Club
Job description: 

Position:                      WSC Coach

Status:                         Contract

Reports to:                  Skate Director

Location:                     Whistler Skating Club, Whistler BC

As a key member of the Whistler Skating Club (WSC) team and reporting to the Skate Director, the Skating Coach works on a team to cultivate the WSC culture and continue to build on the strong foundation to foster our values while delivering on our strategic direction and vision.  WSC programs may include: Can Skate, STAR Skate, Competitive, Synchronized Skating, and Adult Skating.

Responsibilities: 

  • Opportunity to provide both on-ice and off-ice activities;
  • Leads by example, and model’s behaviour that reflects WSC values;
  • Displays a strong commitment to self-development and growth;
  • Ensure general program readiness and timeliness;
  • Ability to implement a variety of techniques to develop basic fundamental skating skills;
  • Remains current on technical aspects & changes to disciplines from Skate Canada with a commitment to continuous learning;
  • Compliant with program policies and procedures (attendance, report cards, radios, first aid, etc) 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Ability and interest to teach free skate dance, artistic, and skills up to gold level
  • Command of synchronized skating, its rules and regulations along with experience in synchronized skating would be an asset
  • Competition experience an asset
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team coaching environment
  • Must be in good standing with Skate Canada
  • Have a minimum Skate Canada Club Coach Certification
  • Current Standard First Aid Certificate

Availability 

July and August Summer School 2022 and Monday to Friday, September 20, 2022 to May 20, 2023.

Must be available to coach at 6:00-8:00 am on Wednesday and Friday, and afterschool on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  Approximately 16-20 hrs per week.

Compensation and Remuneration

Compensation commensurate on experience as a skater, coach and level of education attained.  

To apply for this position, please contact info@whistlerskatingclub.ca