Smithers Figure Skating Association
Job description: 

Position: Club Coach/ Director of Skating 


The Smithers Figure Skating Club (SFSC) is seeking a Director of Skating for the 2019/2020 season and beyond.  This is a salaried position that includes both on ice and off ice duties in a 12 month contract. The skating season runs from late August-March.  The position, commencing in July 2019 or sooner will serve SFSC and its skating members in overseeing the operations of all Skating Club programs.  The successful candidate must be a team player and be prepared to work with a coaching team and be involved in all aspects of club activities including; off ice classes, coaching PreCanskate, CanSkate, PreSTAR, STARSkate, and CanPowerSkate.  Learn more about our club at  The SFSC is healthy active skating club with over 95 members.  We have 12-15 hours of ice per week.  


Brief Job Description: 

  • Provide leadership, supervision and coordination for the SFSC programs and coaching staff
  • Ability and desire to coach all levels from CanSkate to Gold Level including dance and be on the ice during all of our sessions
  • Provide group and private lessons 
  • Act as primary Coach Liaison for the Board of Directors
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work with skaters, parents and board members
  • Provide leadership and coordination for special events such as annual Carnival, Club Competitions, local skating performances, Awards Banquet, and Guest Coach Seminars.


The candidate requires the following qualifications:

  • NCCP Level 2 Coach (or currently seeking) and preferred CanPowerSkate certified. 
  • Completed new Star 1-5 module and testing. 
  • Previous Coaching experience
  • Active member of Skate Canada in good standing 


Please contact 

Smithers Figure Skating Club

Box 2147 Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

Or via

Attention: Carrie Collingwood & Luba Kasum 


Smithers and the Bulkley Valley has much to offer...fabulous hiking, mountain biking, nearby lakes to fish, swim, canoe or boat, 2 golf courses and many trails and green spaces.  Amenities include swimming pool with fitness centre and squash courts, art gallery, library, world class cross country and downhill skiing, a vibrant local arts and music scene and much more... Smithers has a quaint downtown main street with many boutique stores and coffee shops.  To learn more about Smithers and its vibrant community visit


posted Jan 16, 2019