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Prairie Edge School of Skating is currently seeking a Professional Skate Canada Certified Coach (Apr 26th)

Position: Skate Canada Certified Figure Skating Coach

Term: Full-time permanent

Location: Home Club is Moose Jaw based but applicant must be willing to travel throughout Saskatchewan.  Coaching/training will be done in Moose Jaw rinks and travel throughout Saskatchewan is required for attending competitions.

Job Description:          

  • Instruct athletes in CanSkate, Rising Stars, Junior Academy, Synchro, STARSkate and Competitive Skate. 
  • Plan, develop and implement edge classes, stroking classes and off-ice classes.  Off-ice classes to consist of jump technique, positioning, flexibility, strength and conditioning. 
  • Identify talented athletes and assist with progressions into required programs 
  • Plan athlete competitive schedules             
  • Motivate and prepare athletes for competitive events      
  • Analyze and evaluate athletes performances and modify training programs as necessary    
  • Plan, complete and submit yearly plans for competitive athletes   
  • Provide progress reports and communicate with parents and guardians of athletes      
  • Assist with planning and organizing an annual ice show  
  • Be enthusiastic and positive and follow Skate Canada Coaches Code of Ethics                 
  • Be willing to work in a team environment and work directly with a team of coaches and a volunteer board to ensure accurate organization and delivery of all programs      
  • Additional responsibilities include proper training techniques, developing individualized training schedules and long term athlete development                  
  • Hours of work include days, evenings and weekends. Flexible schedule.  

Qualifications:      

  • Be a registered Skate Canada Professional Coach in Good Standing
  • Minimum Regional Coach (Primary STARSkate / Level 1) Certified and ability to attain Provincial Coach (ISPC) Certification and National Coach (Level 3)
  • Pairs experience is an asset        
  • Experience at a national and/or international level either as a coach or a competitor is an asset        
  • Superior interpersonal, organizational, leadership, coaching and technical skills required  
  • Gold/Senior level free skate or equivalent a must    
  • Synchro, choreography and/or show experience is a definite asset       
  • CanPowerSkate Certification an asset (or willing to attain)           
  • Skate sharpening experience                                                                                                                                         

Contact Information:

Prairie Edge School of Skating

Box 1421

Moose Jaw, SK Canada                                                                                                            S6H 4R3

Email: prairieedgesos@gmail.com    

Contact phone: Chelsea Blaczczok (306)630-8260

All interested applicants may send their resume and cover letter to Chelsea Blaczczok, club president, at prairieedgesos@gmail.com or mail to the above address.

Arctic Edge Skating Club(Apr 18th) 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 yourresume and letters of reference contact Sheri-Lynn Heighington

atarcticedgechairs@gmail.com

The Grenfell Canskate Club (Mar 21st) is looking for a certified Canskate and/or Starskate coach for the 2018/19 skating season as of March 19, 2018.  We are a small-sized club of skaters and our skating season is from October to March.  We like to have an ice show in mid-March to show the skater’s skills to family, friends and the community.  Our club is looking for someone who enjoys interacting with kids, has strong leadership skills and has a positive attitude.

 

Requirements:   

1) Certified Club Coach (CanSkate) and/or Regional (STARSkate) Coach

2) Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check

 

For more information, please contact Bonnie Chasse, Club President, (306) 451-0011 or Kim Urschel, Club Treasurer, (306) 697-8744.

 

The Vibank Skating Club (Mar 19th) is seeking a Regional (Primary STARSkate) and CanSkate head coach to join our coaching team for the 2018/2019 season. If you possess enthusiasm and strong teamwork skills, love skating and teaching kids, them we would love to hear from you! Our skating season runs from late October until March. We are looking for all availabilities.

Our Club’s purpose is to encourage the instruction, practice, enjoyment and advancement of its members in accordance with the Rules, Policies and Procedures of Skate Canada.

Requirements:

·         A Regional (Primary STARSkate) Certified Coach or higher

·         Criminal Record Check

·         First Aid Certificate

·         Must be a Coach in Good Standing with Skate Canada

·         Must work cooperatively with the current coaching team

·         Must have your own transportation or the capability to carpool

·         Must have the ability to coach CanSkate and STARSkate skills, dance and be dedicated in encouraging skaters to reach their full potential.

Skills:

·         Strong leadership, management and communication skills

·         Goal orientated, and progress driven

·         Enjoy working with children and teens

We offer competitive wages, mileage rates and incentives.

Vibank is 50 km south-east of Regina.

Interested candidates should respond with a current resume and cover letter to Vibank Skating Club President, Jennifer Moffatt at vibankskating@gmail.com. 

The Shaunavon Silver Blades Skating Club (Aug 29th) is seeking a coach or coaches for the 2016/2017 skate season. Must be Canskate Certified and Primary Starskate/NCCP Level 1 Certified. Also required are valid First Aid, Respect in Sport and Making Ethical Decisions certificates.  Season runs from October to mid-March. Please respond with resume ASAP or no later than Sept 15, 2017 to: Shaunavon Silver Blades, Box 896 Shaunavon, SK S0N 2M0 or email to shaunavonsilverblades@gmail.com. Call or text Linda at 306-297-8580 for more information.

Unity Skating Club (Aug 28th) is looking for a Star 1 - 5 (or higher) certified coach for the 2017/2018 season.  The applicant must be a coach in good standing.  Our STARSkate program runs October 12th, 2017 to March 22nd, 2018 on Monday and Thursdays 5:00 - 7:25.
 
For more information, or to apply, please contact Colleen Smith at 306-228-8176 or s.c.smith@sasktel.net.

Skate Martensville (Aug 24th) located in Martensville, Saskatchewan is seeking a Certified Regional Coach starting this 2017/2018 season.  Our season starts on November 7th and ends with our carnival on March 25th.  This coach will be coaching some STARSkate, Pre-STARSkate and CanSkate on Tuesdays and Fridays.  STARSkate runs from 3:45 – 6:00 and CanSkate runs from 6:00 – 6:45.

If interested, please forward resume to Shelley at skatingclub1@gmail.com

Dalmeny Skating Club (Aug 14th) is looking for a Coach for the 2017-18 season.

We require a Trained Regional Coach (level 1 trained), who can coach CanSkate as well as STARSkate.

We are also looking for a Club Coach to teach CanSkate.

For more information, please contact the Dalmeny Skating Club at:

dalmenyskatingclub@hotmail.ca or you can call Terri Troupe-Logue at (306)717-7449 

The Vibank Skating Club (June 5th) is seeking a Primary STARSkate coach to join our coaching team for the 2017/2018 season.  If you possess enthusiasm and strong teamwork skills, love skating and teaching kids, then we would love to hear from you!  Our skating season runs from late October until March. We are looking for all availabilities.

Our Club’s purpose is to encourage the instruction, practice, enjoyment and advancement of its members in accordance with the Rules, Policies and Procedures of Skate Canada.

Requirements:

·         A Regional Primary STARSkate Certified Coach or higher

·         Criminal Record Check

·         First Aid Certificate

·         Must be a Coach in Good Standing with Skate Canada

·         Must work cooperatively with the current coaching team

·         Must have your own transportation or the capability to carpool

·         Must have the ability to coach STARSkate skills, dance and be dedicated in encouraging skaters to reach their full potential.

Skills:

·         Strong leadership, management and communication skills

·         Goal orientated and progress driven

·         Enjoy working with children

 

We offer competitive wages, mileage rates and incentives.

Vibank is 50 km South-East of Regina.

Interested candidates should respond with a current resume and cover letter to Vibank Skating Club president, Jennifer Moffatt at vibankskating@gmail.com

Skate Humboldt (May 15th) is currently looking for a STARSkate coach and possibly CanSkate coach for the 2017/2018 skating season. Applicants must be with Skate Canada as a Level 1 (or higher) STARSkate coach, have the ability to work as part of a coaching team, and hold a valid first aid certificate. Skate Humboldt is willing to consider an individual who is in the process of completing their certification and who would be committed to coaching long-term with Skate Humboldt.

The STARSkate season runs from October to April. We run the program on Monday and another evening to be determined.  The organization is operated by dedicated parent volunteers.  Humboldt is located 110km east of Saskatoon.

Please apply with resume to: Jennifer Barnes- Frank

Box 2046, Humboldt, Sk. S0K 2A0

Or email @ scottjenfrank@hotmail.com

Skate Melville (Apr 19th) is seeking a Skate Canada CanSkate certified coach for the 2017-2018 season.

We are a medium-sized club, with about 75 registered members in 2016-2017, approximately 50 of whom are in CanSkate.  We are looking for a coach willing and able to coach all levels of CanSkate including our Pre-CanSkate Program. 

The successful candidate will deliver the CanSkate program in accordance with Skate Canada guidelines.  The CanSkate coach is assisted by Program Assistants from our STARSkate program.  The CanSkate coach is responsible for training and scheduling the Program Assistants.

Skate Melville’s CanSkate program runs from mid-October until the end of March, 20 weeks in total.  CanSkate sessions are held on Monday and Thursday evenings and are 45 minutes in length, with the possibility of additional private/group lessons.  A carnival/ice show is held at the end of the season on a bi-annual basis.

Salary commensurate with experience.  Skate Melville will consider assisting with the cost of attaining/upgrading training to become a CanSkate Certified coach.

To apply, or for more information: contact Jackie Wionzek, President, 306-621-8276, or email skatemelville@live.com.

Skate Yorkton Skating Coach (Mar 14)
 
Skate Yorkton has members registered in CanSkate,JuniorTest, STARSkate and Competitive.  Skate Yorkton’s season runs from September - March , and Spring School runs from March - June 15th.  5 week Summer School is run 20 mins from Yorkton.
 
Skate Yorkton has athletes on Jr Development , Development, Competitive & High performance Team of Saskatchewan.
 
Requirements
Only coaches with the following professional coaching requirements
will be considered:
  • A Regional (Primary STARSkate) Certified coach or higher
  • Police Clearance Check
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Making Ethical Decisions
Our Club’s focus is to improve, encourage, and enhance skating in our community.
 
Roles and Responsibilities
  • Work with the current coaching team in developing the STARSkate program!
  • Operate CanSkate and mentor program assistants
Skills: The Candidate will need to:
  • Have strong leadership and management skills
  • Be enthusiastic and personable
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Have strong communication skills with fellow coaches, executive,
  • parents, and students
Ability to coach CanSkate, STARSkate, skills, dance and desire to bring skaters through to their full potential
 
Please contact: Susan at skateyorkton@sasktel.net
 
Please send resume & cover letter
 

Skate Indian Head (Jan. 21) is looking for a Regional (STARSkate) or Club (CanSkate) certified coach to take over as head coach for our club starting in the 2017/18 season. Our club typically has 30-40 skaters ranging from PreCanskate to the beginning Starskate stages. Our ice times are 4:45 p.m. - 7 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. We may be able to negotiate different times on those days based on the needs of the coach. Skate Indian Head compensates for lesson time and mileage according to Skate Canada standard rates and based on qualifications of the coach. The club also has a Grade 11 student and one - two parents, all with skating and coaching experience, who will program assist. We will require a criminal record check prior to contract. CanPower certification will be considered an asset as we currently offer CanPower as part of the Canskate regular programming.

We are open to working with coaches who do not yet meet the qualifications listed above but are willing to pursue the training within an agreed upon time frame.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Skate Indian Head President Jill Clark at 306-695-7188 or j.d.clark@sasktel.net