Type of Position: Development Coach Location: Vancouver BC
Starting Date: TBD
Open Until Filled
Duties & Responsibilities: The Development Coach will be responsible for the administration of the BCWA Development Program (comprised primarily of high school aged athletes). The development coach will also assist with all other BCWA provincial teams. He/she will be responsible for helping with recruitment associated with TEAM BC and will ensure that all team athletes are sanctioned to participate according to all organizational guidelines. The development coach will also help planning and organizing all team activities, such as practices, team workouts, and any other event(s) that are deemed necessary by BC Wrestling. The development coach will help with, fundraising, athlete inventory, and scheduling activities; this includes, but is not limited to, contacting other outside wrestling clubs in order to plan team schedules and coordinating travel arrangements with outside organizations. The position is part time in nature, and will include work on weekdays, weeknights, and weekends.
Education/Certification Requirements: Post-Secondary is preferred but not essential; the successful coach should be working toward completion of competition development certification. Preference will be given to coaches in the possession of, or working towards a professional coach masters certification. Candidates must be able to undergo and pass a vulnerable sector check.
Experience Requirements: The successful candidate should have a strong wrestling background, good organizational and management skill, and must be able to recruit. Also, candidates must have Freestyle knowledge in wrestling.
Hours/Days: Days, Nights, Weekends during the season of play as agreed upon with the association Term: This is a part time contract position with a term expiring in 2020.
-Provide Coaching leadership to the development team (26-58 sessions per season comprised primarily of high school aged athletes) -Work closely with the provincial head coach and executive director to plan and implement all facets of the team’s schedule, and find congruencies between the Senior and Development programs. -Provide regular communication to the team, parents and other coaches regarding schedules, improvements and individualized athlete development plans. -Represent BC At ALL national level competitions upon request by BC Wrestling. -Administer and fulfill all needs of the Athlete Management System as outlined by the technical committee -Liaison with outside BCWA member club coaches in order to include them in team programming. -Be available to substitute for other provincial coaches at other provincially designated initiatives upon reasonable notice. -Complete all travel arrangements for out of Province competition prior to departure. Ensure to get approval from the Executive Director for all travel and ensure all protocols are strictly adhered to. -Track athlete development and be able to provide a report regarding same upon reasonable request from the BCWA office. -Conduct coaching/and or athlete clinics at select major BCWA events. Organize and administer at least three major athlete camps during the year. Application Information Please submit a resume, brief cover letter, naming the job title in the subject heading of the email to: BC Wrestling Attn: Mark Brkicexecdirector@bcwrestling.com Closing date for all applications is September 30th at 8:00AM PST. BC Wrestling would like to thank you for your interest, however only individuals shortlisted for interviews will be contacted by the search committee.
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