Burlington Skating Centre – Learn to Skate Coordinator

Title: Learn to Skate Coordinator
Position type: Annual Contract – 20 hours per week September to June
Reports to: Board of Directors

The Burlington Skating Centre is not-for-profit Skate Canada sanctioned skating club based out of the Appleby Ice Centre in Burlington, Ontario. With over 1000 members, we offer a robust Learn to Skate program along with StarSkate, AdultSkate, CompetitiveSkate and SynchroSkate programs.


The Learn to Skate Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and managing the Pre-CanSkate, CanSkate, Star 1 and AdultSkate programs in accordance with Skate Canada’s program delivery standards. Customer Service and Communication with members, professional coaches, staff and Board of Directors is a key component of this position.


  • Oversee all Learn to Skate programs offered by the Club, including Pre-CanSkate, CanSkate, Star 1and AdultSkate.
  • Organize and monitor all CanSkate sessions
  • Oversee the delivery of Pre-CanSkate, Star 1 and AdultSkate in conjunction with designated Professional Coach program administrators
  • Schedule coaches and program assistants for all Learn to Skate sessions using predetermined selection guidelines and maintaining the recommended coach to student ratios as determined by Skate Canada
  • Coordinate and manage ongoing skater evaluation and recognition systems in accordance with the Skate Canada guidelines
  • Organize, track and purchase all supplies for CanSkate programs including circuit supplies, ribbons, badges and reporting tools
  • Management and bi-annual training of program assistants for Pre-CanSkate, Can-Skate and Star 1
  • Assistin the hiring and mentoring of new CanSkate coaches
  • Update CanSkate groups on a weekly basis and provide the Office Manager with updated progress reports.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the talent ID CanSkate Academy program.
  • Facilitate the selection of private coaches for skaters following pre-determined guidelines
  • Provide information and feedback to parents regarding all aspects of the Skate Canada program including CanSkate, CanSkate Academy, StarSkate, Competitive-Skate and SynchroSkate streams through meetings, lectures, literature, postings and website media
  • Promote and assist with special events including Fun Day, Theme days, Gala and Family skating events as schedule by the Board of Directors.
  • Provide updates to the Board of Directors as required
  • Attend coaches meetings as required
  • Attend Skate Canada training sessions as required


  • NCCP Regional Coach Certified Coach status or higher
  • Skate Canada Professional Coach in good standing
  • Registered: To be a registered Skate Canada Professional Coach, full payment is required of all registration fees and insurance premiums as determined annually by Skate Canada
  • In Good Standing: To be a registered Skate Canada Professional Coach in good standing, the following is required:
    1. Must hold a valid first aid certificate
    2. Screening must be done through the company approved by Skate Canada (BackCheck). Screening result must show as “clear”.
    3. NCCP Certified coaches must maintain a renewed NCCP certification status as per the Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) Maintenance of Certification Policy
    4. Have agreed to the Skate Canada Code of Ethics
    5. Completed the Respect in Sport Activity Leader Training. A coach must re-certify in this training every 3 years
  • Minimum 8 years CanSkate coaching experience
  • Prior experience in organizing and managing CanSkate programs would be an asset
  • Strong communication, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Dedicated to the sport of Figure Skating

Renumeration is commensurate with qualifications.

How to Apply

Please send a resume in confidence to: bsc@burlingtonskatingcentre.ca by January 14, 2019.

Only those candidates moving forward in the hiring process will be contacted.

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