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:
- Must hold a valid first aid certificate
- Screening must be done through the company approved by Skate Canada (BackCheck). Screening result must show as “clear”.
- NCCP Certified coaches must maintain a renewed NCCP certification status as per the Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) Maintenance of Certification Policy
- Have agreed to the Skate Canada Code of Ethics
- 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: email@example.com by January 14, 2019.
Only those candidates moving forward in the hiring process will be contacted.