Saugeen Shores Skating Club Seeking Coaches for 2019/2020 Season

The Saugeen Shores Skating Club (SSSC) is looking for coaches to join us for the 2019-2020 Season.

Located in Saugeen Shores, Ontario, the SSSC offers CanSkate and STARSkate programs, with a total membership of approximately 125 skaters. Our programs run Mondays and Thursdays between 4:30 pm and 8:00 pm, and Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Our STARSkate programs run September to April and our CanSkate programs run from October to March.

The ideal candidate will at a minimum possess the following qualifications:

  •  Skate Canada Professional with a NCCP Regional Coach In-Training status or higher and member 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. Following review of the results of this screening, the status must show as “Clear” in the Skate Canada profile of the coach.
  3. Must hold a NCCP status of Regional Coach In-Training or higher.
  4. NCCP certified coaches must maintain a renewed NCCP certification status as per the Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) Maintenance of Certification Policy.
  5. Have agreed to the Skate Canada Code of Ethics.
  6. Completed the Respect in Sport Activity Leader Training. A coach must be re-certified in this training every 3 years.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ability to offer group and/or private lessons.
  • Ability to work well with all parents, students, board and other coaches.
  • Coaching CanSkate and STARSkate programs.
  • Support skaters at test days and competitions, including travel.
  • Evaluate skaters and complete report cards as needed.
  • To help plan and organize annual club events (shows, performance days etc.) with other coaches and board members.
  • Choreograph routines for skaters.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

How to Apply

If you are interested in joining our club please send Resume with Cover Letter to ssskatingclub@gmail.com

Applicants selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of all credentials listed above.