Select- Head Coach- London Skating Club

The LSC select program is designed to support and foster those skaters whose goals are to compete both pre-competitively in the StarSkate stream and in the CompetiveSkate stream.  The skaters in this program train multiple days a week, compete multiple times a year and

The ideal candidate for a head coach is able to foster an environment that promotes the holistic development of these athletes, enriching their performance on the ice, while

The successful candidate will:

  • Skate Canada professional with a NCCP National level Coach; Consideration to NCCP Provincial level coach
  • 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. 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 be re-certified in this training every 3 years
  • Have knowledge of current Skate Canada program standards and requirements
  • Experience in programming and ice planning
  • Experience in choreography and competitive program development
  • Possess leadership skills to guide and coach staff, set standards, evaluate performance of the skaters
  • Be a self-starter, who takes initiative and has excellent organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Works well with coaches in other programs, in order to foster growth for all programs within the London Skating Club
  • Enthusiastic, with a love for teaching skating

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the delivery of Select Program, providing the oversight of all skater’s programs, as well as the coaches leading each level.
  • Provide an enriching environment that supports and encourages the development of a well-rounded athlete in the areas of physical conditioning as well as psychological and social skills.
  • Oversee the development and instruction of an off-ice program to support
  • Hold monthly meetings with the coaches in the program to monitor and evaluate the development of the athletes.  These meetings should be documented an meeting notes made available to LSC board
  • Work collaboratively with coaches & LSC board members to establish the development strategies for the program within the club
  • Be a positive role model and team player who is fun and outgoing with a love of teaching
  • Work collaboratively with coaches & executive to establish the development strategies for each program within the club
  • Providing on-ice assistance and attending to incidents during skating
  • Able to attend skating competitions, promote skaters at these competitions and support skates in a manner that is supportive to the development of the athletes
  • Be a good ambassador for the London Skating Club select program
  • Have the ability to work collaboratively with other programs in the London Skating Club

Leadership and Management Skills

  • You have experience creating a strong adaptive culture where services are delivered in an integrated manner and in compliance with legislative and legal obligations.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

  • You have excellent communication skills and tact to communicate effectively
  • You can establish effective working relationships with members of a multi-disciplinary team

Planning and Analytical Skills

  • You have analytical skills to assess the effectiveness of treatment procedures, quality of service and coordinate children’s needs for care and treatment.
    • You can investigate and resolve complaints and facilitate analysis of risk management issues.
    • You have planning and coordinating skills to administer the program operations

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send cover letter and resumes to Miranda Ryckman at

Application Deadline: August 1, 2020

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