Regatta Ready Coach Salary position based on 40 hours/week at$22/hour
Contract Dates: June 11 – August 17, 2018 (and a one-day orientation prior to June 11, date tbd)
Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Will be required to travel with athletes outside of Whitehorse to competition. Schedule adjusted as required to accommodate travel and time off.
Qualifications Required: • Canoe Kayak Canada ELCC Certified (or higher) • Valid Pleasure Craft Operators License • Thorough understanding of Canoe Kayak Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development Plan • Experience working with athletes in the Training to Train and Learning to Compete Stages of the LTAD Plan • Valid CPR and Standard First Aid certification • Clear Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check
Responsibilities include: • Assist in the creation and implementation of the Regatta Ready program for club athletes at the ‘Learn to Train’ and ‘Training to Train’ stages of the LTAD Plan • Attend and lead all Regatta Ready training sessions and assess athletes regularly • Attend all events involving the Regatta Ready athletes, including local and out-of-territory regattas • Assist Head Coach with entries for regattas as needed • Work with Head Coach to carry out paddler progression through the LTAD and Talent ID programs • Act as Head Coach, including all related activities while Head Coach is absent • Ensure compliance with the club safety standards and Flatwater Yukon Code of Conduct • Positively encourage and cheer on athletes • Communicate effectively and in a positive manner with co-workers, parents and club participants
Skills Required: • Demonstrable experience working with and instructing children of all ages and varying skill levels • Previous experience with sprint paddling: canoe or kayak • Must be physically fit and able to lift 40 pounds • Sound leadership, communication and organizational skills • Ability to adapt to changes in daily plans quickly • Excellent character, integrity and flexibility • The desire and ability to work in a team atmosphere • Enthusiasm, sense of humor, patience and self-control • Must have reliable transportation to and from the lake
To apply: Send resumé and cover letter outlining your qualifications and suitability for the position to Daniel Girouard, Executive Director, Flatwater Yukon at firstname.lastname@example.org
Names and contact information for two references will be required as a part of the hiring process.
Application deadline: April 1, 2018
For more information about the club go to www.FlatwaterYukon.ca or contact Daniel Girouard at 867-334-8121