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Assistant Coach/Administrator

Sun., Apr. 19, 2015 12:00 a.m. - Fri., May. 1, 2015 12:00 a.m.

Organization: Wascana Racing Canoe Club

Job Title: Assistant Coach/Administrator

Date: April 19, 2015

Wascana Racing Canoe Club is looking for a Coach/Administrator for the upcoming canoe season. The job is full-time throughout the summer, and part-time throughout the fall and winter months. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to by May 1st 2015.

Reports to: WRCC Executive/Personnel Committee

Educational Requirements:
-Working towards a degree in Education or a Bachelor of Kinesiology
-Willing to obtain ELCC Certification with the job applicant working toward advanced coaching certification (Competitive Development or ELCC Advanced certification)
-Current CPR and First Aid training
-Motorboat License
-Coaching experience and education experience
-Possesses canoe and kayak skills

General Duties:
-Teach canoeing and kayaking skills to program participants
-Work collaboratively with other coaches
-Exhibit good interpersonal and communication skills with athletes and parents
-Ability to develop good rapport with people of all ages who have expressed a willingness to learn the sport of canoeing and kayaking
-Works to meet membership and regatta goals as established by the WRCC Executive, High Performance Director and Head Coach
-Develops appropriate training programs for group (structured and periodized)
-Develops athletes Train to Train and Learn to Compete phase
-Communicates with the public about Club programs and registration for programs
-Communicates with Club membership about schedules, events, programs
-Schedules coaches and monitors staff with Head coach and Personnel Committee
-Assists Head Coach to develop program promotional materials and a marketing plan
-Facilitate bookings and budgets for Club trips/regatta’s
-Collects registration forms and fees
-Organize Club events (Awards night, BBQ’s)
-Writes a monthly Newsletter to update membership on Club news
-Helps run introductory courses and mentor part time staff