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Job Posting: Assistant Coach – Coquitlam Express

Location: Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada

About Us:
The Coquitlam Express is a prominent hockey organization dedicated to fostering talent and passion for the sport. We are committed to providing our players with exceptional coaching and support to help them achieve their goals both on and off the ice. As part of our ongoing commitment to excellence, we are currently seeking a motivated and skilled individual to join our coaching staff as an Assistant Coach.

Position Overview:
We are looking for a dedicated Assistant Coach to support our Head Coach in all aspects of team development and performance. The Assistant Coach will play a crucial role in planning and executing training sessions, analyzing game strategies, and providing guidance and mentorship to our players.

Key Responsibilities:
– Assist the Head Coach in developing and implementing practice plans and game strategies.
– Provide on-ice instruction and skill development sessions to enhance player performance.
– Analyze game footage and provide constructive feedback to players to facilitate improvement.
– Collaborate with the coaching staff to ensure a cohesive and effective coaching approach.
– Mentor players both on and off the ice, promoting sportsmanship, teamwork, and personal growth.
– Assist with scouting and recruitment efforts to identify talented prospects for the team.
– Support the Head Coach in managing team logistics and administrative tasks as needed.

Qualifications:
– Previous coaching experience at the junior hockey level or higher is preferred.
– Sound knowledge of hockey fundamentals, strategies, and tactics.
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with players, staff, and management.
– Dedication to player development and a passion for supporting athletes in reaching their full potential.
– Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate team schedules and travel requirements.
– Valid coaching certifications or willingness to obtain required certifications prior to the start of the season.

How to Apply:
If you are enthusiastic about hockey and coaching and are ready to make a positive impact on our team, we want to hear from you! Please email your resume and cover letter to General Manager Tali Campbell at tali@coquitlamexpress.ca. Be sure to include “Assistant Coach Application” in the subject line.

Application Deadline: Until filled.

The Coquitlam Express is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.