Provincial Coaching Coordinator - Manitoba

The Manitoba Speed Skating Association requires a fulltime Provincial Coaching Coordinator who is responsible for the implementation and administration of the provincial program, regional training centre, and the technical development of club coaches.

General Responsibilities:

• Coach and manage the provincial program

• Assist in the development of the strategic direction of the Regional Training Centre

• Coach the regional training center members

• Instruct and ensure the technical development of all club coaches

• Seek out and identify athlete performance enhancement methods

• Attend competitions and training camps as required

• Responsible for planning and coordinating all training camps for both the provincial team, regional training centre members, and the general membership

• Develops and implement programs to be used by the club coaches


• A minimum of 3-5 years of coaching experience within the sport of Speed Skating

• Level 3 coaching certification or willingness to attain this level as soon as possible

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent leadership skills

• Ability to manage program activities and within prescribed budgets as directed by the MSSA Board of Directors

Term: The position is expected to be a 2 year commitment with a probationary period of three months.

The Provincial Coaching Coordinator will be accountable to the MSSA Board of Directors.

Salary will commensurate with the skills and qualifications of the successful applicant.

Applications close Monday, July 31, 2006.

Applications should be submitted to:

Brian McConnell, President
Manitoba Speed Skating Association
200 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 4M2

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