Assistant Head Coach
Board of Directors
September 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020
During all scheduled program hours unless otherwise approved by the Board of Directors.
The role of the Assistant Head Coach is one that demands dedication, hard work, creativity, group control and an enthusiastic attitude towards children and sport. The Assistant Head Coach is required to work in accordance with the Head Coach to oversee & train all staff, promote continuous learning with all athletes and staff, create program curriculum, oversee & lead in setting training/drill courses, and stay current on coaching updates from CSCF, AOA & ACA.
The Assistant Head Coach works directly with the Head Coach and the Board of Directors, coaches, athletes and parents within the program focusing on promoting fundamental/intermediate & advanced skills of athletes, and fostering a love of the sport. The Assistant Head Coach is expected to follow the lead of the Head coach to guide and challenge coaches to teach classes that are age appropriate, challenging, productive, fun and are capable of teaching athletes the safety requirements of the program and race courses ensuring that all participants use equipment properly and follow safety standards.
In coordination with other managers and the Board of Directors, the Assistant Head Coach is expected to both open / close the building and be present for the duration of all programs being facilitated by LSC Racing at Boler Mountain.
Overview of Responsibilities
Administration / Planning
Assist in planning and facilitating all staff training sessions during the season promoting continual development
Assist in creating and posting schedule for hill time and courses for all teams and coaching staff.
Assist in creating and posting age and skill appropriate program curriculum with onsite equipment that encourages movement and strength of lower joints used in Alpine Skiing.
Assist in coordinating end of the year Awards Banquet for U10-U21 athletes
Maintain equipment and assist in housekeeping duties to keep building clean on a weekly basis.
Leading / Coaching
Assist in setting or mentoring, guiding and assisting coaches in setting their training courses.
Monitor all training courses for safety and ensure terrain is properly maintained.
Proof and provide guidance to all lesson plans.
Maintain open, friendly, and cooperative relationship with each child's family and encourage their involvement in the program.
Races / Alpine Ontario
Assist with executing all AOA races specifically in relation to equipment management, course setting/hill requirements/maintenance & regulations, running Jury meetings, overseeing timing, and any on hill tasks.
General understanding of CSCF and AOA organizational structure, member requirements and programs
Seasons membership to Boler Mountain (see Management for further details)
CSCF Level 2 Trained or Certified certification preferred
Past experience with course setting both GS and SL courses
Strong overall knowledge of biomechanics relating to Alpine Skiing and ability to apply knowledge into program planning
Minimum of 2 years past coaching experience as a lead coach of a Race Team (U10-U21 prefered)
Preferred 2 years experience working with school aged children.
Past management experience preferred
Demonstrated competency in oral and written communication skills.
Ability to effectively interact and relate to children in a developmentally appropriate manner.
Ability to pass a criminal background check.
Ability to travel & make arrangements as needed.
Ability and willingness to perform required physical tasks.
Ability to recognize individual learning styles and the characteristics of learners.
Willing to participate in ongoing learning.
Full compliance with Employee Handbook.
Interacts with peers, coaches/employees, athletes, parents, management & Board of Directors.
Regular to frequent requirement to perform physical activities including bending, standing, lifting, stooping, stretching, squatting, pushing and pulling, sitting, running, walking and supporting students.
Outdoors in all weather conditions
Staff may leave once all equipment is accounted for, all athletes picked-up, staff has left and building is locked (approximately 30 minutes after program end time).
Lunch breaks to be taken at the discretion of the coach.
Wear a helmet at all times while on-hill.
How to Apply
If you believe you’d be a great Assistant Head Coach on our team, please send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org and include Assistant Head Coach - Applicant in the subject line. We thank all candidates who apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.