Nova Scotia 2015 Canada Winter Games Snowboard Speed Team Coach
Position: 2015 Canada Winter Games Speed Team Coach
Length of Contract: October 1st 2012- April 15th, 2015
Application Deadline: September 30th, 2012 – midnight Atlantic Standard Time.
By email to: email@example.com
By fax to: 902-425-5606 Attn. Snowboard Nova Scotia
By Mail to: Snowboard Nova Scotia 5516 Spring Garden Road, Halifax NS B3J 1G6
Please include: Full qualification documentation, resume, and availability.
Scope and Structure:
Snowboard Nova Scotia is seeking the services of a coach for Speed Team for the 2015 Canada
Winter Games in Prince George, British Colombia. The successful applicant will be responsible for
coaching the Canada Games Core Team from October 2012 until April, 2015. The Canada Games
Speed Team Coach will be responsible for developing and implementing an annual training plan for
his or her athletes, for all technical training of athletes during the season including a pre-season
and Christmas camp. He or she will coach core team athletes at NorAM and National competition in
2012 and early 2015, monitor athletes’ performances and ultimately make final team selections in
accordance with Snowboard Nova Scotia’s Canada Games Eligibility and Selection Criteria for
ratification by the Snowboard NS Board of Directors. Prior to the Games, the coach will attend
(with the athletes) all Canada Games information and education sessions. During the games, the
successful applicant will also be expected to carry out a managerial role of the selected athletes
and assist the other Canada Games Coaches as necessary on event day.
The CG Speed Coach shall have or obtain the following qualifications at least 90 days prior to the
Coaching experience at National Championships and or NorAm competitions or National
Development Coach desirable.
Have at least three years experience coaching experience at a provincial/development
level, preferably with speed competitions at the National or NorAm events.
CSCP Competition Development Speed Snowboard Certified
A working knowledge of the SBNS’s program, policies, and operations.
Current Basic First Aid certification
Proficient Computer Skills
A valid Class 5 driving license and access to transportation to all practices and required
Must be committed to continuing coaching education by attending coaching
symposiums, lectures, workshops, etc.
Must be available for all noted responsibilities.
* Must be able to prove that you meet the above criteria.
The possession of the following qualifications will greatly enhance the performance of the Canada
Games Speed Coach’s duties:
Formal education in the field of sport science or a related area of study.
Certification in complimentary areas of sport (i.e. gymnastics, fitness certification, etc.)
Identify all potential Canada Games Snowboard Team athletes for 2015 and identify future
Canada Games Snowboard Team athletes.
Develop and monitor yearly training plans for all athletes.
Working with the Snowboard NS Technical Director to implement and monitor individual
athletes training objectives.
Provide on-hill technical coaching that is consistent with the individual athlete’s long-term
Is responsible for providing support to all Speed CG program athletes at designated events.
Develop all aspects of training (i.e. skill development, physical preparation, mental training,
etc). for each athlete or assign appropriate individuals to develop specific aspects (i.e.
nutrition, flexibility training, emotional control, etc).
Attend all mandatory Canada Games seminars, meetings, etc.
Attend Nova Scotia Coaching symposiums.
Participate in Canada Games Snowboard Team selection
Attend 2015 Canada Games in Prince George, British Colombia and carry out all coaching
functions necessary at the Games.
Ensures open communication with all athletes regarding training and competition plans
Promotes fair play and drug free sport as identified by the Canadian center for ethics in
sport, FIS, and the IOC.
Ensures that all athletes’ injuries are properly reported and followed up.
Attend all necessary training camps and competition prior to the Canada Games including
the National Championships and NorAm Competition.
Maintain the Coaching Code of Ethics.
Makes logistical arrangements when required, and shall submit expense and other reports in
a timely fashion
Communicates with the Head Discipline Coach (CG Freesytyle Coach) and Snowboard NS
Technical Director on a regular basis.
Documents daily training, athlete development athletes competition statistics.
Additional responsibilities as they arise.
Participate in post-Games reports and help develop and implement recommendations for