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December 7/05 10:26 am - Employment Opportunity at Triathlon Canada

Posted by Editoress on 12/7/05

Triathlon Canada Employment Opportunity
Courtesy SIRC

Application Deadline: January 6, 2006
Starting Date: January 6, 2006

Position: High Performance Director

Job Description: Triathlon Canada High Performance Director

Triathlon Canada (TC), the national governing body for the sport of triathlon and its related disciplines, is seeking a full-time High Performance Director (HPD). The HPD will lead all aspects of the organization‚s high performance program including the national team program, development and junior programs and will serve as the Director of the National Triathlon Centre (NTC) in Victoria, BC.

TC is seeking a proven leader with the vision and skill-set to produce international success as demonstrated by podium performances at World Championships and Major Games and the development of a strong, sustainable feeder system through which the next generation of champions will be produced. This position requires a hands-on approach to developing and managing a system in which athletes and coaches will work harmoniously and with a single minded purpose. Responsible for the national coaching network, the HPD will supervise and evaluate all staff and coaches working at the NTC and within the national program.

The HPD will be resident in Victoria and will report to the Executive Director at the National Office in Toronto and maintain a close working relationship with the Board of Directors through relevant Committees and with external agencies such as Sport Canada, the Canadian Olympic Committee, the Canadian Commonwealth Games Committee, Pacific Sport and the International Triathlon Union.

Triathlon Canada is looking for someone who has the following key qualifications:
• Outstanding leadership skills ˆ is able to bring together all key stakeholders to work towards achieving common objectives.
• Olympic and international experience with a history of success ˆ not only understands what it takes to be the best in the world but more importantly, how to get there.
• High level of strategic planning and implementation abilities. The ability to speak Canada‚s two official languages, French and English, will be an asset, as will a background in the sport of triathlon. A detailed job description can be reviewed at

Applications with a resume and a minimum of three references should be submitted to the address above by January 6, 2006 to the attention of the Executive Director. Electronic submissions are acceptable.

Triathlon Canada is an equal opportunity employer and thanks all applicants for their interest, however only those applicants who will be invited to interview with us will be contacted. Financial support for this position is provided by Sport Canada.

Full Job Description PDF

Contact Information:
Triathlon Canada
Victoria, BC. , E-mail:
Tel. 416.426.7180


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