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February 13/07 11:02 am - Employment Opportunity: OCA High Performance Provincial Coach

Posted by Editoress on 02/13/07

Employment Opportunity: OCA High Performance Provincial Coach
Courtesy OCA

Job Description
Reporting to the Manager, High Performance Programs of the Ontario Cycling Association, the Provincial Coach will be responsible for coordinating the men's and women's programs at the Elite, Espoir and Junior levels. This will include providing leadership and support for athletes competing at National Events, projects, camps, and National Championships, with a focus on the 2009 and 2013 Canada Summer Games.

The successful candidate must have proven leadership, vision and expertise in the planning and implementation of a high-performance program. International equivalency will be accepted. The successful candidate must also have a proven ability in the technical application of training and competition plans and excellent management and communication skills.

Evaluation of the Provincial Coach will be based on the position's key responsibilities, which are:

•With athletes personal coaches, and or National Cycling Centres ensure that they have adequate coaching support and if necessary help them source this support.
•Communicate with personal coaches prior to and during projects
•With the Manager, High Performance Programs ensure:
•all Provincial Team athletes adhere to the Athlete Agreement
•execution and reporting on Provincial Team projects
•projects are run within designated budgets.
•Provincial team projects have competent support staff (assistant coaches, mechanics etc.), and ensuring direction and evaluation of this staff.
•Be a non-voting member on the OCA High Performance Committee.
•Attend key provincial and national events, including but not limited to Provincial Team projects, training camps, selection camps, Canada Games, National Championships.
•Mentor an Assistant Coach for each project if applicable
•Coordinate/Conduct a minimum of 2 NCCP clinics for designated discipline
•When required assist with the transition to the new NCCP
•Initiate and set-up a new network of Regional Coaches across the province

Candidates must be registered in or have completed NCCP Level III. NCCP Course Conductor Status for cycling components of the 3M National Coaching Certification Program is considered an asset.

Domestic travel will be required.

This position is a three year contract with compensation in the range of $40,000 - $45,000 per year with a competitive benefits package.

Interested and qualified candidates should submit a resume, by February 25, 2007 to the contact below by email or surface mail. (Faxes will not be accepted). The Ontario Cycling Association wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

The Ontario Cycling Association
c/o Provincial Coach Position
1185 Eglinton Ave. East
North York, ON
M3C 3C6


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