Head Coach/Technical Director Position, News (Ajax Minor Hockey Association)

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Head Coach/Technical Director Position
Submitted By jmugford on Sunday, August 24, 2014
Ajax Minor Hockey Association (AMHA) is currently accepting applications for a Head Coach/Technical Director position for the 2014-2015 season to help develop strong, sustainable hockey programs that address the needs and maximize the potentials and opportunities of players and coaches at all levels of play.




This position will receive an honorarium commensurate with experience.

Candidates for this position should possess the following:
• Minimum D1 coaching certification
• Head Coach experience at rep levels (A, AA, AAA or higher)
• Able to provide vision and leadership
• Strong organizational skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Duties of this position include, but are not limited to:
• Program development and oversight
• Player and coach development
• Co-ordination of coach certification clinics
• Reviewing parent coach evaluations annually and communicating areas of improvement to coaches
• Chair the Coach Selection committee and make recommendations to the Board of Directors

The Head Coach/Technical Director shall:

a) Be knowledgeable in hockey skills and practices, able to communicate, teach, deal with coaches, players, parents and must meet current OMHA coach requirements, with a minimum D1 coach certification and must have been a Head Coach for a minimum of two (2) years at the A, AA, AAA or higher level.
b) Maintain his/her skills, and impart those skills to coaches within the Association
c) Promote the Purpose, Objective and Values of Ajax Minor Hockey Association (AMHA) and the OMHA and attend a minimum of 2 team practices and 2 team games per season and whenever requested by the Board or the President and to provide support to all AMHA coaches by helping them with problem areas
d) Liaise and assist the Board of Directors in any coaching matters and chair the Coach Selection Committee and make recommendations of Representative Coaches. As well, the Head Coach/Technical Director is to attend Executive Meetings of the Board of Directors when requested.
e) The Head Coach/Technical Director cannot coach an AMHA team, except in the case of the regular coach being absent.
f) Organize coaching clinics for all AMHA coaches
g) Set up instructional coaching meetings, as needed, throughout the hockey season to update coaching development.
h) Co-ordinate the Coach Feedback/Evaluation Process for parents and to act as a mediator in Parent/Coach conflicts
i) Receive all coaching applications and ensure that coaching criteria as determined by the OMHA are met.
j) Develop and design a hockey development program following OMHA and Hockey Canada guidelines.


If interested, please forward your resume and cover letter by email to AMHA President, Jana Komisar at [email protected].ca no later than September 27th, 2014.
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