Newbridge Academy Major Bantam Head Hockey Coach
Newbridge Academy is in search for an experienced Major Bantam Head Hockey Coach who is looking for their next opportunity to make a difference in a student athlete’s development.
Newbridge Academy (www.newbridgeacademy.ca) is a private school committed to providing interactive, engaging and innovative academic and athletic programs. The school is located in Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia and will be moving to a new state of the art school in 2017 in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
The students at Newbridge Academy participate in an active and constructive approach to learning. Each day is filled with professionally instructed sports activities; curriculum delivery focused around modern students and implemented by engaging teachers licensed by Nova Scotia Department of Education.
Students benefit from small class sizes, interactive learning, with an emphasis on creativity, activity and critical thinking.
The Head Coach position manages all facets of the Major Bantam hockey program including, but not limited to:
- Work within the Newbridge Academy mission to provide a competitive, unique, and memorable athletic experience for student-athletes
- Instruct student-athletes in individual and team skills
- Monitor team and individual academic success with consultation with the Headmaster
- All necessary administrative responsibilities for the program
- Budget management
- Coordinate and supervise assistant coaches
- Recruitment of Student Athletes to the Major Bantam Program
- Planning of team’s practices
- Bench Management during the games
- Scheduling of exhibition games, tournaments and travel
- On ice instructor with the School’s hockey programming
- A Bachelor of Education and Teaching experience will be considered an asset
- 3 to 5 years coaching experience required
- Strong knowledge of the game of hockey
- Hockey Canada High Performance Coaching 1 certified or willingness to complete
- Valid Drivers license and ability to drive Academy Vans
- Salary compensation will be based on experience
All interested applicants can send their resume to be sent to the Director of Athletics Dave Ritcey at firstname.lastname@example.org