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Coordinator, Development Programs/Hockey Resources

Ongoing Position: 
Full or Part Time: 
Full Time
Closing Date: 
Friday, June 29, 2012
Location:  Calgary, T3B 5R5, AB, Canada

HOCKEY CANADA; POSITION: Coordinator, Development Programs/Hockey Resources; SUPERVISORS: Sr. Manager, Coaching and Player Development; LOCATION: Calgary; STATUS: Full-Time; DATE: July 2012

The Organization

World sports leaders, Hockey Canada is the governing body for hockey in Canada and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), with a membership through its 13 provincial branch associations of over 700,000 players, coaches and officials. Hockey Canada is a not-for-profit organization that creates leading-edge hockey development programs for its members to deliver in communities across Canada, provides consistent rules and regulations and various other membership services from coast to coast, manages numerous regional, national and international hockey championships and events, and leads the operation of all teams that represent Canada in international hockey competition. Hockey Canada’s mission is to “lead, develop andpromote positive hockey experiences”.

General Responsibilities

  • Report directly to the Sr. Manager, Player Development and work as a critical link with the development staff including, Manager Officiating, Manager Female Programs, and Manager Risk and Safety.
  • Communicate with each branch on the creation, delivery and invoicing of Hockey Canada Technical materials.
  • Communicate and work on a regular basis with the Accounting and Finance department on the invoicing and preparation of branch materials.
  • Support in the development of resources and materials for development programs, ranging from skills lists and animations to PDF forms and manual edits.
  • Prioritize, prepare and distribute daily correspondence as assigned.
  • Create surveys for specific programs. Collect information and results and incorporate it into reports.

Support to Manager of Player Development, Officiating and Female

National Skills Standards & Testing

  • Create, conduct and coordinate Canadian Skills Challenges, Skills Testing and Combines with Branches, and MHA’s – including tracking timelines, monitoring results and acting as a general point of contact.



  • Maintain an inventory record of specialty clinics hosted across the Branches.
  • Format and update documents and materials including drills and animations.

Coach NCCP certifications

  • Answer any questions concerning coaches’ certifications using the online NCCP certification number.

Development Materials/Resources


  • Act as a contact point between the communications and development departments to ensure web updates/concerns are addressed on a regular basis.
  • Maintain regular communication with translator to ensure all development materials are bilingual.


  • Coordinate with program managers the creation and/or editing of educational and program materials, including translation and proofing, to bring them to a print-ready state.
  • Co-ordinate, organize and prioritize multiple projects
  • Co-ordinate and organize inventory processes
  • Prepare electronic content for new and updated development manuals.

Development Managers


  • General administration duties that include updating and proofing documents. Bilingualism required at times.


  • General administration duties that include updating and proofing documents. Bilingualism required at times.
  • Create surveys and collect information for female programming.


Essential Skills

The successful candidate shall possess the following:

  • Knowledge of the Hockey Canada structure including the Member Branches and various affiliated organizations
  • Post-Secondary degree in sport management, sport science, recreation, business administration or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of hockey development programming at the national, provincial and local levels
  • Communication skills facilitating working relationships with volunteers and staff
  • Computer-literate with a strong working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Ability to manage and coordinate multiple tasks and projects with excellent organizational skills
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to work independently
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Bilingualism (French and English) will be considered a strong asset
  • Previous coaching experience will be considered an asset
  • Recognized coaching certification will be considered an asset
  • Hockey instruction experience will be considered an asset

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and salary expectations by June 29, 2012 by 9:00 am (MST) to:

Manager, Human Resources; Hockey Canada; Suite 201, 151 Canada Olympic Road SW; Calgary, AB T3B 5R5; Fax: (403) 777-3635; E-mail:

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