Seneca College Coaching Opportunity

Author: Luis Paredes/Tuesday, May 2, 2017/Categories: Latest News

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The Head Coach is responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating the technical, tactical and physical curriculum which prepares student-athletes for successful competition within the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association (OCAA).  This is a part-time position that requires weekday day time and evening hours, as well as weekends.

Duties:                                                                                                                                                                                                   _______

¨       Develop the overall athletic plans (long range scheduling to daily practice plans) to maximize player and team development

¨       Prepare technical and tactical strategies for student-athletes to be successful at the OCAA and CCAA level

¨       Identification and recruitment of quality student-athletes

¨       Must support and mentor the values of excellence in academics and athletics, character development and leadership

¨       Maintain effective communications and administrative systems amongst coaches, players, athletic and facility staff

¨       Must work collaboratively in a large athletics and recreation department consisting of 17 varsity programs and extensive recreation programming

¨       Complete adherence to and support of OCAA, CCAA and Seneca policies and procedures

¨       Supervision of team on all road trips


General Aspects of Seneca’s Program:                                                                                          _____________________

¨       The competitive season begins the middle of October and runs through to February; with Provincial Championships in late February and National Championships in March. The team practices two to three times a week (2 hours/practice)

¨       Seneca competes within OCAA tournaments and select invitational events – total of 6-7 events per season.  

¨       Support personnel includes a minimum of 2-3 assistant coach(es) and a team therapist who is present at practices and games


Criteria:                                                                                                                                                                                 ______________

¨       The Head Coach must be of good character and have demonstrated a high caliber of leadership, sportsmanship and coaching performance

¨       Have strong relationships with club coaches for the purpose of recruitment

¨       Have a minimum of five years of coaching experience with 16 to 25 year olds

¨       Hold, or be working towards, Badminton Canada Competition Development NCCP certification.

¨       Have exceptional interpersonal communication skills, sound administrative skills, strong motivational abilities and a commitment to fair play

¨       Must be eligible to work in Canada


¨       In accordance with Seneca rates.


Please forward your resume (incl. 3 references) to

Jason Kerswill - Manager, Athletics and Recreation at

Applications must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, May 12, 2017

We thank all applicants for their interest in Seneca College, however, only

those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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