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.
¨ 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
¨ 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.