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Seeking Head Coach/GM

The Melville Millionaires invite applications for the position of Head Coach/General Manager. This is a full-time position.

The position will perform all duties normally associated with the job of a Head Coach and General Manager of a junior hockey team including, but not limited to, working with the Assistant General Manager, Trainer and Assistant Coach to initiate and prepare a season plan, scheduling and conducting tryouts, practices, meetings and other training, maintaining team and individual discipline, recruiting players and promoting the team in the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit and select a full roster of quality junior caliber players
  • Conduct all on-ice camps, practices, games and daily dry-land
  • Develop game and practice plans including offensive and defensive systems as well as special teams play
  • Serve as a representative consistent with the values and standards of the of the Melville Millionaires organization and the SJHL when conducting meetings with parents, families, social clubs, and media
  • Assist in enforcement of player rules, regulations and team policies including disciplinary standards and supervise and manage the conduct of players both on and off the ice
  • Supervise an off-ice conditioning program
  • Study game film and conduct regular team meetings to break down game film
  • Develop and maintain collaborative, supportive, and professional relationships with area and league teams; help further establish and maintain a professional reputation among all external agencies (league staff, opposing teams, visiting and host hotels, referee group, sponsors, minor partners, opposing team fans and support staff, etc.)
  • Assist in development of individual and team athletic skills and foster personal growth and development of all team members
  • Hold team training camps
  • Must possess good time management skills and is able to multitask, while providing structure
  • Must be willing and able to perform Community Outreach and Public Relations appearances
  • Perform additional duties as directed by the Melville Millionaires Board of Directors

Qualifications:

  • Recruiting sources of junior caliber players
  • A strong reputation for coaching ability and integrity among players, coaches, and parents
  • Strong mentorship, leadership, disciplinary skills and conflict management
  • Demonstrated ability to develop players in preparation for play at higher levels
  • Demonstrated success as a coach/assistant coach
  • Junior, Collegiate, or Professional playing experience preferred
    Sound knowledge of game theory and concepts including systems and special teams play
  • Posses the coaching qualifications to coach at a Jr. A level (example: HP1)

 

Resumes are being accepted until March 20, 2020. Please forward your resume to either Tammy Stevenson (tammy.stevenson@accesscomm.ca) or Renee Waldbauer (renee.waldbauer@richardson.ca)

The Melville Millionaires would like to thank all those who express interest in this position; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.