Assistant Coach

The assistant coach’s responsibilities include assisting the Head Coach and GM in all duties involved in running a competitive junior hockey program. 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Assisting the Head Coach in organization, administration and implementation of the hockey program. 
  • Assisting the Head Coach with yearly planning and schedules on-ice sessions. 
  • Attending and running player selection camp under the direction of the Head Coach
  • Assisting in recruiting and player evaluations for perspective athletes.
  • On-site coaching in pre-season and regular season & playoff games and practices, under the guidance of the Head Coach
  • Effectively and respectfully communicate with Head Coach, staff, players, and team members & referees
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of athletes
  • Assisting with the inventory of hockey equipment and supplies at the request of the Equipment Manager. 
  • Assisting the Head Coach and the game day staff with promotional activities and special events for the hockey program. 
  • Assisting in coordinating, organizing and attending community activities. 


Key Personal Attributes are: 

  • Enthusiasm for the sport 
  • Strong verbal communication skills 
  • Ability & desire to inspire and motivate others 
  • Skill in analyzing the sport 
  • Patience and determination, a desire to improve players
  • Organizational abilities 
  • Sensitivity and a supportive manner 
  • Ability to develop and revise training and coaching material 



  • Previous experience coaching and or/competing at the junior level is an asset
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to delivering
  • Must be organized, take initiative, and utilize strong time management skills
  • A proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong positive communication and interpersonal skills with all levels
  • Flexible to accommodate late evening and weekend practices and games, would be expected to attend the majority of all home and away games.
  • Respect In Sport is an asset but can be provided


Please forward your cover letter, resume and proposal to  This is a voluntary position.  Only potential applicants will be contacted. 

Contact Details

Organization: Rocky Rams Junior Hockey Program
Contact: Sam

Application Deadline

June 30, 2019

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