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Head Coach U18 AAA

Job Posting - U18AAA CFR Chemicals Head coach

Application Deadline: March 31st, 2023

Compensation: Paid Honorarium, Expenses, & Paid Coach Certification Upgrades


Airdrie Minor Hockey Association (AMHA) is a community based organization whose primary purpose is to provide fair opportunity for positive experiences through a safe and fun environment with strong, progressive and quality programs for all members of the hockey community.

AMHA is looking to fill the Head Coach position of the U18AAA CFR Chemicals Bisons to begin April 1, 2023. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day hockey operations of the team and contributing to the overall player and coach development of the association and elite draw zone. This position will report to the Senior Advisor and U18AAA Director and must be open and willing to work with an integrated support team and receive mentorship and feedback that enhances their skillset and development as a coach.


● Attend and run the Spring Rookie and Main camps to be held in April 2023

● Coordinate player evaluation and selection in conjunction with the Senior Advisor and Director

● Lead and plan team practices that build physical and technical skills, enhance hockey IQ, reinforce the learning process and help build leadership skills

● Lead and plan off-ice activities that build team culture, camaraderie and enhance leadership skills

● Develop game plans and lead game day coaching activities

● Be a role model by setting a good example for players and showing respect for athletes, coaching staff, parents, opponents and officials

● Build player confidence and self-esteem

● Have a consistent disciplinary policy for players, appropriate to the age level and communicate to both players and parents to set expectations

● Attend all scheduled AMHA coach meetings and seminars

● Uphold the AMHA policies and procedures

● Communicate team updates regularly with team stakeholders

● Submit a yearly plan, mid-way report and year-end report as directed by the Senior Advisor and Director

● Work with and coordinate the delegation of responsibilities of the assistant coaches, support staff and team manager

Education & Experience:

● High Performance 1 Coaching Certification (completed or completed by September 1, 2023)

● Checking Skills Course certification

● Respect in Sport Activity Leader certification

● 3+ years or equivalent of experience in coaching at a high performance level

● Previous playing experience at a high level is an asset

● Clean criminal record check and vulnerable sector check


● Works well in a collaborative team environment

● A consummate professional with experience working with youth athletes

● Strong ability to develop relationships

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills

● Passionate and skilled in fostering an environment of personal and athletic growth for athletes

● Demonstrates initiative and has a growth mindset

● Passionate about sport and leaving a positive impact on everyone involved

The successful candidate will have the option for additional development opportunities.

Contact Details

Organization: Airdrie Minor Hockey Association
Contact: Cindy Kunitz
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 403.912.2680

Application Deadline

March 26, 2023

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