Trainer Positions Open at the Calgary Buffalo Hockey Association

The Trainer role is an incredibly important position in our association given the direct interaction and influence the successful candidate will have with our athletes. Are you a people leader with a strong penchant for teamwork that has very strong communication skills? Are you committed to continuous development and learning? Do you have a passion to do what is right?

Do you always want to make a positive impact on the lives of those around you? Then the

Trainer role at the Calgary Buffaloes Hockey Association is for you!

Is this for me? Are you a student that has an interest in this field but don’t know if you quite have the skills for this Trainer role? Well keep on reading below to see what qualifications are

needed! We have had many students that have taken on this role over the years and none have ever regretted it! The most common feedback we receive from those who take on the role as a student is that this unique experience really helped invigorate their passion in this field and helped them validate if this is the correct career path for them!


First Aid and CPR

Completion of Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries Course or equivalent course.

Prior Hockey Training Experience is an asset but not needed.

Having reliable transportation to attend games is a must.


First Aid Care of Athletes, Age ranges from 13 to 21

Risk Management – preparing Emergency Action Plans, collecting player information forms, informing parents, coaches and managers of injuries sustained during games.

Pre-game taping, stretching, etc.

Post-game: assessing and managing injuries (within scope), addressing parental concerns, informing Coaches of injuries sustained by Players.

Referral of Players to appropriate medical and rehabilitation care.

Follow up with Players, Parents, Doctors, Physiotherapists, other medical professionals and Coaches.

Commitment: The hockey season starts in September and wraps up in March. There are 2 games a week and Trainers are expected to be at games 30 minutes before scheduled game time and remain after the games until all duties have been completed. Most games are in Calgary but some travel around Alberta might be required (dependent on team). Travel is paid for and expenses are covered by the team. Potential travel outside of Alberta for Tournaments.

Interested Students can send their resume and any questions they may have to Kim Hutton and Alex Le at

Contact Details

Organization: Calgary Buffaloes (CBHA)
Contact: Kim Hutton
Phone: 403 807 6987

Application Deadline

August 01, 2018

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