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U13AA/U15AA/U18AA & Elite Female

Olds Minor Hockey is currently seeking coaches for the following programs:

  • U13 AA

  • U15 AA

  • U15 Female Elite (preference given to female candidate)

  • U18 AA

Olds Minor Hockey strives to develop coaches and players for the next level through hard work, dedication, commitment, discipline, integrity, and skill development.

Olds Minor Hockey encourages a holistic, comprehensive development approach for the AA & Elite Female programs.   Our programs are based on, but not limited to, the following developmental areas::

  • Life Skills (Right Understanding-Right Attitude-Right Practices)

  • Healthy Living Habits (Nutrition & Hydration-Sleep & Recovery-Stress Management)

  • Meta-Cognitive Skills (Organizational Skills-Study Skills-Reading & Numeracy Skills)

  • Athletic-Cognitive Skills (Pattern Recognition Skills-Spatial Orientation & Navigation Skills-Problem Solving & Decision Making Skills)

  • Mental Training Skills (Drive Skills-Mental & Emotional Control Skills-Leadership & Teamsmanship Skills)

  • Athletic-Movement Skills (Posture/Stability/Balance Skills-Mobility/Agility/Flexibility Skills-Coordination/Dexterity/Rhythm Skills)

  • Strength & Conditioning Skills (Strength Skills-Stamina Skills-Speed Skills)

  • Hockey Skills (Technical Skills-Tactical Skills- Game Sense Skills)

  • Hockey Team Skills (Offensive Techno-Tactical Structure & Systems/Defensive Techno-Tactical Structure & Systems/Special Teams Techno-Tactical Structure & Systems/Face-Off Techno-Tactical Structure & Systems).

Olds Minor Hockey offers the following benefits:

  • Competitive coach honorariums based on qualifications and experience

  • Director/Board and High Performance Coach support

  • Coach mentorship through the Olds Grizzlys Jr A program (on & off ice)

  • Coach development/education opportunities

  • Coach certification reimbursement

  • Administrative support

  •  Hotel rooms as required.

Olds Minor Hockey coaching requirements are as follows (coaches must have or be willing to obtain the following certifications before November 15, 2021 as per Hockey Alberta Requirements):

  • Development 1 (High Performance 1 is preferred)

  • Checking Skills 

  • Respect in Sport

  • Safe Return to Hockey

  • Any related certifications or education would be an asset.

Olds Minor Hockey expects successful candidates to:

  • Possess good communications skills

  • Be able to work well in a team setting

  • Possess superior teaching skills

  • Be willing to adjust their developmental plan around a program-wide core plan.

Applicants must submit a coaching resume, including all coaching experiences, as well as a season plan.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Selected candidates will be interviewed by representatives of Olds Minor Hockey & our Coach Mentorship Leader Scott Atkinson.

Applicants can submit their resume and season plan to Olds Minor Hockey ([email protected]).

Applications will be accepted until June 4th, 2021 or until a suitable candidate is found. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Preference will be given to non-parent coaches that fit the required experience & knowledge that our program is striving for.

Contact Details

Organization: Olds Minor Hockey
Contact: Carla McDermid
Email: [email protected]

Application Deadline

June 17, 2021


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