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Trojans Assistant Coach

SAIT’s Athletic and Recreation department is a valuable part of the SAIT experience — and we are proud to support Trojans players in sports from hockey to golf. SAIT Recreation’s programs and facilities are designed to support active and healthy lifestyles for our students, staff, alumni and members of the public.
The Opportunity
Athletics and Recreation department is looking for assistant coaches & team managers to make up the Trojans Athletics & Recreational program offerings.
Position Summary:
·        Primary Focus: Student engagement,experience,program enhancement
·        Support participation and competitive aspirations of students at SAIT
·        Skill assessment, player prospecting, team promotion
·        Tactical,technical, strategic skill coordination & team social cohesion
·        Podium focused planning with a team social development emphasis
·        Roster management, development and enhancement
·        Game day and/or event support/leadership as required
·        Weekends and evening work expectations over the course of a season
·        Travel demands considered part of the Coaching Staff portfolio.
·        Off court/ice/pitch/race duties considered part of the Coaching portfolio
·        Positions range from 5-30 hours per week of bill able webtime entry

The Role

  • Program Management Support
  • Support Head Coach with administrative, logistical, financial & personnel requirements for the program
  • Assist with all team related activities along with support from Trojans admin & assigned sport coordinator
  • Coaching
  • Create an environment that is aligned with SAIT FIRST principles and fosters holistic growth of student athletes & staff.
  • Create a culture of excellence that motivates athletes & staff to strive for their best in all aspects of being a part of Trojans programming
  • Conduct effective practices & training sessions that allow student-athletes to improve, while providing enough time for academics & generalized success as a student-athlete
  • Work directly with Head Athletic Therapist to ensure YTP is conducive to injury prevention & peak health throughout the season  
  • Administration
  • Adhere to all Trojans & ACAC requirements regarding athlete onboarding each season (Transfers, LOIs, Nominations, Required training/education sessions etc.)
  • Adhere to SAIT policies, procedures and protocols including p-card purchasing, web time entry, mandatory SafeSport training facility access controls, ID card presentations, brand alignment and respectful workplace related expectations
  • Team scheduling, planning and structuring including communications
  • Complete ACAC post event reports and evidence of impact as needed
  • Submit required documentation in a timely fashion
  • Submit compliance related formalities in a progressive fashion
  • EDI, Safesport & SAIT Engagement
  • Support & promote SAIT & Trojans initiatives not directly tied to athletic pursuits
  • Advancement of a #wearetrojans mentality

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum    
  • High School Diploma
  • NCCP Registration & pursuit of sport specific training
  • Preferred
  • Degree or Diploma
  • NCCP Entry Level sport specific training
  • Skills Required
  • Enthusiastic, passion for sport-minded individuals with a focus on student athlete development individuals
  • Ability to work within a team and communicate accordingly
  • Provide exceptional customer service with strong inter-personal
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Active participant in problem solving
  • Capable of multi-tasking and managing multiple priorities
  • High degree of attention to detail
  • Work with a fast-paced environment
  • Great with time management
  • Progressive leader with sustainability centric competencies
  • Financial management and computer skills
Job classification: OTHER – POOLED/ NOT CLASSIFIED – A9000
Salary range: $20.00
# of positions: 20
Position End Date: 03/31/2025
Posting closing date: Until position is filled
About SAIT
SAIT is a global leader in applied education. Named one of Alberta’s Top Employers, we offer the chance to work with a purpose — preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers.
Building on our 100+ year history, we’re looking for innovative, bold and collaborative employees who embrace change and deliver world-class customer experiences. Your future starts now at SAIT.
Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is essential to achieving SAIT’s vision to be a global leader in applied education. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Learn more about EDI at SAIT
At SAIT, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding diverse perspectives to SAIT – so if your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.
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