2019 Canada Winter Games – Coaching Opportunity

Skate Canada: Alberta-NWT/Nunavut is requesting applications for Figure Skating Team Coaches for Team Alberta to attend the 2019 Canada Winter Games.  The 2019 Canada Winter Games will be hosted in Red Deer, Alberta from February 15 to March 3, 2019. Figure Skating will be held in week 2 February 23 to March 3, 2019.

Three Team Coaches will be selected: one male, one female, and one Special Olympics (male or female).

Travel, accommodation and meals are provided.  Honoraria for Team Coaches will be issued by Skate Canada: Alberta-NWT/Nunavut upon conclusion of the Canada Winter Games.

Coaches applying must be National Coach Certified. Special Olympics Coaches will have completed Special Olympics training.

In addition to the Canada Winter Games, Coaches must be available for the following dates:

  • October TBD 2018 – Coach, Manager, Sport Coordinator Meetings (Edmonton or Calgary)
  • January 19, 2019 – Team Staging (Red Deer or Edmonton)

Interested candidates are requested to submit their professional résumé plus an expression of interest (cover letter) containing the following information:

  • Contact information
  • Statement of what you can contribute to the athletes and to their Canada Winter Games experience
  • Statement of how your participation would assist in your professional development
  • List of complementary experiences and a description of your role in each
  • Copy of Skate Canada Coach Dashboard
  • Confirmation of your availability for the mandatory dates stated above
  • Other pertinent information

 The deadline for applications is July 30, 2018. Click here to apply.

All applicants will be notified by August 7, 2018.  If a coach wishes to appeal the Team Coaches selection, they may do so in writing no later than August 10, 2018 to Holly Henderson via email holly@skateabnwtnun.ca.

All appeals will be reviewed by an appeals committee.

Click here for information regarding the 2019 Canada Winter Games

Overview Sport Schedule

Eligibility Restrictions

Age Categories

Figure Skating Technical Package

2019 Canada Winter Games Women in Coaching Apprenticeship Program

Aboriginal Coach Apprenticeship Application procedure

Aboriginal Apprentice Coach Candidate Application Form 

WIC Application Procedure

WIC Candidate Application Form

For further information, contact Holly Henderson (2019 Canada Winter Games Sport Coordinator) at holly@skateabnwtnun.ca.