Employment Opportunities

Love To Coach? Join Our Team!

Job description: Club Team Coach Job Posting

The Grandview Skating Club (https://grandviewskatingclub.com) is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to complement our current coaching team and help provide a supportive and encouraging atmosphere for our athletes and their families.

Grandview SC operates with a team-coaching approach where all our coaches are cooperatively led by our Coaching Director. Senior coaches act as Contact Coaches that direct the development of individual STARSkaters, with the support of the full coaching team. After two successful seasons with Grandview the successful candidate to this position may request the position of Contact Coach.

Fall and Winter sessions are held at our home rink Trout Lake Rink (3350 Victoria Dr, Vancouver). Spring and Summer sessions are held at Sunset Ice Rink (390 E 51 Ave, Vancouver). Classes are offered 5 days a week in Fall and Winter; and 3-4 days in Spring and Summer.

Grandview programs include: CanSkate, CanPower, STAR 1 (Junior Development), STARSkate, Competitive, Synchro Skills and off-ice training. We hold an Ice Show every two years as a demonstration and inspiration for skaters with the next scheduled show in March 2023.

• Current Skate Canada Coaching Certification
• Minimum ISPC Level 2 completion or NCCP Intermediate StarSkate Provincial Certified (ISPC) Coach or higher (preferred)
• Ability and interest to coach skating at all levels, from CanSkate to Gold-level STARSkate, including Adult skaters
• Ability to partner in Dance an asset, but not a requirement

• Willing and able to coach group and private lessons, on- and off-ice
• Passionate about both technical and expressive aspects of figure skating
• Enthusiastic to mentor junior coaching staff
• Interest to participate in and promote Club, Region and Section events (e.g. competitions, ice show), sometimes as a volunteer
• Strong communications skills and an ability to work effectively with all ages and abilities (including skaters, parents, coaches and volunteer executive members)
• Values align with our club mission to encourage skaters, in all aspects of skating, to achieve their potential in a fun, supportive community

Please forward any questions, or your expression of interest and resume to: grandviewsk8club@gmail.com