Women's Hockey Apprentice Assistant Coach in the Department of Athletics & Recreational Services (Temporary Position)

Employment Group List: 
Non-union Staff
Posting Type: 
Internal and External
Job Posting Number: 
Closing Date: 
11/03/2024 - 4:00pm

EFFECTIVE DATES:                       

July 29, 2024 – May 30, 2025 & July 31, 2025 - May 29, 2026   (Two 10-month contracts)


Reporting to the Director of Athletics and the Head Coach – Women’s Hockey, the women’s hockey apprentice coach position is intended to increase the performance of Lancer Women's Hockey and create sustainability in the program for long term success.

The apprentice coach will support the Women’s Hockey Head Coach in coaching, recruiting, training, and student-athlete development within the team. The Apprentice Coach is required to abide by the rules and regulations established by the OUA and U SPORTS. This position is considered an integral component to our Athletics and Recreational Services Department, as we look to champion excellence, inspire students, and engage our communities.


  1. Coaching responsibilities as assigned by Head Coach
  2. Assist with the recruitment of prospective student-athletes
  3. Assist with overall season plan, weekly practice plans and team workouts
  4. Develop game plans for varsity competition as assigned by Head Coach
  5. Build alumni support and connections to support fundraising initiatives and events
  6. Help coordinate community-based programs, including hockey camps and clinics
  7. Develop positive and effective interpersonal relationships with the student-athletes
  8. Monitor and support individual and team progress towards team goals
  9. Travel to prospective games/events as a team representative
  10. Other duties as assigned by Head Coach


The successful candidate must possess:

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Development 1 certification, or equivalent
  • Minimum of five years of experience in women’s hockey as a player, coach and/or administrator
  • Must have good written skills, verbal communication, effective organizational skills
  • Identify as a female


  • Prior coaching experience at the university or college level
  • HP1 certified, or willing to complete by the end of year one
  • Video software editing experience



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