Provincial Coach – Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan

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Provincial Coach – Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan

Expires on: 22/09/2017

Posted by: Canoe Kayak Canada


Canoe Kayak Saskatchewan (CKS) is the provincial sport governing body for the sport of canoe-kayak in the province. CKS promotes participation in canoe-kayak sports and advances excellence through development, funding and support for athletes; coaches; officials; and volunteers in Saskatchewan.

Working in partnership with CKS and the Provincial Coach-South, the Provincial Coach-North will primarily be responsible for developing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating the provincial sprint high-performance training program. This will include developmental programs aimed at increasing the pool of high-performance athletes at the Saskatoon Racing Canoe Club and northern paddling clubs in the province.

The following competencies will be assessed through both a written assignment and an oral interview:
• Ability to communicate effectively, in writing and in a team • Developing others
• Adaptability
• Creative thinking
• Decision making
• Planning and organizing • Team leadership
• Analytical thinking
• Initiative

• NCCP Competition Development is required.
• Successful applicants will need to provide:
Criminal record and vulnerable sector check, current within 3 months
Respect in Sport certification number

• The preferred employment agreement will run from January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020
• This is a full time, salaried, position
• The provincial coach-north will be based out of Saskatoon and will report to the CKS

Executive Director
• The provincial coach must be available to work flexible work hours including weekends
and evenings
• Travel is required at the local, provincial, and national level
• Submitted applications will be kept on file for future job postings and opportunities

• Remuneration will commensurate with experience. APPLICATION INFORMATION

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter demonstrating how they meet the identified competencies along with a resume by September 22, 2017 to:

Kia Schollar, CKS Executive Director Email:

Only electronic submissions will be accepted

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