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Powell River Kings – Head Athletic Therapist/Trainer

Posted: August 16, 2021

The Powell River Kings of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL) have an immediate opening for the position of Athletic Therapist / Trainer for the 2021-22 season.

The successful candidate should: – have excellent communication skills – be comfortable in an intense and fast-paced environment – have experience working with competitive hockey teams and be interested in a career in sports.

Position Description

The Therapist / Trainer position is a position within the organization that is responsible for all player injuries, illness, player maintenance and general trainer duties. Some of the specific duties that the position includes are below:

  • Injury response, rehabilitation, follow-up, referrals, and general trainer duties
  • Documentation of all injuries, communication to coaches and management.
  • Working with team doctor, dentist, medical support & rehabilitation personnel
  • Skate sharpening and equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Practice and Gameday preparation
  • Dressing room maintenance and cleanliness
  • Monitoring player nutrition
  • Maintaining, distribution, and documenting of medical/equipment supplies, inventories and budgets.
  • Laundry
  • Preparing for visiting team/trainer’s arrival and assisting them where necessary
  • Packing and preparing for road trips throughout BC and Washington State
  • Comply with all Hockey Canada, BCHL, and BC Hockey regulations.

Qualifications

The successful candidate must have Hockey Canada’s Safety Person (HCSP) certification, Sports First Responder certificate and possess strong communication skills with experience in the hockey industry. Preference will be given to candidates certified as Athletic Therapists and those with concussion management certification.

It is essential that the successful candidate understands the hockey environment and can handle the challenges it brings to the day-to-day work atmosphere. A valid passport is needed for cross-border travel, as well as a valid class 5 driver’s license.

Contact Information

Please no phone calls. Only final candidates will be contacted. Salary and contract terms to be negotiated and based on experience.

Apply by emailing resume and cover letter to General Manager Chad van Diemen chad@powellriverkings.com

Wenatchee Wild – Trainer/Athletic Therapist

Posted: August 12, 2021

The Wenatchee Wild are looking for a certified athletic trainer to work with our players on a daily basis. The athletes are 17-20 years old.

Duties

  • Injury evaluation
  • Documentation
  • Education
  • Immediate care
  • Referrals
  • Coordination of care
  • Communicating with coaches, athletes and team doctors
  • Assist at team workouts
  • Assist with team laundry

Salary is based on experience and is over 10 months. Job would start in Mid August 2021.

Job Requirements

  • Must be BOC certified and possess state athletic training licensure, certification or registration
  • NPI Number Required
  • Must have a valid passport and be able to enter Canada
  • Strength training background would be a plus
  • Employment is contingent on successful completion of a background check.

Submissions

If you are interested, please contact Head Coach Chris Clark at 509-888-7825 or at cclark@wenatcheewildhockey.com.

Salmon Arm Silverbacks – Trainer/Equipment Manager

Posted: July 13, 2021

Description: The Salmon Arm Silverbacks are seeking one individual to fill the role of Trainer/Equipment Manager for the 2021-22 BCHL season. This individual is responsible for tending to all player injuries and performing all equipment manager duties, including dressing room maintenance/preparation, equipment repair, skate sharpening, laundry and more.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Must be First Aid certified
  • Must have experience sharpening skates
  • Previous experience in junior hockey an asset
  • Concussion management certification & Taping/Strapping certification an asset
  • A valid passport is needed for cross-border travel, as well as a valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Preference will be given to candidates certified as Athletic Therapists

Job duties will include:

  • Injury response, rehabilitation & follow-up
  • Documentation of all injuries & communication to coaches/management
  • Working with team medical support & rehabilitation personnel
  • Equipment repair, inventory & maintenance
  • Dressing room setup for game days & practices
  • Packing and preparing for road trips
  • Skate sharpening
  • Laundry
  • Preparing for visiting team/trainer’s arrival and assisting them where necessary
  • Comply with all Hockey Canada, BCHL, and BC Hockey regulations

To apply for this position, please email your resume and references to Brooks Christensen at: opsmanager@sasilverbacks.com.

Alberni Valley Bulldogs – Sales & Marketing Account Executive

Posted: July 7, 2021

Job Description:

Reporting directly to the club president, this individual will play a prominent role within the Bulldogs organization. This person will pursue all revenue generation activity for the club through selling and maintaining existing corporate partnerships. The Bulldogs play a major role in the community and this individual will fit into the current vision of the organization, one that will exemplify integrity
and a can-do-attitude. This individual will play an integral role in the continued development of revenue within the city of Port Alberni and the valley business community through the creation of new inventory, promotions, and maximization of current accounts.

Job Duties:

  • Prospect multiple companies daily to identify potential new corporate partners through cold calls, email, and networking opportunities.
  • Meet with existing corporate partners to assess their needs and renew/increase partnership levels.
  • Develop relationships within the community by consistently attending various community events to promote the Alberni Valley Bulldogs.
  • Follow through the sales process from initial contact all the way through execution of signed agreement.
  • Work to service all corporate accounts to make sure they receive everything agreed upon in their partnership agreement. Responsible for making sure all advertising elements are executed on time.
  • Help plan and execute the club’s promotional schedule.
  • Contribute to social media development, content, and execution.
  • Be a leader within the office environment, setting an example of hard work, determination, and being a team player at all times.
  • Occasionally interact with Hockey operations staff and players to help execute events in the community.
  • Search our community opportunities for the team to be involved in to enhance the club’s profile within Port Alberni.
  • Provide creative input on marketing and outreach efforts to grow the Bulldogs brand and profile in the community.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are essential.
  • Ability to meet challenging sales objectives in a high-profile, competitive marketplace.
  • Manage tight deadlines and multiple projects.
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays when required by the schedule. This is not a Monday to Friday, 9-5 position. We’re looking for someone to be “all-in” in helping take the Bulldogs organization to the next level.
  • Sales experience is preferred; however, we will consider the individual before the experience level. If experience is lacking, you must have the desire to be coached and learn this business.
  • Computer proficiency required.

This position is a Salary + commission structure and includes two weeks holidays.

Please send a resume and cover letter explaining how you feel you can help take the Bulldogs off-ice product to the next level to david@albernivalleybulldogs.ca