The Ice Hockey Coach position at Snider Hockey is tasked with providing on and office support to students that range in age from 5-18 years old. They are in charge of ensuring developmental standards are met and to make sure that every participant is provided a safe environment to learn a new skill. Candidates must also work to instill Snider Hockey’s core values into their daily work with all students. Coaches are also expected to assist in making sure all program sites are maintained and equipment is organized and available for when students may need it. Ideal candidates would be team players, have a desire to make a difference in the lives of young people and the ability to effectively teach the game of ice hockey.
- Candidates must possess significant ice hockey coaching and playing experience.
- All instructors are expected to serve as teachers and role models both on and off the ice, and must, therefore, exhibit maturity and professionalism.
- Applicant must be reliable and possess both a general willingness to assume any and all jobs and an ability to work in a high profile environment.
- Attention to detail and strong communication skills are critical.
- Hiring is conditional on the successful completion of a criminal background check; applicants should also either possess or be able to attain required background clearances and USA Hockey coaching certification.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Foster a supportive learning atmosphere for all Snider Hockey participants.
- Lead after-school and weekend ice hockey practices at Philadelphia area rinks for beginner and intermediate level hockey players.
- Ensure the safety of all participants both on and off the ice.
- Cooperate and communicate with Snider Hockey staff and volunteers to help deliver a consistently excellent experience for all participants.
- Promote positive character development of Snider Hockey participants by discussing the importance of education, teamwork, effort, respect, and related values.
- Assist in the sizing, provision, and distribution of equipment; confirm that all players wear properly fitting equipment on the ice.
Job Type: Part-time
Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled