NextGen Director
Field Hockey Canada



Application Deadline Ended

Apply by Ended 7/24/2023
NextGen Director | Field Hockey Canada

NextGen Director

Field Hockey Canada

Apply by Ended 7/24/2023

Posted 3 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Job Type

 Job Description

  • Lead the NextGen portfolio which is aligned for both genders and accounts for regional needs across the National Training Center network
  • Lead and structure NextGen programs in National Training Centers across Canada. This involves supporting strong teams of staff to lead in each region and working closely with FHC’s high performance staff to ensure logistical support in and for each hub.
  • In conjunction with the FHC’s High Performance Director, define and manage performance benchmarks (Individual & Team)
  • Drive a culture of excellence within the NextGen environment and including junior national team programs
  • Work with coaching teams to design and implement technical and tactical concepts for the national NG program
  • Integration of a performance culture and values-based philosophy within the athlete and coach pathways.
  • This role will work closely with senior technical leadership as a key part of a leadership group driving transformational system change. 
  • Manage the coaching and technical leadership within the NTC network
  • Work with FHC’s Director of Performance Science to manage sport medicine, sport science and support infrastructure throughout the NextGen system
  • Manage the athlete and coach depth chart which is aligned to the current Gold Medal Profile
  • Management of program budget, planning and reporting 

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Post-secondary degree required: related to sport and / or sport management is an asset
  • Forward focused and positive team orientation with the ability to effectively manage rapidly changing environments under pressure.
  • A strong understanding of high-performance sport and of field hockey
  • A minimum of 5 years progressive experience in sport
  • Competent working with Word, Excel, Outlook and Windows
  • Financially literate with experience in developing and managing budgets
  • Ability to work with limited supervision
  • Flexibility to manage competing priorities and timelines
  • Demonstrated critical thinking related to program planning and evaluation
  • Bilingualism an asset
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