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Canada Basketball – Head Coach, U18/U19 Men’s National Team

Canada Basketball

Posted 4 months ago

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Location


Cannamore, Ontario, Canada

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Job Description

  • Foster a high-performance culture in all facets of the team environment.
  • Lead athletes, coaches, Integrated Support Team, and other high-performance staff through effective practices and competitive performances in competition.
  • Develop athletes in line with the Canada Basketball style of play and international player profile.
  • Coordinate with the Integrated Support Team to promote the development of athletes.
  • Contribute to the development of Individual Performance Plans for athletes, in collaboration with the assistant coaches and the Integrated Support Team.
  • Evaluate the progress of athletes throughout the National Team season and track and monitor prospective U18/U19 National Team athletes in their respective daily training environments, both remotely and in-person, where possible.
  • Coordinate with the Performance Analysis team to effectively prepare for competition, practices and debriefs.
  • Define expectations and roles for Assistant Coaches, monitor and assess their progress, and provide mentorship and regular feedback.
  • Ensure compliance with the Canada Basketball Code of Conduct Policies and Procedures, which can be found on our website.

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Qualifications Required

  • Possess a superior knowledge of the technical and tactical aspects of basketball, especially as it relates to the Canadian Style of Play.
  • Have experience coaching at the provincial or national levels or equivalent.
  • Experience in coaching, playing or knowledge of international or professional basketball.
  • Demonstrate the ability to identify, implement, monitor and grow the podium behaviours required by U18/U19-aged athletes, both on and off the court
  • Possess a superior knowledge of the Long-Term Athlete Development model (LTAD) and understand the best practices for athlete development at the specific stage and age of the U18/U19 Men’s National Team.
  • Experience developing and executing multi-year strategic plans for teams and individual athletes, and team development plans for athletes.
  • Experience working with video analysis software (e.g. NacSport) is an asset.
  • Experience using different methods of communication to adapt and respond to changing environments.
  • Have the ability to work as a member of a team of dedicated professionals in the pursuit of common goals.
  • Be an active member in good standing of their respective PSO/TSO and Canada Basketball, or equivalent.

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