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Head Coach, Men’s Volleyball

Douglas College

Apply by 7/31/2024

Posted 2 months ago



New Westminster, British Columbia, Canada

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Job Description

The major responsibilities of this coaching position are:

1)Recruit, develop and mentor student-athletes with high athletic skills and great character;

2) Develop perennial national contenders;

3) Create a community of loyal supporters and partners eager to contribute to developing a top-of-class team;

4) Provide coaching leadership in the ongoing development and improvement of the student-athletes, coaching staff and the overall program;

5) Fully embrace the Royals culture. 

The Head Coach is also responsible for ensuring that safe facilities and equipment are provided, current methods of physiological injury prevention are used, and that the coaching staff are properly certified. A key responsibility includes implementing and following through on fund and friend-raising initiatives working with alum and other groups. The Head Coach will also develop recruiting networks through contact with secondary school athletes, coaches, clubs, teachers, parents, clinic/camp programs, academies, etc., and help promote the team through the local media, community and school districts.

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Qualifications Required

  • A demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and inspire student- athletes aged 17-25.
  • Good understanding of the PACWEST and CCAA leagues, their policies and expectations
  • Success at Provincial or National Championships is an asset.
  • Experience in recruiting student-athletes.
  • Strong communication, motivational, and organizational skills.
  • Strong foundational knowledge of sport specific training, tactics and technical skills development.
  • Ability to articulate and implement goals in the development of the program.
  • Ability to coach during evenings and attend competitions (home & away) on weekends.

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