EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - Centre national courte piste de Montréal

The Centre national courte piste de Montréal (CNCP) is seeking the services of an assistant coach for its short track speed skating program.

The CNCP is a not for profit organization dedicated to the training and development of elite short track speed skating athletes.

Structure and Scope:

Under the direction of the Board of Directors and the supervision of the CNCP coordinator, the assistant coach will be responsible for providing leadership and coaching to athletes training at the CNCP. The assistant coach will also work closely with national team coaches in the delivery of CNCP national programs.

The assistant coach will also be assigned a number of tasks designed to achieve yearly objectives outlined in the CNCP’s Action Plan. She/he will also be expected to manage groups of athletes at numerous competitions.

The applicant should have the following experience/abilities:

- Certified NCCP level 3 coaching certification in speed skating

- Experience coaching elite and high performance level speed skaters

- Demonstrated experience in training program development and training activities supervision

- Ability to supervise on and off-ice athlete training sessions

- Ability to work as a member of a team

- Facilitative leadership skills as well as strong organizational and communications skills

- A university degree in physical education or kinesiology is considered an asset

- Strong written and verbal communication skills in both official languages

- Available to work weekends.

This is a full-time contract based at the Centre national courte piste in Montreal. The anticipated start date is August 2004. Salary will commensurate with experience in conjunction with the CNCP salary structure.

Interested candidates are requested to send their resume before Tuesday, June 22, 2004 to:

Centre national courte piste de Montréal

c/o Stéphane Bronsard, coordonnateur

2800, rue Viau

Montréal (Québec) H1V 3J3

Fax : (514) 255-9338

Email : sbronsard@fpvq.org