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Job Opportunity - Ontario Swimming Academy Head Coach

POSITION: Ontario Swimming Academy (OSA) Head Coach 

Purpose of the Position StatementFull description of duties and qualifications available HERE

The OSA program is designed to develop athletes towards top international performances by enhancing their daily training environment with a very extensive Integrated Support Team (IST) with specialists in physiotherapy, massage therapy, mental performance, biomechanics, physiology, nutrition and strength and conditioning.   The OSA Head Coach will have an important role in the development and delivery of Swim Ontario’s Provincial Performance Program. The OSA Head Coach will work closely with Swim Ontario Staff and its Performance Partners.

ACCOUNTABILITY STRUCTURE:

  • The OSA Head Coach will be under the direction of the Performance Programs Manager who will be responsible for the oversight of daily operations of the Ontario Swimming Academy.

DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • A proven track record in developing swimmers to the podium at Junior World Championships/Youth Olympics, European Junior Championships or an Olympic finalist result level.
  • Proven experience working within a multiple stakeholder, high performance development environment. (i.e. training centre, training academy or intensive training program )
  • A minimum, certification at NCCP level 3 or international equivalent.
  • Excellent computer and presentation skills

This is a permanent, full-time, Toronto-based position, with Swim Ontario at the new state of the art Toronto Pan Am Sports Centre

  • Our ideal candidate will be able to start work for a September 15, 2016 timeframe.
  • However the start date can be somewhat flexible for the right candidate.

TO APPLY

Interested and qualified candidates should, as soon as possible, by submit in confidence, a resume and covering letter, including salary expectations, Ontario Swimming Academy Head Coach at jobs@swimontario.com.  

The selection process will remain open until a suitable candidate is found; however, Swim Ontario is looking to fill the position as soon as possible.

This Project is funded by Swim Ontario, the NextGen Program of Own the Podium, Swimming Canada, and the OHPSI program of the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario