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Competitive/Recreational Gymnastics Coach

The Duncan Dynamics Gymnastics Club is seeking a competitive coach for the Women’s Artistic Gymnastics (WAG) program who is willing and able to coach recreational classes as needed.

Duncan Dynamics Gymnastics Club is a non-profit organization located in Duncan, BC. DDGC provides the community a complete range of gymnastics programs. Focusing on fun, fitness, and fundamentals, through excellent coaching, individual attention and in a safe, caring environment, we offer challenges and opportunities to develop confidence and well being for all individuals.

Centrally located in the Cowichan Valley, Duncan offers the big-city amenities of shopping and restaurants, while showcasing their small-town feel with local artists, history, and culture. 45 minutes to Victoria and only a short ferry ride away from being on the lower mainland.

Position details:

Job Title: WAG/GFA Coach

Position: days/evenings/weekends as needed

Salary: Competitive based on experience

Hours: full time (30-40hrs)

Date: February 2021

Description of Responsibilities (will include but not limited to):

  • Plan, implement and actively coach within the Developmental and Competitive Programs athletes ages 7 +
  • Coach JO/Elite Stream groups (ages 7+) with a full range of coaching responsibilities and delivery of competitive programming for athletes’ levels JO 3-10.
  • Coach recreational/pre-school classes where needed
  • Formulate, in collaboration with General Manager & Head Coach, the competitive strategy including the planning and development of training sessions, training schedules, competition schedules and programs
  • Attend and contribute to in-house coaching clinics/meetings
  • Attend continuing education clinics/seminars in-person and online when available
  • Ability to lift/carry 50lbs
  • Ensure consistency in coaching of technical program as mandated by the Head Coach/GM
  • Attend training camps and competitions as necessary (travel required)
  • General applicable administration duties
  • Embody the strategic direction, mission vision and values of the Club
  • Abide by the coaching code of conduct
  • Abide by the coaching code of ethics

Skills, Education, Knowledge, and Abilities Requirements:

  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in related field an asset
  • NCCP Comp 1 & Comp 2 ( old level 3) preferred (NCCP Comp 1 (old Level 2) may be considered with willingness to obtain higher certification within first year)
  • NCCP Trampoline Level 2 or higher (NCCP Trampoline Foundations may be considered with willingness to obtain higher certification within first year)
  • Respect in Sport Certification
  • Making Ethical Decisions Certification
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector
  • 5 years or more experience in provincial or national-level WAG coaching
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, procedures, technical knowledge, and spotting in women’s competitive gymnastics

Personal Attributes:

  • Energetic and actively foster a positive atmosphere
  • Problem solving, flexible and willing to step up
  • Understanding of program delivery and requirements
  • Must love gymnastics
  • Leadership skills will be strongly evaluated
  • Approachable and solution-oriented with superior communication skills
  • Attentive to detail
  • Must be able to be physically active including (but not limited to):
    • Squatting
    • Lifting
    • Standing for long periods
    • Demonstrate basic gymnastics skills
    • Bear weight as required to spot athletes of all ages and abilities

 

Due to the facility closure caused by Covid-19, only emailed applications will be accepted. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to gm@ddgc.ca .

 

We are always looking for energetic, enthusiastic and passionate individuals to join our coaching team. Please email resume and cover letter to gm@ddgc.ca.

 

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