U15 AAA Xtreme Head Coach Wanted

May. 25, 2024

U15 AAA Xtreme Head Coach Position Available and Taking Applications!

Application Deadline: May 31st, 2024
Compensation: Paid Honorarium, Expenses and Paid Coach Certification Upgrades
The Airdrie Elite Hockey Committee (AEHC) formerly the ACAA, is an Airdrie Minor Hockey Association (AMHA) committee
that is responsible for setting the structure and direction for the male AAA stream of hockey within the Airdrie elite draw
zone, as regulated and published by Hockey Alberta in the male Alberta Development Model (ADM).
The male AAA streams of hockey within the Airdrie draw zone of Hockey Alberta is comprised of U15AAA, U17AAA, and
U18AAA, which belong to the Alberta Elite Hockey League.
AMHA/AEHC is looking to fill the Head Coach position of the U15AAA Xtreme to begin immediately. The successful candidate
will be responsible for the day-to-day hockey operations of the team and contribute to the overall player development. This
position will report to the AEHC Committee Chair and applicable AAA Director and must be open and willing to work with an
integrated support team and receive mentorship and feedback that enhances their skillset and development as a coach.

 Attend and operate the Spring AAA camps to be held in April annually.
 Coordinate player evaluation and selection in the fall
 Recruit eligible players that fit the culture and needs of the team annually.
 Lead and plan team practices that build physical and technical skills, enhance hockey IQ, reinforce the learning
process, and help build leadership skills.
 Lead and plan off-ice activities that build team culture, camaraderie and enhance leadership skills.
 Develop game plans and lead game day coaching activities.
 Be a role model by setting a good example for players and showing respect for athletes, coaching staff, parents,
opponents and officials.
 Build player confidence and self-esteem.
 Have a consistent disciplinary policy for players, appropriate to the age level and communicate to both players and
parents to set expectations.
 Attend all scheduled AMHA/AEHC coach meetings and seminars.
 Uphold the AMHA and AEHC policies and procedures.
 Communicate team updates regularly with team stakeholders.
 Submit a yearly plan, mid-way report and year-end report as directed by the AEHC Committee Chair
 Work with and coordinate the delegation of responsibilities of the assistant coaches, support staff and team

Education & Experience:
 High Performance 1 Coaching Certification (completed or completed by September 1, 2024)
 Checking Skills Course certification
 Respect in Sport Activity Leader certification
 3+ years or equivalent of experience in coaching at a high-performance level
 Previous playing experience at a high level is an asset.
 Clean criminal record check and vulnerable sector check

 Works well in a collaborative team environment.
 A consummate professional with experience working with youth athletes.
 Strong ability to develop relationships.
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Passionate and skilled in fostering an environment of personal and athletic growth for athletes.
 Demonstrates initiative and has a growth mindset.
 Passionate about sport and leaving a positive impact on everyone involved.

The successful candidate will have the option for additional development opportunities.
If interested in applying, please send your resume and cover letter to:
Darcy Campbell, U15AAA Director at: u15aaadirector@airdriehockey.com

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