Blackfalds Bulldogs Bonnyville Pontiacs Brooks Bandits Calgary Canucks Camrose Kodiaks Canmore Eagles Drayton Valley Thunder Drumheller Dragons Fort McMurray Oil Barons Grande Prairie Storm Lloydminster Bobcats Okotoks Oilers Olds Grizzlys Sherwood Park Crusaders Spruce Grove Saints Whitecourt Wolverines

HIRING: Assistant Coach — Bonnyville Pontiacs

The Bonnyville Pontiacs are looking for an Assistant Coach to fill an immediate vacancy.

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma or equivalent work/professional development experience
  • Strong communication, administrative, organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent work ethic and positive character
  • Fiscal responsibility – ability to manage and maintain budgets
  • Head Coach, Assistant Coach or relevant experience at the AAA, Junior, College or Pro levels
  • Goaltender knowledge and experience is considered an asset
  • Experience playing at higher levels is an asset
  • Skills instruction background is a requirement
  • Hockey Canada qualifications: High Performance (HP1), Checking Skills, Respect in Sport
  • Positive, professional and possess strong listening, written and verbal communications skills
  • Team player who can thrive in an inclusive, close staff environment
  • Ability to build positive relationships with your team and their families, as well as your colleagues
  • Proactive, organized and prepared with flexibility to adapt your plans as needed, to ensure the needs of your athletes and the goals of the organization are being met
  • Approachable and supportive
  • Coachable and accepting of guidance from Hockey Operations staff
  • Strong computer skills and experience working with Microsoft Office Suite – Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Steva Game System video and In-Stat editing and can pull together player footage – not only for review and coaching purposes but also to help our athletes looking to move to the next level
  • Criminal record check and vulnerable persons check required
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the head coach in all aspects of coaching, such as practice preparation, game preparation, strategy, and game day duties
  • Recruitment of prospective athletes
  • Academic monitoring of student-athletes
  • Assist with the team strength training program
  • Conducting team and individual video sessions with the Head Coach
  • Assisting with community relations events,business related tasks and other duties as assigned by the head coach
  • Adherence to the philosophy, goals and mission of the Bonnyville Pontiacs organization
  • Must be willing to re-locate to Bonnyville

The Bonnyville Pontiacs is an Equal Employment Opportunity.

Interested individuals should submit a cover letter, resume, and the contact information for three references to Rick Swan, Head Coach and General Manager – Bonnyville Junior ‘A’ Pontiacs. (

Compensation will be dependant on experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately by the Hockey Operations staff and will continue until the position is filled.