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HIRING: Assistant Coach -- Bonnyville Pontiacs

August 26th, 2021 @ 4:13 pm

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.


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