The Sherwood Park Kings Athletic Club is currently accepting qualified candidates for the position of Head Coach for our AAA and AA Teams in the 2024-25 season. As a leader, you will be instrumental in cultivating a constructive and competitive atmosphere, prioritizing player growth, sportsmanship, and collaborative teamwork.

 

Position: Head Coach 

Organization: Sherwood Park Kings Athletic Club (SPKAC)

Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To uphold and embrace the SPKAC four pillars – Hockey, Education, Community and Character
  • Contribute and assist in guiding the program, team, and staff in a suitable and structured direction
  • Establish an environment that promotes positivity and inclusivity, providing learning opportunities for all athletes
  • Coach the team in all games and practices
  • Coordinate the delegation of responsibilities to assistant coaches and team staff
  • Plan on and off-ice activities
  • Organize parent meetings to share coaching philosophy and hockey curriculum
  • Plan, implement and control pre-game preparation and communication with the players
  • Plan and execute practice plans promoting individual and team skills development
  • Establish team rules and oversee the supervision of the athletes

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Established coaching background in elite youth or junior hockey
  • Knowledge of hockey development, skills, strategies, and tactics
  • Obtained, or working towards obtaining the required coaching certifications including (HP1 for AAA)
  • Strong leadership, communication, and mentoring skills

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Visit our website at www.spkac.ab.ca and fill out the Coach Application form under the Coaches menu.

2024-25 HEAD COACH APPLICATION FORM

 

DEADLINE:

The deadline for applications is March 11, 2024. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.