CANADIAN SPORT SCHOOL VICTORIA IGNITE COACH INTERNS - Canadian Sport Institute Pacific

Post date: Apr. 13, 2017

Application Deadline: May. 5, 2017

CANADIAN SPORT INSTITUTE PACIFIC

VISION: Canadian Sport Institutes/Centres are key contributors to Canada's world leading Olympic and Paralympic performances.

MISSION: To provide a world-class, multi-sport daily training environment for athletes and coaches through expert leadership, services, and programs.

CANADIAN SPORT SCHOOL VICTORIA IGNITE COACH INTERNS (up to 2 positions available)

The Canadian Sport School (CSS) is a Canadian Sport Institute (CSI) program created to help alleviate the pressures of balancing academics and athletics and to ensure that our future Olympians and National Team members have all the skills and resources needed to continue to progress as high performance athletes, while excelling both on the playing field and in the classroom. The Canadian Sport School provides an opportunity for 30 secondary school athletes (grades 10 to 12) to use school hours and to earn academic credit for:

  • Physical training within the IGNITE™ Athlete Development Program – Developing athleticism and new skills in the following areas: Strength Training, Sprint Training and basic gymnastics movements.
  • Independent Study Blocks – Daily time for homework completion, quiet study or online learning.
  • Sport Performance Seminars – Weekly seminars in the areas of high performance will support the students’ athletic knowledge and development towards success.

For more about the Canadian Sport School Victoria, please visit: www.thecanadiansportschool.com

We are currently seeking up to two enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our team as IGNITE Coach Interns with the Canadian Sport School Victoria. These interns will be active in the daily training environment to provide support to the Canadian Sport School Coach by assisting in supervising athlete training. The interns will also assist with athlete testing, data collection and other administrative coaching duties. This opportunity will provide the intern coaches with an introduction to practical Strength & Conditioning fundamentals and an opportunity to apply those skills in a practical setting with high performance athletes. The interns will receive mentorship from the Canadian Sport School Coach and work closely with the CSI Performance Services team.

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:

  • Support the CSS high performance daily training environment by assisting the Coaches with delivery of technical programming, ie. workout setup/takedown, technical supervision, video recording as well as light facility & equipment maintenance
  • Assist with athlete testing, data collection and data management
  • Support the delivery of weekly CSS Sport Performance seminars
  • Assist in collecting and managing data for the provincial IGNITE Athlete Development Program
  • Assist at major Talent Development events; ie. PODIUM SEARCH, Athlete Advance(s), International Coaching School
  • Engage with athletes and staff in a professional manner consistent with a high school environment
  • Assist with project based work as needed

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (completed or in progress), preferably in a human performance domain
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong understanding of the Canadian Sport for Life model and the sport performance pathway
  • Ability to work with/support adolescent athletes in the Train to Train/Train to Compete phases
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Familiarity within a sport performance laboratory an asset
  • Background as a coach or a high performance athlete an asset
  • NSCA-CSCS certification (or working towards certification) an asset
  • NCCP Coach Certification an asset (preferably in the areas of Athletics, Olympic Weightlifting, or Gymnastics)
  • Current First Aid certification an asset

LOCATION:    Canadian Sport Institute Pacific – Victoria Campus at PISE, 4371 Interurban Road, Victoria, BC

POSITION INFORMATION:                  

These internships will run Wednesday September 6, 2017 to Thursday June 14, 2018. There are two scheduled breaks during the academic school year; winter holidays (December 22, 2017 to January 5, 2018 and spring break (March 19-30, 2018). There will be some required orientation and training time in June and August to help prepare the interns before the September Canadian Sport School program start (approximately 10 hours in June and 15-20 hours in August/early September). Summer hours will be periodic and very flexible based around individual schedules. Interns must be available for our Welcome Night Orientation September 6, 2017 from 4-8:00pm.

We are looking for up to two interns to commit to either the morning or afternoon cohort or a blend of both, depending on their availability. The intern schedule will generally follow the weekly timetable below, with minimal variation:

Day:

Morning Cohort:

Afternoon Cohort:

Hours:

Monday:

8:00am - 11:30am

12:00pm - 3:30pm

3.5

Tuesday:

8:00am - 9:45am

12:45pm – 2:30pm

1.75

Wednesday:

8:00am - 11:00am

12:30pm – 3:30pm

3

Thursday:

8:00am - 9:45am

12:45pm – 2:30pm

1.75

 

 

 

10 total

 

The positions include an honorarium of $750, paid in 2 installments of $375 on February 1 & June 1, 2018.

CLOSING DATE: Friday May 5, 2017 @ 5:00pm Pacific.

TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume as ONE document via our GetHired page: https://canadiansportinstitutepacific.gethired.com/

We thank all applicants for their interest; however please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Canadian Sport Institute Pacific is an equal opportunity employer.

Canadian Sport Institute Pacific – Powering Performance. Inspiring Excellence.

www.csipacific.ca

Type of Position: Part time
Employment Type: Intern / co-op
Salary Range: $750 honorarium

Contact Details

Contact Name: Korena Vine
Location: Victoria, BC
Address: 
4371 Interurban Rd
Suite 322
Victoria, BC V9E 2C5
Canada
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