Kawartha Gymnastics is Seeking a Women’s Competitive Coach

WAG Comp 1 Certified Part-Time Coach

 

Kawartha Gymnastics is seeking a WAG Comp 1 Certified Part-Time Coach for our growing competitive artistic gymnastics program.

 

Kawartha Gymnastics is an established not for profit organization. In 2024, we are celebrating 53 years in business and have been voted the #1 gymnastics club in Peterborough. We have just opened our brand new 14,500 sq ft facility located at 1575 Chemong Road, Peterborough, and are experiencing a growing demand in our competitive gymnastics program. Our new facility includes several pieces of new equipment such as a 30x20ft in-ground foam pit. Kawartha Gymnastics prides itself on an excellent reputation of delivering high quality gymnastics to our community. We are currently looking to hire a part time WAG Comp 1 certified coach to join our dynamic and growing team. We are offering a flexible start date in order to find the right candidate for this position who will assist in leading our competitive program through this phase of growth.

 

Kawartha Gymnastics has a strong competitive program led by dedicated, competent and hard-working coaches. We offer competitive classes for ages 4+ yrs. We are looking for a strong, qualified coach with exceptional technical experience to help grow and cultivate our program.

 

The successful candidate will coach a variety of programs including compulsory, optional, and ODP.  This candidate must be experienced in coaching competitive athletes, be highly organized, and have a strong understanding of long-term planning and development. They will work in collaboration with the Competitive Coordinator and other leadership positions.

 

Qualifications/Experience:

 

  • WAG Competition One Certified
  • 1 year of competitive coaching experience including Optional, Compulsory, Xcel and ODP Programs
  • Valid police record check including vulnerable person search
  • First Aid/CPR certified (or willing to obtain)
  • Making Ethical Decisions and Respect In Sport
  • Safe Sport (both GCG and GO courses)
  • Strong knowledge and experience of gymnastics coaching, programming, and athlete development
  • Ability to work flexible hours and evenings/weekends as required
  • Must be able to bear weight as required to spot or support athletes of all ages and abilities
  • Must be able to be physically active including (but not limited to) movements such as: rotation, squatting, lifting, holding and others as required

 

Additional Skills:

 

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment, providing technical direction as necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal and effective communication skills in dealing with coaches, athletes, and parents
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, tasks, and activities
  • Willingness to actively recruit new athletes and promote the club, oversee the assessment and testing of new athletes
  • Ability to address athlete/participant behaviour or issues with parents and suggest appropriate action
  • Communicate with the Competitive Coordinator on any safety concerns, equipment needs, and program issues as they arise
  • Willingness to follow and implement all cleaning and safety measures of the organization including ongoing equipment checks, monitoring of cleaning logs, and regulations set out by Gymnastics Ontario

 

Job Type: Part Time, Permanent

 

Compensation: This part-time coaching position will combine coaching and light administrative duties, and offers competitive compensation based on qualifications and experience. Flexibility in position start date is possible, or to start as soon as we find the right candidate.

 

Please forward your cover letter, credentials, and resume to our General Manager, Heidi Popov gm@kawarthagymnastics.ca . We thank all who apply, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Deadline: Until position is filled

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