Head Coach - Women's Basketball

Updated: about 2 months ago

Head Coach - Women's Basketball
Calgary, AB
Corporate Services – Athletics & Recreation /
Other Casual/ Hourly – Other /
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SAIT’s Athletic and Recreation department is a valuable part of the SAIT experience — and we are proud to support Trojans players in sports from hockey to golf. SAIT Recreation's programs and facilities are designed to support active and healthy lifestyles for our students, staff, alumni and members of the public.
The Opportunity
Reporting to the Manager, Athletics & Recreation, Trojans Head Coaches are responsible for the overall leadership, administration and development of their program. The objective of the head coach is to create a strong team culture that is in line with SAIT First principles and promotes competitive success and personal growth.
The pursuit of ACAC & CCAA success is a driving force for our programs and should guide the program development created by our head coaches.
The Role
    • Program Management
    • Manage the administrative, financial & personnel requirements for the program
    • Program plan includes recruitment, retention, finances, facility requirements, schedule & logistics
    • Organize all team related activities along with support from Trojans admin & assigned sport coordinator
    • Alongside Manager, Athletics & Rec, supervise & support coaching staff: selection, direction, delegation of responsibilities, evaluation of performance
    • Coaching
    • Create an environment that is aligned with SAIT FIRST principles and fosters holistic growth of student athletes & staff.
    • Create a culture of excellence that motivates athletes & staff to strive for their best in all aspects of being a part of Trojans programming
    • Conduct effective practices & training sessions that allow student-athletes to improve, while providing enough time for academics & generalized success as a student-athlete
    • Work directly with Head Athletic Therapist to ensure YTP is conducive to injury prevention & peak health throughout the season 
    • Administration
    • Adhere to all Trojans & ACAC requirements regarding athlete onboarding each season (Transfers, LOIs, Nominations, Required training/education sessions etc.)
    • Adhere to SAIT policies, procedures and protocols including p-card purchasing, webtime entry, mandatory SafeSport training facility access controls, ID card presentations, brand alignment and respectful workplace related expectations
    • Team scheduling, planning and structuring including communications
    • Complete ACAC post event reports and evidence of impact as needed
    • Submit required documentation in a timely fashion
    • Submit compliance related formalities in a progressive fashion
    •  EDI, Safesport & SAIT Engagement
    • Support & promote SAIT & Trojans initiatives not directly tied to athletic pursuits
    • Advancement of a #wearetrojans mentality

Qualifications & Experience
    • Preferred
    • Advance Coaching Certification
    • 5 years of coaching at the Post-Secondary level
    • NCCP Competition Level Trained
    • Minimum Required
    • Degree or Diploma
    • Previous Competitive Club and/or Post-Secondary Head Coaching Experience
    • NCCP Community or Instruction Level Trained

Job classification: Other
Hourly range: 30 cad/hr
# of positions: 1
Position End Date: 04/30/2025
Posting closing date: 04/03/2024
About SAIT
SAIT is a global leader in applied education. Named one of Alberta’s Top Employers , we offer the chance to work with a purpose — preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers.
Building on our 100+ year history, we’re looking for innovative, bold and collaborative employees who embrace change and deliver world-class customer experiences. Your future starts now at SAIT.
Equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) is essential to achieving SAIT’s vision to be a global leader in applied education. We encourage applications from women, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Learn more about EDI at SAIT . 
At SAIT, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding diverse perspectives to SAIT - so if your experience is close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.
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