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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Softball Ontario Seeks Members for its Coaches Committee

Softball Ontario's Coaching Committee is pleased to announce three (3) openings on the Coaching Committee.

Softball Ontario's Coaches program mandate is to create and implement coaching development programs that improve and enhances the quality of Softball Coaching in Ontario.  Our Coaches program offers the following services:
  • National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) - Community Sport Stream and the Competitive Sport Stream contexts
  • Workshops- Beyond the NCCP - interactive clinics for Coaches
  • Coaches Conferences/Symposiums- host and provide coach education opportunities for softball coaches
  • Coach Resources/Materials- designed specifically for softball coaches
Successful candidates will take a leadership role in the development of the Coaching Program in Ontario and will assist the Coaching Committee Chairman in setting program goals and objectives, representing the Coaching Program and working to provide coach education in the Province of Ontario.

Coaching Committee members will be expected to attend all committee meetings (approximately two (2) per year) as well as facilitate two (2) National Coaching Certification Program clinics. Ideally, a Coaching Committee Member will have experience coaching softball in addition to the following qualifications and responsibilities:
  • Good communication and administrative skills
  • A willingness to do tasks as assigned by Softball Ontario Coaches Chairman
  • A keen interest in Coach Development
  • Coaching experience is an asset
  • A good understanding of the National Coaching Certification Program
  • Must be Certified in  Competition-Introduction, Softball
  • Must sign Softball Ontario’s Confidentially Agreement
  • Must complete Softball Ontario’s Volunteer Application
  • Attend all Coaching Committee Meetings
  • Receive and review all materials/meeting minutes distributed by Softball Ontario
  • Do tasks assigned by the Coaches Committee and/or Chair
  • Help promote the Softball Ontario Coaches Program
  • Instruct/Facilitate Coaches Clinic(s)
  • Submit articles for Coaches Clipboard
  • Be a mentor to another softball coach if requested
Click here for a copy of the Softball Ontario Coaches Committee Member Job Description

How to Apply

All interested candidates are asked to apply in writing, expressing your interest in a cover letter along with a detailed resume outlining your softball and coaching background and qualifications for this position. Applications should be received by the Softball Ontario office no later than at Friday, September 29, 2017, 4:30 pm.  If you have applied in the past for a position or held a position on the Coaching Committee, Softball Ontario asks that you re-submit your resume/letter of intent.

Email your resume to Steph Sutton, Technical Program Coordinator atssutton@softballontario.ca for consideration.



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