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    February 10, 2013

    Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Seeking Assistant Coach for Junior Basketball Team - Deadline Feb 22

    MWSA-Ad.pngThe Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association has announced that it is seeking an individual to fill the role as an assistant part-time Coach for its Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team.  Deadline to apply is February 22, 2013.  Details are...



     


     


     


     


    The Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association is seeking an Assistant Part-time Coach for our Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team


     


    The Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association (MWSA) is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and innovative individual to assist with leading  the Junior Wheelchair Basketball team to a podium finish at the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George, B.C..  


     


    The Junior Wheelchair Basketball Assistant Coach shall:



    • Assist the Head Coach with the development and preparation of the Junior Wheelchair Basketball team to compete at the 2015 Canada Winter Games

    • Work with the Head Coach and MWSA to recruit athletes to the team.

    • Assist the Head Coach with the implementation of the MWSA Junior Wheelchair Basketball program.

    • Organize sport medicine and science sessions that will facilitate the wheelchair basketball athlete’s physical, mental, nutritional, and medical needs for athlete development and competitive success.




    The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:



    • Excellent oral and written communication skills;

    • Experience in basketball coaching;

    • Experience in the planning and implementation of a successful sport program;

    • Excellent organizational skills;

    • Flexibility and initiative.




    Salary:  Monthly honorarium as well as financial support from the Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association for ongoing Coach-specific training.  


      


    Resume and cover letter can be submitted in confidence to mwsa@sportmanitoba.ca by Friday February 22, 2013.  Applications may also be mailed to:






    Manitoba Wheelchair Sport Association


    145 Pacific Avenue


    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2Z6






    All applications will be acknowledged as they are received, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you in advance for your application.


     




    MANITOBA WHEELCHAIR SPORT ASSOCIATION (MWSA)


    POSITION TITLE:  Assistant Coach, Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team






    Duties Overview


     


    As Assistant Coach for the Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team, the position responsibilities include:



    • Working with the Head Coach and the MWSA Executive Director to prepare the 2015 Canada Games funding application.

    • Assisting with the preparation and distribution of training programs.

    • Creating a supportive atmosphere that will attract and retain junior wheelchair basketball athletes.

    • Maintaining regular communication with the athletes.

    • Ongoing communication with the MWSA Canada Games committee.

    • Willingness and ability to attain required certification, as it is available.








    Qualifications


     


    The Assistant Coach for the Junior Wheelchair Basketball Team will possess the following qualifications:



    • First Aid and CPR certification.

    • Valid drivers license.

    • Ability to work cooperatively and productively with staff and volunteers.

    • Ability to meet objectives as assigned with minimum supervision.

    • Completion of Sport Manitoba’s Respect in Sport program.



     


    For more information, go to http://www.mwsa.ca


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