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    October 29, 2014

    Deadline to Apply October 31: Manitoba Provincial Team Program Coach Applications Being Accepted


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    DEADLINE OCTOBER 31, 2014: Basketball Manitoba has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2015 Manitoba Provincial Team Program coaching positions.  In 2015, there will be 6 Provincial Teams offered (male and female 15U, 16U, and 17U teams) with the 15U & 17U attending the Canada Basketball National Championship while the 16U teams will attend the Western Canada Summer Games. Deadline for all applications is Friday October 31, 2014.
    Positions


    A one year term (with a mutual option to extend to a second year) for…

    1. 15U Female Provincial Team - females born in 2000 or later
    2. 15U Male Provincial Team - males born in 2000 or later
    3. 16U Female Provincial Team - females born 1999 or later
    4. 16U Male Provincial Team - males born 1999 or later
    5. 17U Female Provincial Team - females born 1998 or later
    6. 17U Male Provincial Team - males born 1998 or later

    Basketball Manitoba Provincial Team Program



    Basketball Manitoba, one of the province's leading sports governing bodies, annually runs provincial teams to provide elite athletes with a unique opportunity to develop their skills through a high quality summer practices and challenging competition schedule. Coaches can either apply as a 'team' or individually.


    At this time we are seeking skilled and passionate men and women to apply as a coaching team for the positions of...
    1. 15U Female Provincial Team Program 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach'
    2. 15U Male Provincial Team Program 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach'
    3. 16U Female Provincial Team Program 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach'
    4. 16U Male Provincial Team Program 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach'
    5. 17U Female Provincial Team Program 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach'
    6. 17U Male Provincial Team Program 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach'
    2015 Program Overview
    All try-outs for the 15U, 16U, & 17U programs will be held in late May 2015, with the programs running through the National and Western Championships in late July or early August 2015.  The 17U & 15U Male teams and Female teams will compete in the 2015 Canada Basketball National Championships with the male teams competing in Alberta and the female teams in Nova Scotia.  The 16U Male teams and Female teams will compete in the 2015 Western Canada Summer Games to be hosted in Wood Buffalo, Alberta in August 2015. All teams will also compete in warm-up competitions and train regularly (on and off court) leading up to the championships.

    Coaching Criteria - http://nccp.basketballmanitoba.ca

     17U & 16U Teams

    • Head Coach = Certified NCCP Train to Compete - Certified** OR Full Level 3 NCCP Certification AND a minimum 5 seasons of experience as a head coach or equivalent experience.
    • Assistant Coach = Certified NCCP Train to Train - Certified and Train to Compete "In Training" ** OR Full Level 2 NCCP Certification AND a minimum 3 seasons of experience as a head or assistant coach or equivalent experience.
    15U Teams

    • Head Coach = Certified NCCP Train to Train - Certified** OR Full Level 2 NCCP Certification AND a minimum 5 seasons of experience as a head coach or equivalent experience.
    • Assistant Coach = Certified NCCP Train to Train - Certified ** OR Full Level 2 NCCP Certification AND a minimum 3 seasons of experience as a head or assistant coach or equivalent experience.

    • Coaches can either apply as a 'team' of coaches or individually as a head or assistant coach to be partnered up with other successful candidates.
    • Male Head Coaches of female teams must have a female Assistant Coach and Female Head Coaches of male teams must have a male Assistant Coach. 
    • All coaches must complete the Sport Manitoba Respect in Sport online program
    • All coaches will be undergo a Police Records Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.
    • All coaches must have also completed a first aid and athlete injury educational program recognized by Basketball Manitoba.**


    ** Basketball Manitoba will provide successful coaches in the program an NCCP certification  and first aid / injury prevention opportunity.


    Honorarium
    Successful applicants are eligible to receive an honorarium at the completion of the
    summer program.  


    Application for Competition
    Please submit a cover letter and coaching resume by October 31, 2014 to…


    Adam Wedlake
    Executive Director

    Basketball Manitoba
    145 Pacific Avenue
    Winnipeg, Manitoba
    R3B 2Z6
    Fax: 204-925-5929
    Email: adam@basketballmanitoba.ca


    Please note that selection of successful candidates will not necessarily be limited to
    those who apply.  Interviews will take place prior to the end of the year.  We thank all interested applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


    Further Information
    For further information on the Provincial Team Program please contact Dan Becker.
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