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    November 9, 2018

    Manitoba Provincial Team Coach Applications Being Accepted - Deadline to Apply Dec 28, 2018



    DEADLINE DECEMBER 28, 2018: Basketball Manitoba has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2019 Manitoba Provincial Team Program for the 17U, 16U and 15U male and female coaching positions.  New for 2019 will see the creation of a male and female Western Canada Games team at the 16U age level.  Deadline for all coaching applications is Friday, December 28, 2018, at 5:00 pm.


    ImageBasketball 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 high-quality summer practices and a challenging competition schedule. Coaches can either apply as a 'team' or individually.

    At this time we are seeking skilled and passionate people to apply as a coaching team or individual for positions involving a one year term for…

    15U Female Provincial Team 
    • 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach' (players born in 2004 or later)

    15U Male Provincial Team 
    • 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach' (players born in 2004 or later)
    16U Female Provincial Team 
    • 'Head Coach', 'Assistant Coach' and 'Manager' (players born in 2003)
    16U Female Provincial Team 
    • 'Head Coach', 'Assistant Coach' and 'Manager' (players born in 2003)
    17U Female Provincial Team 
    • 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach' (players born in 2002)
    17U Male Provincial Team
    • 'Head Coach' and 'Assistant Coach' (players born in 2002)


    2019 Program Overview

    All try-outs for the 15U & 17U programs will be held in the spring, with the programs running through to the National Championships in early August 2019.  The male teams will compete in the 2019 Canada Basketball National Championships in New Brunswick and the female teams will compete in the 2019 Canada Basketball National Championships in British Columbia.  Both 16U teams will compete in the Western Canada Summer Games scheduled for Swift Current, SK August 9-13.     All teams will also compete in warm-up competitions in Canada and the US and train regularly leading up to the championships (read more about the National Championships).

    Coaching Criteria - as set by Canada Basketball 



    15U Male and Female Teams


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

    16U Male and Female Teams


    • Head Coach = NCCP Train to Train - Certified OR Full Level 2 NCCP Certification AND a minimum 5 seasons of experience as a basketball head coach or equivalent experience.
    • Assistant Coach = NCCP Learn to Train - Certified OR Full Level 1 NCCP Certification AND a minimum 3 seasons of experience as a basketball head or assistant coach or equivalent experience.
    • Manager = No coaching certification required 

    17U Male and Female Teams


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

    Other Notes: 

    • Coaches can either apply as a 'team' of people 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 selected coaches must complete the new Sport Manitoba Respect in Sport online program by May 1.  Coaches who completed the RIS program prior to 2016 will need to complete the updated program.  
    • All selected coaches will undergo a Canadian Police Records Check as part of the hiring process.
    • Basketball Manitoba will provide the successful coaches in the program with the required levels of NCCP certification as needed to meet the Canada Basketball requirements.
    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 December 28, 2018, at 5:00 pm by completing the below application form.  A good coaching resume should include your previous coaching experience, your work experience and education.  

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


    Further Information
    Can't see the below application form?  CLICK HERE to view it in a new page.






    Deadline to Apply: December 28, 2018, 5:00 pm
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