Basketball Manitoba has announced that it is now accepting applications for the 2022 Manitoba Provincial Team Program for the 15U and 17U male and female age groups coaching positions.

The deadline for all coaching applications is Friday, December 3, 2021, at 5:00 pm.

ImageBasketball Manitoba Provincial Team Program

Basketball Manitoba 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.

Applications for the 15U and 17U Provincial Teams are for a 1-year (summer) commitment.  The successful candidates will serve as the coaching staff for the 2022 Canada Basketball National Championships.   The summer of 2022 will also see the Canada Summer Games occur in Niagra Falls, ON at the 18U age level and with those coaches already in place.  

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

15U Female Provincial Team (1-year appointment)
  • 'Head Coach', 'Assistant Coach' and 'Manager' (players born in 2007 or later)
15U Male Provincial Team (1-year appointment)
  • 'Head Coach', 'Assistant Coach' and 'Manager' (players born in 2007 or later)
    17U Female Provincial Team (1-year appointment) 
    • 'Head Coach', 'Assistant Coach' and 'Manager' (players born in 2005 & 2006)
    17U Male Provincial Team (1-year appointment)
    • 'Head Coach', 'Assistant Coach' and 'Manager' (players born in 2005 & 2006)

      2022 Program Overview

      All try-outs for the 15U & 17U programs will be held in the spring of 2022, with the programs running through to the National Championships in early August 2022. The teams will train and compete in various warm-up events before departing for their respective National Championships which will run Aug 1-6, 2022 in Alberta (male) and Quebec (female).

      Coaching Criteria - as set by Canada Basketball, successful candidates will have the opportunity and support of Basketball Manitoba to complete their coaching courses and certification.

      15U & 17U Male and Female Teams (Staff of 3 people per team)
      1. Head Coach = NCCP Train to Train - Certified OR Full Level 2 NCCP Certification AND a minimum 5 years of experience as a basketball head coach or equivalent experience.
      2. Assistant Coach = NCCP Train to Train - Certified OR Full Level 2 NCCP Certification AND a minimum 3 years of experience as a basketball head or assistant coach or equivalent experience.
      3. Manager = No NCCP certification required.

        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 or sooner.  Coaches who completed the RIS program prior to 2017 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 National Championships requirements.
        • 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 Friday, December 3, 2021, at 5:00 pm by completing the below application form.  A good coaching resume should include your previous coaching experience, your work experience, and your education.  

        Please note that the selection of successful candidates will not necessarily be limited to
        those who apply.  Interviews will take place in December 2022.  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: Friday, December 3, 2021, 5:00 pm
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