Field Hockey Canada is seeking a number of volunteer National Coaches for the Women’s Canada Masters Teams at the Outdoor WMH Pan AM Continental Cup (PACC) competitions in Argentina for the following possible Age Group Categories: 40-49, 50-59, 60-64, 65+. Final number of coaching positions is contingent upon the number of teams and confirmed age group categories for this competition.
Field Hockey Canada (FHC) is the national sport governing body responsible for the development, growth and promotion of field hockey in Canada. Among its responsibilities and in collaboration with the Canadian Masters Committee and Age Group Coordinators, FHC helps select, prepare and promote Canada’s teams towards the goal of delivering sustained podium performances in WMH Continental and World Cup competitions.
Field Hockey Canada’s Masters program is self-funded by athletes selected for WMH Continental and World Cup teams. The coaches’ cost of international airfare and accommodation at the event will be covered from player contributions. The successful applicants will be expected to select, develop and coach teams in the lead up to the following 2023 WMH Pan Am Continental Cups:
*The coaching positions will begin approx. 1 Mar – 31 Dec 2023.
Coach Responsibilities for outdoor WMH Pan AM Continental Cup (PACC) include:
Experience and Qualifications preferred:
The ideal candidates will have experience in high performance coaching, and possess strong consultative, facilitation and decision-making skills and a desire to work with older age athletes.
The ideal candidate attributes and qualifications should include:
Terms and Conditions
Although this position is a volunteer role, the coach’s travel to the World Cup and accommodation will be covered by the team. Additionally, coaches will be paid an honorarium for all practices, events and tournaments attended.
The successful candidates will be required to provide a criminal reference check and complete safe sport training.
If you believe you posses the appropriate experience, skill set and desire to contribute to the Masters field hockey community, please submit your resume and covering letter to Emma Bray, Director of Performance Operations, Field Hockey Canada, firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for applications is January 31st 2023.
Please include your name and title of the role in the email subject line. Field Hockey Canada is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates.