Curling – Head Coach, Athletics

The Department of Athletics invites applications for a Curling – Head Coach for our Thunder Curling team. Please note this position is expected to begin in September 2016.

As an experienced athletics coach, we are looking for a results-oriented team player with a positive can-do attitude to join our team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assist in the organization, development and implementation of a post-secondary curling program that abides by the institution and the Alberta Colleges Athletic Conference (ACAC) codes of ethics.

A day in the life of the successful candidate will include:

Responsibilities will include:

  • Recruitment of student-athletes, attendance at team practices, competitions and team functions, and team fundraising.
  • Develop and maintain a competitive program that encourages integrity, sportsmanship, honesty and respect.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with student athletes, peers, media and the curling community will be essential.


  • Post-secondary coaching and/or playing experience will be considered, an asset.
  • Completion of the NCCP coaching certification level I (or equivalent) as a minimum would be considered an asset
  • The preferred candidate will have elite level coaching experience.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively in a diverse team-based environment and the ability to exercise good judgement.
  • The ability to work flexible hours and travel, is required.


Please note: The position will be a part-time, honorarium based contract. 

Closing Date: The position will remain open until the position is filled. Concordia is an equal-opportunity employer. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

All applications, including three work-related references, and reasons for applying should be forwarded in confidence to:

Human Resources
Concordia University of Edmonton
7128 Ada Boulevard
Edmonton, AB T5B 4E4
Tel: (780) 479-9214

We thank all applicants for their interest in Concordia Athletics. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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