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British Columbia Golf Employment Opportunity

British Columbia Golf is the Provincial Sport Organization (PSO) recognized by Government and Golf Canada as the organization responsible for golf within British Columbia. The organization is a non-profit, operating with a volunteer board. Incorporated in 1922, British Columbia Golf has roots extending back to 1893.

2019 Performance Golf Coach

The Candidate:

As a successful candidate, you are a highly motivated team player, possess a PGA of Canada or LPGA Class "A" designation. You are committed to the development of athletes on the competitive pathway in golf and are an experienced coach with equivalent combination of education at the college or university level and/or three to five years related employment in the golf industry.

Acceptable knowledge of the Player Development Model for Golf in Canada and certification as a National Certified Coach (NCCP), CNC and/or CDC trained, will be considered an asset. The candidate will possess a sound understanding of the sport of golf and performance is essential. Requirements for the position include excellent organizational skills, solid coach ethics and practices as per the Responsible Coaching Movement, a valid passport and driver's license. A vulnerable sector background check is necessary.

The Position:

The position reports to the Managing Director of Player Development and is responsible for the following:

  • Act as a Performance Coach with BC Golf
  • Design, administer and execute a Provincial Performance Program
  • Provide ongoing coach support to targeted athletes on the competitive pathway
  • Coach at Provincial, National and International competitions
  • Collaborate with allied partners to support the Canadian Sport Strategy and Enhanced Excellence
  • Oversee BC Coaches assisting with teams and training
  • Lead British Columbia to develop the best amateur golfers in Canada

The position requires travel on the provincial and national level. See detailed Job Description below.

The Salary:

The position is a part-time, one (1) year contract with a salary pending qualifications and experience, with a three month probation period. Travel allowances and coach education benefits provided. Potential for contract to be extended to a two-year period.

The Application Process:

Candidates are invited to apply in writing no later than 12 Noon, February 15th, 2019 to:

BC GOLF ASSOCIATION

ATTN: Performance Golf Coach
#116-7198 Vantage Way
Delta, BC V4G 1K7
debbie@britishcolumbiagolf.org - Subject: Performance Golf Coach

BC Golf thanks all applicants, but will contact only those who will be invited for an interview.

Electronic applications are acceptable; Qualified/Interested candidates should forward a detailed resume and cover letter with relevant experience and salary expectations, in a Word or PDF format.

2019 Performance Golf Coach

"athlete-centered, coach-led"

Applications Mail To:
BC Golf Association
#116-7198 Vantage Way, Delta, BC V4G 1K7
Resumes & Cover Letter accepted electronically
Email: debbie@britishcolumbiagolf.org

Hours of Work:

The position is a one year, part-time coach contract. The position will require travel and the hours of work to vary to the meet the objectives of the performance program. Due to the nature of the position, there will be weekend work and irregular hours. Potential for the contract to be extended to a two-year period pending future funding.

General:

The position is a collaborative approach in building a new provincial preformance program in consultation with allied sport partners and golf industry partners under the guidance of the Managing Director of Player Development for BC Golf. The Performance Golf Coach is key to establishing a high performance landscape for golf in the province of BC and creating a dynamic competitive pathway.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist in building a provincial performance program for juniors and amateur golfers in BC
  • Work in concert with the Managing Director of Player Development for BC Golf
  • Act as the BC Performance Coach and consult with the Next Gen/National Coaches with Golf Canada
  • Coach at provincial, national and international competitions as outlined in the provincial comp plan
  • Collaborate with sport partners in identification of targeted athletes and align to the national initiatives
  • Build effective work relationships and communication with private coaches, academies and IST staff
  • Provide ongoing coach support to targeted athletes on the competitive pathway
  • Oversee other BC Coaches assisting with training and/or coaching of BC Teams
  • Develop YTPs for athletes and assist in long term training & competition plan for Team BC members
  • Use of Golf Canada's athlete management tools (KinDuct) is required, including data analysis and metrics
  • Complete athlete and coach reports required for Enhanced Excellence and Performance Funding
  • Lead British Columbia to develop the best junior and amateur golfers in Canada

Education, Experience and Competencies:

  • 3-5 years experience of coaching athletes at the LTPD - Learn to Compete stage or higher
  • Previous experience coaching at a golf academy, provincial, national or college level required
  • University/College degree in Human Kinetics, Psychology, Education or related discipline
  • CNC and/or CDC trained or certified considered an asset
  • Experience in designing and implementing a competitive or performance program
  • Comprehensive understanding of the sport of golf, coaching principles and concepts and the LTPD
  • Sound planning and time mangement skills, in addition to the ability to plan ahead
  • Effective interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead a team of coaches
  • Some knowledge and understanding of the provincial high performance sport system

Deadline for applications is: Noon, February 15th, 2019

We thank you for your application but only potential candidates will be contacted to set up an interview

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CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN THE GOLF INDUSTRY

Sales Representative

Mackenzie Tour - PGA TOUR Canada

You are confident and entrepreneurial, known for your positive attitude and ability to thrive in a pay for performance sales environment. The sales representative will focus on identifying and selling sponsorship and hospitality packages for the Freedom 55 Financial Open. The week-long event is the Vancouver stop on the Mackenzie Tour – PGA TOUR Canada schedule.

 Responsibilities:

  • Identify companies that would have interest in purchasing sponsorship or hospitality packages for the event
  • Follow leads provided by advisory committee to secure sales
  • Meeting with companies to understand their business objectives and develop sponsorship packages to meet their needs
  • Develop sales objectives, strategies and forecasts and concur with the Tournament Director
  • Assist in the concept development of sponsorship packages based on the objectives of sales prospects
  • Work with Tournament Director to set monthly goals and objectives
  • Provide weekly updates on sales activities

 QUALIFICATIONS

Desired Skills & Experience

  • A passion and knowledge of the golf industry and sponsorship marketing
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • The ability and willingness to conduct cold calls
  • 2 – 5 years of sales experience
  • A university degree equivalent work experience considered an asset

To learn more about the event, visit the tournament website www.freedom55financialopen.com

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a cover letter and resume to tim@linxmarketing.ca  by July 19th.

 

First Tee Of Greater Vancouver 2018 Employment Opportunity

POSITION TITLE: GOLF AND LIFE SKILLS COACH (Group Lead & Team Lead)
ACCOUNTABLE TO: PROGRAM DIRECTOR and EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
COMPENSATION: HOURLY; STARTING WAGE $13-15/HR; COMMENSURATE WITH EXPERIENCE

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Objective

The Golf and Life Skills Coach is responsible for guiding and coaching young people to build character, overcome challenges, and become responsible future citizens and committed, active golfers through the lessons and coaching philosophies of The First Tee Life Skills Curriculum.

About the Position
The Golf and Life Skills Coach is a part-time permanent employee of The First Tee of Greater Vancouver YMCA, a nonprofit organization, and compensated by hourly wage on a biweekly basis. Employees are held to a high standard of conduct and desire for personal development, to coincide with the Nine Core Values and Life Skills Experience of The First Tee. Responsibilities and leadership are shared by all coaches in a team environment, with the expectation of each individual to be commensurate with their level of experience and to develop each season.

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Also posted: 

YMCA Of Greater Vancouver Employment Opportunity

Other reseources:

National Golf Course Owners career centre