Job Posting- Paradise Minor Hockey Technical Director
Technical Director – Job Posting – Paradise Minor Hockey Association
Paradise Minor Hockey Association is pleased to announce that they are recruiting for the newly created Technical Director position. As our first Technical Director you will be helping shape the future of our association while developing a strong, sustainable hockey program that addresses the needs and maximizes the potential and opportunities of players and coaches at all levels of play.
The Technical Director will be responsible for all aspects of player and coach development in the Paradise Minor Hockey program. With support from Divisional Technical leads, administrative and coaching staff, the immediate goals for the job are to include but are not limited to:
Designing and developing an on/off ice program that reflects Hockey Canada guidelines that meets and exceeds player and Coach Development.
Development and support of junior coaches, with an eye to their continuing involvement in the association and their progression to higher levels.
Recruiting, managing, mentoring, and motivating coaches and volunteers for all levels of play.
Improved programs for the instruction of junior players new to the game.
Attend Board meetings as required.
Providing support to Vice President as required and making recommendations to the Executive for improvement based on PMHA objectives.
Provide bi-weekly reports to the Executive as it relates to the functionality of all divisions.
Increasing player skill development at the house league and all-star levels. Identification of high performance and committed players ready for higher levels of play and coordination of mentoring for them as they transition to higher levels both within and outside of the association.
Liaising with sport governing bodies and hockey organizations.
Providing front-line support to players and coaches.
Providing technical leadership and develop the all-star team tryout process
Strong working knowledge of Hockey Canada’s Long-Term Player Development (LTPD) and Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) models.
Candidates for the position should possess the following:
A minimum of NCCP Level 2 or Development 2 Hockey Canada coaching certificate, plus 5 years coaching experience with players under the age of 18. Applicant must have an understanding of the needs of beginners as well as high-performance athletes.
A love of working with children and youth, a sense of fun and an ability to bring this to bear in coaching situations, creativity and an openness to try new things, and strong communication skills with both children and parents.
Speak-Out, Respect in Sport, and Respect in Coaching certificates.
All appropriate security clearances (i.e. RCMP, Vulnerable Sector).
Successful past experience as a Head Coach and/or Technical Director.
Elite level hockey experience (player, coach or administrator).
Provide vision and leadership.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Experience serving as a role model to our youth, while exemplifying the values of Hockey NL and Hockey Canada; and A passion for youth and hockey, with proven success working within a leadership group.
Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply for this position, please drop off your resume, cover letter, and three related references in a sealed envelope or mail to:
Paradise Minor Hockey Association
1 Sarah Davis Way, Suite 2
Paradise, NL A1L 3W3
Deadline for applications is 12 noon, Monday, May 16, 2016. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted [2016-04-25 06:38:17]
AESHL Award Winners
The Avalon East Senior Hockey League is pleased to announce the winners of its annual League awards for the 2015/16 season. The winners as selected by the AESHL Executive and team representatives are as follows:
Top Goaltender Max Day Memorial Award Kyle Downer (St. John's Caps)
Rookie of the Year Peter Picco Memorial Award Andrew Fenwick (CBN Ceebee Stars)
Top Defensive Forward Andrew Marshall (Southern Shore Breakers)
Sportsmanship & Dedication Ken Nagle Memorial Award Damien Ryan (Southern Shore Breakers)
Gentlemanly & Effective Frank Martin Memorial Award Chris Mooney (Northeast Eagles)
Top Defenseman Wade Duggan Memorial Award Dylan Sheldon (Southern Shore Breakers)
Coach of the Year Brad Yetman (Northeast Eagles)
MVP Regular Season Kevin Butt Memorial Award Chris Sparkes (Northeast Eagles)
The AESHL would also like to extend congratulations to the St. John's Toyota Plaza Caps who won the 2015/16 Avalon East Senior Hockey League championship by defeating the Northeast Eagles in the finals, 4 games to 3.
St. John's Toyota Plaza Caps Advance to Herder Memorial Championship
The St. John's Caps and Grand Falls Windsor Cataracts will meet for the 2016 provincial senior hockey championship and the Herder Memorial Trophy.
The Caps earned a finals berth with a 4-2 win over the Northeast Eagles in game seven of the Avalon East final Tuesday night.
The Caps won the first two games of the series, with the Eagles rebounding to win the next three. The Caps then won game six and forced the game seven which they won.
Ryan Walsh, Jeremy Barron, Brandon Fewer and Matt Fewer scored the goals for the Caps. Andrew White and Mark Chaplin were the Northeast goal scorers.
The first game in the best of five Herder final will be played Saturday night at the Joe Byrne Memorial Stadium with game two Sunday also in Grand Falls Windsor. The series will then shift back to the Jack Byrne Arena the following weekend.
Downer Named AESHL Finals MVP
St. John's Toyota Plaza Caps goaltender Kyle Downer was chosen as MVP of the AESHL Finals series. Downer played in all seven games and was instrumental in holding a number of the veteran Eagles players off the scoresheet. [2016-03-16 16:09:35]
Caps Force Game 7 in AESHL Final
St. John's Toyota Plaza Caps forced a seventh and deciding game Monday night with a 5-2 victory over the Tappers Northeast Eagles at Goulds Arena.
Jonny Caul, Ryan Whiffen, Matt Fewer, Robert Barrett and Jeremy Barron into an empty net scored for the Caps, who took a 4-1 lead after 40 minutes. Kyle Downer was in net for the victory.
Andrew White and Chris Sparkes tallied for the Eagles, with Mark Yetman taking the loss between the pipes.
Game 7 goes 7:30 tonight at the Jack Byrne Arena in Torbay. The winner advances to face the Central West Senior Hockey League champion Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts in a best-of-five Herder Memorial Trophy final starting this Saturday at the Joe Byrne Memorial Stadium in Grand Falls-Windsor. [2016-03-14 21:07:20]
20 Questions with Kyle Doucet
#73 RW |
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Date of Birth:
TV shows you never miss:
Sportscenter and Dexter
Ribs or Lamb
Item you can't live without:
Cell Phone.. and more specifically iphone
Who would you like to trade places with for a day:
Tiger Woods, and not for the girls.
What talent would you like to have:
Be able to play the guitar.
Value you look for in others:
Your best trait:
Go to sleep too late.
Favourite athlete in another sport:
Best friends in hockey:
A slow defensemen.. On the opposite team.
Favourite hockey team as a kid:
Three favourite movies:
Wedding Crashers, The Shawshank Redemption, Old School
Dream celebrity date:
Rachel McAdams. Keepin it Canadian.
What's new on your iPod:
Neil Young.. old are heart.
Stick taped to perfection. With lots of wax.
Favourite hockey city to visit:
Montreal , but I am not a Canadians fan.
Favourite holiday destination:
Last year I was in the Alps Skiing, I would have to say that again.
If you weren't a hockey player, what would you be?: