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Oshawa MHA - Mentor Applications being accepted
Submitted By Admin on Saturday, February 9, 2019
Oshawa Minor Generals Hockey Club is accepting applications for the positions of Mentor to work with coaches in our development program. Application Form Link 

Our unique program, among the first of its kind in Canada, includes segment and seasonal plans and skills/tactics inventories for all ages and levels, and practice templates. We also focus on practice content and delivery models from Minor Novice (age 7) to Bantam (age 14) at AAA, AA, A and AE.


Mentors are hired to assist coaches in the program’s implementation, be a resource for coaches, and give feedback on how to provide the best quality teaching. Mentors will be trained by Technical Director Richard Bercuson and will be answerable to the Oshawa Minor Generals board, specifically the VP.

Mentor Responsibilities

  • Provide guidance and mentoring to coaches

  • Schedule attendance times with the Head Coach and/or coaching staff

  • Attend mentoring training sessions and other related meetings

  • Advise coaches on how to best implement the development plan as it pertains to a specific age group and level

  • Work with the Technical Director and V.P. Development on required adjustments to the development plan as it is a live document

  • Be able, on occasion, to assist with specific coaching clinic sessions

Specifics of the Role

  • Attend up to 6 hours per team per month (Sept to Feb). Can be combination of practices and games, though the preference is practices.

  • Rate = $25/hr (all in rate). ** includes on-ice, travel, taxes, monthly mentor meetings, and invoicing.

  • Submit monthly invoices to Oshawa MHA Development.

  • Will be selected for or assigned to an age group/level.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Development 1 certification + Respect in Sport + Gender Expression

  • Demonstrated minor hockey coaching experience at competitive levels similar to Oshawa minor’s needs (eg. coached pee wee A/AA - interested in mentoring those levels)

  • Familiarity with Hockey Canada’s certification and specialty clinic programs

  • Deemed “in good standing” within Hockey Canada (ie. no outstanding suspensions)

  • Superior teaching ability and communication skills

  • Willingness to work within Oshawa Minor Generals framework and adopt its philosophy

  • Valid police check from Durham Regional Police from within the last two years

 

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