MJHL Job Posting | Blizzard AT/Equipment Manager

Courtesy of OCN Blizzard

OCN Blizzard Junior A club of Manitoba Junior Hockey League are seeking Applications for Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager/Trainer for upcoming Season 2020-2021.

Requirements:  Certified Athletic Therapist, First Aid, and CPR

Job Description:  The Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager/Trainer is responsible for the physical care of the athletes and maintenance of equipment. This position requires non-standard hours. We welcome and encourage applications from all persons of Canadian Citizenship.

The Athletic Therapist/ Equipment Manager/Trainer will work under the direction of the Head Coach/General Manger and assume duties as assigned by the Head Coach/General Manager on a daily basis. Job duties shall include but are not limited to:

  • Work cooperatively with the Coaches, and accepts duties as assigned by the General Manager.
  • Familiar with Skate sharpening equipment. Perform skate sharpening duties.
  • Ensure the dressing room is properly organized and assist co-ordination of cleaning daily.
  • Co-ordinate the loading and unloading of bus for all road trips with the team’s Coaching Staff.
  • Co-ordinate and complete daily laundry duties.
  • Co-ordinate the maintenance and distribution of team equipment with the Head Coach/GM.
  • Ensure equipment is repaired or replaced as needed.
  • Implement an effective Risk Management program with your team that strives to prevent injuries and accidents.
  • Assume a proactive role in identifying and minimizing or eliminating risks during all activities.
  • Conduct regular checks of players’ equipment to ensure proper fit, protective quality and maintenance, and advise Coaches regarding the selection or replacement of equipment.
  • Maintain accurate medical information files on all players and team officials and bring these to Coaches and General Manager Attention.
  • Maintain a Player Injury Log.
  • Maintain a fully stocked First Aid Kit and bring it to all team activities.
  • Implement an effective Emergency Action Plan with your team and practice it regularly to ensure all involved understand their roles and are prepared to act promptly when an incident occurs.
  • Manage minor injuries according to basic injury management principles.
  • Recognize injuries that require a player to be removed from action. Refer players to medical professionals and coordinate return to play.
  • Promote a healthy lifestyle with all hockey participants by being a good role model and by educating participants regarding hygiene, performance-enhancing substances, drug and alcohol abuse, nutrition and hydration.
  • Act as a Hockey Trainer for both your team and your opponents if only one Hockey Trainer is present.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Salary will depend on Education and Experience.

Please forward resumes to:

Billy Keane

GM and Head Coach

OCN Blizzard Junior A Hockey Club

Email: Keane5@mymts.net

Cell: 204 250 5565