Call for Head Coach and Assistant Coach/Manager: Ontario Summer Games 2018 - Deadline May 14

May 3, 2018

Field Hockey Ontario is recruiting coaches for the 2018 Ontario Summer Games (U15 Boys and Girls 4 regions/teams for each)

  • U15 Girls Regions: East: Ottawa /Kingston area, Central: GTA area, South West: Hamilton/ Burlington, West: Kitchener/Waterloo to London area.

  • U15 Boys Regions: East: Ottawa /Kingston area, Central (1): GTA area, Central (2): GTA area, Central (3): GTA area




Head Coach:

  • Incorporate FHC Long-Term Athlete Development (LTAD) skill and tactical matrixes

  • Run trials and practices in your region

  • Develop a seasonal training plan

  • Coordinate with athletes’ provincial team commitments

  • Complete all necessary training and certification requirements

  • Attend OSG in London on August 2 to 5, 2018

  • Liaise with FHO OSG Coordinator

Assistant Coach/Manager:

  • Assist Head Coach at practices

  • Complete all administrative tasks as outlined FHO, including by not restricted to:

    • Finance

    • Travel arrangements

    • Completion of OSG forms by deadlines



Head Coach Qualifications:

  • Competition Introduction Certified Field Hockey

  • Making Headway Course (free on-line course at

  • Extensive Coaching Experience with U15 athletes

  • Strong Communication & negotiation skills

Assistant Coach/Manager Qualifications:

  • Making Headway Course (free on-line course at

  • Successful Making Ethical Decisions (MED) on line evaluation

  • Trained status Competition Introduction (or Certification)

  • Strong communication & organizational skills

  • Experience coaching U15 athletes



Please include your NCCP number on your application.


You must have completed Making Headway prior to applying. If you are the successful applicant, FHO will provide guidance in completion of the other NCCP certifications.


Making Headway is a free on-line course.


Please apply by no later than May 14, 2018 11:59 EST to Joanna Fernandes, OSG Coordinator: with the subject heading 'Ontario Summer Games 2018' and include whether you are applying for 'Head Coach' or 'Assistant/Manager.' Please also let us know if you have a preference for U15 Girls or Boys athletes and your reasoning why to help with the selection process.


We look forward to your application!


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