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Director of Skating

If you share our values, are an experienced figure skating coach who is passionate about competitive skating, thrive in a competitive environment and want to make a positive lasting impact, then Skate Saskatoon is looking for you!


Reporting directly to the Skate Saskatoon Board of Directors, the Director of Skating is responsible for overseeing skating programs in alignment with Skate Saskatoon’s strategic plan. A primary focus is the development of a more complete competitive program and providing leadership for club growth and skater development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Further develop a high-level training environment using current best practices for training figure skaters of all ages who have competitive or recreational goals
  • Help re-establish Skate Saskatoon as a club regularly producing nationally and internationally recognized competitive athletes
  • Club coach for group instructed programming (optional)
  • Freelance coach for private or semi-private lessons


  • Coaching Certification
    • NCCP Provincial Certified or higher with a plan to complete National Coach certification
  • Experience
    • 6+ years coaching or a combination of coaching/national level competitor
  • Other
    • Criminal Records Check, with Vulnerable Sector
    • First Aid Certificate
    • Making Ethical Decisions
    • Good standing with Skate Canada
    • Legally able to work in Canada on an unrestricted basis
    • Strong communication skills

Working Environment and Benefits:

  • Dedicated figure skating facility, with typically 700+ skaters, year-round ice, and oversight to set the ice schedule
  • Sand based ice surface, no hockey boards, dedicated lockers rooms, coaches’ room, 2 offices, 187-person capacity hall (can be used for training purposes), modern music system, off ice jump harness
  • Travel within and outside Saskatchewan is required for attending competitions and seminars
  • Salary commensurate with experience and coaching level
    • As well as agreed upon job profile
  • Benefits package
  • Potential for a diminishing salary bonus during first 3 years while a private freelance coaching business is built in Saskatoon as well as negotiable relocation allowance


  • Leadership/Vision – demonstrated focus and commitment to helping others
  • Relationship Building – experience working as part of and/or managing a collaborative coaching environment
  • Personal Effectiveness – demonstrated self-awareness, accountability, and personal capacity
  • Technical Expertise – in program components and optimizing competition performance as well as current technical aspects and training demands required to be a high-performance skater. Experience coaching athletes to perform at a high level (triple jumps and level 4 spins)

This position is available immediately with a negotiable start date. 

Please email your resume and cover letter to:

Skate Saskatoon - Board of Directors


The duties and accountabilities described in this job description are not a comprehensive list.  Additional tasks may be assigned to the employee from time to time as required by the organizational change and to meet business demands.