Job Description: Misfit Ultimate Coach - Summer

Overview

Founded in 2008, Misfit Ultimate is Canada’s largest youth ultimate program with 11 teams and 300+ participants each year.

As a Misfit Ultimate Coach, you will work with 1-2 other coaches and be responsible for teaching, inspiring, and supervising a Misfit team during the 2020 Summer season (June - September/October). You will be required to attend and lead 1-3 practices each week and any tournaments that your team attends.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete background checks and training required by the VUL, BCU, or Ultimate Canada, and adhere at all times to the VULS Youth Supervisor Code of Conduct
  • Attend all team practices an tournaments as both a chaperone and coach.
  • Ensuring all recommended COVID-19 health guidelines are followed before, during, and after practices.
  • Develop and execute practice plans in partnership with the other coaches, adjusting accordingly after weekly evaluations
    • Ensuring all practices are designed in accordance with viaSport and BC Ultimate's Return to Play guidelines
  • Focus on developing a positive, fun, inclusive, and spirited team culture
  • Provide weekly status updates to the Coordinators
  • Complete end-of-year feedback survey
  • Any other coaching-related duties reasonably requested by the Coordinators

Qualifications

Required

  • Strong interest in developing the game of ultimate with youth
  • Strong ultimate background, including a demonstrated understanding of Spirit of the Game
  • Agree to a Code of Conduct and complete a criminal record check
  • Age 19+

Desired

  • Previous experience teaching and/or coaching youth (e.g. youth leader, instructor)
  • NCCP or USAU coaching certifications
  • First aid certification
  • Experience playing ultimate at the provincial or national level

Benefits

  • Training opportunities: NCCP certification, First Aid, etc
  • Stipend: $500 - $800, contingent on completion of all required responsibilities
  • Opportunity to develop your leadership and ultimate skills
  • A whole lot of fun!

Application

Coaching applications for the 2021 summer season will be released soon!

For additional information, or if you have any questions, please email the Misfit Coordinators at misfit@vul.ca.