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Varsity Head Coach Search
Submitted By Valerie Young on Saturday, July 15, 2017
The Athens Youth Hockey Association (AYHA) is searching for an individual to fill the role of head coach for the high-school hockey team. The AYHA high-school team competes in the Ohio Scholastic Hockey League (OSHL), which was formerly the Greater Columbus High-School Club Hockey League (GCHSCHL).
Contact Director of Hockey Phil Oberlin ([email protected])

Ideal candidates would be self- motivated, hard-working and creative in practice development. Candidates must believe strongly in skill development and also have the ability to communicate well with players and families. Candidates must have the ability to work with a large scale of skill range among players.

Coaching candidates will be expected to:

● Work directly with the association’s hockey director to prepare and implement practice plans on-ice with a focus on individual skill development within team concepts
● Work with team representative for administrative duties for all aspects of the team
● Supervise athletes during all team activities
● Work with other coaches in the program and the Hockey Director
● Have a strong command of skills (skating, stickhandling, passing, shooting) for demonstration purposes
● Have coaching experience

Candidate Requirements:

● USA hockey certified (ability and willingness to become certified by December 31st)
● Ability to pass all background checks, Concussion Certification program, SafeSport Certification and USA Hockey Age Specific Modules.
● Excellent leadership and people skills, well developed communication and administrative skills
● Willingness to travel for games
● Candidates should have played hockey at a high level

Interested candidates should send resume and references to Athens Youth Hockey Association, Hockey Director: Philip Oberlin at [email protected]
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