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ASSISTANT NATIONAL COACH (female applicants only)

Judo Canada is currently seeking a female Assistant National Coach (ANC) to help implement Judo Canada’s High-Performance plan and prepare its national team for medal performances at the 2028 Olympic Games.

General Description

Support the implementation of Judo Canada’s National Team Programs, as designed by the High-Performance Director and Head Coach.

Organizational structure

The ANC reports to the Head Coach.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide tactical and technical advice, feedback and recommendations to assigned National Team athletes.
  • Assist the Head Coach in identifying effective sports science and medical services and ensure that these are available to assigned National Team athletes.
  • Coordinate the services of the Integrated Support Team (IST) for assigned National Team athletes.
  • Provide the Head Coach with reports on national and international events, including results, recommendations, expense reports, etc.
  • Facilitate the integration and recruitment of new athletes at the National Training Centre.
  • Assist in the preparation and delivery of all national camps.
  • Assist the Head Coach in other coaching duties as required.
  • Assist the Head Coach in the evaluation of Judo Canada’s policies.
  • Assist the Head Coach in monitoring the compliance of carded athletes with training and competitive programs, as per the Athlete Agreement of Judo Canada.
  • Communicate testing results to assigned athletes, and design/revise their training programs, as needed.
  • Assist the High-performance Manager and the Head Coach in planning and organizing international travels and other national team activities.
  • Assist the High-Performance Manager and Head Coach in maintaining ongoing  communication with the National Team members on all activities, schedules, camps, selection procedures and other policies.

Qualification Requirements

  • NCCP Level 4 or Judo Canada’s High Performance Coach Certification (or equivalency).
  • Demonstrated success in coaching athletes (women and/or men) at the international level.
  • Capable of partaking in an extensive  travel schedule.
  • Strong sports science background, with the ability to incorporate scientific concepts into training programs.
  • The candidate must be able to communicate in English and/or French. Bilingualism is an asset.
  • Computer skills (i.e., e-mailing, word processing, web searches, spreadsheets, etc.).
  • Knowledge of the Canadian sports system and structures.
  • The candidate must accept that Judo Canada requires a background check done by Canadian security agencies.

Start Date: Flexible.

Salary: Based on experience

Job type: Permanent position

Application deadline: December 15, 2023

The ANC will be based at the National Training Center in Montreal, at 4141 Pierre-de-Coubertin.

We are enjoining female applicants to send by e-mail a cover letter, with salary expectations and resume to [email protected].

We thank all candidates for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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