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Position: Director of CanSkate

Wages: as per Skate Canada BCYT suggested coaching wage scale

Hours of Work: variable; ~5-6 afternoon/evening hours per week based on seasonal demand

Start Date: August 1, 2024

Application Period: Open until Filled


If you have a passion for ice sports, are committed to excellence, and can focus on building exciting, new partnerships and ideas, we invite you to explore a career with the Vernon Figure Skating Club. As a Skate Canada Club, we are an energetic and dynamic team dedicated to providing and promoting a positive and fun-filled skating experience for every skater.

We are seeking a club coach to join the current coaching team as the Director of CanSkate. Vernon Figure Skating Club (VFSC) is a thriving community of skaters with approximately 150 members, located in beautiful Vernon, BC. Our club has been sharing a love of skating the North Okanagan for over 75 years!


  • Coach CanSkate programs
  • Collaborate with the Director of Skating to coordinate ice time for CanSkate programs
  • Collaborate with other club coaches on CanSkate lesson plans and training
  • Oversee and mentor Program Assistants and youth coaches
  • Communicate and engage with parents and caregivers
  • Occasionally coach or substitute coach other VFSC levels and programs


  • CanSkate Coach certified in good standing with Skate Canada
  • Skate Canada PowerSkate and/or Regional Coach certification (preferred)
  • Completed Star 6 to Gold Skate Canada update training (preferred).
  • Successful applicant must successfully pass a Criminal Record Check


  • Competitive club paid wages based on current qualifications with the potential for wage increases as higher levels of qualifications are achieved.
  • Opportunity for assistance with expenses for participation in coaching seminars and career growth.

For more information or to submit your resume please e-mail VFSC President Trevor Abel at [email protected]