Hockey Head Coach

Posted: June 3, 2019


  • Briercrest Athletics is dedicated to preparing student athletes to become champions by pursuing excellence in their lives of faith through service, and in sport. 
  • The Hockey Head Coach will provide leadership and execute an overall athletic plan to their team
  • This is a full-time position that will be based out of the Athletic Department


  • A desire and commitment to be a follower of Jesus Christ as a way of life
  • An appreciation of post-secondary education and an understanding of the academic demands on our student athletes.
  • Junior/College/University level hockey coaching experience required
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferred.
  • Has completed or is completing appropriate certification for post-secondary athletics
  • Able to utilize technology through stats, video analysis and social media.
  • Innovative in their approach to coaching games and for practice planning/implementation 
  • Administrative, technical and financial skills needed to be successful at the role


  • The candidate will be responsible to positively contribute to the department through decisions and actions focused to further the department and the institution. 
  • They will be expected to manage internal and external relationships regarding department and team work.
  • They will be fiscally responsible in their budget management.
  • The candidate will focus efforts on building the program through recruitment and retention of mission fit players, team staff and alumni.
  • They will develop and maintain measurables of success for the players and the team. 
  • The candidate will be responsible for the development of the athletes both in and out of the athletic arena, building into them spiritually, academically, and personally.
  • They will be responsible to promote an atmosphere for where spiritual and academic success is valued at an elite level.
  • Engagement & development of alumni relationships to support the hockey program


  • This position will report to the Athletic Director & General Mission Manager.
  • This position will supervise Assistant Coach and support staff
  • This position will work with the Athletic Department staff and other coaches


Applicants should submit a cover letter, résumé/CV, names of three references and any specified documents by email to the Human Resources office at

All employees of Briercrest College and Seminary are required to sign and adhere to our Institutional Covenant. Please review the covenant prior to submitting your application