Apply to be a Softball Performance Centre Developmental Coach

August 26, 2014

Toronto, ON

Apply to be a Softball Performance Centre Developmental Coach

Apply to be a Softball Performance Centre Developmental Coach.

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Softball Performance Centre Developmental Coach


Softball Ontario is seeking twenty (20) Developmental Coaches for its five (5) Softball Performance Centres – Chatham, Kitchener/Waterloo; St. Catharines, Brampton and Napanee.  Each Softball Performance Centre will have four (4) Developmental Coaches working under the direction of a Softball Performance Centre Head Coach who is a member of Team Ontario Coaching Staff.

Developmental Coaches must be NCCP Competition-Introduction, Softball trained/certified of fully certified Level 2 in Softball, and have experience in player development, coaching experiences and an understanding of Softball’s Long Term Player Development.  The Developmental Coaches will work under the direction of the Softball Performance Centre Head Coach and must be available for the following Softball Performance Centre weekends:

Weekend #1 - Saturday, November 8, 2014 and Sunday, November 9, 2014
Weekend #2- Saturday, December 6, 2014 and Sunday, December 7, 2014
Weekend #3: Saturday, January 31, 2015 and Sunday, February 1, 2015
Weekend #4:  Saturday, February 7, 2014 and Sunday, February 8, 2015

Other Softball Performance Centre Developmental Coaches qualifications include:
  • Must be 18 years of age at the time of application
  • Must possess a valid G Class Driver’s License
  • Must have a current Vulnerable Sector Screening completed and be approved by Softball Ontario’s Screening Task Force
  • Must sign a Softball Ontario Confidentiality Agreement
  • Must complete a Softball Ontario Volunteer Application form
Softball Ontario’s Softball Performance Centres will provide a clear training pathway to Softball’s high performance system of skill development that will be delivered by:
  1. Team Ontario Coaching Staff (Female and Male)
  2. Developmental Coaches
  3. CANpitch Regional Pitching Instructors and Dartfish Specialists
  4. High Performance Athletes from Team Ontario/Team Canada
  5. Experts in the field of:
    1. Strength and Conditioning
    2. Sport Psychology
    3. Nutrition
    4. Performance Recovery
    5. Injury Management
Softball Performance Centre Development Coaches responsibilities include:
  • Assist the Head Coach to plan, develop, implement, monitor and evaluate the training program for (1) Softball Performance for U14, U16 and U18 softball players (female and male)
  • Create curriculum and content for Train2Train and Train2Compete players and coaches to utilize throughout the 4 weekends of training
  • Complete weekend evaluations for each player and Coach with the assistance of the other Softball Performance Centre staff
  • Submit quarterly weekend reports to the Softball Performance Centre Head Coach
The Softball Performance Centre Program will provide continuous and holistic training to Train2Train stage (U14 and U16) and Train2Compete (U18) players and coaches by preparing these identified softball players to meet the minimum fitness and skill training standards for the next level of Softball development/competition – Team Ontario and Team Canada.

 A Softball Performance Centre Developmental Coach eligible expenses as per Softball Ontario’s policies include:

Travel/Mileage: To and from their designated Softball Performance Centre at a rate of $.28/km
Meals:  $25.00/day while at the Softball Performance Centre
Honorarium:  $25.00/hour per 8 hours for 2 days for 4 weekends at the Softball Performance Centre
Accommodations: Will be reviewed on an individual basis to determine eligiblity

How to Apply
All interested Softball Coaches are asked to apply in writing, expressing their interest along with a detailed resume outlining your softball and professional background and qualifications for the interested position.  Applications should be sent no later than Friday, September 12, 2014 @ 4:30 pm.

In coming weeks, Softball Ontario will collect and evaluate all applications and successful candidates will be contacted.  Softball is confident that the Softball Performance Centres will continue to be a huge success and provides an excellent opportunity for Train2Train and Train2Compete softball players and coaches in a regional training setting across Ontario.

Email your resume to Steph Sutton via email: for consideration.

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