Opening: Immediate – Part-time – Open until filled
Position Summary: The Skating Coach will be responsible for teaching the fundamental basics of ice skating in group and one-on-one settings through the AFSC Learn to Skate programs under the supervision of the AFSC Skating Program Director and AFSC Board.
- At least two (2) years of experience in coaching skaters in groups and private lessons ranging from pre-school age to adults, beginners to advanced, and recreational to competitive
- Demonstrated knowledge of various levels and facets of figure skating, U.S. Figure Skating (USFS) rules and regulations, and Learn to Skate USA curriculum.
- Demonstrated proper safety knowledge and use of all necessary skating equipment.
- Current Learn to Skate USA Instructor Compliance, including SafeSport, background check, and professional liability insurance.
- Current U.S. Figure Skating Coach Compliance and Professional Skaters Association (PSA) Membership
- Maintain current Home-Club or Associate AFSC Membership.
- Current certification in AED/CPR and First Aid
Nature and Scope of Duties:
- Needs to be available for 75% of scheduled AFSC ice sessions (evenings and weekends)
- Demonstrate proper use of skating equipment, techniques, and methods of proper movements to achieve proficiency in basic skills.
- Follow the Learn to Skate USA Basic Skills program format.
- Follow all club and rink rules, policies, and procedures.
- Explain and enforce Learn to Skate USA and facility safety, rules, and regulations.
- Keep group lesson attendance records up to date.
- Ensure all students receive an equal amount of instruction.
- Track hours and turn in timesheets on time to Skating Program Director.
- Be available to meet with parents and discuss skater’s progress prior to class start time and after class time ends as needed.
- Prepare skating level certificates and progress reports.
- Recommend class level for re-enrollment.
- Encourage new enrollment and promote re-enrollment.
- Keep current with the latest skating rules and trends.
- Keep students and parents informed of skating competitions and club activities such as ice exhibitions.
- Prepare program a group for inclusion
- Notify the AFSC Skating Program Director via email if you need to find a substitute, assist the Director in finding one, and prepare your students if you are missing a class.
The position is paid hourly (rate commensurate with experience) based on timesheets submitted for on-ice activities.
Interested candidates, please email the Employment Application Form and any additional documents to: email@example.com, use the subject of Skating Coach.