Friday, May 27, 2011

Cents Looking for an Athletic Trainer/Equipment Manager

The staff changes continue for the Merritt Centennials as Jason Kitzan won't be back for his third season as the club's Athletic Trainer & Equipment Manager.

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Merritt, BC - May 26, 2011

The Merritt Centennials have an immediate opening for an Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager. The salary is minimum $2000 per month (negotiable) and the contract length is negotiable.

This posting expires on July 1, 2011. The Centennials appreciate all interest in the position, but only applicants considered for an interview will be contacted.

Applications are accepted by fax to (250) 378-3609, email to, or mail to Merritt Centennials, Human Resources, P.O. Box 1730, Merritt, BC, V1K 1B8, (Attn: Luke Pierce)

Job Description

Role and Responsibilities

The Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager is a key part of the success of the Merritt Centennials Hockey Club, contributing to the health and readiness of the players and working with the coaching staff to ensure optimal performance.

Coordinate and implement all medical, rehabilitation and strength and conditioning activities
Responsible for equipment inventory tracking, maintenance and distribution
Responsible for injury prevention and assessment

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Preferred experience with hockey teams or other team related sports. Applicants must have the following qualifications:

Certified Athletic Therapist
Bachelor's Degree or Diploma: Kinesiology or related program preferred

The following credentials are preferred but not essential:

NSCA CSCS certification
Hockey Canada 'Speak Out' and 'Safety' Programs

Preferred Skills

Working knowledge of modality unit preferred. Applicants must be committed to working in team environment and proven ability to handle multiple tasks and responsibilities.

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