Job Opportunity – Athletic Therapist & Equip. Manager

The Virden Oil Capitals Hockey Club of the MJHL is seeking an Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager for the 2016-2017 season.

Requirements – CAT preferred, First Aid, CPR, Respect in Sport

Start Date - August 15th/2016
End Date - May 1st/2017 (Approx)

Job Description

• Skate sharpening.

• Implement an effective Emergency Action Plan with your team. 

• Recognize life-threatening and significant injuries, and be prepared to deal with serious injury.

• Manage minor injuries according to basic injury management principles and refer players to medical professionals when necessary.

• Recognize injuries that require a player to be removed from action. Refer players to medical professionals and coordinate return to play.

• Conduct regular checks of players’ equipment to ensure proper fit, protective quality and maintenance.

• Promote proper conditioning, warm-up, and cool down techniques as effective methods of injury prevention.

• Maintain accurate medical information files on all players and team officials and bring these to all team activities.

• Maintain a Player Injury Log.

• Maintain a fully stocked First Aid Kit.

• Facilitate communication with players, coaches, parents, physicians, therapists, paramedical personnel, officials and other volunteers regarding safety, injury prevention and player’s health status.

• Prepare home dressing room.

• Provides equipment duties during all home and away games and all practices.

• Oversees team laundry operation.

• Must be able to travel and maintain flexible hours including some holidays and weekends.

• Perform some office duties, including managing equipment inventory.

Salary will depend on experience.

Deadline to apply: Friday July 22nd

Please submit resume to:

Troy Leslie
Head Coach/GM
Virden Oil Capitals Junior A Hockey Club
O: 204.851.7722
E: troy@oilcapshockey.com

**The Oil Capitals enter our fifth season in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League, in that span both the franchise’s Athletic Therapists have advanced to the next level. Stephen Wady is currently employed with the CFL’s Calgary Stampeders and Brenden Hope is in the Western Hockey League with the Saskatoon Blades.