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Cowichan Valley Capitals Hockey Club – Head Trainer and Equipment Manager

The Cowichan Valley Capitals Junior Hockey Club is seeking a Head Trainer and Equipment Manager for the upcoming season.

Reports to: General Manager and Head Coach

Primary Responsibilities

  • Game and practice preparation, including dressing room maintenance.
  • Skate sharpening and equipment maintenance (experience is considered an asset but training is available).
  • Responsible for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses of players.
  • Working in conjunction with the team doctor and other medical staff as needed, including coordinating and arranging player appointments.
  • Communicating with and updating hockey operations staff regarding player injuries, conditions and recovery.
  • Maintaining records regarding players’ conditions, training and treatment plans.
  • Documentation of all injuries, training and treatment plans.
  • Responsible for ordering and inventory of supplies.
  • Assist with filing and processing insurance documents.
  • Comply with all BCHL and organizational regulations and requirements.

Position Requirements

  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in the hockey industry
  • Understanding of the hockey environment and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Preference will be given to those who are certified Athletic Therapists
  • Sports First Responder Certificate
  • Concussion Awareness Training Tool
  • Criminal Record Check

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Head Coach/GM Mike Vandekamp (