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The St. Albert Raiders Hockey program is accepting applications for the position of Head Coach in our U16 AA and U18 AA teams program for the 2023/2024 season.


We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to work with a group of young athletes to foster good sportsmanship, respect, work ethic, and skill development.


  • Support on-ice and off-ice skill development

  • Develop and implement team tactics and strategies

  • Engage in game and practice preparation

  • Attend all team practices, games, and events as required

  • Build strong relationships with players, parents, and other coaches to create a positive culture.

  • Select qualified assistant coaches, team manager, and other team personnel.

  • Collaborate with the St. Albert Raiders development personnel throughout the season.

  • Attend a minimum of two St. Albert Raiders Hockey program coach education meetings.


  • Adaptable, flexible and growth mindset.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with players and their families.

  • Works well in a collaborative team environment with a strong ability to develop relationships.

  • A sincere interest in helping athletes to maximize their potential.

  • Demonstrated coaching experience in competitive stream hockey.

  • Awareness of the rules and regulations of the Assocation, Hockey Alberta and Hockey Canada.

AA Head Coaches must have or be able to achieve the following qualifications and certifications:

  • Hockey Canada - Development 1

  • Respect in Sport (Activity Leader)

  • Hockey Canada - Checking Skills

  • VSC (Vulnerable Sector Check)

This position requires flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, to accommodate team practices and games.

We offer a competitive honorarium and are invested in supporting the ongoing education of our coaches. In addition, all St. Albert Raiders coaches have access to coaching mentorship intended to support the advancement of coaches within the program.

St. Albert Minor Hockey Association is an equal opportunity organization. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all coaches. 

All interested applicants are asked to please complete the COACH APPLICATION form prior to June 1st. While our organization appreciates all expressions of interest, not all applicants will be selected for interviews.

Thank you.


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