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Event-Based Positions Open with the Women's National Team

08/06/2013, 1:30pm EDT
By USA Hockey

The US Women’s National Team participates in several camps and tournaments (International and domestic) throughout the year.  We are seeking highly motivated, experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated professionals to support our program and participate in one or more of our National Team events in the following areas:

  • Equipment Manager
  • Video Coordinator/Coach
  • Team Leader

** ALL POSITIONS ARE EVENT BASED - NOT FULL TIME **


Our Women’s National Team is dedicated to leveraging the BEST in every area of our support team to ensure Team USA is surrounded by a highly skilled and passionate team of professionals. Many of the “BEST” in the field already work within our National Team Program. However, with the number of camps and events that we host or participate in, requires us to add more staff members to our existing team of professionals.

The US Women’s National Team is compiled of the most elite, skilled and motivated players in our sport, and we are expecting that all applicants have a matched level of professionalism and experience.

JOB DESCRIPTIONS:  

POSITION: National Team Equipment Manager: (APPLY)

  • Experience working in IIHF sanctioned events preferred
  • Previous or current experience working with a National Team, NHL Organization, Professional League, or Collegiate (Division 1) program is required
  • Ability to troubleshoot and adapt based on environment. Our events are held in a range of locations and with various levels of support. Being able to adjust and execute your role regardless of these unknown variables is critical.
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Maintaining a professional /organized appearance in our locker room
    • Team laundry
    • Skate sharpening
    • Equipment maintenance / repair
    • Maintaining/updating inventory : equipment, supplies, supplements, misc. team items
    • Coordinating with the following positions (Strength & Conditioning Coach, Athletic Trainer, Massage Therapist, Team Physician, Team Manager, Coaches) to ensure all items are packed and properly shipped to and from events

POSITION: National Team Video Coordinator: (APPLY)

  • A strong knowledge of hockey is required.
  • Experience working in IIHF sanctioned events preferred
  • Previous or current experience in one or more of the following: National Team, NHL, Professional, Collegiate (Division 1)
  • Proficient in the following software: XOS, XOS Thunder, HUDL, Rinknet, Final Cut Pro and Flexxcoach (drill design).
  • Ability to troubleshoot and adapt based on environment. Our events are held in a range of locations and with various levels of support. Being able to adjust and execute your role regardless of these unknown variables is critical.
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Live video breakdown during each game (and practices/scrimmages as needed)
    • Additionally, post game breakdown as directed by the coaching staff.
    • Utilize a variety of computer software skills to edit game footage and produce misc. team videos as needed.
    • Preparation and pre-scouting support.
    • Work with Player/Skill Development Staff to breakdown of player performance and habits.
    • Assist Coaching Staff / Hockey Operations as needed.

POSITION: Team Leader: (APPLY)  
The Team Leader role (is an event based position) that is designed to add general support to the existing/full time staff that works on behalf of our National Team during events. Troubleshooting, planning, and the ability to proactively manage a range of tasks are all major aspects of the role. Other requirements include:

  • A strong knowledge of hockey is required
  • Experience in a Team Management position (at the collegiate level or higher) preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Applications: Word, Power Point, Excel, Publisher
  • Strong ability to multitask/troubleshoot
  • Energetic / Team Player
  • A proactive approach to addressing and completing tasks
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Onsite point person for all schedule related activities/tasks (ensure meals, travel/transportation, access to conference rooms, etc., are all aligned with team needs).
    • Responsible for knowing the game protocol/clock countdown to assist in relaying key times to coaches and player.
    • Updating game cards prior to each game and printing prior to game
    • Assist with planning team activities (sight seeing, team meals off site, etc).
    • Helping track stats (as needed) during games
    • Help coordinate / relay any tournament or camp related updates/information to staff and players
    • Assist Hockey Ops as needed during games.

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