Great opportunity to live and work in beautiful Canmore Alberta! Canmore Illusions Gymnastics Club is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, 1-hour west of Calgary and 20 minutes east of Banff National Park.

Position Title: Competitive Gymnastics Coach, Women’s Artistic Gymnastics

Company Operating Name: Canmore Illusions Gymnastics Club

Business Address: 1900 8th Ave, Canmore, AB, T1W1Y2

Anticipated start date: Immediately


Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full-time position, Weekend, Day, Evening

Language of Work: English

Wage: $55,000-$57,000 based on experience. Compensation shall be reviewed in 1 year from start date and may increase upon performance review. Includes annual vacation, sick, and personal days.

Benefits package offered: Medical benefits, Extended health care benefits


Skill Requirements:


-National Coaching Certificate Level 3 or Equivalent

-Current and up to date Standard First-Aid & CPR certification

-Making Ethical Decisions and Respect in Sport certificates


-Minimum 7 years competitive coaching experience

-Strong technical knowledge of artistic gymnastics

-Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within women’s competitive gymnastics


-Organized, reliable, with effective communication skills

-Detail oriented

-Approachable and solution oriented

-Strong problem-solving skills in a fluid environment

-Ability to work well individually and as part of a team


Job Duties:

Will include but not limited to:


-Plan, develop and implement daily training sessions and yearly training plans for competitive provincial and national level gymnasts

-Develop and carry out team warm-up and physical preparation plans

-Develop training plans for individual athletes, including short and long-term goal setting

-Identify and develop gymnasts’ potential skills and abilities

-Analyze athletes’ strengths and weaknesses

-Prepare athletes physically and psychologically for competitive events

-Evaluate gymnasts’ performances and modify training plans as required

-Appropriately carry out and compose routines using the current Code of Points and appropriate Program Manuals

-Carry out non-competitive coaching for drop-in programs, and occasional school groups/user group bookings


-Assist Competitive Program Director in structuring the entire women’s competitive program

-Provide technical mentorship as required to other women’s program coaches

-Participate in parent/coach meetings regularly 1-2 times per season; and otherwise communicate with parents on an as needed basis in a timely and professional manner

-Assist with organizing and executing the Summit competition -Work collaboratively with other coaches to plan special events

-Attend monthly coaches meetings, and technical/planning meetings as required

-Assist in CIGC initiatives in the community including promotion of fundraising events and other community events in general; represent CIGC in a manner that enhances CIGC’s objectives and image -Provide a Professional Growth Plan and meet with one or two Board members in the Fall followed by a Performance review mid-year


Location of Work: Local sports club in Canmore, Alberta. Candidate may be required to work at and to occasionally attend meetings and events in other locations.


Contact Information:

How to Apply

By email: Interested applicants, please submit resume and cover letter to:

Jordana Drukarsh, Competitive Program Director, Canmore Illusions Gymnastics Club


1900 8th Avenue, Canmore AB, T1W1Y2


We thank all those who apply for the position, however only those considered further in the recruitment process will be contacted.


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