Barrie, ON – The Southern Ontario Training Centre (SOTC) once again invites highly qualified candidates to apply for the position of Head Coach, to lead the growth and development of this newly formed high performance training centre for competitive cross country skiers. After an extensive search this winter that attracted a number of qualified candidates, we have yet to find the right match. Based on the overwhelming support for the SOTC initiative received from athletes, sponsors, clubs, and the broader ski community, we have decided to re-advertise the position in hopes of attracting additional applicants. We are committed to recruiting the best coach that we can in order to help our athletes reach their potential.
Prospective candidates should consult the accompanying Job Notice and submit application materials to SOTC no later than May 1, 2011. Applicants should be prepared to take up the position no later than June 1, 2011.
SOTC’s mission is to further the development of cross country skiing in Ontario by providing a high performance training centre for athletes who have graduated from high school and are committed to excellence in cross country skiing. Under the guidance of a full-time professional coach, athletes from across Ontario will explore their potential in cross country skiing while engaging in post-secondary studies if they choose. SOTC athletes train together on a year-round basis while representing their home clubs at provincial, national and continental competitions. SOTC is hosted by the Hardwood Hills Nordic Development Centre (HHNDC), aka “Team Hardwood”, utilizing the world class trails and other training amenities at Hardwood Ski and Bike and the surrounding area. The Southern Ontario Training Centre is an initiative of Team Hardwood and other SOTC Founding Clubs, including the Kawartha Nordic Ski Club and the Waterloo Region Nordic Sports Club. SOTC also acknowledges the generous support of our sponsors (KRG Insurance, Monette May & Associates, Hardwood Ski and Bike, Dalton Pharma Services, Barrie Sports Medicine, Gulfcom, and Newman Engineering) and numerous individual donors.