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Job Title  | Hockey Manager
Employer  | Sabertooth Sports & Entertainment (“SS&E”)
Job Location  | Ford Ice Center – Clarksville
Department  | Rink Programming
Job Reports to  | Senior Manager, Rink Programming 
Status:  | Exempt
About the Role:  | SS&E is looking for an associate who is passionate about growing hockey in Middle Tennessee at the newest Ford Ice Center! This position will be responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Hockey department to grow, diversify, and progress the next generation of hockey fans. Duties will include coordinating and administering various youth and adult focused hockey development programs both on and off the ice including on-ice camps/clinics, NPAHA youth and adult leagues, in-arena appreciations, and creating new revenue streams to sustain programming. 
Updated:  | 10/12/2022
SS&E Perks:  | In addition to medical, dental, vision, and life insurance, (active the first of the month following hire date) all full-time employees of the SS&E are eligible for the following: referral bonuses, 401K eligibility (after 1 year of employment), priority access to event presales at FMBA and Bridgestone Arena , tickets to events (when available), Nashville Locker Room (pro shop) discount, 19+ days of paid time off each year, work from home opportunities (if applicable), Ford Ice Center programming discount, on demand pay, and bonus potential.
Equal Opportunity Employer:  | Sabertooth Sports & Entertainment is an equal opportunity employer. The organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability status, genetic information, or any other applicable federal or state protected classification. The organization celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.  In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 270-987-1994 or [email protected] to request an accommodation.  
 
Job Responsibilities  
  • Coordinates Youth & Adult Hockey programming for Ford Ice Center Clarksville including but not limited to developing, planning, organizing, and promoting Youth & Adult Hockey Learn to Play Programs, Leagues, Clinics and Tournaments.  
  • Maintains active communication of all issues and opportunities with Senior Manager of Rink Programming. 
  • Creates game schedules for all youth & adult leagues and prepares information/weekly communication that is distributed to parents, players, captains, sponsors, staff and officials regarding program policies and operations. 
  • Execute on-ice programming with strong leadership and high-level coaching qualities. 
  • Assist in the evaluation of players for proper placement in divisions within leagues and programs. 
  • Helps to hire, guide, and develop special event staff, scoreboard operators and officials, and coaches.  
  • Develop programming for internal CEP/Officials seminars, youth & adult camps and clinics. 
  • Assist in the organization of clinics and camps with outside organizations. 
  • Maintain a strong relationship within the Adult Hockey community to help drive traffic to Open Hockey and Drop-in Hockey. 
  • Evaluates programs and services and makes recommendations based on findings. 
  • Assist others within the Ford Ice Center organization to promote the facility. 
  • Other related duties as assigned. 
 
Minimum Requirements: 
  • Four-year (4) degree in Sports Management, Recreation, Business Management or a related field from an accredited college or university. 
  • Five years (5) of hockey playing experience. 
  • USA Hockey CEP Level 1 or higher required. 
  • Knowledge of our rink programming system, DaySmart, preferred. 
  • Knowledge of the hockey community in the Middle Tennessee area. 
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and Scheduling. 
  • The selected candidate must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed. 
  • As a condition of employment, qualified applicants will be subject to a background check, including a criminal history check, driving history and character references.  
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, possess a suitable driving history and be insurable by SS&E’s insurance carrier (without conditions). 
 
Essential Physical Requirements: 
  • Occasional heavy lifting/ moving of items up to 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to work and endure multiple hours on an ice surface and ability to ice skate.  
  • Exposure to bright lights, extreme temperatures, and loud noise. 
  • Excellent speaking and listening skills, requiring the perception of speech. 
 
 
Equipment Used: 
  • Including, but not limited to office equipment, barcoding scanner system, industrial equipment, hockey equipment, ice resurfacing equipment and scoreboard equipment. 
  • PC based desktop/laptop (Microsoft Office) 
  • Multiline phone system 
 
 
Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instruction or assignments.