Assistant Coach, Learn to Skate (Part-time) - Kraken Community Iceplex (Seattle · WA)

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Our Purpose:

We are building a championship organization that serves our fans, community and business partners through world class sports and entertainment. We believe that Winning Matters, our Fans come first, with risk comes reward, great teams can achieve unimaginable results, honoring the Pacific Northwest is our duty and driving the business is our responsibility.


Position Summary:

The Assistant Learn to Skate Coach will instruct classes in our Kraken Skating Academy’s Learn to Skate program. Kraken Skating Academy is a member of Learn to Skate USA. Coaches will instruct skaters using Learn to Skate USA LTS Curriculum.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead or assist a learn to skate class at KCI
  • Report to LTS Supervisor and Skating Director
  • Support Kraken Skating Academy skating pipeline
  • Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers
  • Monitor the activities of skaters in the arena, locker rooms, and lobby
  • Advise skaters & parents of rules and regulations during skating classes at the rink
  • Monitor the condition of the ice rink and ensures that the facility and equipment is safe and usable
  • Assist with Kraken Skating Academy special events


Required Experience & Qualifications:

  • Figure skating or hockey experience
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Organized and detail-oriented, resourceful, quick learner, and able to handle multiple projects
  • A high degree of personal integrity and consistently put the interests of the organization first
  • Must be a fierce communicator and cross-organizational collaborator
  • Must be at least 16 years old
  • Must like interacting with children, be enthusiastic, reliable


Preferred Experience & Qualifications:

  • Experience with youth sports at the recreational and elite level
  • Understanding of hockey and figure skating
  • Understanding of Kraken Skating Academy on-ice programming


Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule
  • Position is performed throughout a recreational facility. Work will be done on and around the ice. Position involves sitting, standing, walking, stooping, lifting carrying, pushing, pulling, and ice skating
  • Frequent bending, lifting 15-20 pounds, sitting, exposure to multiple external elements, extensive walking through the building including inclines and stairs
  • Part-time hourly role


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Hiring:

The Seattle Kraken aspire to write a new playbook in sports and entertainment that includes everyone. In alignment with this vision, if you don’t meet every job requirement listed—or if you haven’t played ice hockey before or are still learning about the sport—we still encourage you to apply. We understand you may bring other relevant experiences and expertise to help us become the highest performance organization we can be. One of our core values is ‘Make Us Better’ and we recognize diversity, equity and inclusion as a critical business strategy.  

If you’d like to request an accommodation in the application or interview process, please let us know by emailing: [email protected].


Seattle Hockey Partners, LLC and Seattle Arena Company, LLC are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We do not discriminate on basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, parental status, military service, or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws. 


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