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TPH-Cincinnati Is Making a Full-Time Hockey Hire with an Immediate Start Date!
In hockey, the term “200-foot player” is used to describe a team member who is committed to doing all the little things right… Well, we in TPH are in search of just that: a “200-foot player” to join our TPH Cincinnati staff as a Player Development Coach/Mentor… Director & Head of Hockey Ryan McGinnis is looking for a hard-working, detailed, committed team member to serve as his “1B” in our Academy model. Like a TPH Director, this “jack of all trades” will have the opportunity to wear multiple hats, from hockey instructor, to recruiter, to administrator, to the most important hat of all: mentor to aspiring-elite student-athletes... Sound like you? If successful in the role, you’ll have put yourself on a path to becoming a Director & Head of Hockey in TPH or will have the experience and confidence to apply for that high level professional coaching or administrative role you have always dreamed about.  Continue scrolling to review the full job description.
Education, Experience, and Skills Required
●       2+ years of hockey related experience preferred
●       Ability to communicate effectively and teach/coach others
●       Computer skills and ability to learn software programs utilized by TPH

The essential functions of the position include but are not limited to the following:

Culture, Mentorship and Impact Functions
  • Support and enforce all TPH, member or partner association (if applicable) and USA Hockey guidelines related to student-athlete safety, health and overall well-being.
  • Support the oversight of a quality culture that promotes work ethic, discipline and acceptance, and hold student-athletes accountable to a high standard that promotes these traits.
  • Take interest in each individual as a player, athlete, student and person, and establish touchpoints with all individuals under your tutelage, so as to forge a strong partnership, one that is built on honesty and trust.
  • Demand that student-athletes be punctual, focused and invested for all activities, and be prepared to do the same as an adult mentor.
  • Take a vested interest in overall student-athlete wellness and utilize the TPH-Kinduct app as much as possible to (1) individualize and customize the overall experience and (2) initiate conversations that lead to positively impacting the lives of student-athletes.
  • Take interest in everything related to the culture within the Center of Excellence classroom and recognize that athletic and academic performance go hand-in-hand.
  • Maintain a direct line of communication with the Head of Academics and/or Success Coaches regarding student-athlete performance, and engage and/or enforce when called upon.
  • Care for and maintain a direct line of communication with the Strength & Conditioning Coach regarding the development of the Hockey-Athlete within each individual., when requested.  
  • Formulate added value experiences and opportunities for all players, specific but not limited to field trips, community service projects, guest speakers, team building exercises and presentations, when asked.
  • Lead and/or participate in weekly, monthly, quarterly and yearly performance review meetings.
  • Make sure that non-hockey players (if applicable) are receiving a quality, “inclusive” experience and feel part of the TPH family.

Recruiting Functions
  • Support and actively participate in the recruiting process for the division, specifically scheduled recruiting meetings. 
  • Attend area tournaments, showcases and weekday games.
  • Evaluate player performance.
  • Build relationships and communicate with coaches, team managers and advisers regarding potential Academy attendees.
  • Build relationships and communicate with prospective Academy families.
  • Utilize TPH’s Hubspot CRM recruiting software and comply with all directives.

On and Off-Ice Instructional Functions
  • Support and lead, as requested, the planning of on and off-ice sessions consistent with TPH’s Hockey Model.
  • Support and lead video sessions, dynamic warm-ups and all other hockey/athletic activities.
  • Execute all training/practice plans independently when instructed to do so.  
  • Make recommendations for additions to the training program.  
  • Accumulate and log video of on-ice training sessions for instructional and continuous improvement purposes.  Analyze and make specific recommendations based on the analysis. 
  • Ensure all student-athletes are training in a safe, positive environment, one that is consistent with TPH and USA Hockey policies.

Administrative, Financial, Logistical and Operational
  • At the discretion of the Director, support the operation in the following areas:
    • Filling of all programs to capacity.
    • Adhere to a budget and provide requested updates.
    • Book ice and facility usage, when tasked.
    • Build staff schedules, when tasked.
    • Order jerseys, equipment and supplies.
    • Handle all communication with both families and staff members.
    • Coordinate marketing efforts.
    • Prepare events and activities.  
    • Log and track relevant attendance and advancement data.
    • Oversee student-athlete transportation, if applicable.
    • Utilize and communicate with TPH vendors.

Recruiting duties: 
  • Utilization and implementation of TPH’s Hubspot CRM recruiting software
  • Follow TPH’s 12 month recruiting calendar. 
  • Populate a recruiting database with prospective student-athletes.
  • Provide strong input in developing a strategic plan to drive student-athlete interest in the Academy model in particular.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Are you eligible to work in the United States without restrictions?

  2. What is your earliest availability to start?

  3. What are your salary expectations?