Athletic Trainer and Equipment Manager

The Drumheller Dragons are looking for an Athletic Trainer and Equipment Manager for the 2013-2014 Season.

•       Medical:
               o Injury prevention and exercise preparation, in collaboration with coaching staff, through the  development and implementation of warm-up, cool-down, stretching, icing and taping protocols
               o First response to injuries; injury assessment
               o In collaboration with coaching staff and Team medical staff, the development, implementation and  supervision of short term and long term injury treatment protocols (including coordination of  appointments with Team medical staff and other external human resources such as doctors,  chiropractors, massage therapists, physiotherapists, etc.)
               o Coordination of game coverage scheduling with Team medical staff and other external human  resources (including doctors, paramedics, EMTs, athletic therapists [if necessary], etc.)
•      Equipment:
               o Inventory, ordering, and supply of all Team and player equipment related to hockey operations  (i.e.,  gloves, helmets, sticks, apparel, etc.)
               o Distribution and recovery of equipment to/from players
               o Maintenance and repair of all equipment
               o Skate sharpening
               o In collaboration with coaching staff, office staff, and external service providers, the ordering,  assembly and repair of jerseys (including numbering, logos, name bars and general stitching)
               o In collaboration with coaching staff and arena staff, the coordination, implementation and  supervision of the maintenance, cleaning and repair of Team dressing room and environment
               o Bench and dressing room set-up for practices and games (water bottles, towels, pucks, etc.)
               o Post-practice and post-game laundry

Compensation Structure:
•ï? If necessary, the duties of and compensation for this role can be structured in a flexible way by using  external service providers to support the successful candidate. This will depend on the candidate’s  qualifications, experience, availability and goals, and the compensation can be determined based on  the amount of support required. This could include, for example, the provision of a billet home during  the hockey season in order to address the seasonal nature of the position.

Position Start Date:  This position is available August 2013

Please apply to:
Brian Curran, General Manager and Head Coach