Now Hiring: Athletic Therapist/Equipment Manager

The Drayton Valley Thunder Jr. A Hockey Club is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Therapist / Equipment Manager for the upcoming 2024/2025 season.

The successful applicant must have excellent communication and organizational skills and be able to work both independently and in a team environment.

Responsibilities / Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • ▪  Assist in the prevention, assessment and treatment of injuries
  • ▪  Responsible for giving players medical treatment they may need prior to, during orafter practices/games.
  • ▪  Provide medical coverage at all practice sessions and games, both home and away
  • ▪  Develop an Emergency Action Plan for any major injuries
  • ▪  Provide injury evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
  • ▪  Develop a return to play plan for injured players
  • ▪  Coordinate treatment with physicians/medical personnel
  • ▪  Provide an injury report/update to the coaching staff daily
  • ▪  Maintain all medical records pertaining to treatment required
  • ▪  Coordinate medical insurance claims
  • ▪  Maintain team equipment: Sharpen skates, perform minor fixes, cleaning andlaundry throughout the season
  • ▪  Keep an up-to-date inventory of all equipment
  • ▪  Order equipment as required
  • ▪  Participate in equipment budget development Qualifications:
  • ▪  Respect in Sport
  • ▪  Hockey Canada Safety Program
  • ▪  First Aid and CPR
  • ▪  Certified Athletic Therapist (CATA) or
  • ▪  Provisional Certification- All new grads welcome to apply
  • ▪  Criminal Record Check
  • ▪  Proficiency with MS Office applications, including Excel, Word and Outlook 

    To apply please forward a cover letter, references and resume to:
    DV Thunder Head Coach and GM
    C/O Geoff Walker

    The Thunder thanks all candidates for their expressions of interest in the position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

  • Job type: Full time
  • Schedule: Monday to Sunday following team schedule
  • Ability to relocate/commute to Drayton Valley before starting to work (required)
  • Work Location: In-person
  • Housing arrangements can be included as part of the wage negotiations.