The Soo Thunderbirds 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 or after 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 and laundry 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)
  • ▪  Criminal Record Check
  • To apply please forward a cover letter, references and resume to:
    Soo Thunderbirds  GM
    Jamie Henderson
  • The Thunderbirds thank all candidates for their expressions of interest in the position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Schedule: Monday to Sunday following team schedule
  • Work Location: In-person
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