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Hockey Calgary

Application Deadline: March 1, 2013   Starting Date: April 1, 2013

Position: Executive Director

Job Description:

Executive Director

Hockey Calgary represents one of the largest minor hockey associations in Canada with 24 member associations that have 13,000 players, 3,000 coaches and 900 officials. This not-for- profit organization supports, promotes and governs hockey for players from age five in Timbits all the way up to age twenty in Junior. Its core values of Respect, Accountability, Approachability, Collaborative Partnerships, Communications, Consistency and Fair Play are designed to engage all of Hockey Calgary’s community stakeholders in a meaningful way with a vision to become the Benchmark of Sports Associations.

Reporting to and working with an accomplished volunteer Board of Directors, you will lead a dedicated staff together with hundreds of volunteers in the operation of an organization that plays a special role in the lives of thousands of families. Your strategic acuity will allow you to play an integral role in on-going business planning processes while setting program and service goals that answer the demand for minor hockey in a passionate hockey community. An articulate advocate among funders and participants, you will ensure that support for minor league hockey remains strong and enthusiastic.

As a visionary and strategic leader, you likely possess a post-secondary diploma or degree in sport administration or a related field, combined with executive level sport, non-profit or business administration experience. Dynamic, proactive and politically astute, you possess significant experience in operational and financial planning, and have a demonstrable record of reporting to, and supporting, a board of directors. With an exceptional ability to engage stakeholders, achieve consensus among diverse groups and move an organization forward, you will thrive in this high intensity environment that characterizes Canada’s most beloved sport.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please contact our office at 403-410-6700 or To be considered for this position, please submit your resume and related information online at

Type of Position:
Full Time

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Contact Information:
Hockey Calgary
Tel. 403-410-6700


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