Southern Express Coaching applications

Lethbridge Minor Hockey Association (LMHA) is accepting applications for an Elite Head Coach for the 2023/2024 season.

Closing date for resume is April 3, 2023

Send application in the form of a resume to


Elite teams include:


U13AA (AFHL- Alberta Female Hockey League)

U15AA (AFHL- Alberta Female Hockey League)

U18AA (AFHL- Alberta Female Hockey League)


LMHA is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic, and motivated person to work with a group of young athletes to foster good sportsmanship, work ethic, and healthy competition.

The candidate should have demonstrated coaching experience, knowledge of the age group needs and requirements, demonstrated hockey knowledge and the ability to travel with the team when required.

For more information or to submit your coaching resume, contact Keith Hitchcock at



Strong hockey background in playing, coaching, evaluating athletes

Strong interest and commitment to child/athlete development

Ability to collaborate with fellow coaching personnel

Ability to clearly and professionally communicate on and off-ice requirements to players and parents

Available to meet time commitments outlined below

Meet or exceed NCCP coaching requirements as per Hockey Alberta Requirements


Job Responsibilities:

Serve as the official spokesperson on behalf of the team

Coordinate the delegation of responsibilities to the assistant coaches, manager, and team staff

Plan on and off-ice activities in consultation with the assistant coaches

Coordinate player evaluation and selection in conjunction with the association

Plan, implement, and control pre-game preparation and communication with the team

Design practice plans in consultation with the assistant coaches

Coach the team in all games and practices

Establish rules for the team and oversee the supervision of the players

Complete year-end report as required by the association

Outline practice plans, game strategy, and recommendations on how the program can be improved

Report to the association through the assigned mentor or designate



Time Commitment:

Weekly practices and/or games

Off-ice training

Weekly game/practice preparation

Tournaments (home and away)

Attend meetings as required by the association at the start of the season

Check emails and answer any enquires in a timely fashion