Youth Hockey Program Director

Youth Hockey Program Director

Angola, Indiana


The Youth Hockey Program Director will lead the development and implementation of a unified youth hockey program which will provide the basis to develop the appropriate skills and attitudes among youth hockey players and coaches in order to prepare them to be competitive at all levels of play.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement long term vision and objectives for Youth Hockey Programs
    working closely with the community, the YMCA and local schools.
  • Develop and implement annual revenue and expense budgets.
  • Assist in the recruitment and facilitate and participate in the volunteer coach selection
  • Facilitate and participate in tryouts and team selection.
  • Facilitate and participate in coach development for the Youth Hockey Program.
  • Facilitate and participate in player development for the Youth Hockey Program.
  • Ensure that the Youth Hockey Program is promoting age-appropriate skill development
    at all levels.
  • Assist in assignment of all ice times across all teams and levels within Youth Hockey
  • Facilitate and participate in appointing Coordinators for Youth Hockey Program.
  • Ensure team placement for all registered players within the Youth Hockey Program.
  • Serve as Tournament Director for all youth hockey tournaments.
  • Required to perform duties with limited supervision and will be required to make
    significant independent decisions.
  • Direct, manage, implement, and develop ongoing policies and procedures for all youth
    hockey related programming with emphasis on risk management and safety of all patrons
    and staff.
  • Directs and oversees all hockey related equipment used for Youth Hockey with an
    emphasis on safety and quality.
  • Direct the planning and organizing of the marketing of all youth hockey programs.
  • Assist Rink Mangager with managing the rink
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2 - 6 years of experience in ice related youth sports and activities,  or equivalent education and experience.
  • Successful management and recreational programming experience.
  • Experience in working within a university environment.
  • USA Hockey coaching certification.
  • Demonstrated commitment to sport.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Efficient planner with follow-through

Outstanding Benefits

Trine University offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit your needs and the needs of your family. Some benefits offered include:

  • Health – medical, dental, vision, flex spending, HSA accounts
  • Life Insurance – a variety of voluntary life options are available along with an employer paid employee life policy valued at 1½ times annual salary
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Retirement – after one year of full-time service you are eligible for an employer contribution of 5% and up to an additional 5% employer match
  • Education – after 6 months of full-time service, undergraduate education benefits are available for employee, spouse, and dependent children


The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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Trine University is an equal opportunity employer.  Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, genetic information, citizenship status, military status, or any other basis prohibited by law, unless such basis constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification. Trine will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and for religious beliefs.