Head Coach, Women’s Volleyball Team, Competition # GEN-21-08, Thunder Bay, ON

Administrative/Staff Positions
Thunder Bay

Head Coach

Women’s Volleyball Team

Lakehead University Athletics Department

Thunder Bay, Ontario

Full-Time, Permanent


Competition # GEN-21-08


Reporting to the Athletics Director, the incumbent is responsible for coaching, planning,

coordinating and implementing of all aspects of the women’s varsity volleyball program at

Lakehead University. Participating as a member of the varsity sport unit, the incumbent will

assist in creating a culture that embraces and supports student athletes, coaches, and teams

in pursuit of excellence and will contribute to the formulation of programs and services that

support overall program development and create an excellent student experience.


Revenue generation for program enhancement and building strong relations with alumni and

friends is a key priority of sports at Lakehead University Athletics. This position works with the

Athletics Director to set revenue targets and to raise the agreed upon level of annual

revenues that will directly support program enhancement costs. This position is responsible

for the organization, implementation and execution of programming for children and young

adults through camps and leagues. This position will also be responsible for other assigned

administrative duties as they pertain to the Athletic Department.



Postsecondary degree; NCCP Certification Level III or equivalent experience preferred.



Experience coaching volleyball at a university, competitive club, provincial or national

program or equivalent



Full knowledge of, and a demonstrated ability to analyze, all aspects of volleyball. Excellent

interpersonal and communication skills; instructional, coaching and motivating skills,

influencing and team building skills. Demonstrated skills/abilities in planning and organizing,

taking initiative and exercising good judgement. Ability to maintain tact and composure in a

highly competitive environment. Good numeracy and record keeping skills; good written

communication skills; and computer proficiency.


Interested applicants are invited to submit a single pdf document quoting competition # GEN-21-08, that includes cover letter, resume, Confirmation of Eligibility to Work in Canada form along with the contact information of three references to:


Office of Human Resources

Email: careers@lakeheadu.ca



We appreciate your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be notified.


Lakehead University is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals including women, racialized persons, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and other equity-seeking groups. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  This is in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements.


Lakehead University is committed to supporting an accessible environment. Applicants requiring accommodation during the interview process should contact the Office of Human Resources at (807) 343.8334 or human.resources@lakeheadu.ca to make appropriate arrangements.