Employment Opportunity: Hockey Coach in Beijing, China

December 15, 2018


Job Title:Hockey Coach

Location:Beijing, China

Work Hours:6 days a week, approximately 40 hours a week

Duration:1-year contract, starting February 1st, 2019

Compensation:Approximately CNY 300,000/ year (CAD $58,000) before taxes

Additional:Housing, round trip flight, insurance and work visa provided


Job Purpose:To develop, manage and coach ice hockey programs


Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create and coach Learn to Skate and Learn to Play programs
  • Lead team practices for club hockey teams from 5 years to 12 years
  • Assist with ball hockey and off-ice training
  • Work with a team of coaches to develop a year-long strategy for all programs and teams
  • Plan and manage the coaching tools and equipment


Additional Responsibilities

  • Constantly maintain a professional brand image
  • Work closely with team members on promotional opportunities



  • Ability to work with young children
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Open minded and sensitive to cultural differences
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to enthuse a wide range of participants
  • Basic Chinese language skills and understanding of Chinese customs



  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized college or university
  • Hockey Canada/ USA Hockey Coaching Certification



  • Experience in a sport related position
  • Experience as a hockey coach
  • Experience as a player
  • Other coaching or teaching experience



Send a professional photo, cover letter and resume to Can Life Sports – curtis@canlifesports.com


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