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Thunder Seeking Athletic Therapist / Equipment Manager

June 28th, 2021 @ 9:19 am

The Drayton Valley Thunder Jr. A Hockey Club is accepting applications for the position of Athletic Therapist / Equipment Manager.

The successful applicant must have excellent communication and organizational skills and be able to work both independently and in a team environment.

Responsibilities / Duties for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist in the prevention, assessment and treatment of injuries
  • Responsible for giving players medical treatment they may need prior to, during or after practices/games
  • Provide medical coverage at all practice sessions and games, both home and away
  • Develop an Emergency Action Plan for any major injuries
  • Provide injury evaluation, management, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries
  • Develop a return to play plan for injured players
  • Coordinate treatment with physicians/medical personnel
  • Provide an injury report/update to the coaching staff daily
  • Maintain all medical records pertaining to treatment required
  • Coordinate medical insurance claims
  • Maintain team equipment: Sharpen skates, perform minor fixes, cleaning and laundry throughout the season
  • Keep an up to date inventory of all equipment
  • Order equipment as required
  • Participate in equipment budget development


  • Respect in Sport
  • Hockey Canada Safety Program
  • First Aid and CPR - Certified Athletic Therapist (CATA)
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, including Excel, Word and Outlook

To apply please forward a Cover Letter and Resume to: Head Coach Eric Thurston at (780) 289-8393

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