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Seeking U15 AA & U18 AA Female Assistant Coaches

U15 AA and U18 AA Rocky Mountain Raiders Assistant Coaches 

The Okotoks Oilers Athletic Association (OOAA) is now accepting applications for volunteer assistant coaching positions for both the U15 AA and U18 AA Rocky Mountain Raiders for the 2021/2022 season.   

OOAA is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to work with a group of young athletes to foster good sportsmanship, work ethic, skill development and healthy competition. 

The U15 AA and U18 AA Rocky Mountain Raiders Assistant Coaches must have, or be able to achieve the following qualifications and certifications:

  • Development 1 (Trained)
  • Respect in Sport

The roles and responsibilities of the volunteer position include:

GENERAL:

  • Actively participate in evaluations and team selection
  • Execution of practice plan and skill development 
  • Execution of game preparation
  • Provide feedback to players during practices and games
  • Off-ice team building and team morale
  • Assist Head Coach with Video
  • Ability to travel with team when required

FORWARD AC:

  • Provide feedback to forwards regarding team systems. Includes Dzone, forecheck, neutral zone, powerplay, and penalty kill positioning specific to winger or center 
  • Identify areas of growth for players
  • Potentially run forward end during Forward/ defense split drills

DEFENSE AC:

  • Provide feedback to defense regarding team systems. Includes Dzone, forecheck, neutral zone, powerplay, and penalty kill positioning specific to defense
  • Identify areas of growth for players
  • Potentially run defense end during forward / defense split drills

The Okotoks Oilers Athletic Association is an equal opportunity organization. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all coaches.  If you are interested in these volunteer roles, please submit your expression of interest to mbara@okotokshockey.com along with a resume of your qualifications by Monday June 28, 2021.  Only those being considered for the volunteer position will be contacted for an interview.

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U18AA Female Head Coach Announcment

OOAA is thrilled to announce our U18AA Female Head Coach Madison Biluk !

Madison grew up in Gimli, Manitoba playing for the Interlake Lightning AAA program. In her grade 12 year in 2012 she played for the Eastman Selects, before moving to Chicago for her first two years of university.  Madison played with the Robert Morris University Eagles for two years in the ACHA Division 1, and did a two-year Associate Degree in Exercise Science, focusing on fitness training during her time there.  

During Madison’s rookie year she was named to the 2nd all star team in the CCWHA playoffs. Her team placed third at the ACHA national championship later that year. In her second year she suffered an
injury that cut her playing career short. Madison moved back to Gimli after that to continue her education at the University of Winnipeg, where she completed a Kinesiology degree in Physical and
Health Education, before getting her Bachelor of Education in the after-degree program in 2020.
Madison is now completing her first year teaching at Dasmesh School Winnipeg.
Madison become the Head Coach of the varsity girls basketball team in Gimli for four years, and during her third year with the team the won the AA provincial championship. That year Madison was also
awarded AA coach of the year at the Basketball Manitoba awards banquet.

In 2018 Madison got the opportunity to begin coaching hockey as an assistant coach with the Interlake Lightning AAA U18 female program. Madison coached there for two seasons before becoming an assistant coach with the Winnipeg Ice AAA U18 female program this past season.
Madison is very excited to move to Okotoks and coach with the Raiders for the upcoming season!

Bowmark General Manager Announcement

OOAA is thrilled to announce the General Manager & Manager Mentor for daytime programming Lee Watkins !

Lee has been a committed volunteer to Bowmark and our OOAA board for many years and his experience is greatly appreciated.

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Female Zoom Call Recording!

For anyone who missed our Female Zoom Call the recording is posted below for your viewing.  If you have any questions please email the appropriate division director. 

Click below for link:

https://1drv.ms/u/s!AjIQcdeRCj5NgXj7q9C3DSF7Kkcv

 

U18AAA Female Team Manager Announcement

OOAA is thrilled to announce Jen Pott as our non parent team manger for the upcoming 2021/22 hockey season. Jenn is a long time volunteer within the female hockey community and has helped run the Okotoks Female Hockey Development camps and tournaments with Jenn Dustow for many years. We thank you Jen for wanting to give back to our female division and helping support J'nai and her coaching staff this season.

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