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For Immediate Release 

August 17, 2022

Football Ontario Seeking a Head Coach for the Male’s U16 Team Ontario Tackle Program

Football Ontario Thanks Joe Cappiello for his Time as Head Coach

Hamilton, Ontario – Joe Cappiello has just finished his three-year term as the Head Coach of the U16 Team Ontario Program. Football Ontario would like to thank Joe for all of his hard work and dedication that he put into the program over the past few years that culminated in two silver medals at the Eastern Regional including one this past year.

Joe has set the program on the right track and the organization hopes to see the success of the program continue into the future.

The organization is now currently accepting applications for the head coaching role with the U16 Male’s Team Ontario tackle football team.

Job Title: Male’s Under 16 Tackle Head Coach, 3-year term

Application Deadline: September 2nd

Starting Date: October 1st

Job Description:

  • The Head Coach, while working closely with Football Ontario staff, will create and implement a three-year plan to help grow and develop the Team Ontario U16 Male’s Program.
  • The selected candidate will be responsible for providing a positive experience through their leadership of a competitive football program that values respect, teamwork, and achievement.
  • The Head Coach will develop a plan to select a coaching staff in conjunction with Football Ontario personnel. Coaches will require training and values consistent with that of the NCCP.
  • In conjunction with Football Ontario staff and the High-performance committee will develop and roll out a year-round high-performance program that focuses on identifying, developing, and preparing high performance athletes 
  • Lead coach Mentorship Program
  • Attend development camps, the U16 Eastern Regional, and all other Regional Identification Camps. This will require travelling to the various camps in the province.  National Championship tournament dates are usually in July/August and will require 7–14-day commitment.


  • Canadian permanent resident or Canadian Citizen
  • Member of Football Canada and Football Ontario
  • Fully Certified NCCP Level III or in training in the NCCP Competitive Development Context
  • (Completion of Safe Contact, Making Headway in Football, Making Ethical Decisions and the MED on-line evaluation and 1 of the 6 multisport modules)
  • Completion of Safe Sport (in the locker)
  • Minimum five years coaching experience.
  • Prior coaching at this age level will be an asset.
  • Is committed to foster a Safe Sport environment for all athletes.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume with cover letter as well as three letters of reference (including a supervisor/manager of the team of your current position) and a copy of NCCP certification to:


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Aaron Geisler

Executive Director


ABOUT FOOTBALL ONTARIO: Football Ontario is the sanctioned provincial governing body for football in Ontario, through its focus on transparency, growth, alignment and excellence, is engaged in providing football opportunities for all of Ontario. Football Ontario is driven by a commitment to deliver football programming, opportunities and resources for its members and the provincial football stakeholders. Please visit: