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For Immediate Release 

August 19, 2022

Football Ontario Seeking an Apprentice Coach for the Women’s U18 Team Ontario Tackle Program

Football Ontario Looking to Bring on Apprentice Coach for U18 Women’s Team 

Hamilton, Ontario – Football Ontario is now accepting applications for an apprentice coaching role with the U18 Women’s Team Ontario tackle football program.

This coach will be a full member of the staff and participate in all activities up to and including the 2023 Women’s Tackle National Championship in 2023. The organization is seeking a motivated, disciplined and dedicated young woman who has recently entered the coaching ranks, who is eager to learn from our experienced staff members and support the players in their development. 

Job Title: Women’s Under 18 Tackle Apprentice Coach

Application Deadline: August 31st 

Starting Date: October 1st

Job Description:

  • The Apprentice Coach, while working closely with Football Ontario staff,  the Head Coach, and the coaching staff, will assist in the development and implementation of programming.
  • 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.
  • Coaches will require training and values consistent with that of the NCCP (at Football Ontario’s expense if not already completed).
  • 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 
  • Attend development camps, the U18 Women’s National Championship, and 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
  • NCCP Training (in the locker – at Football Ontario’s expense if not yet completed)
  • Prior playing experience or coaching at this age level will be an asset.
  • Is committed to foster a Safe Sport environment for all athletes.
  • Experience leading young people in organized activities, such as, but not limited to, coaching
  • Comfortable speaking to a group
  • Vulnerable Sector Check must be completed

Application Process:

Interested candidates are asked to communicate with the Head Coach of the Program to indicate their interest prior to AUGUST 31:


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


Aaron Geisler

Executive Director


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