Rocket City HR
  • 23-Jan-2020 to 11-Mar-2020 (CST)
  • TPH
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Depends on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Flexible work hours, consistent schedule, and training & advancement opportunities

Player Development Coach / Mentor, Indianapolis

Job Description & Expectations


Total Package Hockey, one of the nation's largest hockey service providers, is searching for a Player Development Coach / Mentor for its Indianapolis division.


POSITION:                                Player Development Coach / Mentor, Indianapolis

POSITION:                                Head Coach Tri-State Spartans AAA Hockey Club

COMPENSATION:                    Depends on experience

BENEFITS:                                Full (see below for benefits package details)


Daily Mindset

  • A willingness to work, grind and hone your craft on a daily basis.

  • A passion for building personal and/or professional relationships with fellow staff members, student-athletes, their families and all members of the hockey community.

  • A desire to embrace a non-traditional work schedule with non-traditional hours, ie. this is not a 9-5 position.

  • An open-mindedness to an occupation that requires multi-tasking and the "wearing of multiple-hats" related to providing hockey services.


Qualifications and Assets

The following qualifications are required when applying for this position:

  • Past youth, junior, collegiate and/or professional hockey coaching experience

  • Microsoft Office proficient

  • Able to complete a variety of administrative tasks in a timely fashion a must

  • Willing to participate in ongoing training and related professional development activities as directed

  • Will have to comply with SafeSport Certification regulation and background check


The following qualifications are considered assets when applying for this position:

  • Past youth, junior, collegiate and/or professional hockey playing experience

  • Past youth hockey relationships/networking

  • Past business/organizational work experience


Job Description


  • Recruit for all programs, specifically the Center of Excellence. "Recruiting" encompasses:

    • Attending area weekend tournaments and showcases, weekday games and team practices.

    • Evaluating player performance.

    • Accumulating biographical and contact information for prospective TPH families.

    • Building relationships and communicate with coaches, team managers and advisors regarding potential CoE families.

    • Building relationships and communicating with prospective CoE families.

    • Attending weekly recruiting meetings and providing weekly reports.   

    • Utilizing TPH's Zoho CRM recruiting software and complying with all directives.


On & Off-Ice Instruction

  • Assist the Director of Hockey in planning on and off-ice sessions for all on-ice programs, consistent with TPH's Hockey Model.

  • Support or lead video sessions, dynamic warm-ups and all other hockey/athletic activities.

  • Execute all training/practice plans.

  • Ensure all student-athletes are training in a safe, positive environment.

  • Oversee all secondary staff members, when tasked.


Culture, Impact and Mentorship

  • Build relationships and positively impact the lives of all student-athletes athletically, academically and personally.

  • Support all processes and procedures originating from the TPH-Hub, related to the culture of TPH-Indianapolis, and assist with implementation and enforcement, at the Center of Excellence in particular.

  • Provide support and assistance in the Center of Excellence classroom, when called upon.



  • At the discretion of the Director of Operations, provide assistance with critical administrative functions for the division, such as:

    • Booking ice and facility usage.

    • Building staff schedules.

    • Ordering jerseys, equipment and supplies.

    • Handling all communication with both student-athletes and staff.

    • Coordinating marketing efforts.

    • Preparing events and activities.

    • Providing student-transportation.

    • Overseeing efforts to fill to capacity.



  • Serve as Head Coach for Tri-State Spartans 16U AAA. Responsibilities are specific but not limited to:

    • Recruit competitive, high character, quality players.   

    • Provide mentorship and take an active role in the hockey, athletic and personal development of all players.

    • See to it that all players are maintaining high academic standards.

    • Organize and conduct all team practices, video sessions and meetings.

    • Prepare for all games, provide in-game coaching and debrief post-game in a thorough manner.

    • Assist players in all areas related to advancement, specific but not limited to communication with coaches, scouts, families and advisors.

    • See to it that the team is acting in total accordance with all USA Hockey policies.

    • Communicate with players and their families on team-related matters.

    • Oversee staff members.

  • Serve as Head Coach for a team for the TPH Spring AAA and AA Prospect Program.

  • Serve as Evaluator and On ice instructor for TPH Spring Top 40.


Incentives & Benefits Package


  • Medical stipend.

  • Dental Stipend

  • Retirement package

  • Monthly cell phone stipend

  • Company laptop. 

  • Reimbursement for company travel

  • All standard TPH apparel



Interested applicants are encouraged to:


  1. Review the job description listed below.

  2. Visit for more information on TPH and its programs.

  3. Apply for this position by CLICKING HERE. You will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter.

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