Position Description

Course Name: KPE-251: Coaching

Department: Kinesiology and Physical Education

Position Type: Part-time

Open Until: Position filled.

Course Description

An introduction to the foundations and principles of coaching sport and physical activities. Topics include coaching philosophy, coaching objectives and style, as well as principles of communication and motivation, teaching, physical training and management in athletic coaching. The course will also examine Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development Plan (LTAD) and Teaching Games for Understanding TGFU of coaching. With this course, students will be eligible for level I Coaching Theory Certification from the National Certification Program (NCCP).


  • All duties associated with teaching this course.
  • Scheduled office hours with students.
  • Non-classroom time made up of preparation of lectures, student consultation, marking or grading, including grade appeals and cases of academic dishonesty.

Qualifications and Attributes

  • Should possess a relevant Master’s degree or Ph.D.
  • Previous teaching experience at the university-level is preferred.

Application process:

As a liberal arts and sciences university college rooted in the Reformed tradition of Christianity, we seek candidates who are committed to teaching from this perspective. Interested applicants should possess at least a Master’s degree and should submit a curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, evidence of teaching quality and a short statement on how their own faith commitment fits the mission of Redeemer University College.

Deadline: Applications will be reviewed as they come in and positions are open until filled

Direct applications to: Dr. Kyle Spyksma, Interim Vice President, Academic, Redeemer University College

Email applications tofacultysearch@redeemer.ca

Please note:
Redeemer University College offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.