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At Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Partnership (MLSE), we are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that is representative of our community and where all employees feel they belong and can reach their full potential. We are Canada’s preeminent leader in delivering top quality sport and entertainment experiences and one of North America’s leading providers of exceptional fan experiences. We are the parent company of the National Hockey League’s Toronto Maple Leafs, the National Basketball Association’s Toronto Raptors, Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, the Canadian Football League’s Toronto Argonauts and development teams with the Toronto Marlies (American Hockey League), Raptors 905 (NBA G League), Toronto FC II (MLS NEXT Pro League) and Raptors Uprising Gaming Club, the Toronto Raptors Esports franchise in the NBA 2K League. MLSE owns and/or operates all the venues our teams play and train in, including Scotiabank Arena, BMO Field, Coca-Cola Coliseum, Ford Performance Centre, BMO Training Ground, and OVO Athletic Centre. We also provide fans in Toronto with incredible live music and entertainment events, as well as exceptional culinary experiences through our restaurants (e11even and RS) and clubs (Hot Stove Club, ScotiaClub and Platinum Club). Through MLSE Foundation, we have invested more than $45 million into Ontario communities since 2009 and with MLSE LaunchPad, we provide a place where youth facing barriers use sport to recognize and reach their potential. We achieve all of this through our Common Purpose - to unite and empower our employees to create extraordinary moments for our fans and each other. Come be a part of the team.

Job Description

MLSE Sport Performance Lab is seeking a Specialist, Biomechanics to conduct biomechanical research across multiple sports and team operations. This individual will coordinate with various stakeholders across MLSE to execute initiatives of immediate and long-term strategic research interest as it pertains to athletic performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with various team performance staff to develop and implement novel methods of biomechanical analysis into existing player evaluation and developmental processes.

  • Identify areas of shared research interest across team operations and drive the implementation of a unified data model to support cross-sport innovation.

  • Work closely with external academic and corporate partners on initiatives that align with strategic research goals.

Qualifications

Note: Before reviewing the qualifications listed below, we want you to know that we understand you may not meet all the qualifications described and have other relevant expertise and experience. We invite you to please share this with us in the "Message to the Hiring Manager" section of our online application.

  • Strong academic background in Biomechanics.

  • NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

  • Proficiency working in large data sets with scripting languages such as Python or R.

  • Experience conducting research in the topics of sports science and high performance.

  • A strong grasp of sports industry, including the data providers and problem space.

  • Thrives in a fast-paced setting; can balance multiple priorities at the same time.

  • A winning approach, incorporating integrity, confidentiality, and discretion.

  • Experience in a high-performance sporting environment.

  • Strong grasp of the on-field rules and off-field regulations of various sports.

  • Experience working with spatio-temporal data.

Additional Information

Apply by: February 7, 2023

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At MLSE, we are committed to building an equitable, diverse and inclusive organization. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. MLSE will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.

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