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Coordinator, Adult Hockey

Job Title: Coordinator, Adult Hockey

Department: Hockey Programming

Location : Ford Ice Center- Bellevue

Job Reports to: Manager, Amateur Hockey & Fan Development

Status: Exempt

We are looking for an employee who is passionate about growing the game of hockey in middle Tennessee. Specifically, the adult level of hockey is one of our largest populations of hockey players and we need a strong willed, motivated, passionate individual who wants to make positive changes in the hockey community. This role is based out of our Ford Ice Center in Bellevue and is part of the Nashville Predators NHL organization.

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Coordinates adult hockey programming for Ford Ice Center including but not limited to developing, planning, organizing and promoting adult hockey leagues, clinics and tournaments.
  • Works closely with Manager of Amateur Hockey & Fan Development in the recruitment of captains and teams and coordinates adult hockey programs at FIC Bellevue and Antioch.
  • Maintains active communication of all issues and opportunities with Director of Amateur Hockey & Fan Development.
  • Creates game schedules for all adult divisions and prepares information that is distributed to captains, players, sponsors, staff and officials regarding program policies and operations.
  • Oversees discipline of on-ice incidents during games or tournaments.
  • Assists in the evaluation of players for proper placement in divisions within leagues and programs.
  • Helps to hire, guide and develop special event staff, scoreboard operators and officials.
  • Develops programming for internal Officials’ seminars, adult camps and clinics.
  • Helps to create advisory board for adult leagues and to maintain close communications with adult customer base to ensure that needs are being met and opportunities and issues are quickly uncovered.
  • Assists in the organization of clinics and camps with outside organizations.
  • Maintains a strong relationship within the adult hockey community to help drive traffic to Open Hockey and Drop-in Hockey.
  • Oversees adult hockey classes and learn to play program.
  • Assists Youth Hockey Coordinator run on-ice programming for internal camps and clinics.
  • Evaluates programs and services and makes recommendations based on findings.
  • Assists others within the Ford Ice Center organization to promote the facility.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Examples of game times that this role may need to be available for:

Mondays – 7pm-10:30pm
Tuesdays – 7pm-9:15pm
Wednesdays – 7:15pm-9:45pm
Thursdays – 7pm – 9:30pm
Sundays – 4pm-10pm

Minimum Requirements:

  • Four-year (4) degree in Sports Management, Recreation, Business Management or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • Three years (3) of hockey playing experience.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be taken into consideration.
  • Level 1 USA Hockey coaching certification
  • Knowledge of the hockey community in the Middle Tennessee area.
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office and Scheduling.
  • Working extended hours, including nights and weekends. You are expected to be present for games and on site to check in players.
  • As a condition of employment, qualified applicant will be subject to a background check, including a criminal history check, driving history and character references.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license, be eligible to work in the United States, possess a suitable driving history and be insurable by FIC’s insurance carrier.


Join our team and receive the following perks!

  • Medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401k plan featuring a company match
  • Remote work opportunities
  • Priority access to event presales
  • Complimentary mental health and counseling resources
  • Nashville Locker Room discount
  • 19+ days of Paid Time Off (PTO) per year
  • Complimentary tickets to events
  • Ford Ice Center benefits, including free programming for employees + discounted programming for family members
  • Corporate partner discounts
  • Opportunity to receive commissions through Smashville Sales Program
  • On Demand Pay
  • Much more!

Essential Physical Functions:

  • Must be able to lift fifty (50) pounds repeatedly.
  • Working under extreme deadlines under pressure.
  • Working on an ice surface and ability to ice skate.
  • Excellent speaking and listening skills, requiring the perception of speech.
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Physical activities include sitting, walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing stairs, kneeling, twisting, lifting, grasping, balancing and handling of materials, and working with arms raised for prolonged periods.
  • Exposure to bright lights, extreme temperatures, and loud noise.

Equipment Used:

Including, but not limited to office equipment, barcoding scanner system, industrial equipment, hockey equipment, ice resurfacing equipment and scoreboard equipment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Nashville Predators is an equal opportunity employer. The organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, or disability status, genetic information, or any other applicable federal or state protected classification. The organization celebrates diversity and is committed to an inclusive environment for all employees.

In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact Margie Horwitz at [email protected] to request an accommodation.

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Job Details
Date Posted
13 Sept 2023
🇺🇸 Bellevue, KY, USA
Full Time
Required Experience
1+ year