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Assistant Technical Director Basketball Position

The Newfoundland and Labrador Basketball Association (NLBA) is the provincial sport governing body for amateur basketball in the province. Located in the city of St. John's the NLBA is a not-for-profit organization whose mandate is to provide leadership and to develop the sport of basketball at all levels domestically and nationally.

The NLBA are now accepting applications for the full-time position of Assistant Technical Director. The successful applicant will be responsible for the support, delivery and enhancement to the NLBA's domestic programs and initiatives including the Steve Nash Youth Basketball League (SNYBL), Junior NBA, and Coaching Education including all aspects of the NCCP Program, regional player camps and other related duties.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work close with the Executive Director and other staff to implement a growth strategy for the grassroots of the province under the SNYBL and the Jr. NBA. Candidate must also oversee all aspects of the elite programming such as provincial teams and the Being our Best programs.
  • Develop, organize, update and implement all materials and content under the NLBA programming throughout the province.
  • Develop and create a communication strategy for all NLBA members via online and social media tools-blogs, Facebook, twitter, etc.
  • Provide customer service for all programming involving grassroots development and existing school coaches.
  • Promote the growth of the programs by communicating with parks and recreation associations, YMCA's and registered clubs.
  • Liaise with provincial partners in best practices to assist with the achievement of the association's mission statement and core values.
  • To follow and implement all aspects of the strategic plan to assist with the success of the NLBA under the current plan.
  • All other duties as directed under the volunteer board and the Executive Director.
Key Attributes
  • Background in Physical Education or Sport Management/Sports Marketing an asset. A technical understanding of the game of basketball is essential.
  • Detail oriented with strong computer sills in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, database programs and internet.
  • Superior organizational, written and oral communication skills. The ability to create content, review and edit documents and/or curriculum an asset.
  • NCCP Basketball certification and asset.
  • Knowledge of the provincial and national sport environment.
  • Willingness to work extra hours as required to compete tasks and available to work week nights, weekends and holidays as required. Travel will be required both domestically and nationally on occasion.
  • An in-depth knowledge of the LTAD, Steve Nash and Jr. NBA programs.
  • Preference given to candidates who are NCCP certified T2T or the equivalent Level II certified (or equivalent experience) and willingness to pursue Competition Development Certification or higher.
  • A valid driver's license and a Vulnerable Sector/Code of Conduct Certificate required.
Application Deadline is: 5:00pm July 28th (targeted start date is October 1st, 2017)

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and resume to: Executive Director - NLBA:

Remuneration based on qualifications, experience and ability.

Please include your cover letter and resume in one document and ensure the email subject line reads "NLBA-Assistant Technical Director Position"

The Newfoundland and Labrador Basketball Association is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, Only those being considered will be contacted.

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2017 NLBA Summer Hoops Camp

The NLBA is now accepting registrations for the 2017 NLBA Summer Hoops Camps. These camps are open to children in grades 4 to 7.

Boys' Camp - August 7th - 11th
Girls' Camp - August 14th - 18th

Basketball Camps are for Athletes entering grades 4 through 7

Cost: $200.00 (taxes included)
Registration deadline: July 31, 2017 or the first 60 participants (Per Camp, First Come first served). No registration without FORM and REGISTRATION FEE.
Registration form: Camp Registration Form
Camp Site: Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Centre (NLSC) 100 Crosbie Road, St. John's

Payment: Can be made throug the NLBA PayPal account @ NLBA PayPal Account or by sending a cheque made out to the NLBA to the address below.

Please complete the accompanying registration form, and attach a cheque made payable to: NLBA

Mail Registration forms to:
1296A Kenmount Road, Paradise, NL A1L 1N3 For further information, please contact: Judy Byrne @ the NLBA office-709-576-3392 Fax: 709-576-8787 Applications can be emailed to Laura Chatman @
Camp Registration Form

NLBA Healthy Eating Policy

The NLBA recognizes the importance of healthy eating and the overall benefits of this practice. In support of Healthy Students Healthy Schools and the Provincial School Food Guidelines, NLBA has implemented a new Healthy Eating Policy for NLBA events where food and beverages will be served. The Healthy Eating Policy ensures that healthy options are provided to participants attending these events.

Effective October 2105, all NLBA event hosts will be asked to comply with the Healthy Eating Policy. Please refer to Provincial School Food Guidelines for planning your meals and snacks: Additional support is available from the Eat Great and Participate Coordinator at 709-729-4432 or from your local Regional Nutritionist.

For additional information, please refer to the Heatlthy Eating Policy.

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