The Canadian Eventing High Performance Committee is a technical management team of volunteers that includes two elite rider representatives. It is assisted by professional staff including the Eventing Manager. The International Technical Advisor (ITA) provides leadership and works in partnership with the High Performance Committee and in particular with the Chef d’ Equipe and the Eventing Manager.

The goal is the continuing development of a sustainable high performance program resulting in achievement of specific performance targets in World Equestrian, Pan American and Olympic Games and other major international events.

Overall responsibilities and duties

The International Technical Advisor for Eventing will provide leadership and direction in the development and implementation of a comprehensive competition, training and monitoring program for the athletes. The International Technical Advisor will provide unlimited and ongoing guidance, training, coaching and monitoring to selected Canadian eventing athletes at individual and group training sessions and competitions pursuant to the annual program.

This is a contractual position commencing January 1, 2013. Details of compensation and time commitment will be outlined in the interview process.

Proven athletic /coaching experience at the elite level is required. Residency in North America is preferred.

A full job description will be provided on request after which interested candidates are requested to submit a resume accompanied by a covering letter outlining their coaching philosophy and highlighting their upper level coaching experience to:

Fleur Tipton
Manager Eventing
Equine Canada
Suite 100- 2685 Queensview Drive
Ottawa Ontario Canada K2B 8K2
Deadline for submission of applications is Thursday September 20th, 2012