Ontario Fencing Association

High Performance and Quest for Gold
Youth Fencing
Funding Opportunities
Veterans Fencing
Membership Information
Complaints & Discipline

High Performance and QUEST Program

Call for 2018-2019 HP Program Weapon Coordinators

Posted on July 11, 2018 at 12:00 AM

Ontario Fencing Association

High Performance Development Program

2018-2019 season

Weapon Coordinators

Positions: HPDP Weapon Coordinator – one position per weapon

Disciplines: Foil, Epee, Sabre

General Program Mandate:

To create and foster a system of fencing training and development building Ontario athletes to possess the skills, knowledge and experience necessary to eventually become successful members of the CFF Senior National Teams.

To organize, plan, and administer a series of training camps for the HPD Program, across the province of Ontario, in all three disciplines of fencing; foil, epee and sabre.

To ensure a developmental pathway for athletes in Ontario, respecting LTAD, and incorporating to the CFF High Performance programs for national team programs.

To ensure open communication between the OFA and all Ontario Fencing Clubs, including Head Coaches and Assistant coaches, regarding the HPDP fencing pathway.

Job Skills:

Project management skills.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with English being a priority, French an asset, as well as other languages.

In-depth knowledge of the LTAD plan for fencing as published by the CFF in foil, epee or sabre.

Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities.

Communicate effectively with fencing clubs, athletes, and coaches across the province.

Key Task(s):

Plan training camp projects: 2 training camps for each weapon for the 2018-2019 season, to be coordinated with the HPDP coordinator. The organization of the training camps include, but are not limited to: securing the facility, generating the training schedule and content, ensure proper coaching staff for all camps, properly structuring camps to provide training for all experience levels, and coordinating with other coordinators in the event of combined weapon camps.

Aid the HPDP coordinator in the promotion of the HPDP program to all OFA members and supporters.


Each weapon coordinator will receive a total of $2000.00. $1000.00 will be paid after the submission of the report after each of the training camps.

All planning, communication, report writing, and training camp attendance is included in the salary. Each weapon coordinator is expected to be present during their camps. Hired coaches at the training camps can be mandated to act as the head coach for the camp but the weapon coordinator must be present to ensure all the logistic details are taken care of, as well as to answer all questions and concerns for all attendees and parents/coaches.

Transport to (and from) the training camps and accommodation will be arranged or reimbursed by the OFA. Transport and accommodation are not included in the salary.

To apply:

Please send your resume, qualifications, experience, any other relevant information, with a short description why you would be a good fit for the position to the HPDP coordinator (max_bc@fencingontario.ca) before July 31th 2018. Specify which weapon you are applying for (epee and/or foil and/or sabre). Please note that each selected person will fill only one role. The OFA will contact the selected people and announce the three weapon coordinators by August 7th 2018. No submission will be considered after the deadline.

Read more about High Performance and Quest for Gold