Head Coach/Dance Team Coordinator

The Dance Team Coordinator is responsible for the choreography for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats Dance Team and for the overall development of the dance team program.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recruitment and development of quality individuals with dance ability
  • Conduct, organize, administrate and promote all dance team auditions
  • Act as liaison between the dance team and Tiger-Cats business operations
  • Design and direct all choreography, routines, music selection, costuming and themes for the dance team
  • Schedule, organize and conduct all practices and rehearsals
  • Coordinate and schedule dance team performances at all games
  • Manage Grey Cup Dance Team trip fundraising program
  • Ensure that all dance team performances are of professional caliber and that the performers adhere to their dance obligations, conduct, care of uniforms, etc.
  • Develop and sustain a strong relationship with local dance studios
  • Maintain good attendance and punctuality
  • Mandatory attendance for all Tiger-Cats  Home games and dance team rehearsals/practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • A minimum of two years of experience as a professional choreographer for dance including but not limited to hip-hop and jazz technique
  • Strong live entertainment background
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred in dance or performance arts
  • Excellent administrative and time management skills
  • Able to meet tight deadlines and work effectively in a high pressure environment
  • Familiar with today’s trends in music and fashion
  • Excellent people skills with an ability to interact professionally with dance team, members, fans and employees at all levels within the organization
  • Excel at motivating performers and leading by example
  • Committed to ensuring superior customer service and support of the team
  • Able to take creative direction and feedback
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, as required

This is a part-time position reporting to the Events Coordinator.

Submit applications to svilneff@ticats.ca. Only successful applicants will be contacted.


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