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Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations

Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations

Organization: Fayetteville Marksmen

Position: Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations

Reports to: Owner/CEO

Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina

Background: The Fayetteville Marksmen are a professional minor league hockey club, competing in the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL), and play their home games at the Crown Complex in Cumberland County.


The Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations is responsible for the scouting, evaluating, and signing of hockey players at all levels including professional, college, and European players, as well as implementing a strategic game plan and overall system of play, and finding the best players to fit within that system. All planning and day-to-day operations of the Hockey Operations department are the direct responsibility of the Head Coach/Directory of Hockey Operations. Work with front office staff to ensure player/coaching appearances are attended and executed within the community.

Job Duties:

-Implement system strategy and game plan for the hockey club

-Direct the team during weekly practices and all 56 games plus playoffs

-Manage player salaries and per diem

-Scout, evaluate, and sign players to fit within system

-Execute roster moves including; player signing, waiving, and trades

-Sign all player transaction paperwork and submit to the league, ownership, and team PR staff

-Work with SPHL offices to ensure correct standards and procedures are followed for player transactions

-Ensure player appearance requests are handled, in conjunction with the Marksmen front office staff

-Work with team and league PR staff for recorded and written interviews

Interested candidates can send their resumes to cnorris@marksmenhockey.com.