AWG Arctic Sports Coaches Call

September 17, 2019

AWG Arctic Sports Coaches Call

The Aboriginal Sports Circle of the NWT (ASCNWT) is now accepting applications for the coaching staff for Team NT Arctic Sports to attend the 2020 Arctic Winter Games (AWG) during March 15th-21st2019 in Whitehorse, Yukon

ASCNWT is seeking two (2) individuals for the coaching staff positions for the Arctic Sports team; 

  • 1 male coach 
  • 1 female coach 

Individuals interested in coaching Arctic Sports will be expected to attend the Territorial Trails, oversee all training and preparation for AWG athletes, and attend the Arctic Winter Games. Please submit a coach resume with a cover letter to ASCNWT to be eligible.

Deadline to apply is October 15th 2019 



Coaches must be:

  • Over 18 years of age;
  • A resident of the Northwest Territories for at least 6 months prior to the AWGs;

In addition, we ask that coaches submit:

  • Coaching Resume with Cover Letter explaining your experience with coaching and respective sport OR fill out the Application Form (If you do not have a coach’s resume).
  • Valid Criminal Records Check with Vulnerable Sector

Please send your electronic version of your coaches resume, cover letter, and Criminal Record Check (with VSC) to


Fill out the online application form here:


If you require further information or have questions about the application process, please feel free to contact: 

Shawna McLeod 

Click the link to find the AWG Policy Handbook for ARCTIC SPORTS (under ASCNWT Coaching Application).

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Established in 1999, ASCNWT was created through a national consensus-building process in response to the need for more accessible and equitable sport and recreation opportunities for Aboriginal peoples across the

The Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT empowers and builds capacity within NWT communities, promotes and supports culturally relevant programming, and develops athletes and coaches in a level of involvement they find meaningful. We focus on developing programs based on community interests, strengths, and desires and strive to help communities build capacity in activities that they find beneficial.