Sports Coordinator - Youth Soccer-OnSite-East Triangle YMCA

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Sports Director, the Sports Coordinator is responsible for the assistance of their assigned branch's sports programs. They will help plan, organize, and assist in all aspects of the programs. They have the responsibility for all aspects of the programs when the Sports Director is unavailable.

The duties of the Sports Coordinator may include logistics of preparing for practices and games and the start of each sports season. This position may also require some coaching within our programs.

They are responsible for managing these functions in accordance with the stated mission, goals, and policies established by the administrative staff, governing committees, and Board of Directors of the YMCA.

Job Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00pm - 7:15pm. Located on-site at East Triangle YMCA. Season runs from March to May.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Contributes to and supervise the fulfillment of the YMCA mission
  • Ensure that all programs are safe and maintains the highest safety standards at all times
  • Provides consistent feedback and communication to the Sports Director about the program.
  • Understands and implements all rules and policies of sports.
  • Serves as league ambassador and substitute referee on all game days.
  • Communicates effectively with all coaches, parents, directors, and players.
  • Assists in the scheduling, team-building and organization of the league or site
  • Maintains strong, positive relationship with staff, participants, parents, coaches, and off-site faculty
  • Serves as site director for games and practices as necessary (weeknights and Saturdays are a requirement)
  • Acts as staff member in charge when the Sports Director is not present
  • Ensures that the referees are performing to standards and expectations set forth; including training, coaching, and supervising
  • Ensures that sports facilities are ready for programs and returned the same high standard at the end of practices/games
  • Attend program meetings and events
  • Other duties deemed appropriate by the Sports Director
  • Models relationship-building skills in all interactions. Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations. Maintains regular, clear, and concise communication within area of responsibility.


QUALIFICATIONS:
  • High School Graduate or GED required with at least 2 years previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • General sports knowledge is a must, experience playing and/or coaching sports teams is highly desired.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
  • Must be professional, courteous and friendly, and have a high level of initiative.
  • Enthusiastic personality and ability to develop harmonious relationships with staff, parents, participants, and school faculty.
  • Strong communication, public speaking, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Must obtain Basic Life Support, First Aid, and Emergency Oxygen certifications through the YMCA upon hire.
  • Multi-lingual desired but not required.


WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to plan, lead and participate in a range of activities in a variety of outdoor/indoor settings.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Ability to communicate clearly through speech and understanding of the English language.
  • Ability to walk, run, stand, kneel, stoop, and manual dexterity and able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends.