Become a Coach with the YMCA!

This opportunity is to develop players in a positive way and become a mentor and leader for your team. Join us and make a difference in your community. Motivate and support youth in building the character strengths, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health, smart life choices, and the pursuit of higher education and goals. You will be responsible for leading practices, games and communication with your team and the YMCA Sports Director. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate with your team via email/phone calls about practices and locations.
  • Attend coaches meeting before the season begins (be an active coach)
  • Practice with your team, teaching them rules of the game and basics of how to play
  • Be a mentor to your kids, teaching them values of sportsmanship, leadership, teamwork and respect
  • Attend weekend games as required
  • Play all kids an equal amount of time each game
  • Hand out medals and awards (given out by YMCA) at appropriate time
  • Turn a good experience into a great one, not only for the kids, but for the parents as well
  • Communicate with the YMCA about issues, concerns, questions in a respectful manner

KEY SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Depending on the age level, one must have basic knowledge of the sport you are coaching or the eagerness to learn more.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Complete a YMCA volunteer or employment application
  • Pass the Criminal Background Check
  • Be available for practices and games throughout the season
  • Enjoy having fun and teaching kids!

Click here to download an application