Job Description

Position Summary:

Creates a safe and positive atmosphere for participants to learn to play sports.  Promotes character development, safety and engagement in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures. 


Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for communicating with coaches, players, and helps maintain order and creating a safe, inclusive and fun environment.
  2. Responsible for ensuring that participates are on the team roster and if applicable in uniform.
  3. Ensure all rules including participant, Parent Code of Conduct, Coaches Contract and posted rules are followed. Responsible for informing referee/coaches of any penalties/improper substitutions.
  4. When score keeping, complete score sheet including the final score of the game.
  5. Monitor and track YMCA sports equipment, making sure items are turned in at the end of the game or event.
  6. Responsible to prepare site prior to start of game or event, preparation includes but not limited to cleaning the area, and making necessary preparation for planned activity.
  7. Must show emotional maturity by controlling frustrations and diffusing situations where others feels tension or stress. Show positive attitude toward the game and all its participants.
  8. Report any unusual incidents to the Program Director (i.e. altercations between players, officials, parents or injuries).
  9. If working in a sports instructor role , provide sports instruction in a planned and age appropriate way.
  10. Follow and enforce safety standards, policies and procedures.
  11. Attend all staff meetings, trainings and other YMCA functions as required by Supervisor.
  12. Maintain open lines of communication with participant, coaches, referee, staff and supervisor.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned.


  1. Must be at least 16 years of age, over 18 years of age preferred.
  2. Must be currently attending high school or equivalent, or have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  3. First Aid, CPR, and AED are required and must be maintained and kept in a current status..
  4. Criminal clearance including fingerprints
  5. Health screening with TB test.
  6. Strong communication skills.
  7. Public relations skills and/or experience working with a diverse population desired.
  8. Sports background and/or organized sport involvement required.