The Bitty Soccer Coach will be responsible for supervising youth in a group setting and assisting with skill development.
PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Coach and guide youth in youth soccer
- Communicate to youth and parents on a regular basis
- Enforce program rules and policies and procedures of the organization.
- Assist in developing a lesson plan for the program and evaluating the skill level of participants.
- Educate and motivate members toward a healthier, more fit lifestyles, coordinating with other professional services (such as dietitians and medical providers) as needed.
- Develop positive relationships with youth and parents.
- Maintain accurate records and completes forms and reports as required.
- Maintain fitness equipment to assure preservation of equipment and safety of members.
- Work as a team member with all staff to provide a high level of service to members.
- Communicate effectively with other staff members, and management, to assure delivery of a strong program within established policies and procedures.
- Attend scheduled department meetings and required staff training throughout the year.
- Seek continuing education experiences to gain knowledge, improve skills, and maintain certifications.
- SMILE and provide a positive environment for all members, staff, and guests.
- Must have High School Diploma.
- Must have knowledge of the sport and prior experience teaching/coaching youth
- Must be able to demonstrate proper techniques to all participants
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must have own transportation back and forth between facilities and throughout the community as needed during the work shift to perform assigned duties.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with sound judgment.
- CPR/AED certification to be obtained within 30 days of hire, to be maintained throughout employment.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical requirements 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 lead youth in a variety of activities, including verbally coaching and visually monitoring
- Must be outgoing and able to lead in a group setting
- Must enjoy working with children
- Ability to freely access all areas of the facilities, including the second floor and basement.
- Must be able to stand for long periods of time, occasionally walking and running.
- Must be able to demonstrate sport techniques
- Able to communicate effectively with management, staff, and others in person, by telephone, and in writing
- Dresses appropriately and professionally in required uniform and name badge.
- Has a passion for health and wellness
Functions regularly within exercise, recreation, and office settings. Is regularly exposed to smells of swimming pools and exercise areas. Frequently works varying hours and days. Occasionally travels around the community to companies and organizations. Is occasionally exposed to bodily fluids or demanding physical exertion during emergency response situations; risks are minimized by adherence to established safety procedures.