Sports Program Director

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Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Develops, organizes and implements high-quality youth sports programs.


•Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent.

•One to two years related experience preferred.

•Minimum age requirements may apply; for example, minimum age of 21.

•Typical requirements within 30 days of hire include completion of: Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; Working with Program Volunteers; CPR; First Aid; AED; Bloodborne Pathogens.

•Completion of YMCA program-specific certifications.


Essential Functions

•Directs and supervises program activities to meet YMCA objectives. 

•Expands youth sports program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans. 

•Develops adult sports programming.

•Secures and schedules athletic fields and facilities. Transports and sets up equipment for games and practices; monitors and purchases necessary sporting equipment as budget permits.

•Creates teams from paid and financially assisted registrations. Organizes and conducts parent orientation meetings, and training and meetings for coaches.

•Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules; trains and schedules sports officials; develops and distributes sports rules, guidelines and handbooks.

•Purchases and distributes team uniforms and awards; coordinates and distributes team photographs.

•Hires and supervises all sports staff.

•Responsible for Homeschool Physical Education.

•Provides overall supervision and direction to licensed and non-licensed sports camps/

•Organizes and conducts sports clinics.

•Assists in the marketing and distribution of youth sports program information, may organize and schedule program registrations. May review and process program scholarship applications.

•Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.

•Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.

•Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.

•Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.

•Performs other duties as assigned.