Gymnastics Coach - Rancho San Diego

If you are energetic, have experience with kids and are motivated to learn - We will train you on how to coach recreational gymnastics!
Job Description

The Gymnastics Coach is responsible for the delivery of quality gymnastics classes, regular communication with parents, and maintaining a safe environment while incorporating the YMCA’s Mission and Core Values. The YMCA of San Diego County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. We are committed to a diverse workforce. 

  • Must be 16 or older
  • Previous experience working with children between 3 and 14 years of age preferred
  • Previous gymnastics coaching experience a plus
  • Previous experience as a teacher in child care, child education, child development is a plus
  • Ability to adequately observe participant activities, enforce safety regulations and apply appropriate policies and procedures
  • The physical ability to safely spot, lead, demonstrate, and interact in group activities
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation
  • CPR/AED and First Aid, must include both Adult & Child/Infant, certified within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
Essential Functions
  • Teach assigned classes, following all lesson plans and rotation schedule
  • Prepare creative and fun lesson plans and session outlines prior to each class
  • Complete progression chart for each participant in the class and advance participants from one level to next through outlined evaluation procedures
  • Maintain a basic knowledge of equipment use and safety checks
  • Keep equipment in good condition
  • Stay informed about the program specifics such as session dates, prices, classes, days, and times
  • Work with the program director to ensure all participants are registered and in the correct class
  • Maintain accurate records of class attendance
  • Distribute certificates of achievement and program evaluations to class participants
  • Maintain quality and safety in all classes, including an instructor-to-participant ratio of 1:8
  • Identify, train, and develop leaders within the group of participants (class assistants)
  • Show enthusiasm, leadership, fairness, and fun through coaching style
  • Communicate with parents regarding program evaluations and participant progress
  • Attend training events and instructor clinics when made available
  • Encourage positive social skills and appropriate behavior