Head Gymnastics Coach (Girls)

 Do you enjoy working with kids?   
Job Description

The Head Gymnastics Coach is responsible for teaching gymnastics, preparing gymnasts for competition, and progressing gymnasts’ skills in a safe and positive manner 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 18 or older
  • Must have 2 years of experience coaching competitive gymnastics and current USAG professional membership
  • Must possess proven and excellent spotting skills in all areas of tumbling and apparatus
  • The physical ability to lead and interact in group activities and perform related physical skills
  • Ability to adequately observe participant activities, enforce safety regulations, and apply appropriate policies and procedures
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency situation
  • CPR/AED, both Adult & Infant/Child, and First Aid Certification 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
  • Conducts organized and safe daily workouts in preparation for competition
  • Responsible for effective and positive communication with parents, staff and gymnasts, including leading regular meetings with parents and staff
  • Responsible for teaching compulsory and optional routines
  • Provide assistance to program director
  • Maintain a safe environment at all times
  • Understand and enforce safety regulations and apply appropriate policies and procedures
  • Keep equipment in good condition
  • Stay informed about the program specifics such as session dates, prices, classes, days and times
  • Ensure all participants are registered and in the correct class
  • Maintain accurate records of class attendance
  • Distribute certificates of achievement and program evaluations
  • Show enthusiasm, leadership, fairness, and fun through coaching style
  • Attend training events and instructor clinics when made available
  • Encourage positive social skills and appropriate behavior