Assistant Director of Gymnastics

The SRYMCA is hiring for an Assistant Gymnastics Director, and we are excited to have you join our team!
Job Description

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides leadership, instruction and motivation for students in gymnastics classes. Creates a safe and positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals and promotes safety in accordance with YMCA policies and procedures.

  • Minimum age of 18 years old.
  • 5+ years gymnastics instruction experience.
  • Current CPR PRO & First Aid certifications.
  • Child abuse prevention training annually.
Essential Functions
  • 25-30 hours a week in the gymnastics gym which includes direct instruction, supervision of programs, organizing and cleaning of the facility as needed, etc.
  • Mentors and leads Gymnastics Instructors. Assists with onboarding and training of new staff members.
  • Assists with running staff meetings, trainings, and continuing to improve staff education.
  • Supports Gymnastics Director with administrative duties, as assigned.
  • Assists with the preparation and upkeep of program curriculum and lesson plans, as well as communication of that to all instructors and gymnastics staff. 
  • Ability to instruct, correct, and spot skills up to/and including the team levels.
  • Ability to coach any age group from age 2, to adult. 
  • Conveys information on gymnastics programs and schedules and as appropriate. 
  • Assesses participants, and refers students and parents to appropriate programs.
  • Maintains records as required (i.e. rosters, attendance, etc.).
  • Identifies and celebrates the successes of members and program participants, as well as proactively communicating areas of concern.
  • Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.  Conducts and keeps records of monthly gym equipment inspections.
  • Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  • Enforces and leads all emergency procedures and responds to emergency situations immediately in accordance with YMCA policies, procedures, completes related reports as required.
  • Builds effective, authentic relationships with members and program participants; helps them connect with each other and the Y. Identifies potential volunteers. Trains and supervises class volunteers as assigned.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of the YMCA and our three areas of focus: youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.
  • Is able to support and coach the gymnastics team when needed. Possible travel with gymnastics team when needed.
  • Attends all staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Ability to articulate and model the Y’s four core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Wear required and approved uniform items at all time.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.