Job Title:   Gymnastics Director & Head Competitive Team Coach

Branch:   Downtown

FLSA Status:  FT – exempt

Reports To:  Executive Director DT Branch

Job:   Starting Pay

            $36,000.00

 Revision Date:    April 19, 2022                                                                            

 

 GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:

The position of Gymnastics Director/ Head Team Competitive Coach is a full time, exempt position with responsibilities for the welfare of program and facility members and participants. Ensuring the mission of the YMCA is evident in all fiscal and program operations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

The employee is required to take the required on-line courses within 14 days of employment. Employee must also be CPR and First Aid Certified (Adult and Child) within 3 months of hire.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:

  • Supervising gymnastic staff members.
  • Interviewing and hiring gymnastics staff.
  • Processing payroll.
  • Ordering supplies.
  • Organizes and schedules program registrations.
  • Reviews and processes program scholarship applications.
  • Develops and monitors program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  • Monitoring and updating programs in the system used by the YMCA.
  • Accept and record payments (cash/check/credit card).
  • Effectively communicate in a timely manner with parents regarding students’ progress.
  • Assist on creating new classes and special events based upon need.
  • Ensure that gymnasts’ are performing in a safe environment by continuously scanning the area and making necessary adjustments i.e. moving mats and adjusting equipment.
  • Complete and reconcile bank deposits.
  • Ensure deposits are forwarded to bookkeeper.
  • Assign cleaning duties to staff as warranted.
  • Planning and conducting departmental meetings.
  • Create and enforce management policies.
  • Thorough knowledge of Risk Management policies.
  • Awareness of legal rules as regards to USAG.
  • Respond to participant feedback and requests for information.
  • Meet regularly with the Program Family and Program Directors.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the VP of Programs

Head Competitive Team Coach – Responsible for all aspects of the Competitive Team to include supervising team coaches and coaching the competitive team at practices and gymnastic meets.

PRINCIPLE ACTIVITIES:

  • Supervise team coaches.
  • Schedule and run team staff meetings.
  • Schedule and run parent meetings.
  • Communicate with parents regarding child’s progress.
  • Effectively communicate with parents regarding daily issues and gymnasts’ progress.
  • Complete gymnast’s paperwork for meets and forward information to hosts’ gymnasium.
  • Obtain gymnasts membership from USAG and/or AAU.
  • Order/design new leotards as necessary.
  • Develop meet entries.
  • Coach competitive practices.
  • Attend special trainings when necessary.
  • Keep current on changing rules and gymnastic trends.
  • Ensure proper techniques during stretches.
  • Knowledgeable about competitive skills and progressions.
  • Knowledge of compulsory routines.
  • Monitor gymnasts’ activities by walking the floor.
  • Ability to travel with team to meets.
  • Awareness of legal rules.
  • Thorough knowledge of Risk Management policies.
  • Instruct groups in a effective manner by ensuring skill progressions are met.
  • Work in conjunction with Pre-Team Coach to ensure cohesiveness between pre-team and team.
  • Ensure that gymnasts’ are performing in a safe environment by continuously scanning the area and making necessary adjustments. e. moving mats and adjusting equipment.
  • Effectively communicate with Gymnastics Director regarding daily activities and issues.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by Gymnastics Director, Executive Director, or CEO.

ABILITY TO:

  • Supervise coaching staff.
  • Coach competitive practices
  • Set an example for the participants by displaying YMCA Core Values: caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
  • Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely.

 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • USAG Safety Certified.
  • CPR/AED Certified (child and adult)

ABILITY TO:

  • Set an example for the members by displaying YMCA Core Values: caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with members, staff, and others contacted in the course of the work.
  • Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing.
  • Teach gymnastics classes when necessary.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred
  • Previous experience working with children
  • At least 18 years of age (the age minimum may be higher depending on state law and YMCA policies)
  • Proficient in the Windows Environment, emphasis on Word, and Excel

Physical Demands

Carrying _X_               Kneeling_X_                 Pushing_X_                  Sitting_X_

Climbing_X_                Lifting_X (min 25 lbs)_ Running_X_                 Stooping_X_

Crouching_X_             Pulling_X_                    Standing_X_                Walking_X_

YMCA Competency Model: Leader

 Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fundraising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

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