Sports Coach - Parkville

Parkville, MD, USA Req #2773
Thursday, September 7, 2023

Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Y in Central Maryland tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision, they’ve made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fulfilled Y associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves.   If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a charitable, mission-driven organization that works for individual and community well-being for all, for a better us.


Under the direction of the Sports Manager, the Sports Lead is responsible for providing Cause-Driven management and operations focused around adult and youth sports. This position will include associate supervision, program development, program area facility management/maintenance, program optimization and fulfillment.  The Sports Lead is also responsible for supporting, training, supervising, and leading their associate team in superior levels of member service and engagement.




  • Lead adult and youth sports at center level
  • Focus on quality experiences and engagement within programs, services, and activities
  • Help support onboarding new Associates
  • Foster an environment that is positive and motivating to families, children, and peers
  • Communicate with center leadership and Sports Manager to effectively coordinate and communicate facility usage for assigned programs
  • Ensure programs are staffed and planned accordingly
  • Organize gym closet and keep inventory of sports equipment
  • Print class rosters for Sports Instructors
  • Promote leagues & classes
  • Incorporate the four character values of the Y: Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility and adhere to the YCM Code of Conduct
  • Communicate the Y mission and objectives to the community
  • Attend and actively participate in all meetings as assigned
  • Enforce all policies and procedures
Assist in all other areas as assigned



The Sports Lead will meet the qualifications set forth by the Y in Central Maryland. The Associate shall be of good character and reputation; capable of carrying out assigned responsibilities; capable of accepting training and supervision; and capable of communicating effectively both orally and in writing as applicable to the job responsibility.  Minimum qualifications include:


  • Experience developing and implementing programming.
  • Two or more years of experience as a leader or coach, or equivalent in programming.
  • Flexible Schedule: days, nights, weekends and traveling to other centers.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Current CPR/AED/O2/First Aid certification (or within 30 days of hire).
  • Y New Staff Orientation and child abuse prevention training.
  • Knowledge of safety rules for the program area.
  • Excellent speaking ability, and have an outgoing personality, enabling him/her to relate well to participants.
  • Ability to develop effective interpersonal relationships with all associates.
  • Ability to move, set up and store equipment.
  • At least 21 years of age.
The Y in Central Maryland provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Moreover, the Y is firmly committed to celebrating and achieving diversity and inclusion in all we do. We strive to be an anti-racist organization and expect all associates to treat others with respect, kindness and dignity, at all times. Thank you for considering working for the Y in Central Maryland. If being a part of our cause feels right for you, we hope you will join us.

Other details

  • Job Family Youth Development
  • Pay Type Hourly