Recreational Program Director

Kalamazoo

Brief Description

Individuals will work in conjunction with the facility Program Directors and Preschool Director to create and maintain an efficient, progressive gymnastics program from preschool to advanced team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coaching of kids within the recreational and preschool programs.
  • Creating and maintaining progressive, theme based lesson plans for recreational classes.
  • Weekly/Bi-weekly planning meetings with Program Directors
  • Development and implementation of additional programming to maximize facility usage.
  • Communicating effectively with parents regarding skill progress, scheduling, etc.
  • Possible “crossover” coaching opportunities within the pre-team, recreational, preschool and special event programs.

Working Conditions

  • Gymnastics/Fitness Center environment
  • Ability to lift/carry a minimum of 25 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods
  • Ability to run, jump and be physically active
  • Ability to work well with children

Benefits & Compensation

  • Full time positions include health, vision and dental benefits, paid personal time and paid holidays.
  • Compensation and benefits appropriate with experience and position

Education requirements, certifications, work experience

  • Experience in recreational gymnastics programs is required
  • Experience with program management is desired
  • Level appropriate spotting knowledge is desired
  • Demonstrate outstanding customer service abilities
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow an outlined agenda of events, as well as the ability to improvise if required
  • A positive, outgoing and personable personality is required
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task at a fast pace
  • Must be available to work nights and weekends

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