Women’s PreTeam/Compulsory Coach

Kalamazoo

Brief Description

Coaches will work within an established women’s program with preteam (level 1-3) and compulsory (level 3-4) athletes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Coach Women’s Levels 1-4.
  • Maintain detailed knowledge of USAG rules, deductions, etc.
  • Safely and effectively manage large groups of athletes, possibly multiple levels simultaneously.
  • Providing support to Program Directors to create level specific training plans.
  • Communicating effectively with parents regarding skill progress, scheduling, etc.
  • Weekly/Bi-weekly planning meetings with Program Directors.
  • Administrative work may be required.
  • Traveling to meets with athletes (most within Michigan).
  • Staying up to date on USAG certifications and rules/requirements.
  • 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

  • Specialization in Women’s Level 1-4 is required
  • Experience with competitive athletes is desired
  • Must have detailed knowledge of USAG routines, rules, deductions, etc.
  • 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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