Youth Sports Coach

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  • Days: Varies
  • Season: Winter 2016
  • Department: Parks & Community Services
  • Job Site: Tyee Community Gym
  • Training: TBA
  • Reports to: Steve Gonzales, 425-452-4627
  • Work Environment: Active
  • Background Check Required: Yes
  • Age: 16+

Youth Sports & Fitness is seeking volunteer coaches for its Winter 2016 basketball leagues. The goal of Youth Sports & Fitness programs is to provide quality programming with responsible leaders so youth have the opportunity to grow and learn. We are a program in which opportunity for participation is provided to all those who enter, regardless of skill and ability. We wish to provide youth with a fun learning experience and the opportunity to develop lifetime sports and fitness skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

Coach ages 5-6, 7-9 and 10-12 in basketball. Tasks include, but are not limited to, leading practices, teaching fundamentals and communicating with on-site staff and parents of participants.

Desired Qualifications:

Basic knowledge of basketball is required. Applicants must be reliable, trustworthy and willing to put forth a good effort.

Tasks include:

  • Attend mandatory coaches clinic – date and location TBA.
  • Arrive 15-20 minutes early to practices and games.
  • Have a practice plan (first two weeks of the league).
  • Participate in activities with youth.
  • Teach basic fundamentals of sport.
  • Teach basic rules of sport.
  • Coach/Ref all league games.
  • Communicate with parents after every practice and game (example: picture date/time, handouts) and on-site staff.

To Apply:

Please download, complete and submit the following to Steve Gonzales at sgonzales@bellevuewa.gov . If you have questions, contact Steve via e-mail or 425-452-4627.

Selection Procedures:

  1. Application paperwork is reviewed and processed.
  2. Candidates not selected will be notified.
  3. Applicants selected will be notified via e-mail.
  4. Selected applicants will receive on-site training and are required to keep a daily record of volunteer hours.

Bellevue provides volunteer opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual preference and/or disability.