Sports Coach

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Sports Coach

Sports Categories Available: Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Flag Football, Baseball, Softball, Golf, Tennis, Gymnastics, Dance, Cheer, Tumbling, etc…

The YMCA Sports department is seeking highly-motivated, driven, energetic and seasoned coaches to join an established, successful and award winning sports team for any of the listed sports categories.

Job responsibilities will include the following:

Coaches will assist assigned sports category coordinators with providing top-notch sports programming and other assigned coaching/instructing duties to include: program day set up/clean up, program day instructing/officiating, concessions, participant skill development, equipment maintenance, opening/closing day activities, and other sports related assignments. Provide top-notch training/coaching, including but not limited to… program/league game coaching (on & off court/mat/field), camps (seasonal) and clinics (skill specific). Trainings, camps and clinic sessions should be delivered with a sound fundamental skill basis while having the ability to progress students into deeper skill development training.

The candidate must possess the ability to lead programming, work with and supervise participants of all age levels, coach, instruct and officiate programming. The ideal candidate should also possession a passion for mentoring and ministering to program participants, personnel and members through sports while exhibiting the YMCA character values of caring, honesty, respect, responsibility and faith in Jesus Christ.

Must have effective communication skills, ESPECIALLY verbal, previous experience in your given sport of interest as a player, instructor/coach working with kids at different skill levels, be able to follow the lead of the assigned coordinator and have a passion to serve kids through sports. Consistently display a positive and enthusiastic approach to the performance of the assigned duties and the goals and mission of the YMCA while being able to take instruction and be part of a dedicated, focused and mission-driven team.


Previous experience in your given area of sports of interest, desire to work with youth, and a passion to use sports as an avenue to minister and mentor to participants is a must. High school and/or college playing or coaching experience a plus. Candidate must possess the ability to work as a team, show up for assigned coaching duties, provide vocal leadership and serve participants with passion. Must complete required Y trainings in first 90 days.

Part-time positions at the YMCA of Southwestern Indiana offer great benefits including:

  • Family Membership to the YMCA
  • YMCA Program Discounts
  • YMCA Retirement Fund (after qualifying number of hours worked and length of employment)

Additional Info

Job Type : Part-time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Not Applicable

Job Function : General

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