Job Application - YMCA of Southwestern Indiana, Inc.

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Sports Coach

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

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening the community through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. The Sports Official at the Dunigan Family YMCA serves others by intentionally welcoming, connecting, and supporting them and inviting them to get involved and give back to the community.


1.   Adhere to policies related to boundaries with youth.

2.   Complete required abuse risk management training.

3.   Adhere to procedures related to managing high-risk activities and supervising youth.

4.   Report suspicious or inappropriate behaviors and policy violations.

5.   Follow mandated abuse reporting requirements.

  1. To teach sports through the use of games approach and through effectively planned practices at a level appropriate for each member of the team.
  2. Welcome each child and their parents at the start of each class.
  3. To be aware of the differences in each child’s physical and emotional maturity, personality, backgrounds, and motivation.
  4. To supervise the players before, during, and after practices and games.
  5. To provide a safe and enjoyable environment for all players, giving each child an equal opportunity to participate.
  6. To communicate with other staff to promote proper sport-specific techniques.
  7. To teach players multiple playing positions of the sport and ensure equal playing time in each game.
  8. To communicate with the Sports Director, any questions or concerns.
  9. To serve as a positive role model to the players, parents, and fellow coaches by following all rules, demonstrating good sportsmanship, and coaching consistency with the Y.



  • CPR/AED, First Aid, Oxygen, and Blood Borne Pathogen training is required within 60 days of employment.
  • Child Abuse Prevention training is required before/on the first day of work.



  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a sports coach to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to lead sports practices.
  • Ability to perform all physical aspects of the position, including leading sports practices, walking, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting.