Teen and Youth Sports Coordinator

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Teen and Youth Sports Coordinator

Imagine going to work knowing that what you do each day positively affects the lives of the people in your community. Working at the Y, you’ll discover more than a job—you’ll enjoy a career with a future and the opportunity to make a lasting difference in the lives of those around you.


Under the direct supervision of the association Sports Director, Youth Sports and Teen Coordinator plays a vital role in organizing, coordinating, and overseeing sports, Ninja, and teen programs tailored specifically for youth and teens. This position is responsible for creating a safe, inclusive, and engaging environment that promotes physical fitness, teamwork, sportsmanship, and personal growth among participants. The Teen and Youth Sports Coordinator will work closely with young athletes, parents, and other staff members to ensure the success and positive impact of the sports programs. In Addition, as with all staff and volunteers the position is responsible for acting as an ambassador for the YMCA of Greater Nashua, at all times.



Program Development

  • Design, plan, and implement a variety of sports programs and activities suitable for teens and youth.
  • Develop program schedules, curriculum, and lesson plans to provide a well-rounded sports experience
  • Responsible for leading a variety of traditional and innovative sports programs, ensuring that programs promote the YMCA mission and its values. Examples of but not limited to these are: Summer Camp, leagues, tournaments, special needs groups, one on one athlete training, small- large group athletic/team training, classes, special events etc.
  • Helps to expand programs through enrollment growth and new initiatives.
  • Work with the Association Sports Director to ensure sports programs deliver a high quality experience and value to program Participants.
  • Use survey tools to gather regular program evaluations and feedback.
  • Help run, organize, and lead ALL Sports Summer Camp Programs, and Vacation Camp Programs.


Participant Engagement

  • Foster a welcoming and inclusive environment that encourages teenagers and youth to participate in sports programming.
  • Promote teamwork, sportsmanship, and fair play among participants


Instruction and Coaching

  • Provide coaching and instruction to participants for various sports classes including but not limited to Ninja Warrior, basketball, soccer, and pickleball. All while focusing on skill development, technique, strategy and FUN!
  • Organize and lead practices, drills, and training sessions.
  • Effective Group Management Skills
  • Serve as a role model of strong character in word and action for members, staff and the community while actively participating in activities, as needed.


Safety and Supervision

  • Ensure the safety of all participants by enforcing safety rules and guidelines.
  • Supervise and monitor participants during sports activities and events.



  • Maintain open and effective communication with parents, guardians, and participants providing updates on programs, activities, and progress.
  • Collaborate with marking team to help promote sports and teen offerings.
  • Communicate with outside teams and organizations to help bring sports leagues to the next level.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with other community organizations.
  • Communicate all YMCA rules and ensure that you are accessible and identifiable.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Sports Director and/or Senior Program Director


Equipment and Facility Management

  • Inventory, maintain, and organize all sports equipment and supplies.
  • Ensure the cleanliness and proper maintenance of sports areas.


Event Planning

  • Organize and coordinate sports events, tournaments, leagues for teens and youth.
  • Help organize social events for teens.
  • Mange logistics, scheduling, and participant registration for events/classes.



  • Minimum of 18+
  • Reliable transportation
  • Previous experience in coaching and organizing youth and teen sports programs.
  • Knowledge of various sports and their rules.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • First Aid and CPR certifications (or willingness to obtain).
  • Enthusiasm for working with teens and youth promoting physical and personal development.
  • Organizational and administrative skills for program planning and management.
  • A love of sports and the power of play
  • A desire to grow in an organization that serves youth and families in its community.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude
  • Outgoing personality and strong customer service skills.
  • 20+ hours of direct service
  • This position will require evening and weekend work to accommodate program schedules and events.



  • Relationships: Builds rapport and relates well to others
  • Inclusion: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions and perceptions.
  • Innovation: Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.
  • Quality Results: Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.
  • Self-Development: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance.


Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.




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