Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA – Youth Sports Instructor

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Youth Sports Instructor

Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA
2001 Ehrman Road
Cranberry Twp., PA 16066

Position Summary:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility.  The Youth Sports Instructor at the Rose E. Schneider Family YMCA intentionally fosters a cause-centered culture that is welcoming, genuine, hopeful, nurturing, and determined.  The incumbent will be responsible for the development, organization and implementation of high quality sports and recreational programs for youth, teens and adults.


  • Minimum age of 18.
  • Minimum 1 year of sports related experience (Baseball, Basketball or Hockey).
  • Sports officiating/coaching experience preferred.
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certification required within 30 days of employment.
  • Mature judgement and sound decision-making skills a must.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.

Essential Functions:

  1. Implement and supervise program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and consistent with YMCA values and objectives.
  2. Plan structured activities to stimulate the growth and development of participants.
  3. Develop sports based curriculum for age appropriate execution.
  4. Motivate and direct program participants, parents, staff and volunteers; be a team player.
  5. Officiate, coach and supervise sport programs as required.
  6. Maintain up-to-date participant, volunteer and program records (rosters, attendance and scorebooks).
  7. Develop and maintain positive relations with children, parents and other staff.  Model relationship-building skills (including Listen First) in all interactions.
  8. Enforce the rules of behavior expectations of the area.
  9. Maintain program areas and adhere to program standards in regards to equipment, storage, safety and cleanliness.
  10. Ensure program areas are set-up in accordance to facility schedules and the necessary layout for respective sport.
  11. Attend all staff meetings.
  12. Follow YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations, child abuse prevention and emergency procedures.


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