Gymnastics Coordinator

Grand Lake Health/Premier Health South YMCA

Minster, OH



Position Summary:

Provide assistance in leadership, support and coordination of gymnastics programming within the guidelines of the YMCA.  Responsible for providing quality instructional training / coaching to program participants.


Our Culture:

At the YMCA, 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.


Essential Functions:

·         Assists in the development and promotion of programs in compliance with association standards.

·         Assists in the supervision and leadership of staff and volunteers including but not limited to scheduling, leading meetings, motivating, training, and evaluating of performance.

·         Provides back-up and support to the program as needed in the absence of the director.

·         Keep control of behavior of gymnasts at all times, and if necessary, communicate behavioral issues to supervisor.

·         Assist in overseeing that all scheduled practices are on time and run effectively

·         Communicates with parents and guardians as needed.

·         Attend competitions and other gymnastic events as needed to support the team and coach participants.

·         Ensure safety by communicating and enforcing any gymnastics center rules, policies and guidelines at participants’ comprehension level.

·         Communicate effectively to both children and their parents / guardians.

·         Maintain a professional attitude and appearance.

·         Must be able to meet the physical and emotional demands of the job including spotting, demonstration, proper setting of equipment, etc.

·         Must be able to use the correct spotting techniques to ensure the safety of all participants.

·         Teach and follow the appropriate gymnastics lesson plan by using progressions and stations.

·         Maintain a clean and safe environment.  Removing any hazardous obstacles and reporting unsafe conditions or equipment to supervisor. 

·         Provide an emotionally secure environment for participants.

·         Have the aptitude and attitude for coaching all ages and levels of gymnastics ability.

·         Give excellent coaching instructions. 

·         Exercises regularly to maintain fitness level (strength and endurance).

·         Inspects equipment safety hazards, damage or wear.

·         Promotes other YMCA programs.

·         Recruits new participants.

·         Creates an atmosphere that is based on fair play and incorporates it in a manner that is both demonstrative and professional.

·         Communicates to direct supervisor any concerns, needed repairs, or incidents that may need follow-up. Is courteous and gives sincere attention to members by answering questions. 


·         Must be at least 18 years of age.

·         Must have a high school diploma

·         Minimum of 3 years competitive gymnastics experience required. 

·         Minimum of 3 years competitive instruction required

·         One year of supervisory experience strongly preferred.

·         Knowledge gymnastics skills and progressions must be demonstrated. 

·         Proven track record building strong relationships with individuals, fostering engagement and commitment, while building community within a group.

·         Must hold a valid driver’s license, insurable driver’s record according to the YMCA’s insurance carriers, and have reliable transportation to travel for business meetings, training events, YMCA site visits, vendors and suppliers, etc.