• Youth Sports Coach

    • Days: Varies
    • Season: Winter 2016
    • Department: Parks & Community Services
    • Job Site: Tyee Community Gym
    • Training: TBA
    • Reports to: Steve Gonzales, 425-452-4627
    • Work Environment: Active
    • Background Check Required: Yes
    • Age: 16+

    Youth Sports & Fitness is seeking volunteer coaches for its Winter 2016 basketball leagues. The goal of Youth Sports & Fitness programs is to provide quality programming with responsible leaders so youth have the opportunity to grow and learn. We are a program in which opportunity for participation is provided to all those who enter, regardless of skill and ability. We wish to provide youth with a fun learning experience and the opportunity to develop lifetime sports and fitness skills.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    Coach ages 5-6, 7-9 and 10-12 in basketball. Tasks include, but are not limited to, leading practices, teaching fundamentals and communicating with on-site staff and parents of participants.

    Desired Qualifications:

    Basic knowledge of basketball is required. Applicants must be reliable, trustworthy and willing to put forth a good effort.

    Tasks include:

    • Attend mandatory coaches clinic – date and location TBA.
    • Arrive 15-20 minutes early to practices and games.
    • Have a practice plan (first two weeks of the league).
    • Participate in activities with youth.
    • Teach basic fundamentals of sport.
    • Teach basic rules of sport.
    • Coach/Ref all league games.
    • Communicate with parents after every practice and game (example: picture date/time, handouts) and on-site staff.

    To Apply:

    Please download, complete and submit the following to Steve Gonzales at sgonzales@bellevuewa.gov . If you have questions, contact Steve via e-mail or 425-452-4627.

    Selection Procedures:

    1. Application paperwork is reviewed and processed.
    2. Candidates not selected will be notified.
    3. Applicants selected will be notified via e-mail.
    4. Selected applicants will receive on-site training and are required to keep a daily record of volunteer hours.

    Bellevue provides volunteer opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual preference and/or disability.