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Job Title: Youth Sports Coach

Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Youth Sports Coach to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for coaching and mentoring young athletes in various sports, including but not limited to soccer, basketball, and volleyball. The Youth Sports Coach will be responsible for developing and implementing training programs, organizing and leading practices, and coaching teams during games and tournaments.


  • Develop and implement training programs for young athletes
  • Organize and lead practices, including warm-ups, drills, and scrimmages
  • Coach teams during games and tournaments
  • Mentor and motivate young athletes to achieve their full potential
  • Provide feedback and guidance to athletes on their performance
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all athletes
  • Communicate with parents and guardians regarding team schedules, practices, and games
  • Collaborate with other coaches and staff to ensure a positive and supportive team environment


  • Previous coaching experience in youth sports
  • Strong knowledge of various sports, including rules and regulations
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to motivate and inspire young athletes
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends
  • CPR and First Aid certification (or willingness to obtain)

Education: A high school diploma or equivalent is required. A bachelor's degree in sports science, physical education, or a related field is preferred.

Physical Requirements: The Youth Sports Coach must be able to stand, walk, and run for extended periods of time. They must also be able to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive

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What is the best way to find and hire a Youth Sports Coach near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Youth Sports Coach applicants. Employers posting their Youth Sports Coach job on Indeed get about 16 applications from that board on average.
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Hourly paid workers, such as Youth Sports Coaches are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 131% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Youth Sports Coach applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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