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Sports Coordinator, The Learning Center

Lake Buena Vista


Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Sports Coordinator assists in the supervision of sports staff and sports programming within the Family Center. The Sports Coordinator supports member participation and retention through assisting in the development and execution of sports programs to achieve strategic goals and provide outstanding customer service to all members.

Our Culture

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. We are the Y.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the implementation of youth and adult sports programs that promote retention of existing members and engage new members.
  • Assist in the supervision of department staff and ensure they are always following all safety and policy regulations.
  • Lead staff to support sports initiatives to achieve retention goals.
  • Perform referee duties, coaching, and direction of sports programs as scheduled, or in order to provide substitution coverage.
  • Maintain accurate sports schedules and procedures to provide maximum opportunities for member/staff connections.
  • Collaborate with department leads to maximize enrollments in program registration and gym usage.
  • Collaborate with the Facility Director to coordinate regularly scheduled gym and equipment inspections to ensure proper and efficient working order at all times.
  • Coordinate and schedule equipment maintenance and repairs. Purchase equipment, parts and supplies approved by the purchase requisition process.
  • Monitor daily operations to adhere to all state, local and YMCA of Central Florida health and safety standards and policies.
  • Ensure all staff are current with required certifications.
  • Utilize available technology, reporting tools and data that enhance sports participation and member retention.
  • Assist in the planning and execution of sports events at the Learning Center.
  • Promote the Learning Center and the YMCA of Central Florida's special events among the members and community.
  • Create a nurturing and safe environment by reporting suspicious activity that may lead to child abuse or may violate the code of conduct


  • Associate's degree or equivalent required; sports management, recreation management, physical education or related field of study preferred. Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 1 - 3 years' experience in sports or customer service related field required.
  • YMCA sports or operations experience preferred.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of league rules as they apply to the sport being played.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency required
  • Current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications required.

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, which may include weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Must be willing to work an on-call schedule rotation as required.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
  • The physical activities of this position include: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motions. Talking is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels, with or without correction.
  • The employee must be able to perform medium work: exerting up to 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • The employee is required to have close visual acuity, along with the visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned, preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, viewing a computer screen, extensive reading, or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
  • The employee is subject to both environmental conditions: activities occur inside and outside. The employee is subject to extreme heat: temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
  • May be required to sit or stand for extended periods of time while demonstrating manual dexterity in order to accurately work on the phone, computer keyboard, and other equipment.


  • Must complete successful background screening, which includes criminal and employment verification.
  • All of the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. The YMCA promotes an equal employment opportunity work place which includes reasonable accommodation of otherwise qualified disabled applicants and employees. Please see your manager should you have any questions about this policy or these job duties.
  • This job description may not be all-inclusive and employees are expected to perform all other duties as assigned and directed by management. Job descriptions and duties may be modified when deemed appropriate by management.