Job Code: WE

Sports Instructor

Category: Sports
Location: West End Y

Job Type: Part-Time
Staff Contact: Sherry Emerick


This position provides direct leadership, instruction and motivation for students in sports classes.


 The Lake County YMCA is seeking sports instructors within the Youth Sports Program at the West End Y in Willoughby. This is a part-time variable hour position. Interested parties should submit a resume or completed application outlining qualifications to [email protected]. The YMCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


  1. Instructs lessons in accordance with YMCA guidelines, having prepared lesson plans accordingly.
  2. Builds effective, authentic relationships with students and parents; helps them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourages parent involvement and identifies potential volunteers.
  3. Conveys information on youth/ adult sports programs, schedules and as appropriate refers students and parents to other programs.
  4. Maintains records as required (i.e. attendance, progress reports, etc.).
  5. Attends staff meetings and trainings as scheduled.
  6. Follows all YMCA policies, rules, regulations, and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Completes incident and accident reports as necessary.
  7. Organizes and puts away needed class equipment. Reports damaged equipment.
  8. Trains and supervises class aides as assigned.


  1. Certifications: CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED, Basic First Aid certification.
  2. Experience in one or more sports or games.
  3. At least one year of instruction, coaching or leadership experience preferred.


Sufficient strength, agility, and mobility to perform essential functions and to supervise program activities in a wide variety of indoor and outdoor locations.

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