Recreational Coach / Summer Camp Coach

by Barb Fraser
Published: May 13, 2021 (1 month ago)
Port Coquitlam

Position Title: Recreational Coach / Summer Camp Coach

Anticipated start date: As soon as possible (can be negotiated)

Terms of Employment:  Part-time, full-time position, weekend, day, evening (20-35 hours a week)

What we offer 

  • An organisation whose staff works towards a common goal with teamwork, respect, inclusivity, and adaptability; and where coaches engage to achieve positive and high levels of achievement for all participants
  • A great team environment, and a supportive team including administrative staff, coaches and leaders
  • Competitive rate of pay commensurate with experience and qualifications
  • Access to personal development


What are we looking for 

  • Passion and enthusiasm for the sport of gymnastics, and physical activity
  • Organization skills and a positive attitude
  • Dependable, committed, and enjoys working with children
  • Great communication and leadership skills
  • Good understanding of class and behavior management

General Responsibilities: 

  • Coach a variety of age groups/skill levels.
  • Establish and maintain a fun, positive work environment; display an energetic demeanour when delivering programs and interacting with participants, parents/caregivers, staff/volunteers. .
  • Interact directly with participants in a positive manner while guiding and redirecting situations when conflicts arise.
  • Follow the program guidelines and recommendations provided by the Executive Director, Recreational Director and Head Coach.
  • Coordinate facility and program set-up and post-program clean-up/take down for all sessions. Ensure facility and equipment is clean, safe, neat and orderly..
  • Share a passion for learning and a healthy and active lifestyle.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems, emergencies and parent/caregiver concerns/inquiries as outlined in policies and procedures..
  • Demonstrate exemplary leaderships skills and willingness to contribute to the success of the TAG team and its programs
  • Maintain confidentiality of all program, staff and participant information
  • Maintain regular attendance, punctuality and be appropriately prepared and attired for all activities.
  • Contribute flexibly as a team member to achieve goals, specifically to ensure Recreational Programs are memorable experiences for all program participants.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Willingness and ability to learn, research and develop new skills (client services, teamwork, communication, digital skills, leadership and coaching skills).
  • Ability to adapt quickly to varying assignments and to a changing environment.
  • Analyze and evaluate athletes’ performances and modify training programs as needed.
  • Generate lessons plans and/or follow the directions of the Head Coach or program lead.
  • Keep records of athletes’ goals, development plans and performances.
  • Periodically submit written reports/evaluation to athletes, Recreation Director and/or the Head Coach.



  • Access to reliable transportation to and from the worksite..
  • Physical ability to perform the tasks of the job.
  • Gymnastics Coaching certification would be an asset.**
  • Standard First Aid certification
  • Ability to work with volunteers and other program staff.
  • NCCP Gymnastics foundations.
  • NCCP Trampoline 1
  • NCCP Making Ethical Decisions.
  • NCCP Respect in Sport.
  • Criminal Record Check.
  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends.

How to Apply
Please submit resume with cover letter via email. Thank you in advance for your application.

For any further questions/clarifications, please contact via email

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