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  • Full Time
  • Wichita Falls Chamber Member
  • Wichita Falls, Texas
  • $40,000-$43,000 DOE USD / Year
  • February 17, 2023

Website The YMCA

The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Sports Director works closely with the Sr. Program Director: Sports and develops,
organizes and implements high quality youth sports programs. They are responsible for
assisting in planning, development, implementation, expansion and evaluation of all youth
and adult sport programs and coordinating birthday parties. Ability to efficiently schedule
and coordinate multiple leagues including youth and adult leagues. The Sports Director
position ensures operational best practices consistent with the Y Mission.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Directs and supervises program activities to meet YMCA objectives. Expands youth
sports program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating
plans.
• Transports and sets up equipment for games and practices; monitors and purchases
necessary sporting equipment as budget permits.
• Creates teams from paid and financially assisted registrations. Organizes and
conducts parent orientation meetings, and training and meetings for coaches.
• Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules; trains and schedules
sports officials; develops and distributes sports rules, guidelines and handbooks.
• Organizes and conducts summer sports camps.
• Assists in the marketing and distribution of youth sports program information, may
organize and schedule program registrations.
• Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
• Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events.
• Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely and
professional manner with high levels of customer service.
• Implements YUSA Risk Management best practices by ensuring completion of 100%
volunteer and coaches training prior to first scheduled game of the season.
Documents and reports to all coaches’ trainings status to supervising Sports Director.
• Compiles program statistics, including game scores and league standings. Monitors
and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.
• Communicates with coaches and league members through email and phone calls.
• Expand the number of league participants through networking and relationship
building.
• Supervise league games, as well as sports staff on duty.
• Ensure that all players are registered and have made payment before playing in the
league.
• Report any unusual happenings, complaints, and accidents to Sports Director
immediately. Completes and submits accurate incident reports regardless of nature
and severity.
• Serve as administrator-in-charge for all assigned sports.
• Creative planning special events such as tournaments and league playoffs.
• Provide updates in Player Space league software and DAXCO operations.
• Maintain equipment to be used for future leagues and events.

The Y: We’re for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

• Distribute team sponsor billing for all programs. Ensure 100% sponsor money
receipt. Send all sponsors thank you letters in a timely manner.
• All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Sport and Recreation Management, Education, or related field
preferred.
• Highly motivated, organized, personable, enthusiastic, displaying strong leadership
abilities.
• Two year’s Y program experience preferred.
• YMCA Team Leader certification preferred.
• Must pass a background check.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
• Physically able to sit at a computer terminal and enter data.
• Must be able to speak distinctly to communicate with vendors, staff and customers via
telephone and in person.
• This is a mixed position where the incumbent must be able to lift and carry objects up to
45lbs independently and objects over 45lbs with assistance.

YMCA COMPETENCIES (Leader):
• Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y’s values, ensures a high level of service
with a commitment to changing lives, provides staff and volunteers with orientation,
training, development, and recognition, cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.
• Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives, builds relationships
to create small communities, empathetically listens and communicates for understanding
when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the
appropriate audience; provides staff and volunteers with feedback, coaching, guidance and
support.
• Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions, conducts
prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities, develops plans and
manages best practices through engagement of team, effectively creates and manages
budgets, holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure
progress.
• Personal Growth: Shares new insights, facilitates change, models adaptability along with
an awareness of the impact of change on others, utilizes non-threatening methods to
address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance, has the functional and
technical knowledge and skills required to perform well, uses best practices and
demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology

To apply for this job email your details to humanresources@ymcawf.org

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