Youth Sports Instructor

September 16, 2023
Olathe, KS
Job Type


Employment Type
Seasonal (Seasonal)

Job Summary

The City of Olathe is seeking energetic individuals to teach basketball, baseball, or soccer to youth participants. This position is part-time.

This position will instruct groups of children in the fundamentals of the assigned sport. You will demonstrate techniques and methods of participation. And you will evaluate athletes' strengths and weaknesses to improve the athletes' technique to prepare them for competition.

But most of all you will teach sports to children and facilitate a fun experience for all!

Must be at least 14 years of age.

For more details, review the full job details and requirements below.

Hiring Range: $12.00/hr

For more details, review the full job details and requirements below.

  • Plan, organize, and conduct practice sessions.
  • Provide training direction, encouragement, and motivation in order to prepare athletes for games, competitive events, and/or tours.
  • Plan strategies and choose team members for individual games and/ or sports seasons.
  • Plan and direct physical conditioning programs that will enable athletes to achieve maximum performance.
  • Adjust coaching techniques based on the strengths and weaknesses of athletes.
  • Instruct individuals or groups in sports rules, game strategies, and performance principles such as specific ways of moving the body, hands, and /or feet in order to achieve desired results.
  • Evaluate athletes' skills, and review performance records, in order to determine their fitness and potential in a particular area of athletics.
  • Keep abreast of changing rules, techniques, technologies, and philosophies relevant to their sport.
  • Monitor athletes' use of equipment in order to ensure safe and proper use.
  • Explain and enforce safety rules and regulations.
  • Explain and demonstrate the use of sports and training equipment.
  • Arrange and conduct sports-related activities such as training camps, skill-improvement courses, clinics, and/or pre-season try-outs.
  • Select, acquire, store and issue equipment and other materials as necessary.

Experience & Qualification Guidelines: Any combination of experience and education that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is acceptable. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills and abilities would be:

Education: High school diploma or GED.
Experience: Six months to one year related experience.

Supplemental Information: Must successfully pass a supplemental background check, pre-employment physical and drug screen. Must be 18 years of age.

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