Sports Director

YMCA of Greater Dayton is seeking a Sports Director to expand youth and adult sports programs at the West Carrollton YMCA Branch location.


YMCA of Greater Dayton


Dayton, OH 45402-1107

Job Description

Position Summary:
Develops, organizes and implements high-quality YMCA Sports programs for youth and adults.
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.
YMCA of Greater Dayton Association:
The YMCA of Greater Dayton is celebrating 150 years serving our communities. We are currently an 11 branch system including our Resident Camp. We also have 7 childcare centers, several before and after school care sites, and are in the process of bringing on two more branch locations and a full childcare center in 2021. We assist many other neighboring YMCAs through shared services and continue to create new ways of impcting over 200,000 lives annually.
West Carrollton YMCA Branch:
The branch located in West Carrollton, Ohio was built in March 2004. It is a 36,000-square foot facility that includes a gym, lap pool, warm water therapy pool, health and wellness center, teen center, and multi-purpose space. It is located on 10 acres which include various sports fields operated by the YMCA sports program.


Education and Certifications
  • A 2-year college degree or applicable experience is required; Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent strongly preferred.
  • CPR/AED, First Aid, and Oxygen required within first 60 days of employment and kept current.
  • Minimum of 1 year supervisory experience demonstrating the ability to recruit, train, motivate and supervise staff, as well as the ability to work with committees is required.
  • Experience in youth and adult sports program area systems, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license, insurable driver's record according to the YMCA’s insurance carriers, and have reliable transportation to travel for business meetings, training events, YMCA site visits, vendors and suppliers, etc.
  • Computer skills needed, particularly with Microsoft Office and email applications, along with ability to learn the internal YMCA software.

Essential Functions


  1. Directs, supervises and monitors youth and adult sports operations and program activities to meet YMCA objectives and adhere to state, local and YMCA health and safety regulations.
  2. Develops, monitors and effectively forecasts program budget to meet fiscal objectives.
  3. Establishes new program activities, increases participation, and expands programming within the community in accordance with Association/Branch strategic and operating plans.
  4. Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of and participation in the program.
  5. Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules, directs and motivates personnel and volunteers.
  6. Develops strategies to motivate staff and volunteers to achieve goals.
  7. Reviews and evaluates staff and volunteer performance. Ensures records of staff certifications are current and complete.
  8. Develops and nurtures collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  9. Engages volunteers and assists with volunteer committee meetings.
  10. Participates and contributes towards the goals of program task teams, and other assigned committees of the Association.
  11. Conducts referee and officiating duties as needed.
  12. Conducts and maintains accurate sports records including: program registration forms, program stats and attendance rosters, and equipment.
  13. Creates and schedules youth and adult sports programs and classes.
  14. Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information. Ensures marketing materials comply with Y branding guidelines and uses Y Voice to effectively tell the YMCA story.
  15. Coordinates use of facilities for program activities and assists with special events.
  16. Monitors and assists in the maintenance of a clean and sanitary program and sports environment and meets all state and local licensing requirements.
  17. Inspects equipment within program and sports areas for safety hazards, damage or wear.
  18. Communicates to executive director any suggestions concerns or incidents that may need follow-up.
  19. Provides excellent member service and follows membership retention practices of the branch, including responding to inquiries/concerns in timely manner, being courteous and giving sincere attention to members, providing positive and regular feedback to program participants.
  20. Increases member and program participant awareness of healthy lifestyle factors.

Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

· Communication & Influence

· Functional Expertise

· Developing Self & Others


$35,570.00 - $36,878.00

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