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SPORT COACH Lead and succeed at the YMCA
SPORT COACH FOR YMCA CALGARY
WHY BECOME A SPORT COACH? • To expand your knowledge of sport from a coaching perspective • To share your passion for sport • To make an impact in your local community by helping others build skills and confidence
CHOOSE YOUR SPORT COACHING PATH As a YMCA coach, you will help program participants develop and grow skills, sportsmanship, confidence and a love of sport. You can choose to coach a basic foundational program like our YMCA young athlete program where you will help participants build fundamental movement skills, sport basics and confidence through a wide curriculum of games and drills. Or a specific sport, like our basketball program, where you will help participants build and enhance sportspecific skills, game strategy and more through exercises, drills and game play. Choose the foundational program or sport you would like to coach. YMCA Calgary offers the following programs at various locations: YMCA YOUNG ATHLETE
LEARN TO SKATE
(a fundamental skill building program)
3 EASY STEPS
TO BECOMING A YMCA SPORT COACH CHECK THE YMCA SPORT COACH PREREQUISITES • Must be 14 years of age or older • Previous experience in coaching or participating in sport is an asset (but not required)
APPLY • Visit ymcacalgary.org/careersvolunteers and complete an online volunteer application form (make sure you
select “sport” as an area of interest and attach your resume and any other applicable documents)
TRAIN • Complete a YMCA Sport Coaching course specific to your area of focus
CONTINUE YOUR COACHING JOURNEY Once you are certified as a YMCA Sport Coach, you will receive free ongoing training (such as National Coaching Certification training, seminars, refresher courses and more!) and enjoy team building events with the fun YMCA coaching team.
Get started today! Contact Us For more details on becoming a Sport Coach at YMCA Calgary, contact a YMCA branch near you, and ask for the Sport Supervisor.
Our Sport Program Locations Melcor YMCA at Crowfoot 8100 John Laurie Blvd NW (403) 547-6576
Saddletowne YMCA 7555 Falconridge Blvd NE (403) 237-2393
Gray Family Eau Claire YMCA 101 3 Street SW (403) 269-6701
Shawnessy YMCA 333 Shawville Blvd SE (403) 256-5533
Remington YMCA in Quarry Park 108 Quarry Park Road SE (403) 351-6678
Brookfield Residential YMCA at Seton 4995 Market Street SE (403) 351-5262
Shane Homes YMCA at Rocky Ridge 11300 Rocky Ridge Road NW (403) 351-6673
Learn how to become a volunteer sport coach at the YMCA!