WAG Interclub and High School Coach - Full Time (Delta)

Date Posted: May 7, 2019

Employer:  Delta Gymnastics Society

Location of Employment: 4680 Clarence Taylor Crescent, Delta BC V4K3X3

Position Title: WAG Interclub and High School Coach

Position Vacancy: 2

Reports to: Jennifer Watts-Turner, Superstar Program Coordinator

Department: Developmental, Advanced, Community, and Outreach

Terms of Employment: Full Time (40 hours per week). 

Language of Work: English

Compensation: Will be determined through a job evaluation based on experience and certification

Benefits: Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Long Term Disability, Extended Health

If you have a passion for making a difference in the lives of kids through sport, join the coaching team at Delta Gymnastics, where we just don’t build athletes; we build people! 

We’re a supportive, tight-knit team that works together to bring out the best in each child – and each other, with on-going coach development and mentoring.  Enthusiastic, hardworking and dedicated! 

Our coaches are the professionals who are key in developing and maintaining the high quality of the developmental, community, outreach and advanced programs we offer at our 20,000 sq ft, state-of-the-art facility and in our neighbouring community. We believe our club culture is one of the reasons we’re one of Canada’s top gymnastics clubs.   

We have an immediate opening for two full-time (40 hours per week), Interclub and High School Coaches Coaching hours may also include other programs including Developmental and Community & Outreach Programs.  

This position is a fit for you if you have proven experience in, and technical knowledge of, the sport of gymnastics.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Planning and Preparation – knowledge of skills progressions for advanced gymnastics, knowledge of participants and learning process, setting instructional outcomes, knowledge of use of equipment, design lesson plans, understand assessments, understand operational duties.
  • Class Management and Class Environment – create an environment of safety, respect and engagement, establish a culture for learning, manage class procedures, manage participant behaviour
  • Coaching Delivery – communicate and engage participants in learning, use question and feedback techniques
  • Professional Responsibilities – reflect on coaching, maintain accurate records, communication, peer development and team building, personal growth and development, professional behaviour

Essential Requirements:

  • National Coaches Certification Program (NCCP) or equivalent
  • Passion for an active lifestyle, physical literacy and development of children
  • Must be able to bear weight as required to spot or support athletes of all ages and abilities
  • Must be able to be physically active including (but not limited to) movements such as: rotation, squatting, lifting, holding and others as required
  • Must be able to navigate the gymnastics facility with ease
  • Good understanding of class management and behaviour management
  • Must be able to teach a class in English
  • Understanding of long-term athlete development in sport
  • Ability to use computer systems for attendance, payroll and report cards

Preferred Requirements:

  • Education in relevant fields
  • Previous participation in the sport or activity of gymnastics

Prior to Start of Employment, candidate will have to complete the following:

  • First Aid Certification (we offer an in-house recertification program annually)
  • Respect in Sport and Making Ethical Decisions (online courses)
  • Criminal Record Check (for ages 18 and older)                           

Employment Contact:

  Delta Gymnastics Society

  Phone: 604‐943-0460          



 Sound exciting? We’d love to hear from you!  Please visit our website for the job posting and application link.