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Holiday Youth Basketball Coach (part-time, short-term)

at Memphis Grizzlies in Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

Holiday Youth Basketball Coaches will assist in the execution of Memphis Grizzlies Youth Camps and Clinics during the month of December. Coaches will help teach fundamentals of the sport while delivering exciting and rewarding experiences for all involved. This is a short-term project which requires coaches to be located in Memphis, TN.

+ Provide individual and group basketball instruction for kids ages 6-16 of varying skill levels via drills,

+ Follow assigned curriculum while also possessing the ability to run own drills and activities during small group stations.

+ Coach and officiate teams during scrimmages, ensuring equal playing time and constructive team play.

+ Motivate and encourage participants with a positive and caring demeanor. Show constant enthusiasm and assist in delivering messaging about sportsmanship, teamwork, and similar Grizzlies Youth Basketball principles.

+ Ensure participant safety by monitoring activities and by reporting potential injury and/or disciplinary concerns.

+ Interact with parents, guardians, facility staff, and other program customers, while always remaining respectful and cordial

+ Assist with operational tasks such as setup and breakdown, check-in and check-out, giveaway distribution.

+ Other duties as assigned.

Essential:

+ High School Diploma or GED.

+ Minimum playing experience at the high school level, or minimum coaching experience at the middle school, AAU, or high school levels.

+ Passion for youth development along with the ability to communicate and teach the game clearly and effectively.

+ Good physical condition with ability to demonstrate basketball drills and techniques as required.

+ Reliable transportation to and from sessions, along with punctuality relative to assigned hours.

+ Full availability during Grizzlies Holiday Camps (https://memgrizzyouth.com/camps) and Gameday Clinic (https://memgrizzyouth.com/lakers-gameday-clinic/).

Preferred:

+ College education is a plus.

+ College playing experience or coaching experience at the college level is a huge plus.

+ Knowledge of and passion for NBA basketball

Memphis Basketball LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to treating all applicants and team members fairly based on their abilities, achievements and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected by law.

All newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. All religious, medical or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

ID: 2021-1371

External Company URL: www.nba.com/grizzlies/

Street: 191 Beale Street

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Job Posting: JC198858825

Posted On: Dec 02, 2021

Updated On: Dec 18, 2021