Girls' Head Coach for Northfield Gymnastics Club in Minnesota

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Coach Z

Jun 20, 2016
Northfield Gymnastics Club (NGC) in Northfield, MN has a 14,000 square foot facility. It has 4 girls teams that compete in Midwest Amateur Gymnastics Association (MAGA) and is the feeder program for the local high school gymnastics team. They also have two boys' teams, one that competes in MAGA and one in USAG. For more info about NGC see our website:


Girls’ Competitive Head Coach


* General

· Represent NGC at all MAGA meetings and communicate MAGA policies/information with the NGC board and competitive team families as appropriate.

· Establish summer camps for competitive and instructional levels, Work with Boys Head Coach and office staff to obtain coaches and create brochures.

· Establish self-development goals with Personnel Committee and work towards meeting those goals. Development of management/administration skills should be encompassed, as well as coaching skills.

* Girls’ Team and Pre-team

· Establish competitive team and pre-team practice and meet schedules. Make every effort to coach pre-team practices as much as possible, in addition to team practices.

· Establish minimum skills required for competition. Communicate those requirements clearly to athletes and parents.

· Provide positive encouragement to athletes. Develop an atmosphere in which hard work is rewarded with success.

· Set team goals and also develop individual goals with each athlete. Share those goals with parents. Conduct at least one parent/gymnast conference with each competitive member each season.

· Identify appropriate placement of team members on each team level, in consultation with team coaching staff

· Identify gymnasts ready to join team

· Provide feedback throughout practice

· Ensure all gymnasts receive spotting as his/her skill level dictate

* Instructional

· When needed coach instructional classes at different levels, as schedule permits Recommended classes: Mini-Mites and Intermediates, as they are direct feeders to the Pre-team an Team levels

* Meets

. Organize home meets for competitive teams

· Communicate with visiting programs about time tables and directions

· Secure qualified judges for home meets

· Determine appropriate division breaks at each meet

· Establish team rotations

· Work with the Competitive Representative to plan logistics of home meets (number of teams/gymnasts expected, time tables)

· Plan for ribbons/medals for awards (can be delegated)

· Communicate meet results to MAGA

· Attend all competitions (Team and Pre-team)

· Ensure appropriate assistant coaches attend competitions

· Ensure all necessary equipment is available at home and away meets

· Ensure meet fees are paid at all away meets

· Promote NGC home meets and encourage other programs to come to NGC meets

* Instructional Curriculum and Scheduling

. Collaborate with Boys Head Coach/Instructional Coordinator

· Maintain constant communication of daily operations and scheduling

· Provide guidance for instructional curriculum, including review and revision of lesson plans as necessary. Ensure that instructional program develops necessary skills for progression to competitive level.

· Assist Instructional Coordinator with scheduling as necessary


∙ Gymnastics Coaching experience

∙ Available to work varying shifts which may include days, nights, weekends, and holidays

∙ Ability to lift equipment and spot children

∙ Ability to motivate and effectively communicate with students, parents, and coworkers

Hours and Pay

Up to $22 an hour based on experience. Part to full time position (all negotiable).

Please go to for more information.

Email resume to: Andrea Stowe, Club Manager, [email protected]
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