Regional Sports Director

Posted on Nov 14, 2018 by YMCA

West Chester, PA 19380
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Regional Sports Director

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine has an excellent opportunity as the Regional Sports Director for the Upper Main Line & Oscar Lasko Branches.


YMCA of Greater Brandywine


West Chester, PA

Job Description

This is a tremendous opportunity for a proven, cause-driven leader, with a passion for Youth Development, to grow the UMLY and OLY sports programs. Under the direction of the Executive Directors , the Regional Sports Director will be responsible for providing leadership to the youth sports departments at both the Upper Main Line Y, in Berwyn, and Oscar Lasko Y, in downtown West Chester, branches of the YMCA of Greater Brandywine. The Regional Sports Director works collaboratively with branch leadership to develop, implement and grow sports programs that are responsive to the needs of the community and are consistent with the philosophy of the YMCA.


  • Bachelor's degree in sports management, human services, social services, recreation, business or equivalent.
  • Two or more years of Sports program management experience, preferably in a YMCA, other non-for-profit agency or sports organization.
  • Two or more years of supervisory experience required.
  • Availability to work nights and weekends and ability to travel between branches.
  • Ability to direct programs through supervision of volunteers and staff, development and monitoring of budgets, marketing and public relations, and program development.
  • Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain collaborations with community organizations.

  • Essential Functions

  • Recruits, trains and supervises part-time staff at both locations.
  • Develops and implements strategies to grow sports programs with increased member impact.
  • Actively recruits and trains both volunteer coaches and volunteer staff.
  • Responsible for creating, monitoring and meeting annual budget.
  • Develops, implements, manages and audits operating plans to promote multiple programs leading to program growth and membership growth for the YMCA. Executes strategies to ensure that members and/or program participants connect with one another and connect with the YMCA.
  • Provides support to the annual fundraising campaign and volunteer committees as assigned. Develops and maintains effective working relationships within the community.
  • Assures compliance with state and local regulations. Ensures that program standards are met and safety procedures are followed.
  • Ensures high quality programs through innovative program development, evaluations, audits of program delivery and on going training of staff. Writes and implements curriculum.
  • Coordinates special events and activities.
  • Provides data and reports as required for assigned programs.
  • Performs other duties, as required.

  • Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

    Mission Advancement: Models and teaches the Y's values. Ensures a high level of service with a commitment to changing lives. Provides volunteers with orientation, training, development, and recognition. Cultivates relationships to support fund-raising.

    Collaboration: Champions inclusion activities, strategies, and initiatives. Builds relationships to create small communities. Empathetically listens and communicates for understanding when negotiating and dealing with conflict. Effectively tailors communications to the appropriate audience. Provides staff with feedback, coaching, guidance and support.

    Operational Effectiveness: Provides others with frameworks for making decisions. Conducts prototypes to support the launching of programs and activities. Develops plans and manages best practices through engagement of team. Effectively creates and manages budgets. Holds staff accountable for high-quality results using a formal process to measure progress.

    Personal Growth: Shares new insights. Facilitates change; models adaptability and an awareness of the impact of change. Utilizes non-threatening methods to address sensitive issues and inappropriate behavior or performance. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-todate knowledge and skills in technology.


    $40,000.00 - $45,000.00

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