Fit & Fun Coach - Orokawa Y in Towson

Y of Central Maryland - Towson, MD3.4


Under the supervision of the Program Director/Coordinator, the Fit N Fun Coach will provide quality instruction and supervision to young Y members, teaching a fun, safe, and functionally challenging program that promotes a child’s total fitness development through elements of play.


Embody an outgoing and enthusiastic personality at all times
Must enjoy working with youth (K-5)
Must implement age appropriate Fit N Fun physical and health education curriculum as outlined through the Y’s adapted CATCH model
Possess knowledge of wellness concepts and promote a fun, well-rounded and healthy lifestyle
Work with Fit N Fun group to improve their self-image and progress their abilities.
Be punctual for class. Standard expectations are to arrive 10 minutes before class to ensure program area is properly set up; and stay 5 minutes after class to answer participant questions and ensure program area is properly cleaned up.
Knows emergency procedures and the location of emergency equipment
Keeps class attendance records
Maintains all personal certifications, attending workshops and recertification training as needed or required
Assists in participant recruitment and program promotions

Required Skills


Must have a High School Diploma. Bachelors degree in Physical Education (or working towards), or equivalent experience preferred.


Physically able to successfully complete required job functions, including use of hands, arms, fingers, able to talk and hear, use a computer, sit and stand, regularly move/lift up to 50 pounds, enter all Y environments (office spaces, indoor and outdoor maintenance/mechanical areas, fitness areas, pool and pool space, camping areas, unimproved outdoor locations and other program areas).

Maintenance and housekeeping of Fit & Fun equipment and CATCH box
Bending, lifting, running, moving, standing up to and including entire shift, ability to get on the floor and back up, and able to lift minimum of 45 pounds

Required Experience

2 years minimum working with youth (K-5 preferred) in a group setting

Experience coaching/leading youth sports or physical activity programs preferred