Youth Hoops Coach

Chicago Bulls Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 weeks ago

Youth Hoops Coach (Part-Time)

Position Overview:

The Chicago Bulls are seeking youth basketball coaches to join our Youth Hoops team. We are in search of individuals who are passionate and knowledgeable about the game of basketball who can inspire children to fall in love with the game and the Chicago Bulls, while expanding their coaching experience.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to impact, connect, and provide a positive experience for children and families by being an on-court basketball instructor and brand ambassador for the Youth Hoops program.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead, support, and execute year-round youth basketball programs across the Chicagoland area

  • Teach program participants the essential fundamentals and principles of basketball (includes physical demonstrations)

  • Bring energy and passion to each program and its participants

  • Maintain positive and professional relationships with participants, families, and Bulls partners to help increase enrollment at locations and build the program

  • Assist with load in, set up, and load out of program host sites

  • Travel to different camp locations across the Chicagoland area

  • Effectively communicate basketball skills step by step to players of all ages and skill levels

  • Plan and execute drills for all skills of basketball including but not limited to: ball handling, shooting, passing, defense, transition, game play and strategy, evaluating players skill level, etc.

  • Evaluate players skill level

  • Communicate and work with camp lead and coaching staff

  • Adhere to the Youth Hoops coaching manual and curriculum

  • Honor obligations and work schedule that is assigned

Qualifications:

  • 18 years or older

  • Passionate about teaching the game of basketball

  • Prior playing/coaching experience

  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a strong work ethic and team mentality

  • Reliable means of transportation and valid drivers license

  • Ability to adapt and adjust to situations quickly

  • Excellent public speaking skills

  • Self-motivated, detail orientated, and organized

  • Knowledge of current basketball rules, drills, and competitions

  • Ability to work nights/weekends/some holidays, and daytime hours during the summer months

  • Experience coaching in camps, clinics, or teams is a plus

Must have received the completed COVID-19 vaccination by date of hire to be considered. Proof of vaccination required. Legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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