Youth Hoops Coach (Part-Time)
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.
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
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.