Jul 07, 2021

Gymnastics Coach - YMCA Victoria - Closing 23 Jul 2021

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  • Balwyn North Victoria, Australia
casual coaching Health & Well-being Gymnastics

Job Description

At the Y our vision is simple - Amplify Your Voice. Shape Our Community. Challenge Our World.

As the largest employer in fitness and recreation we have more than 5,400 staff at over 140 centres across Victoria. With us, you will work with fun colleagues who have a shared passion for making a difference in the lives of individuals and transforming communities for the better. 

About the role 

You will be coaching a wide variety of recreational gymnastics classes, from pre-schoolers through to recreational competitive gymnasts (Gymstar). Our curriculum, lesson plans, and in-house training will give you all the guidance and development you need to lead amazing classes for your students. 

  • Construct and implement lesson plans that promote group-teaching methods, combining skill development with fun, physical activity and enhancing the developmental assets aspect of YMCA programs.
  • Challenge and develop student’s values and attitudes in a respectful and supportive manner.
  • Assess and upgrade participants
  • Work anywhere from 2 – 20 hours per week at this gratifying casual job. Available hours are flexible, including mornings, evenings and weekends.

About you 

As a Gymnastics Coach with The YMCA will enjoy working in a team-based environment, and have a genuine concern for, and interest in the wellbeing and educational needs of gymnasts. You will be able to engage the gymnasts and parents, as well as continually progress skills, while creating a fun environment with the child's wellbeing as a top priority.

  • Clear understanding of program philosophy and teaching guidelines
  • Capacity to choreograph routines for competition gymnasts
  • Displays understanding & respect to those of different talents and abilities
  • Ability to plan comprehensively for every class including yearly and term places

Essential Qualifications   

  • Beginner Gymnastics Qualification (Includes Principles of Coaching in Gym for All, Kinder gym, MAG or WAG)
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Other Desired Qualifications 

  • Intermediate Gymnastics Qualification
  • Please refer to your award classification for further details 

All candidates will be required to undertake background and probity checks including Reference Checks, a Criminal Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement. 


At the YMCA, we value our people. Working for us means you’ll enjoy great work/life balance and a range of benefits which improve your wellbeing and help you develop as an individual, such as:  

  • Flexible working and rostering arrangements  
  • Opportunities for career development and growth  
  • Free access to gyms, recreation, and aquatics centres across the state  
  • Free access to the Virtual Y – online health and wellness  

Essential Requirements

Desirable Criteria

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