Sports Team Coach

Shepherd Center Atlanta, GA
Shepherd Center is in the top 100 Great Places to Work in Atlanta as determined by the Atlanta Business Chronical!

We have a compassionate and fun culture and seek employees who want the same for patients and their families, caregivers, and co-workers.

Shepherd teams are self-motivated and directed, learn and apply knowledge quickly; are proficient and timely in organizing and completing multiple tasks and projects; have effective and appropriate communication skills in all interactions; and consistently demonstrate proficiency in their area(s) of expertise.

Please tell us about yourself by completing an application to join us at this great place to work!

Heres how this role performs at Shepherd:

In this fast-paced position, you will train athletes to enhance their playing skill and abilities. You will collaborate with assistant coaches and support staff to develop practices that include conditioning, strengthening, team strategies and tactical concepts. As coach, you will coordinate team tournament schedules with the Sports Team Coordinator to ensure the beset opportunities to make Nationals. You will also have the opportunity to serve as a resource person in area of expertise to patients and community. Through this interactive and multifaceted role, you will help to bring joy and exercise to patients' recovery.

Additionally, you will be responsible for attending preseason meetings and discussing program/team policies, establishing rosters and availability; providing direction and supervision of goal attainment and behavioral issues as needed; monitoring and implementing all safety procedures and guidelines as outlines in Policies and Procedures; assisting in the storage, maintenance and inventory of sports equipment.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of one year experience with disabled athletic programming, training, or coaching. Knowledge of various disabilities and disabled sports rules and regulations and governing bodies is preferred.

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