Gymnastics Head Coach - Stafford

Date: 31 Aug 2023

Location: Stafford, AU

Company: YMCA Brisbane

The YMCA is one of the largest providers of sport and recreation in Queensland. It is our belief that gymnastics is amongst the best physical training and exercise you can do!


The YMCA offers classes for children from crawling age through to 13 years, youth classes from 14 years up, and adult classes. Our programs encourage children to participate in a safe and structured environment. Gymnasts can progress from Kinder Gym through to National Competition levels based on age and skill level. We have a variety of gymnastics programs for different levels to suit everyone's needs.

We are now seeking a Gymnastics Head Coach on a full-time basis at our Gymnastics facility in Caloundra.


About the work space

YMCA Stafford Gymnastics welcomes all ages and skill levels! Our fun-filled classes begin for little crawlers and span through to adult gymnastics lessons. Classes include KinderGym, Traditional Gymnastics (Steps), Competitive Gymnastics, Tumbling, Ninja Gymnastics, Adult Gymnastics, Special Needs Gymnastics and casual Gym Play classes.

As a Head Gymnastics Coach, your key responsibilities will include:


  • In conjunction with the Assistant Centre Manager, implement and maintain innovative and quality gymnastic programs in accordance with the YMCA Mission Statement
  • Complete administrative tasks as delegated by the Assistant Centre Manager when required, including but not limited to gymnastics curriculum D=development, class rotations and equipment rosters for classes, undertaking assessments, KPI and database recording and reporting, planning, development and coaching of holiday programs if required
  • Effectively communicate with parents and other stakeholders in association with the Assistant Centre Manager
  • Design and implement retention strategies that will improve the satisfaction level of participants
  • Ensure the program meets the requirements of Gymnastics Queensland Club 10
  • Management of all gymnastics events including annual club championships, level testing and external competitions
  • Participate in special events such as open days, launches, seminars, functions and other special promotional events for the Centre
  • Raise the public image for the YMCA in the local community ensuring a positive, friendly and accessible environment for all
  • Ensure ongoing maintenance and safety of all gymnastics equipment
  • When necessary, represent the YMCA at an industry or sector level
  • Continually monitor the cleanliness, safety, security and presentation of the Centre in conjunction with other staff
  • Participate in training and professional development as required.




To be considered for this position, you must meet the following selection criteria:


  • Minimum of Gymnastics Advanced Coaching qualifications, or industry equivalent
  • Current Technical Membership with Gymnastics Australia
  • Demonstrated experience as a gymnastics coach at a competitive level
  • Demonstrated experience in developing successful athlete pathways
  • Demonstrated experience as a mentor gymnastics coach
  • Demonstrated ability to work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills; 8. Excellent customer services skills
  • Sound knowledge of computer systems; 10. Knowledge of developing and running a gymnastics competition
  • Current First Aid and CPR Certificates or a willingness to obtain
  • Currently possess, or be willing to obtain, a positive notice Blue Card in accordance with the Working with Children (Risk Management and Screening) Act 2000



Want more?!


The successful applicant will be rewarded with excellent working conditions including support from a management team with experience in the field, professional development and a rewarding working environment.


YMCA also offers an excellent employee benefits program which includes:


  • Free YMCA gym membership;
  • Discounted accommodation rates at the George Williams Hotel;
  • Discounted rates at our childcare facilities
  • Discounted rate on health care through; Medibank Private;
  • A range of online benefits through our online employee discounts and benefits program.


Interested? Apply now!


To find out more about the YMCA, please visit our website


To apply, please upload a covering letter outlining your experience and qualifications against the selection criteria outlined above and your resume by clicking the 'Apply' button.




At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police checks) to make sure that the right people are in the right roles. To learn more about our screening processes, click here to view our Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy:


The YMCA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to safeguarding children and young people