Help Wanted: Sports Director

The Waynesboro Family YMCA is looking for an energetic and professional individual to run all our Sports Programming at the Y.


Job Description

Develops, organizes and implements high quality youth and adult sports programs at the Waynesboro Family YMCA.  Waynesboro is quiet town nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley shadowed by the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains where quality living is affordable.  Our Y is small/medium sized Y with an annual operating budget of 1.4 million.  We are a fun place to be healthy!

The Y is debt free with a growing endowment and about to undergo a significant renovation.  The Sports Director would oversee all sports programming at our Y and have the encouragment to create, innovate, and motivate.



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent.
  • One to two years related experience preferred.
  • Typical requirements within 30 days of hire include: completion of online training: Preventing Member and Guest Slips, Trips and Falls, Unlawful Harassment Prevention, Child Abuse Test.
  • Completion of YMCA program-specific certifications.


Essential Functions

  • Creates teams from paid and financially assisted registrations. Organizes and conducts parent orientation meetings, and training and meetings for coaches.
  • Recruits, trains and develops sports program staff and volunteers
  • Develops and distributes team practice and game schedules; trains and schedules sports officials; develops and distributes sports rules, guidelines and handbooks.
  • Purchases and distributes team uniforms and awards; coordinates and distributes team photographs.
  • Organizes and hosts season parties and events, promoting healthy eating and good nutrition.
  • Organizes and conducts sports clinics.
  • Assists in the marketing and distribution of sports program information, may organize and schedule program registrations. May review and process program scholarship applications.
  • Creates a member-focused culture and models relationship-building skills in all interactions.
  • Develops and maintains collaborative relationships with community organizations.
  • Monitors and evaluates quality of the sports program.
  • Assists in YMCA fund raising activities and special events including sponsors for sports teams.
  • Responds to all member and community inquiries and complaints in timely manner.
  • Assists with Program Committee meetings
  • Leads assigned aspects of the Annual Support Campaign


Cause-Driven Leadership® Competencies

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture.  It’s who are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day.  We are cause-driven.  We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose.  As a cause driven leader you are expected to be:

  • Welcoming-Accept neighbors eagerly, warmly, hospitably, and as equal participants.
  • Nurturing-To care for, support, and help develop through encouragement.
  • Hopeful-Take an optimistic or positive view of future outcomes.
  • Determined-To devote full strength and concentrated attention to the cause.
  • Genuine–To be honest and open in relationships with others.



$33,000.00 – $38,000.00


How to Apply

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Maggie Van Huss, 648 S Wayne Ave, Waynesboro VA, 22980-4898

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