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Job listing closed on 1 Oct 2023
13 Sept 2023

Marlins Youth Academy Baseball & Softball Seasonal Coach

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Miami, FL, USA
1+ year exp.

Position Summary:

The Marlins Youth Academy Baseball & Softball Seasonal Coach will focus on executing sports-based youth development programs to teach the game of baseball and softball, while simultaneously providing life-changing social and emotional learning for youth ages 5-18.

Essential Functions:

Marlins Jr. RBI Program

  • Serve as coach to teach the fundamentals of baseball and lead a tee ball, coach pitch or kid pitch team which includes facilitating practices and games to encourage youth participants to gain and develop life skills, knowledge, and techniques
  • Work with fellow coaches and supervisor to confirm practice plans using Marlins Rookies curriculum per week to help players strengthen individual skills and team cohesiveness, while also developing life skills and intangibles necessary for team sports.
  • Coordinate the day-to-day operations of the Jr. RBI program with community partners like Boys and Girls Club of Miami-Dade Gwen Cherry, Northwest Club, City of Hialeah Parks and Recreations, Centro Mater which includes communicating with parents, help managing the online registration database on League Apps, collection of paperwork and distribution of uniforms and equipment
  • Coordinate the operations of Jr. RBI program with Boys and Girls Club of Miami-Dade, Gwen Cherry Park, City of Hialeah, and Northwest Club supervisor which includes management of the league, assist with field maintenance, scheduling updates, rosters and serving as an umpire if needed
  • Serve as umpire for Jr. RBI games when needed
  • Maintain knowledge of and implement Marlins Youth Baseball and Softball development strategies and techniques to organized activities
  • Promote Marlins Jr. RBI to local community organizations, schools, and more

Marlins RBI Program

  • Responsible for overseeing the operations of baseball and/or softball games within Miami-Dade and Broward County which include managing rosters and confirming they are on League apps, facilitating that fields and umpires are ready for game, communicating with coaches at games regarding rules and conduct. Also assist as a coach or umpire if needed
  • Assist with additional programming such as clinics for baseball and softball, RBI All-star team try-outs and practices, and development series
  • Promote Marlins RBI to local community organizations, schools, and more

Marlins Youth Academy

  • Maintain regular communication with Miami Marlins staff on updates regarding program
  • Attend any trainings, meetings, and special initiatives that is requested by the Miami Marlins Foundation
  • Assist with the operation of various Youth Baseball & Softball events held throughout South Florida
  • Recruit volunteer coaches to assist with youth baseball & softball programming for additional support
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work nights/weekends
  • Fluency in Spanish strongly preferred

Suggested Education & Experience Guidelines:

  • High School Diploma. Must be 18 years old
  • Experience & knowledge of working with youth baseball and/or softball programs preferred
  • Experience working with youth recreation programs preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.