2023 YBA Summer League Site Coordinator
The Summer League Site Coordinator is responsible for planning and implementing daily summer league logistics and acting as lead coach for summer league activities. Summer League Site Coordinators are responsible for tracking daily attendance, administering pre and post-season surveys, fitness tests, and leading occasional one-one-one coaching sessions designed to develop assistant coaches as baseball instructors, youth development specialists, and community leaders.
Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy Summer League Site Coordinators commit to supporting the youth baseball and character development initiatives of the Nationals Youth Baseball Academy. The Academy’s summer instructional league will immerse underserved youth in The Academy Way – a positive culture of teamwork, effort, continual learning, and a love of baseball.
Summer Programming Schedule:
Mandatory Training: Week of June 12
Programming: June 19 – August 4
Typical Programming Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Take a lead role in implementing baseball/softball instruction and lead team time.
Maintain supplies for baseball/softball-and other physical activities.
Manage all volunteer coaches at their site.
Lead measurement and evaluation efforts at each site.
Ensure Summer League character development curriculum is being followed and administered.
Implement tailored baseball instruction to young Scholar-Athletes.
Help Scholar-Athletes develop baseball skills learned on the diamond into life lessons that can help them succeed in the classroom and their community.
Ensure implementation of evaluation and surveys.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
High school diploma
Minimum of 3 years of experience in coaching youth sports
Minimum of 2 years of relevant youth development experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities necessary to perform essential functions
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Demonstrate the ability to be prepared and organized for every event day
Knowledge of baseball/softball rules
Commitment to achieving the articulated objectives of the Academy for scholar-athletes, staff, and the community at large
Demonstrated leadership and motivational skills
Embody the qualities of a strong role model for the Academy’s scholar-athletes
Uphold Core Values: Excellence, Performance, and Accountability. These core values set the tone in everything we do, help us succeed on and off the field, make a difference in the community and provide the best guest experience in sports. It is important that the person in the position commits themselves to these core values so that we can constantly move forward in the same direction – Together.
Field: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a baseball coach encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The Summer League Site Coordinator will be subject to inside and outside environmental conditions and will be exposed to inclement weather of varying degrees. Job requires the Summer League Site Coordinator to function in a high activity sports venue. While performing the duties of this job, the Summer League Site Coordinator is regularly required to stand for long periods of time, run, jump, and climb up/down stairs.