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Basketball Coach
Shorefront YM-YWHA of Brighton Manhattan Beach
3300 Coney Island Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Principal Responsibilities:

The basketball coach is responsible for planning and conducting basketball training sessions for children between the ages of 5 and 13. The coach will develop age-appropriate drills, games, and strategies to improve the skills and fundamentals of players. This role requires a passion for basketball, strong communication skills, and a nurturing and supportive approach.


- Develop and implement engaging and dynamic basketball drills and exercises to improve players' skills.

- Teach the fundamentals of basketball, including dribbling, passing, shooting, and defense.

- Coach players on proper basketball techniques, including footwork, hand-eye coordination, and body positioning.

- Provide constructive feedback and encouragement to help players improve their performance and develop a positive mindset.

- Organize and lead team practices and games, ensuring a positive and inclusive environment.

- Communicate with parents and players regarding team updates, schedules, and player performance.

- Maintain a safe and organized basketball facility, including setting up and breaking down equipment.

- Stay up-to-date with the latest basketball techniques and strategies through ongoing training and professional development.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Strong understanding of basketball fundamentals and skills development for children.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect with children and motivate them.

- Patience, empathy, and a positive demeanor when working with children.

- Experience working with children in a structured sports or coaching setting.

- Knowledge of basketball rules and regulations.

- First Aid and CPR certification, if available.


Under $25,000

Agency Information:

Located in the heart of the largest Russian speaking community in North America, the Shorefront YM-YWHA has been committed to serving the diverse population of Brighton-Manhattan Beach for over half a century. A vibrant Jewish community center and social service agency, the Shorefront Y integrates immigrants into American society, inspires families and individuals to reconnect to their Jewish roots and provides a full array of cultural, educational, wellness, immigrant and human social services for people of all ages year-round.