Sports Instructor - Youth

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-848891
    • Job Location: Littleton, CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: March 10, 2023
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About this Opportunity!

Youth Sports Instructor Part-Time

$14.50 - $18.83 per hour

If you have a passion for sports, want to work with a dynamic team, are high energy, and want to help the next generation learn, then the Sports Instructor position is for you! We are currently seeking candidates to coach Basketball, Soccer and Volleyball! This Sports Instructor is responsible for supervising and instructing assigned athletics program. The Sports Instructor will develop lesson plans and evaluate and assess skill level and progress of all participants. This position may require shifts ranging from morning to evening hours.

We need sports fanatics to fill the following days and hours! Saturdays & Sundays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, and Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9:00 am to 11:00 am, as needed!

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Will have general knowledge of assigned sport including rules and regulations.
  • Will understand how the game is played including the principles, practice, and techniques used in recreational sporting events.
  • Will have the ability to make proper calls on command and the ability to accept criticism.
  • Has the ability to handle participants, team managers and/or coaches under difficult game situations.
  • Capable of establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with fellow employees, various community organizations, and the public.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least sixteen (16) years of age.
  • No experience necessary. Must be able and willing to follow instructions of provided lesson plans, remain engaged with participants and willing to learn fundamentals of assigned sport.
  • Prefer at least 1 year of experience in assigned sport area through athletics, teaching, coaching or competitions.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, a botanical garden event center, a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.