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Recreational Gymnastics (3-16 yrs)


  • To develop as a  Recreational gymnastics coach at the Yard.
  • To assist in the administration of the recreational programme



  • To  deliver high-quality, progressive coaching sessions appropriate to age and ability of group under the direction of the Recreation Programs Manager
  • Ensure the safety of all participants, other coaches and your own within sessions, reporting all accident and incidents in accordance with The Yard’s procedures and codes of practice.
  • Adhere at all times to, Safeguarding, Equality and Health & Safety practices.
  • Attend all coaching clinics to assist in coaching development.
  • Operate and maintain effective communication channels with all relevant staff, parents and participants.



  • Working with the Senior Recreational coach assist in the development of the delivery, structure and scheduling of all recreational programs providing assistance as required.
  • Assist in the development of  lesson plans
  • Learn to assist in the maintenance of the equipment in the Gym



  • Maintain a high standard of personal appearance
  • Be punctual and have a positive attitude to attendance
  • Maintain a high standard of conduct and behaviour that is sensitive to the client base especially in the dealings with the children
  • Facility maintenance assistance in the presentation of the Gym
  • Team player, working with all members of the Dempsey staff 
  • Complete the Review and Development exercise and undertake identified development opportunities on an annual basis
  • Respect confidentiality at all times
  • Complete ad hoc tasks to be agreed with the Management team
  • To assist with cover in both Gymnasts, Trampoline and Freestyle programmes if required
  • Undertake any other duties within the overall purpose and scope of the roles as may be required by the Director of Coaching