JOB TITLE: AAU Girls Basketball Coach | Shooting Touch

Overall:

Shooting Touch is an international sport-for-development organization that uses the power of basketball to educate and empower underserved youth, women and their communities to live healthier lives. Since its inception in 2007, the organization has impacted over 30,000 youth and women worldwide through its innovative, outcome-driven programming. Today the organization leverages the sport of basketball to extend health services and health education in both Boston and in Rwanda.

Description:

Shooting Touch is currently seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our team as an AAU Basketball Coach starting in the Spring (March - June) 2020 AAU Season. This Coach will be overseeing a basketball team for either our middle or high school girls’ team. The AAU Coach will report to and work closely with the Boston Program Director and Boston Coaches to carry out Shooting Touch’s mission.

The position will be based in Boston, MA. This position will receive a stipend and the candidate MUST pass a CORI check and have a valid drivers license.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Conduct a MINIMUM of two (2) AAU practices per week at various locations in Boston

  • Carry out our enrichment curriculum, provided by Shooting Touch, during practice time, on a weekly basis

  • Attend a minimum of two (2) AAU tournaments on weekends in various locations around New England

  • Support the Boston Program Director and Boston Program Coaches for any additional coaching related tasks, including content for Shooting Touch’s social media and marketing

What We Are Looking For:

  • An enthusiastic individual with prior playing and/or coaching experience

  • An individual with a passion for urban youth development, social impact, basketball and public health

  • Someone who is professional, reliable, communicative and well-organized

  • Has a flexible approach and schedule, this position will require working nights and weekends

Interested applicants should send cover letters and resumes to the Director of Operations, Ashley Walenta for review, ashley@shootingtouch.com.