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Coach at Phillies Baseball Academy- PA, NJ

ESF Camps Newtown Square, PA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Position Summary

A Phillies Baseball Academy Coach is responsible for the supervision of campers, baseball-specific skill instruction, providing a safe, fun camp environment, and serving as a positive role model for campers.

Position Objective/Purpose

We are seeking motivated team members who believe deeply in the organization's mission and who display a record of achievement in effective supervision & management of youth as it pertains to this position. Candidates must be capable of teaching the fundamentals of baseball, building positive relationships and ensuring the safety and well-being of people of all ages. Our team members are expected to make a positive impact on children. Phillies Baseball Academy Staff will receive comprehensive training, professional development, resume building and networking opportunities:

  • internships and field work opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students
  • coaching positions with continuing education and leadership opportunities
  • great summer schedule
  • competitive compensation
  • employee referral bonus program

Position Scope Factors

  • Must be able be willing to work at the following locations:
  • Phelps School, Malvern, PA (June 21-25)
  • Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA (June 28-July 2)
  • Mondauk Park, Ambler, PA (July 5-9)
  • Phelps School, Malvern, PA (August 2-6)
  • Newtown-Edgemont Little League, Newtown Square, PA (August 9-13)
  • 8:00am - 4:00pm. Schedule may vary depending on location and week.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Group supervision of campers with attention to: behavior and group management, health, safety, security, and personal and skill development
  • Promote and actively participate in all camper activities
  • Work effectively with other coaches and collaborate on various responsibilities
  • Knowledge of basic rules and regulations of youth baseball
  • Teach age-appropriate baseball skills and techniques in a progressive sequence to boys and girls ages 6 - 14
  • Coach, manage, umpire or assist with all camp programs
  • Complete assigned paperwork, including player evaluation forms
  • Serve as a positive role model to campers
  • Exhibit Phillies Baseball Academy Core Values at all times and adhere to all company policies
  • Follow the PBA Code and maintain the PBA Look (uniform appearance) at all times
  • Demonstrate PBA Virtues of Character (Gratitude, Respect, Trustworthiness, Effort, Kindness, Positivity, Resilience, Community) in camp on a daily basis
  • Have fun and have that trait be recognizable by staff and campers.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Position Competencies for Success

  • Understand and support the mission of the organization
  • Desire to make a difference in the life of a child
  • Commitment to the growth and development of youth
  • The ability to work effectively with others in all levels of the organization in a professional manner
  • Excellent judgment, ability to identify problems and work quickly to find solutions
  • Positive attitude
  • Patient, caring and creative
  • Commitment to producing consistent, high-quality work
  • Flexible, adaptive and a Team player

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements

  • Push/pull, lift and carry a minimum of thirty-five (35) pounds across campus
  • Work outside, upright and mobile for six (6) to eight (8) hours per day
  • Respond to emergency situations which may include running (up to 1 mile in some cases) and ascending stairs without undue exertion
  • Possess physical capacity to fulfill all essential job functions responsibilities listed above

Experience Requirements

  • Previous experience working with children, examples include but are not limited to; childcare, academic/athletic tutoring, camp counselor, youth volunteer, classroom assistant, religious education teacher
  • Previous experience playing baseball (high school-level minimum)
  • Youth baseball coaching experience (preferred)
  • Previous baseball camp coach experience (preferred)
  • Coaching courses/licenses/certifications (preferred)

Education Requirements

  • 18 years of age
  • High School Graduate pursuing a college degree

Other Skill Requirements

  • Outstanding communication skills: These include the ability to use oral and written skills that are clear, concise and grammatically correct in all aspects of professional interaction with campers, their families, peers, leadership team and the larger community.
  • It is understood you will complete all trainings and pre-employment credentials required by Phillies Baseball Academy and the state you are working in.

Covid 19 Health & Safety Protocols

The Phillies Baseball Academy has developed and will be implementing an Advanced Safety Plan to ensure our campers, team members, and parents thrive in a safe environment. This plan includes detailed safety measures in the following areas. Team members will be trained on all protocols and full compliance is expected.

  • Limited enrollment and smaller group sizes
  • Camper & staff screening with use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Cleaning, disinfection & handwashing
  • Premier outdoor facilities
  • Reasonable contact reduction, including social distancing practices
  • Symptom Management Action Plan
  • Specialized Safety Training

Reporting Relationship(s)

  • Reports directly to and takes direction from Academy Specialist. May also take direction from and is overall accountable to the Field Manager and Operations Manager.

ESF Camps


Newtown Square, PA
19073 USA


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