As the leader of the Gymnastics Department, the Director of Gymnastics will develop and build on the vision for the NY Gymnastics business at Chelsea Piers. As Chelsea Piers Gymnastics is a partner of the Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), this role requires an understanding of the social and emotional learning of young athletes, and candidates must be able to demonstrate a proven ability to foster a positive team environment among athletes and staff. This individual will work to achieve annual strategic goals and support the financial success of the Gymnastics department (Chelsea Piers competitive team and recreational program) and will oversee day-to-day management of the department through program scheduling and staff operations and development. The position is a key member of the Chelsea Piers Field House management team.
Create and manage all gymnastics classes, programs and schedules.
Develop a strategic business plan with the General Manager, Assistant General Manager and Controller. Implement, analyze and adjust to meet or exceed the plan.
Prepare monthly reports for internal meeting as directed by Chelsea Piers executive leadership team.
Prepare reports for weekly executive meetings.
Maintain active partnership with Positive Coaching Alliance.
Develop and maintain annual budget guidelines in conjunction with the strategic plan including payroll and employee benefits.
Manage and accurately complete all gymnastics payroll needs. Oversee operations of the Gymnastics Teams (Boys, Girls and Xcel).
Serve as main point of contact to gymnastics parents and customers.
Conduct annual performance reviews with all department staff members.
Recruit, interview, and hire staff.
Assist registration manager to set up all camps/classes in registration system.
Create staff workshops and maintain staff certifications.
Make sure the Gymnastics Department upholds all SafeSport guidelines.
Supply Marketing Team with pertinent department information in club newsletter and website; serve as Gymnastics Department external point of contact.
Oversee billing process for gymnastics teams.
Provide sales training to staff to ensure correct information is shared with patrons regarding the gymnastics program.
Develop quality assurance and quality control plan for all gymnastics equipment.
Maintain an up-to-date parent handbook.
Ensure class/camp information is accurate on website, in brochures and in registration system.
10+ years of experience, with significant management experience.
Must have completed all USA Gymnastics Safety Certifications or be willing to complete upon hire.
Excellent interpersonal, customer service, and creative problem-solving skills.
Ability to multi-task and make critical decisions.
Personal experience in youth sports / team sports preferred.
Knowledge of and enthusiasm for gymnastics is a plus.
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
Note - we also seek a High Level Optional Coach for Girls Gymnastics Team, with a focus on bars and vault. To inquire, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Chelsea Piers
Chelsea Piers is the country's most popular destination to learn, practice, play, and compete in sports. With locations in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Stamford, CT, Chelsea Piers offers instructional programs and sports leagues for youths and adults, a world-class fitness clubs, and multiple dedicated event spaces.