Part-time Youth Basketball Coach

Boston Celtics Boston, MA

About the Job

Department: Youth Basketball & Development

Supervisor: Director, Youth Basketball & Development

Principal Function:

This part-time position within the Celtics Youth Basketball and Development department will be responsible for supporting the day-of operations at Jr. Celtics Clinics, Leagues and Tournaments throughout the 2019-20 regular season.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Facilitate on-court training and skills development exercises to groups of youth basketball players aged 5 - 14
  • Design and execute activities emphasizing fundamental skill improvement, understanding of the game, and positive character growth
  • Serve as a positive role model to participants by being an active and hardworking leader
  • Ensure an environment where participants develop great morale and receive positive reinforcement with an overall focus on participants' well-being
  • Pre-event set up and post event breakdown for all events
  • Greet parents and consistently engage with participants
  • Help grow Jr. Celtics network through existing relationships with youth basketball organizations and facilities


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • 3-5 years' experience in a related field
  • Professional experience in education and/or coaching is highly valued
  • Ability to engage with a wide age range of participants and ability levels
  • Overall dedication to youth development and understanding of youth basketball training
  • Exhibit enthusiasm for the activities and strong awareness of safety
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Always demonstrate sound professional judgement
  • Available to work flexible hours, primarily weekends and holiday/school break periods
Please forward resumes to the Boston Celtics' Human Resources Department at .

Jr. Celtics Mission:

The official youth basketball platform of the 17-Time World Champion Boston Celtics, Jr. Celtics provides overwhelmingly positive youth basketball experiences by treating each child like an MVP, rewarding players for self-improvement and teamwork, building a future generation of champions and lifelong basketball fans.