KING Hoops Basketball Coach

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KING Hoops Basketball Coach

  • New York City
  • Location:
  • Kids in the Game 45 E 20th St 4th Floor New York, New York, 10003 Google Maps

  • Region : New York City
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Temporary
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 09/01/2022-07/31/2023
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 15Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
  • Job Description:

    Join our network of Basketball Coaches!

    Be Part of Our Movement to Inspire the Next Generation


    Kids in the Game sport and enrichment-based programs can be found in schools and  communities across New York City, serving thousands of children every year. Our goal is to provide positive experiences and opportunities through sports and creative play. We inspire kids to embrace new experiences, adopt a healthy lifestyle, and build integrity. Our work is focused on achieving five ultimate impacts:

    • Enhancing emotional intelligence
    • Creating a positive sense of self
    • Developing NYC into the nation’s top talent hub Integrating our communities
    • Narrowing the income inequality gaps

    Kids in the Game is a Certified B Corporation and we’re committed to doing business for good. We are striving every day to have a positive impact in the lives of our youth, and we believe that it all starts with being the best part of their day.

    To learn more about our programs and our team, visit



    We’re currently interviewing and hiring basketball coaches to join our KING Hoops coaching network. Positions would start in September 2022 and through July 2023. Coaches would be supporting Fall (Sept.-Nov.), Winter (Dec.-Mar.), and Spring (Mar.-July) seasons.


    About the role: King Hoops Basketball Coaches will lead a team and will run practices and coach in tournaments on the weekends. Coaches will be part of the KING Hoops coaching network and responsible for practice planning, facilitating practice sessions and coaching games. Your goal is the development of students’ basketball skills. This also includes determining game strategy based on teams basketball skills and players abilities. As well as creating a weekly practice plan to optimize players performance


    Qualifications: A basketball background is required. If you have experience coaching or training basketball, this role is for you!

    Weekly: Our Basketball coaches are expected to work 10-20 hours per week depending on the weekend tournament schedule. Our Hoops basketball program operates 2 practices per week for 2 hours per day. As well as weekend hours which are between 5-8 depending on the tournament. Our coaches are also required to travel on the weekends within the tristate area.


    Position Responsibilities:

    • Teach skills and enhance children’s knowledge of the basketball game, within a group of 10-15 kids ages 11-17
    • Analyze, demonstrate, and explain basic skills, knowledge, strategies and fundamentals of basketball
    • Provide a group and individualized practice plan for each week that provides ideas to optimize performance
    • Provide game strategies based on teams skills and abilities by recognizing and using players specific talents
    • Know and understand the basketball leagues rule book and any changes that are made
    • Motivate, lead, and mentor players to reach their full potential
    • Provide appropriate safety instruction and conduct checks on equipment and court areas to insure the overall safety of all sports equipment and spaces
    • Communication with parents
    • Ideally: would be able to have driver’s license and comfortable with driving in NYC and throughout the Tri-State area.


    Compensation: This is a part-time stipend position. We offer a competitive salary compensation rate of a $2,000-$35,000 stipend per season for our basketball hoops coaches.

    Must be:

    • Able to work within a team environment and independently.
    • Act as a Kids in the Game ambassador and communicate efficiently with the People & Culture and KING Hoops team to stay informed about program updates
    • Be a positive and influential role model for the children you work with and contribute meaningful to the school culture while you are at the school



    • We are a youthful, passionate, committed team of individuals that care about our youth and city
    • We are committed to developing innovative, creative programs that promote creative play and sports skill development
    • We work hard and push each other personally and professionally to keep growing
    • We offer you the freedom to reach new parts of NYC while working in diverse communities


    At Kids in the Game, you can expect to be welcomed into an engaging and spirited environment that emphasizes the importance of teamwork, open communication, and collaboration. We are proud to foster an inclusive environment where our team members feel respected by and connected to one another. We value the unique experiences, perspectives, and passions of our employees, and we look forward to adding dynamic personalities to our team.


    Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We are committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment for all of our interns and employees. We recruit candidates from across the city, state, and country, from all cultural and socio-economic backgrounds. We have developed partnerships with organizations that allow us to target our hiring practices to include chronically discriminated against or low-income groups, and improve their access to high-quality employment opportunities.




  • How to Apply:

Submit resume to the attention of New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Chandra Labonte
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