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Open Position | Grizzlies Football Coach

An empty football field with yard lines at night, illuminated by stadium lights.

South Park Recreation Center is seeking a highly motivated and experienced youth football coach to foster a positive and competitive environment where athletes can develop their skills, teamwork and sportsmanship. Grizzlies is a recreational football program for kids in grades 2nd-5th.

This position is part time and will be roughly August 1st-October 30th.  The right candidate lives, works and plays in the community and surrounding areas we serve.

Job Description:

  • Lead and oversee all aspects of the football program, including practices, games, and a football camp
  • Develop and implement effective coaching strategies and techniques to enhance player performance and team cohesion
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to student-athletes both on and off the field, promoting academic success, character development, and leadership skills
  • Collaborate with other coaches, staff members, and administrators to ensure the overall success and integrity of the athletic program
  • Foster a culture of respect, discipline, and sportsmanship among players, coaches, and supporters
  • Uphold and enforce all league rules and regulations


  • Previous coaching experience preferred
  • Strong knowledge of football fundamentals, strategies, and rules
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate athletes
  • Commitment to the academic and personal development of student-athletes
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, parents and community stakeholders
  • Ability to obtain CPR/First Aid certificate before the season starts
  • Ability to obtain Mandatory Reporter and HeadsUp concussion training certificates before the season starts
  • Pass a Colorado/Federal Bureau of Investigation background check

Hourly Range & Benefits:

  • Competitive commission based pay starts at 60% of all program registrations, with opportunity for advancement
  • Free Rec Center pass for the duration of the football season

If you are passionate about youth sports and meet the minimum requirements, we invite you to apply for the Grizzlies football coach position at South Park Recreation Center.  Join our team and play a pivotal role in shaping Park County youth through sports. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience to Please include “Grizzlies Football Coach Application” in the subject line of your email. Applications will be accepted until Monday, June 3rd, 2024.

South Park Parks & Recreation District is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of any characteristic protected by law, such as race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, height, weight, ancestry, marital status, veteran status or disability as defined by law.