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Youth Leadership Program

Our Mission

Our mission is Developing friendly, active and responsible people.

We believe in and live a culture of learning where individuals take responsibility in partnership with the Gymsports for their development. One of core values at Gymsports is continual growth and learning. We highly value enabling young people to develop their leadership and coaching skills through our Youth Leadership Program.

Program Outline

Youth Leaders participate in our Learn to Gym Programs over a 2 year period. The program is for young people 14 years (or turning 14). In the 1st year youth leaders commence are actively involved in our Fungym and Gymskills programs. In the 2nd year youth leaders may specialise into various Learn to Gym Programs.

  • Weekly online bite-sized and on-the-job learning​
  • Practical coaching 1 session per week
  • Mentor coaches to guide and assist with learning
  • 4 practical workshops per year led by our senior coaches
  • Opportunity to commence gym party employment in the 2nd year of the program
  • Opportunity of employment at the completion of the 2nd year
  • Facilitated completion of a Coaching Accreditation through Gymnastic Australia

2024 Youth Leader Applications

Are you turning 14 in 2024 and interested in our Youth Leadership Program? Gymsports Management operates at Clarence, Kingborough and Huon Valley Gymsports. The aim of our Youth Leadership Program is to introduce young people to the principles of leadership and coaching within a safe and friendly environment. The youth leaders will be involved in a two-year program at one of our venues, beginning as an assistant leader with the aim to finish as a qualified coach. Candidates need to be turning 14 in 2024.

Please complete this application by Sunday 10th December.

Important dates 2024

Wed 24th January2.30-4.30pmKingboroughWorkshop 1
YL Year 1 – Introduction & Educational Programs
YL Year 2 – Health and Safety and Child Safeguarding
Tues 23rd April5.00pm -7.00pmClarenceWorkshop 2
YL Year 1 – Expectations
YL Year 2 – Skill Progressions
Wed 24th April5.00pm -7.00pmKingboroughAs above
Tues 16th July5.00pm -7.00pmClarence Workshop 3
YL Year 1 – Positive Communication
YL Year 2 – Coaches as Leaders
Wed 17th July5.00pm -7.00pmKingboroughAs above
Tues 8th October5.00pm -7.00pmClarenceWorkshop 4
YL Year 1 – Behaviour Management
YL Year 2 – Growth and Initiative
Wed 9th October5.00pm -7.00pmKingboroughAs above