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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

Important dates 2023

Wednesday 25 January  2.30-4.30pmKingboroughWorkshop 1 YL Year 1 – Introduction & Educational Programs YL Year 2 – Introduction to Health and Safety in the workplace
Wednesday 12 April5.00pm -7.00pmClarenceWorkshop 2 YL Year 1 – Expectations
Wednesday 19 April5.00pm -7.00pmKingboroughWorkshop 2 YL Year 1 – Expectations YL Year 2 – Skill Progressions
Wednesday 19 July5.00pm -7.00pmClarence & KingboroughWorkshop 3 YL Year 1 – Positive Communication YL Year 2 – Coaches as Leaders
Wednesday 11 October5.00pm -7.00pmClarence & KingboroughWorkshop 4 YL Year 1 – Behaviour Management YL Year 2 – Growth and Initiative
Mid-January 20242 daysTBCYouth Leadership Trip 2024 (2nd years)