Be the positive role model the next Beckham, Bryant or Brady need to succeed.
Sport brings people together the way very few other things can do. Although technical skills can be learned and improved, sport helps develop key character skills, such as communication, confidence and working amongst a team.
It's so important for kids to understand these key areas at an early age, which will help them succeed not just in sport, but in life as well. Summer camp provides the perfect environment to do that.
Not only will you experience a summer of a lifetime, but you'll be a key part in other people's incredible summer.
Sport is the favourite part of the day for so many people. Your passion for sport will shine through and you'll become the campers go-to person for their favourite activity.
Campers will remember the incredible times and your impact will far outlast each session; you could be a pivotal moment in their young lives and what direction they ultimately take.
Accommodation Provided: Yes
Timeframe: During Summer Break
Sport is a universally connecting activity, which brings people together all around the world.
The summer months tend to be an ideal time for sports coaches to be recruited, as summer camps all around the world are looking for key staff to guide children during their holidays.
Where you work can be very dependent on what you would like to do in your sports coaching role.
The likes of summer camp in America have a huge range of sports, from the home sports of basketball, baseball and more, through to the likes of soccer, golf and tennis.
Canada and China also need staff for a wide range of sports, with dozens and dozens of different activity roles available.
Sports coaching requires some form of background or experience within your chosen field.
This does not mean you have to have a high level of formal education, but it is important to pass on the correct, safe and focused knowledge of your chosen sport or activity.
You may have experience leading a children's netball team, or you could be a fully fledged Level 2 football coach. An involvement within your sport is vital to show that you can help lead a group of children to having a great time.
Sports coaching is not just limited to the major sports.
Although summer camps will always be on the look out for mainstream sports coaches, there are dozens and dozens of other sports which need passionate leaders.
Mainstream sports that are recruited for at most camps are:
- Football (soccer)
Other sports include:
- And much more
There are a huge range of different roles at camp, with superstars needed for all types of outdoor education roles.
Whether you love the water and want to be a watersports instructor or lifeguard, or if you love camping and you wish to teach outdoor cooking, we would love to hear from you.
You can find more information about this on our Outdoor Jobs page here.
Inspire the next generation
Staff at summer camp are leading role models for campers at such an influential stage in their lives. You'll be who they look up to for advice and guidance during their time at summer camp.
You will leave an lasting impression, which can have a huge impact on what they decide to do in life.
Further your coaching career
By working abroad as a sports coach, you are not only gaining experience in a new area (which looks great for your CV), but you'll also pick up new tips, tricks and techniques.
You'll be around new coaches, all of who have different experiences and education, which you can learn a lot from.
Have your '9-5' in the sun
There will be no picking up cones and equipment in the pouring rain, you'll be soaking up the rays on gorgeous summer days.
You'll be out and about leading by example, getting involved with the sports outside, not just working on plans inside.
Coach in a new environment
Get out of your comfort zone and test yourself in a new, challenging environment. Sports coaches live for pushing themselves further, and this is the perfect opportunity to do so.
Whether you decide on America, China and Canada, you'll go home having grown as a coach.
Explore new sporting areas
Wherever you go in the world, sport has a massive impact on the local area. Huge sporting clubs dominate communities so there's loads of bucket list items to tick.
Whether it's the Yankees Stadium in New York, or catching an NBA game in LA, you'll have the opportunity to see some of the world's most famous arenas.
Make lifelong friends
Summer camp allows you to be around like-minded people, in an dream environment. You'll be working alongside strangers, who become colleagues, who become friends for life.
These people will form the basis of the most incredible summer of your life.