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Gymnastics Director

We are currently seeking a results driven leader with demonstrated impact to lead our Gymnastics program at the YMCA Sports Center located in Bettendorf, IA. The YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley is a USA Gymnastics (USAG) certified gym and has state-of-the-art equipment and trained coaching staff. We provide a supportive and encouraging environment for participants of all ages and skill levels. We are committed to fostering a love for gymnastics while helping individuals achieve their full potential.

Since 1858, the YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley has been an integral part of the Quad Cities area. With 7 branches, numerous child care locations and Camp Abe Lincoln, we continue to grow and strengthen the community to bring about positive change. The Quad Cities area, on the Mississippi River, is home to a more than 27,000 businesses including John Deere World Headquarters, Arconic, Kraft, Exelon and a major military installation - the Rock Island Arsenal. We have low cost of living, great school systems and several higher education institutions. Here you can experience a variety of extra-curricular activities similar to those found in big cities but with a small town feel such as arts, sports, big name concerts and events, and much more!

What the successful candidate will provide:

  • Demonstrated skill and understanding of USAG gymnastics techniques, skill progression and training methods
  • Ability to grow gymnastics and programs
  • Strong ability to effectively communicate with program participants, parents, members and community partners.
  • Proven leadership ability including experience recruiting, training an managing a team

The Y provides a total compensation package that includes a competitive salary, benefits and other perks as outlined below.

SALARY: $50,000-$55,000 annually, relocation allowance available

BENEFITS: As a full-time, salary/exempt employee, our competitive benefit package includes:

  • Health insurance: Y pays 65-93% for individual and 57-82% for family; Dental: Y pays 65%; Vision available
  • Flexible Spending Account/Health Savings Account
  • Y Retirement Fund: Y pays 12% after employee meets eligibility requirements
  • Eligible to participate in 403B savings plan through Y Retirement Fund
  • Paid Time Off: Begins accruing at 21 days per year up to a max of 32. Caps at 256 hours
  • Life Insurance: Y pays 1 X salary, EE has option to purchase additional coverage
  • Long Term Disability: Paid by the Y; Employee can elect to purchase Short Term Disability


  • Free household YMCA membership! Discounts on programs
  • Child Care discount 25% (must work min 20 hrs/week to qualify); Summer Camp discounts
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) Program
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Competitive Wages
  • Career Development

The YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley is a 4-star rated Charity Navigator employer for over 16 years. "Only 2% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 11 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating that YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley outperforms most other charities in America." - Charity Navigator. We have also been voted "Best in the QC" by Locals Love Us several years in a row.


Company Name: 
YMCA of the Iowa Mississippi Valley
Employment type: 
Full time
Required years of experience: 
1 - 2 years
Application email: 
Required languages: 
Required general skills: 
Gymnastics For All
United States