Company Overview & Available Positions

Now recruiting for 2022-23 academic year positions! Apply here.

 

As a coach, you’ll be leading FUN & age-appropriate after school sports classes for kids ages 5-11. We have positions open Monday-Friday afternoons in multiple sports. After receiving your completed application, we’ll get back to you ASAP to schedule a Zoom interview. If you want to check in on your application or get in touch, please e-mail the team at [email protected]

Join us in making an impact on the next generation of athletes.

 

ANTS has been developing “America’s next talented stars” for a decade and counting.  Each day, our incredible coaches commit their skills and passion to making a lasting impact on youth in the Bay Area community. If you care about youth, love sports, and believe positivity is contagious, read on.

Every child deserves a great coach.

 

All ANTS coaches must meet our strict requirements for excellence.

  1. Coaches are selected and screened based on experience and passion in early childhood sports development. If you’re an aspiring coach and think you have what it takes, apply!
  2. All coaches must complete background checks & TB test requirements.
  3. All coaches are trained in developmentally appropriate curriculum and techniques.

 

Loving sports for a lifetime starts with you.

 

With our guidance and curriculum expertise, we’ll empower you to lead or assist a youth sports class in your community.  You’ll combine your passion and experience with ours to ensure that the the kids leave feeling empowered, strong, and healthy.

Location: Bay Area

Job Type: Part-time employee

As an ANTS Coach, you’ll lead or assist a weekly after school program at one of our Bay Area partner elementary schools.  If interested and your schedule permits, you may coach multiple days of the week. Programs last through the fall & spring semester, with summer options available. Time commitment is 1-10 hrs per week, depending on how many classes you teach. We provide all necessary training, equipment, and support. Interested? Read on!

Seeking a passionate & committed Summer Camp Supervisor in Oakland! Earn great pay while leading a passionate youth counselor team in a fun outdoor park environment. Position is full time (30 hours/week) from June 6th – Aug 19th.

Do you love working with youth, teaching sports and wellness, and encouraging youth to have fun and grow? As a Summer Camp Supervisor with ANTS (America’s Next Talented Stars), you’ll work with the ANTS Camp Director to execute our 2022 multi-sport outdoor summer camp in Oakland. You’ll be leading a small and passionate team of coaches and your mission will be to make summer sports camp magical for a group of 20-25 youth from ages 5-11. ANTS summer camps run for 10 total weeks starting June 6th.

We provide all necessary training, equipment, and support. Being an ANTS Summer Camp Supervisor is a great way to develop your leadership skills while serving our local community. And the pay is great!

To apply, please complete our online application here:

https://forms.gle/rLbYvMf348JedUMdA

Supervisor Responsibilities

  • Work with Camp Director to establish the week’s curriculum and ensure camp coaches are performing their duties
  • Interact positively with parents, teachers, and other camp staff. Conduct the welcome and closing ceremonies each day.
  • Show up on time with positive energy and lead a FUN & safe daily summer camp for kids ages 5-11
  • Teach the FUNdamentals of multiple sports through a cohesive and game-filled lesson plan.
  • Ensure a safe and reliable program by arriving on time each week on your program day for the entire duration of the camp
  • Understand and strictly follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, including wearing a mask at all times while coaching.
  • Attend an orientation training in person in May to meet the team (pizza included!)
  • Set up before and clean up after your program

Locations

ANTS summer camps will run at a park or elementary school location in Oakland.

Schedule

Our upcoming summer camp season runs M-F from 9am-4pm. You must be available for the entire season window:

  • June 6 – June 10th
  • June 13th – June 17th
  • June 20th – June 24th
  • June 27th – July 1st
  • OFF 4th of July week
  • July 11th – July 15th
  • July 18th – July 22nd
  • July 25th – July 29th
  • Aug 1st – Aug 5th
  • Aug 8th – Aug 12th
  • Aug 15th – Aug 19th

Requirements

  • Transportation: Camp supervisors should have a reliable vehicle to help transport camp equipment to & from camp.
  • Responsible & professional: Arrive on time every camp day and keep accurate attendance. Interact with parents and ANTS staff positively.
  • Proactive and creative: Use your imagination to design a lesson plan each day that is engaging and enriching for the kids. Bring out the camp magic!
  • Communication: Have strong communication skills. You will be communicating with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
  • Enthusiastic & fun: ANTS coaches are positive role models for our students. We expect that you share our deep beliefs in the larger themes we are promoting: sportsmanship, wellness, and positivity.
  • Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
  • Experience: Experience as a player or coach (at least 2 years) is highly valuable, though not necessarily required.
  • Background check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan) and test negative for TB test (within the last 4 year).

Seeking passionate & committed summer camp coaches in SF & Oakland! Earn great pay while working with a fun & passionate team in an outdoor park environment. Position is full time (30 hours/week) from June 6th – Aug 19th.

Do you love working with youth, teaching sports and wellness, and encouraging youth to have fun and grow? As a Summer Youth Sports Coach with ANTS (America’s Next Talented Stars), you’ll help run our 2022 multi-sport outdoor summer camp in Oakland. You’ll be working with a small team of other coaches leading a group of youth from ages 5-11. Our summer camps runs for 10 total weeks starting June 6th!

We provide all necessary training, equipment, and support. Being an ANTS Summer Camp Coach in Oakland is a great way to learn to coach sports while serving our community.

To apply, please complete our online application here:

https://forms.gle/rLbYvMf348JedUMdA

Coach Responsibilities

  • Show up on time with positive energy and lead a FUN & safe daily summer camp for kids ages 5-11
  • Teach the FUNdamentals of multiple sports through a cohesive and game-filled lesson plan.
  • Ensure a safe and reliable program by arriving on time each week on your program day for the entire duration of the camp
  • Understand and strictly follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, including wearing a mask at all times while coaching.
  • Attend an orientation training in person in May to meet the team (pizza included!)
  • Interact positively with parents, teachers, and other camp staff
  • Set up before and clean up after your program

Locations

ANTS summer camps will run at a park or elementary school location in Oakland.

Schedule

Our upcoming summer camp season runs M-F from 9am-4pm. You must be available for the entire season window:

  • June 6 – June 10th
  • June 13th – June 17th
  • June 20th – June 24th
  • June 27th – July 1st
  • OFF 4th of July week
  • July 11th – July 15th
  • July 18th – July 22nd
  • July 25th – July 29th
  • Aug 1st – Aug 5th
  • Aug 8th – Aug 12th
  • Aug 15th – Aug 19th

Requirements

  • Transportation: Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to their various coaching sites. You may be required to bring equipment to & from class so a vehicle is very helpful, but not required.
  • Responsible & professional: Arrive on time every camp day and keep accurate attendance. Interact with parents and ANTS staff positively.
  • Proactive and creative: Use your imagination to design a lesson plan each day that is engaging and enriching for the kids. Bring out the camp magic!
  • Communication: Have strong communication skills. You will be communicating with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
  • Enthusiastic & fun: ANTS coaches are positive role models for our students. We expect that you share our deep beliefs in the larger themes we are promoting: sportsmanship, wellness, and positivity.
  • Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
  • Experience: Experience as a player or coach (at least 2 years) is highly valuable, though not necessarily required.
  • Background check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan) and test negative for TB test (within the last 4 year).

 

Coach Responsibilities

  • Lead or assist a sports class of 8-12 K-5th grade students after school hours
  • Attend ANTS training in person for early childhood development curriculum
  • Teach the FUNdamentals of your preferred sport through a cohesive and game-filled lesson plan
  • Interact positively with parents, teachers, and school staff
  • Ensure a safe and reliable program by conducting roll call and signing in/out students before and after class
  • (If applicable) Bring equipment to class and set-up and clean-up assigned space.

Locations

Our partner schools are located across Oakland, San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Orinda. We will work with you to ensure your program is in a desirable location based on your area.

Schedule

Classes generally run from August to December and January through May. They occur once/week on the same day each week. Classes take places between the hours of 2pm – 4:30pm, so you must be available to coach in the afternoons on your program day. Classes last for one hour. Some of our programs offer back-to-back classes for different age groups. To request a specific sport or if you have availability to coach only on a specific day, please note that in our application.

Requirements

  • Transportation: Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to their various coaching sites. You may be required to bring equipment to & from class so a vehicle is very helpful.
  • Responsible & professional: Arrive on time to each practice and keep accurate attendance. Interact with parents and school staff positively.
  • Communication: Have strong communication skills. It is required for coaches to communicate with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
  • Enthusiastic & fun: ANTS coaches should always be positive role models for our students. We expect that you share our deep beliefs in the larger themes we are promoting: sportsmanship, wellness, and respect. Help make ANTS Sports the highlight of our blossoming athletes’ day!
  • Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
  • Experience: Experience as a player or coach (at least 2 years) is highly preferred, though not necessarily required.
  • Background check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan) and test negative for TB test (within the last 4 year).

Compensation

  • We start coaches at $25-$35/program hour, based on experience.
  • Flexible schedule and opportunity for leadership opportunities
  • This is a part-time (W2) employee position

 

 

Teacher Responsibilities

  • Lead a safe and inclusive beginner yoga class of 6-12 elementary school students
  • Attend an orientation training in person with ANTS Director
  • Teach the FUNdamentals of yoga through a cohesive and fun-filled lesson plan
  • Interact positively with parents, teachers, and school staff
  • Ensure a safe and reliable program by conducting roll call and signing in/out students before and after class
  • Set up before and clean up after your program

Locations

Our partner schools are located across Oakland, San Francisco, and Walnut Creek. We will work with you to ensure your program is in a desirable location based on your area.

Schedule

TBD

Requirements

  • Transportation: Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to their various school sites.
  • Responsible & professional: Arrive on time to each practice and keep accurate attendance. Interact with parents and school staff positively.
  • Communication: Have strong communication skills. It is required for coaches to communicate with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
  • Enthusiastic & fun: ANTS coaches & teachers should always be positive role models for our students. We expect that you share our deep beliefs in the larger themes we are promoting: sportsmanship, wellness, and respect. Help make ANTS Sports the highlight of our blossoming athletes’ day!
  • Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
  • Experience: Experience as a practitioner or teacher (at least 2 years) is highly preferred, though not necessarily required.
  • Background check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan) and test negative for TB test (within the last 4 year).
 

Coach Responsibilities

  • Manage a class of 6-12 students along with another coach
  • Attend an orientation training in person with the Director and pick up sports equipment from ANTS
  • Teach the FUNdamentals of soccer through a cohesive and game-filled lesson plan
  • Interact positively with parents, teachers, and school staff
  • Ensure a safe and reliable program by conducting roll call and signing in/out students before and after class
  • Set up before and clean up after your program
  • Transport all equipment to/from class each week

Locations

Our partner schools are located across Oakland, San Francisco and Walnut Creek. We will work with you to ensure your program is in a desirable location based on your area.

Schedule

Take a look at our available soccer classes below:

Soccer @ Murwood Elementary in Walnut Creek (1 practice hour/week)

  • Grades: K-2
  • Dates: Mondays from Feb 3rd – May 8th
  • Time: 2:35 – 3:35pm

Soccer @ Chabot Elementary (2 practice hours/week)

  • Grades: K-2 and 3-5
  • Dates: Wednesdays from Jan 6th to March 13th and Apr 6 – May 22nd
  • Time: 1:50 – 4:00pm

Soccer @ Crocker Elementary (1 practice hour/week)

  • Grades: K-2
  • Dates: Thursdays from Feb 6th – May 14th
  • Time: 2:45 – 4:00pm

Soccer @ Thornhill Elementary (back to back, 2 practice hours/week)

  • Grades: TK-K and 1-5
  • Dates: Fridays from Jan 24th – May 15th
  • Time: 2:20 – 4:00pm

Requirements

  • Transportation: Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to their various coaching sites. You may be required to bring equipment to & from class so a vehicle is very helpful.
  • Responsible & professional: Arrive on time to each practice and keep accurate attendance. Interact with parents and school staff positively.
  • Communication: Have strong communication skills. It is required for coaches to communicate with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
  • Enthusiastic & fun: ANTS coaches should always be positive role models for our students. We expect that you share our deep beliefs in the larger themes we are promoting: sportsmanship, wellness, and respect. Help make ANTS Sports the highlight of our blossoming athletes’ day!
  • Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
  • Experience: Experience as a player or coach (at least 2 years) is highly preferred, though not necessarily required.
  • Background check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan) and test negative for TB test (within the last 4 year).
 

Coach Responsibilities

  • Manage or assist a tennis class of 6-12 K-5th grade students
  • Attend an orientation training in person and (if applicable) pick up sports equipment from ANTS
  • Teach the FUNdamentals of tennis through our cohesive and game-filled curriculum (coaches welcome to provide their own material as well)
  • Interact positively with parents, teachers, and school staff
  • Ensure a safe and reliable program by conducting roll call and signing in/out students before and after class
  • Set up before and clean up after your program
  • Transport all equipment to/from class each week (head coach only)

Locations

Our partner schools are located across Oakland, San Francisco, and Walnut Creek. We will work with you to ensure your program is in a desirable location based on your area.

Schedule

Classes generally take place once/week on the same day each week. Classes take places between the hours of 2pm – 4:30pm, so you must be available to coach in the afternoons on your program day (at least one day/week). Classes last for one hour. Some of our programs offer back-to-back classes for different age groups. If you’d like to coach multiple days a week, that may be an option. To learn about our specific program options, please fill out the application form linked at the top!

Requirements

  • Transportation: Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to their various coaching sites. You may be required to bring equipment to & from class so a vehicle is very helpful.
  • Responsible & professional: Arrive on time to each practice and keep accurate attendance. Interact with parents and school staff positively.
  • Communication: Have strong communication skills. It is required for coaches to communicate with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
  • Enthusiastic & fun: ANTS coaches should always be positive role models for our students. We expect that you share our deep beliefs in the larger themes we are promoting: sportsmanship, wellness, and respect. Help make ANTS Sports the highlight of our blossoming athletes’ day!
  • Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
  • Experience: Experience as a player or coach (at least 2 years) is highly preferred, though not necessarily required.
  • Background check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan) and test negative for TB test (within the last 4 year).
 

Coach Responsibilities

  • Manage a flag football class of 6-12 students along with an assistant
  • Attend an orientation training in person in August and pick up sports equipment from ANTS
  • Teach the FUNdamentals of your sport through a cohesive and game-filled lesson plan
  • Interact positively with parents, teachers, and school staff
  • Ensure a safe and reliable program by conducting roll call and signing in/out students before and after class
  • Set up before and clean up after your program
  • Transport all equipment to/from class each week

Locations

Our partner schools are located across Oakland, San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Orinda. We will work with you to ensure your program is in a desirable location based on your area.

Schedule

Classes generally take place twice/week for one hour. Classes take places between the hours of 3pm – 5pm, so you must be available to coach in the afternoons on your program day. To learn about our specific program options, please fill out the application form linked at the top!

Requirements

  • Transportation: Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to their various coaching sites. You may be required to bring equipment to & from class so a vehicle is very helpful.
  • Responsible & professional: Arrive on time to each practice and keep accurate attendance. Interact with parents and school staff positively.
  • Communication: Have strong communication skills. It is required for coaches to communicate with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
  • Enthusiastic & fun: ANTS coaches should always be positive role models for our students. We expect that you share our deep beliefs in the larger themes we are promoting: sportsmanship, wellness, and respect. Help make ANTS Sports the highlight of our blossoming athletes’ day!
  • Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
  • Experience: Experience as a player or coach (at least 2 years) is highly preferred, though not necessarily required.
  • Background check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan) and test negative for TB test (within the last 4 year).
 

Coach Responsibilities

  • Manage a class of 6-12 students along with an assistant
  • Attend an orientation training in person and (if applicable) pick up sports equipment from ANTS
  • Teach the FUNdamentals of your sport through a cohesive and game-filled lesson plan
  • Interact positively with parents, teachers, and school staff
  • Ensure a safe and reliable program by conducting roll call and signing in/out students before and after class
  • Set up before and clean up after your program
  • Transport all equipment to/from class each week

Locations

Our partner schools are located across Oakland, San Francisco, Walnut Creek and Orinda. We will work with you to ensure your program is in a desirable location based on your area.

Schedule

Classes generally take place once/week on the same day each week. Classes take places between the hours of 2pm – 4:30pm, so you must be available to coach in the afternoons on your program day. Classes last for one hour. Some of our programs offer back-to-back classes for different age groups. To learn about our specific program options, please fill out the application form linked at the top!

Requirements

  • Transportation: Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to their various coaching sites. You may be required to bring equipment to & from class so a vehicle is very helpful.
  • Responsible & professional: Arrive on time to each practice and keep accurate attendance. Interact with parents and school staff positively.
  • Communication: Have strong communication skills. It is required for coaches to communicate with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
  • Enthusiastic & fun: ANTS coaches should always be positive role models for our students. We expect that you share our deep beliefs in the larger themes we are promoting: sportsmanship, wellness, and respect. Help make ANTS Sports the highlight of our blossoming athletes’ day!
  • Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
  • Experience: Experience as a player or coach (at least 2 years) is highly preferred, though not necessarily required.
  • Background check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan) and test negative for TB test (within the last 4 year).
 

Teacher Responsibilities

  • Manage or assist a class of 6-12 students
  • Attend an orientation training in person and (if applicable) pick up sports equipment from ANTS
  • Teach the FUNdamentals of martial arts through a cohesive and game-filled lesson plan
  • Interact positively with parents, teachers, and school staff
  • Ensure a safe and reliable program by conducting roll call and signing in/out students before and after class
  • Set up before and clean up after your program
  • Transport all equipment to/from class each week (head coach only)

Locations

Our partner schools are located across San Francisco, Oakland, and Walnut Creek. We will work with you to ensure your program is in a desirable location based on your area.

Schedule

ANTS is recruiting teachers for the following classes:

Martial Arts @ St. Finn Elementary (1 practice hour/week)

  • Grades: K-5
  • Dates: Fridays from Feb 7th – May 22nd
  • Time: 3:15 – 4:15pm

Martial Arts @ St. Anne Elementary

  • Grades: K-6
  • Dates: Mondays from Jan 27th – May 18th
  • Time: 2:30pm – 3:30pm (Sometimes begins at 12:30pm on minimum days)

Requirements

  • Transportation: Coaches must have reliable transportation to get to their various coaching sites. You may be required to bring equipment to & from class so a vehicle is very helpful.
  • Responsible & professional: Arrive on time to each practice and keep accurate attendance. Interact with parents and school staff positively.
  • Communication: Have strong communication skills. It is required for coaches to communicate with ANTS, parents, and site staff through email and phone.
  • Enthusiastic & fun: ANTS coaches should always be positive role models for our students. We expect that you share our deep beliefs in the larger themes we are promoting: sportsmanship, wellness, and respect. Help make ANTS Sports the highlight of our blossoming athletes’ day!
  • Patience: Be a patient person who understands young children & the need to develop at their own pace.
  • Experience: Experience as a player or coach (at least 2 years) is highly preferred, though not necessarily required.
  • Background check: A successful candidate must pass a Federal & State Background Check and/or FBI Fingerprinting (Livescan) and test negative for TB test (within the last 4 year).