The individual in this position is responsible for the creation, development, implementation and day-to-day operation of recreational sports and events programming and activities. The Sports and Special Events Coordinator oversees the staffing (including the recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling and evaluating) of sports program related staff, such as instructors for basketball, gymnastics, etc. They uphold the safety of sports and recreational programming in general, including leading regular staff in-service trainings, and conduct recreational programs for the local community. This position is responsible for creating, developing and implementing a variety of sports and special events related programs to meet community and customer needs, including lessons, leagues, special events, races, and general sport-specific activities. A primary responsibility of this position is ensuring that all appropriate health and safety standards are maintained and that sports and special events programs and activities are organized, well marketed, available for purchase and supervised according to industry standards. Key responsibilities include imparting customer service in a responsible, service-oriented manner that supports a culture of safety, where an emphasis on risk management is communicated and contributes positively to the customer experience. This is a position of significant customer service impact.