The Camp Chen-A-Wanda Athletic Director position is the perfect role for any graduating athlete, grad assistant/assistant coach or former college athlete to build their coaching and leadership resume!
The Athletic Director will take the reins of an entire sports program for over 500 campers ranging in age from 7-16-years old. You will be working closely with our other Sports Directors in organizing leagues, schedules, training sessions, equipment while also jumping into coaching sessions and refereeing various sports during the summer. This is a springboard role for any aspiring coach, educator or leader and an experienced athletics background is required.
Camp Chen-A-Wanda offers the following men's and women's sports that would fall under an Athletic Director's watch: Baseball, Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Hockey, Lacrosse, Tennis, Pickleball, Flag Football, and Golf. Our Athletic Director does not need to be an expert in each of these sports as we have specialists for each area, however, a strong knowledge and comfort in more than one sport is preferred.
We are a sleep-away camp in Thompson, Pennsylvania so all of our staff travel to camp for the summer to live on-site from June 11-August 14th, 2021. All meals, private living and access to our fitness center, training facilities and sports fields are all included!
Every summer we employ dozens of current and former college athletes to run every sports program imaginable at one of America's premiere sleep-away camp experiences. Join our team and you'll see why campers and staff have been overjoyed to come through our gates every summer since 1939!
*21 years old minimum
*Thorough sports playing experience (current or former collegiate players preferred, but not required)
*Previous coaching experience preferred, but not required
*Able to commit to the entire 9 week summer session
*Candidate must be organized and passionate about sports!
Additional Salary Information: Camp will reimburse Athletic Director for travel expenses. Salary comes with free meals, private living, entertainment and access to our training facilities all summer (weight room, running trails, sports fields and all sports facilities).
About Camp Chen-A-Wanda
Camp Chen-A-Wanda is a 7-week –long (June 26th – August 14th, 2021) summer camp for over 500 campers aged 7-16 located in Thompson, Pennsylvania in the Endless Mountains Region. Chen-A-Wanda employs nearly 300 seasonal staff members every summer to fill roles varying from counselors and sports specialists (Coaches/instructors) who live in the bunks with campers, to cooks and kitchen staff, to maintenance crew, to supervisory roles and directors of programming. Sports Directors receive private living for the summer on-site. Our counseling staff each summer is made up almost entirely of college students from all over America and all over the world who are looking for experience with children, leadership, area-specific experience, a slice of adventure, and an opportunity to meet amazing new people. Every summer we employ a multitude of College Majors (among other fields) looking to supplement their resumes by getting a unique opportunity to lead a group of campers for the entire summer, many while fulfilling internship requirements. Our staff members enjoy a competitive summer salary, internship opportunities and room and board for their entire 9-week stay at our camp, making Camp Chen-A-Wanda a desirable landing spot for college students every summer.