Catchball Coach



Reports to: Director of Athletic Development and Wellness
Hours: 4/week, seasonal part time

Job Overview

Catchball, a team sport derived from volleyball in which the ball is caught and thrown rather than hit.  The rules are very similar to volleyball, though by allowing the players to catch the ball before throwing it to another player over the net, it is easy to play and learn.  A Catchball coach is responsible for planning and organizing weekly practices, and assisting skill development for our adult Catchball players.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Teaching relevant skills, tactics, and techniques
  • Monitoring and enhancing performance by providing encouragement and constructive feedback
  • Developing a training program
  • Set up and break down of equipment (not the net) – Unless net isn’t set up in possible remote locations
  • Checking in all players at the start of practices
  • Will work 2 evenings a week (Mondays and Wednesdays) for 2 hours a week.


  • Have a basic understanding of Catchball, and if never played, have experience in volleyball
  • Experience in coaching adults 25+
  • Ability to inspire and motivate
  • Must be available to coach Monday, Wednesday, or Sunday evenings

About the MJCCA

The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta (MJCCA) is a non-profit organization that has served the Atlanta community for more than 100 years.  Serving 12,000 members and over 55,000 people in the Atlanta community through a wide variety of innovative programs and vital services.  The MJCCA was ranked among the Top Workplaces for six consecutive years by the Atlanta Journal Constitution and is widely regarded as one of the premiere JCCs in the country.



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