San Jose State University Team Captain Fellowship


Cause Areas


Wed Aug 01, 2018 - Fri May 31, 2019


1 Washington Sq,San Jose, CA 95192


About Us
Coaching Corps is leading the field in how sports can be used to improve health, educational, and social outcomes for kids, and we are excited to spearhead a national movement of volunteer service on behalf of youth through sports.

Your Role
The Coaching Corps Team Captain Fellowship trains college students and community members to become leaders in the sports-based youth development field. This is a one-year fellowship that combines community/campus outreach, communications, leadership development, and professional development training.

Team Captain Fellows develop and strengthen skills while actively recruiting and supporting volunteer coaches in their community. During the year fellows work at a programmatic level to support Coaching Corps' mission of providing a trained and caring coach to underserved youth.

Who are we looking for

The Team Captain Fellowship is for passionate, energetic, go-getters who thrive on turning a No into a Yes. We are seeking emerging leaders who have experience working with youth and engaging college students. This role is for excellent communicators who are motivating, supportive, and highly organized.

Fellowship Requirements
* Live and/or attend school in San Jose
* Serve 10-15 hours per week from August 2018- June 2019
* Coach at least one season
* Attend May orientation (web-based), July pre-retreat meeting with supervisor, Fall Retreat, monthly fellowship meetings, and weekly check-ins with supervisor


  • Provide opportunities for kids living in underserved communities to play sports
  • Network with fellow students committed to social justice
  • Develop your skills in community outreach, volunteer management, database management, marketing and communications
  • Build your resume and earn letters of recommendation
  • Receive a $500 service award at the end of the fall and spring

How to Apply

To apply to the 2018-2019 Coaching Corps Team Captain Fellowship, please complete the application located at Any questions can be directed to Shannon Burns at / (510)496-5114


  • Problem Solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Sports Coaching
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 15 hours per week
  • Complete our application including your resume and short-answer questions:

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