American Kids Sports Center is always looking for unique individuals who have a special passion for kids and the sports and/or activities we provide at American Kids.  We provide a healthy work environment that allows our employees the opportunity to enjoy their work.  If you are someone that is looking for a job that allows you to to accomplish your dreams, then American Kids may be the place for you.

Check out the job openings listed below.  Keep in mind that we may have other job openings not listed.  We invite you to turn in an application for unlisted jobs anytime.  When applying, please fill-out our two forms and turn them in to us along with your resume if you have one.

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  • Head Coach

    Boys & Girls Artistic Gymnastics Teams

    American Kids Sports Center (AKSC) in Bakersfield, CA is accepting qualified applicants the Head Coach position for its Boys & Girls Artistic Gymnastics Teams.  Must be qualified & experienced to coach Pre-Team thru Level 10, have strong management & administrative skills, be organized, be goal-oriented, and a team player with fellow staff.

    AKSC has a 37 year successful history in gymnastics.  AKSC has a strong boys & girls team program with approx. 80+ girls 40+ boys Pre-team thru 10 and we wish to hand them off to a coach that shares our coaching values.
    AKSC was established in 1984 and is now one of the largest multi-activity children centers in the nation with nearly 4,000 kids at our two Bakersfield locations totaling 70K sq. ft. We offer gymnastics, swim lessons, dance, cheerleading, education, and more.  The company offers competitive full-time pay along with benefits like medical coverage, supplemental insurance, flexible savings accounts, 401k, Paid Time Off, discounted on-site childcare, & employee discounts for family.  The work environment is professional, comfortable, rewarding and positive.  The company is financially strong, offers opportunities for growth both personally and professionally, and provides state-of-the-art resources to get our goals accomplished.

    To apply we ask that you take the following steps:  Send a resume to & cc

    Resume must include: 

    All contact information.
    Complete gymnastics history with contact information for any past employer/supervisor.
    Overview of gymnastics coaching experience.
    References. At least 3 from the gymnastics industry that will respond to our calls.
    Date of availability.
    Pay requirements & other financial consideration in order to accept the position.
    Short narrative of your gymnastics experiences, coaching philosophy & values, explanation of why you left each coaching job with any information you feel helps us understand the reason for leaving (especially if it was negative in nature), and what you are hoping to find at AKSC.
    Anything else you feel would help us know you better.

    Fill out our online Employment Application at
    For any future details feel free to communicate to

  • Swim Instructors


    American Kids is seeking swim instructors. Looking for individuals who are energetic, motivated and responsible. No experience necessary, however, experience with swim strokes and a current life guard certification is preferred. Part-time hourly pay based on experience. Apply Now.

  • Gymnastics Instructors

    American Kids is looking for gymnastics instructors. Experience is a big plus, however, we are willing to train the right applicant. Must be responsible, enthusiastic and have a passion for working with children. Part-time hourly pay based on experience. Apply Now.

  • Tumbling

    American Kids is looking for experienced tumbling instructors. Must be experienced, responsible, and able to conduct classes without oversight.  Knowledge of progressions and ability to spot needed.  Part-time hourly pay based on experience.  For more info, email 

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