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Organizational Background:

Core Athletics Summer Camps is an exceptionally unique part of our company. Our summer camps are known for their high energy, fun, collegiate-style material and unforgettable experiences created by our inspirational, leader-like staff. We offer residential (overnight) camps held on university campuses throughout the Michigan and northern-Ohio area as well as Private/Buddy camps on high school and middle school campuses throughout the state of Michigan. Some camps are expected to host upwards of 500 athletes.

We are looking for experienced, passionate and goal-oriented summer camp instructors to work our summer camps and clinics!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

As a Core Athletics (CA) Summer Camp Instructor you are among an elite group of cheerleading athletes/instructors from across the country. In this role, you are the heart and soul of our summer camps and clinics as you work hands-on with high school and middle school cheer teams with varying skill levels. Candidates who can tumble are highly preferred, however tumbling is not required to be considered for this role. All Summer Camp Instructors will go through a two-week, hands-on training program to learn, demonstrate, and perfect camp material and programming. 


For this role, we are looking for instructors who have an exceptional background in cheerleading and coaching abilities. A background in collegiate cheerleading is preferred. To ensure the safety of our athletes and instructors, a background check will be required to work in this environment (with high school and middle school student-athletes).


As an Instructor, you are an expert in all of the material we provide at camp and deliver exceptional coaching to every athlete. Throughout the 10-week summer experience, you will be expected to demonstrate and teach new stunts, cheers, chants, and dances as well as facilitate activities and team bonding exercises. 


Program Schedule: 

Program Start Date: June 13, 2022

Camps Begin: June 28, 2022

End Date: August 28, 2022

​No Work (Vacation Dates): July 3 - 10, 2022

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years of experience in cheerleading (background in collegiate cheerleading preferred)

  • Demonstrated ability to teach stunts and camp material at a high caliber yet fun and interactive way

  • Pass a background check

  • High School Diploma or equivalent - By June 2022

  • Reliable means of transportation (to and from all work-related events)

  • Excellent presentation skills/public speaking skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent ability to facilitate activities

  • Passion for people and student-athlete development

  • Team-player and sports-minded/competitive nature

  • Willingness to learn

  • Work well with high school and middle school student-athletes

  • Strong verbal communication skills

  • Any past experience in coaching​



  • Attend all 1-day training events and work week training to learn, demonstrate, and perfect camp material and programming

  • Act and conduct yourself as a leader within the cheerleading industry both inside and outside of camps

  • Demonstrate knowledge of camp material to high school and middle school student-athletes

  • Lead camp-wide or small group activities

  • Be an expert on the ins and outs of the camp schedule

  • Provide positive coaching instruction  

  • Provide support to athletes and fellow staff members during camp (Team-Player Attitude)

  • NOTE: This job requires 8-12 hours per day standing, walking and performing skills/tasks. 


$18 per hour 

$13 per hour training pay

Application Process:

We are continuously seeking skilled individuals to join our summer staff. The application process is an ongoing, rolling process. Candidates must submit an initial application on our website and choose a virtual interview date and in-person evaluation date. A first decision is made after your virtual interview. Successful candidates will move to an in-person evaluation where a final decision will be made. 


NOTE: Some positions will be offered based solely on a candidate's virtual and in-person evaluations. In other situations, if circumstances allow, applicants may be asked to attend additional one-on-one or group interviews before final decisions are made.

All employment opportunities are contingent upon the applicant successfully passing a background check. To ensure the safety of our participants, a background check will be required to work with high school and middle school student-athletes.


Please direct any questions via email to 


Returning Instructors

Please complete the Initial Application Form and indicate you are a returning instructor by choosing "Yes" under the question: Have you been employed by Core Athletics previously?


EEO/AA Policy:

Core Athletics provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

We recognize and reward instructors who go above and beyond for their classes!


Every instructor receives free Core Athletics shirts to wear at classes. Every instructor also receives a 10% employee discount on our online merchandise.


Our instructor rates are very competitive across our industry.


With this job, travel across the state and see new places you've never been before!




Camp Instructor




Camps Department


Greater Michigan Area




  • $18 per hour

  • $13 per hour training pay


Initial Application

Your submission of our Summer Camp instructor Application Form is considered your Initial Application. This form includes your resume and additional information.

PLEASE NOTE: Some positions may be offered based solely on initial applications or virtual interviews. In other situations, applicants may be asked to attend additional virtual group interviews. Applicants will be required to attend an in-person evaluation before final decisions are made. 


Virtual Interview

If applicable, you will receive an email to schedule an interview with our recruitment team and select an in-person evaluation date.

PLEASE NOTE: Even if you are asked to select an in-person evaluation date, only successful candidates will be invited to our in-person evaluations.


In-Person Instructor Evaluations

If applicable, you will receive an invite to our in-person evaluations. Candidates will be sent tryout material to demonstrate at our evaluation. Evaluation event details will be disclosed in your invite email. 


Job Offer

If applicable, our office will notify you of a job offer.