Tai Canady's Resume
Education & Certifications
Florida International University, B.A. Recreation and Sports Management, Miami, Florida Graduated 2013
Certified USA Track & Field Level 1 Coach March 2018
American Heart Association Heart Saver AED, First Aid and CPR Certified 2018
ACE Group Fitness Instructor Projection Jumr 2019
ACE Nutrition for Sports, Exercise, and Weight Management Projection 2019
CoachUp | Washington, DC May 2018-Present
Responsible for preparing, organizing, and supervising running sessions scheduled with athletes as well as leading the athletes through workouts; coach athletes on proper stretching, running form,hydration and sports nutrition.
Hayes Senior Wellness Center | Washington, DC May 2018-Present
Responsible for the supervision of the on-site operation of a senior wellness center serving ages 60 & better. Handles administrative tasks and maintains open communication with the Director. Develops, organizes, implements and evaluates comprehensive and educational activities designed to promote physical, social and emotional well-being for a diverse senior population. Leads activities, facilitates participation, teaches lessons, and assists with special events, trips and activities to include set up and clean up. Responsible for enforcing program policies/procedures and providing excellent customer service. Coordinates appropriate permits, licensing and other necessary local municipal approvals prior to event occurrences and researchs vendors and maintains vendor contracts.
JumpBunch, Inc | Arlington, Virginia December 2017-May 2018
Responsible for instructing sports activity classes at preschools, daycare facilities, elementary schools, and recreation centers to children ages 15 months to 12 years by following professional lesson plans and providing appropriate equipment.
Arlington County Parks and Recreation Department | Arlington, Virginia October 2016-May 2018
Administrative Assistant lll/Customer Service Representative
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the center and visitor support providing access to the variety of programs and services available at the Center. Provided an array of administrative and service duties that include processing fee reductions; taking room reservations via the RecTrac database platform; providing information and referral; and processing memberships and program registrations. Responsible for standardizing front desk operations and training and leading interns. Responsible for daily cash drawer reconciliation and bank deposits.
Georgetown Day School | Washington, DC August 2016-December 2016
GDS 360 Running Club Coach
Responsible for providing a sense of community for children and their families and fostering friendships in a fun and relaxed yet structured program through physical and creative outlets for self-discovery and lifelong learning. This was accomplished by providing a space for students to explore their interests, build community, and learn leadership skills through an age-appropriate running program. Other responsibilities include ensuring that students were able to articulate what a goal was and have them set 2 running goals and 2 personal goals for themselves by the end of the session, in preparation for a 5K.
Arlington County Parks and Recreation Department | Arlington, Virginia December 2015-October 2016
Responsible for providing high quality customer service and a safe, welcoming and attractive community center to internal and external customers. Other duties included timely opening and closing of facilities, assisting in day-to-day facility operations, coordinating the use of space, set-up and logistics, and registering patrons for memberships and classes.
City of North Little Rock Parks and Recreation Department | North Little Rock, Arkansas January 2015-July 2015
Recreation Program Aide/Aquatics Supervisor
Responsible for planning, organizing, and providing supervision and oversight of aquatics programs and classes, services, facilities, and special events. Headed the recruitment of lifeguards and other staff members, supervised and evaluated subordinate professional recreation workers, developed schedules, registration processes and fees for recreation services, as well as conducted outreach and marketing activities with users and community groups. Responsible for managing revenue and funds management, as well as purchasing and supply management.
Life CHAMPS Youth Sports | Little Rock, Arkansas January 2014-March 2015
Fulfilled the planning and implementation of league initiatives while leading league operations including but not limited to Social & Officials Coordination, Personnel Management, Tournament Coordination, Participant Relations Coordination and Equipment Management.
Headed all administrative functions including but not limited to Website development and updates, accounting and bi-weekly payroll via QuickBooks, email distribution, marketing and literature for various projects, leagues, tournaments, races, and collaborations. Also, contributed to the supervision of league games and attended daily meeting sessions with the director.
City of Maumelle Parks and Recreation Department | Maumelle, Arkansas Summer/Fall 2013
Performed the day-to-day operations, maintenance, and administration of the aquatic facility. Supervised 71 part-time employees while securing lifeguard certifications, managing revenue and proceeds and implementing various aquatic programs and events and ensuring that all appropriate water health and safety standards were maintained.
Florida International University Athletics| Miami, Florida August 2012-May 2013
Game Management & Operations Coordinator
Assisted in the hiring, training, scheduling and supervising of game day staff and interns, as well as administering budgets and expenses for various sports. Responsible for coordinating on field events such as halftime entertainment, on-field presentations and special events and acted as the liaison for Game Officials, while also securing payments and scheduling accommodations.
City of Morrilton Parks and Recreation | Morrilton, Arkansas Summer 2012
Assistant Parks Director and Recreation Coordinator
Developed and maintained the city Parks and Recreation website, social media and local newspaper and radio station advertising opportunities, while also creating and launching several community programs including an adult softball tournament, Tiny Tots Mini Camp, Baby Bathing Beauty Contest and the Devil Dog Summer Tennis Camp. In addition, supervised softball and baseball games and tournaments as well as umpires and scorekeepers.
City of Morrilton Parks and Recreation |Morrilton, Arkansas Summer 2011
Assistant to Director and City Pool Assistant Manager
Responsible for the management of lifeguards and other staff on a daily basis to confirm completed roles & responsibilities, as well as spearheading all purchasing and receiving of supplies. Obtained inventory and stock reports, as well as organizing and conducting schedules for special activities such as private parties and community events.
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