Mascot Performer with Santa Cruz Warriors in

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Facility Operations/Event Staff: Game Day/Event Staff

About the Position

The Santa Cruz Warriors are looking to hire a part-time Mascot performer for the 2019-20 basketball season. We are seeking hardworking individuals to provide top quality fun and entertainment as the team’s mascot, Mav’Riks. The individual in this position will be a world-class performer and ambassador for the organization both on the court and at appearances representing the team with pride and passion.

Are you ready to join a growing sports and entertainment organization? Are you passionate about building a memorable experience for fans? This is an excellent opportunity to share your expertise while learning more about this growing and exciting organization that values your initiative, creativity and commitment!

This is a part-time position and is located in Santa Cruz, CA.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform at home games and community events
  • Represent the organization in a professional and appropriate manner at all times, inside and outside the suit
  • Build new entertainment for use at performances, including on-court skits/dances/stunts, in-stands interaction and improvisation
  • Procure, manage, and maintain costumes, outfits, props, and other items


  • Minimum 1 years of mascot experience required, either collegiate or professional
  • Gymnastics and dance experience
  • Stunt skills and/or training, preferred
  • Must possess extraordinary level of creativity, energy, and spontaneity
  • Ability to excite, motivate, and entertain a crowd; great sense of humor a must
  • Strong teamwork skills required
  • Excellent ability to establish rapport with others and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships
  • Must exhibit good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • We are seeking an individual who can work independently without supervision, be self-directed and demonstrate initiative
  • Must be able to work majority of home games and other events including week nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must be at least 18 years old

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to withstand and perform within extreme heat conditions, restrictive outfits, and impaired vision
  • Ability to perform on feet in mentioned conditions for at least three hours at a time
  • Must be able to run up and down stairs several times within a game
  • Pushing/pulling/carrying and lifting may include up to 50 lbs.


Golden State Warriors is an equal opportunity employer.

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