2018 Summer program coaching positions at Seawanhaka Corinthian Junior Yacht Club in Oyster Bay, NY

Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club
314 yacht Club Road Centre Island
Osyer Bay, NY 11771
United States

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
6/25/2018
Job End Date
8/17/2018
Application Closing Date
2/7/2018
Experience Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
Yes background check
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club, a member of the JSA of Long Island Sound, is seeking enthusiastic and creative coaches who can create and maintain a positive learning environment for our Junior Summer sailing program participants, to work with the following classes:
• Adventure Boating
• Beginner Optimist
• Intermediate Optimist
• Green fleet Optimist
• RWB Advanced Optimist
• Beginner Club 420/Lasers
• Racing 420/Lasers

Applicants must have at least 3 years experience sailing and/or coaching in the class for which they are applying (Optimist/420/Lasers), feel comfortable teaching basic sailing fundamentals, boat handling, tuning, and racing.

We are looking for passionate individuals that are reliable, energetic and work well with kids and others coaches. Safety is extremely important for Seawanhaka, and so it should be for any applicant. College age preferred (18+).

Interviews are now being scheduled. Please e-mail your resume to: coaching@seawanhaka.org
Job Requirements
Certifications in CPR, First Aid, US Sailing Level 1, Safe Boating (home state), and US Sailing Safe Powerboat Handling Course or USCG license are required before the beginning of the program (or equivalent for foreign applicants).

Applicants are expected to be professional, punctual, and serve as positive role models for the sailors. Creating an effective and adequate curriculum and implementing it through daily lesson plans is a must. Wages are competitive and will be based upon experience, certifications, and work history.

Additional compensation opportunities available for private lessons, adult lessons, and private coaching. Employment period will be from mid-June to mid-August.

Interviews are now being scheduled. Please e-mail your resume to: coaching@seawanhaka.org
Employer Contact Information
Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club
Tomas Ruiz de Luque
314 yacht Club Road Centre Island
Osyer Bay NY 11771
United States
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The name ‘Seawanhaka’ is derived from a tribe of Indians who made their home on Centre Island. Seawanhaka was founded in September 1871 aboard William L. Swan’s sloop GLANCE anchored off Soper’s Point, Centre Island.

The mission of the Club is to encourage its members to become proficient in the personal management, control and handling of their yachts in every condition, including matters pertaining to navigation, seamanship, cruising, competitive sailing and race management.
Seawanhaka members have exerted an influence on yachting out of all proportion to their number. Single file and as teams they have paraded across the deck of yachting history- studying wind and weather patterns, tides and currents, designs of sails and forms of hull, innovative uses of chemicals and natural elements, geodetic surveys and the course of the heavens. In addition, our members have developed the current racing rules, promoted yachting unions on the national level, continue to devise scientific handicapping systems, engineer rigging and weight saving schemes, invented the so-called Olympic course, supplied the nation with gold, silver and bronze medalists in the Olympics, provided the first Americans to win the Scandinavian Gold Cup and the French One Ton Cup, brought home a number of national and international class championships. And the list goes on and on…
What is the reason for this? For more than a century, Seawanhaka members have held to the belief that amateur, or Corinthian, is not an excuse for inferior performance; on the contrary, they have shown a desire to compete against the very best, a willingness to experiment, to take the sport seriously, to discover enjoyment in self-sacrifice, to strive for mastery – individually as well as together, to encourage newcomers to the sport, to give prodigally of their time, and to share their discoveries as well as their winning secrets freely.

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