420 Race Coach - Pleon Yacht Club

Pleon Yacht Club
Foster St.
Marblehead, MA 01945
United States

Industry
Coaching
Job Start Date
6/12/2019
Job End Date
8/18/2019
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Pleon Yacht Club, located in Marblehead, Massachusetts, is looking for an experienced 420 race coach for the summer 2017 season. The 420 Race Coach will work with another coach in a team-of-two to lead Pleon's 420 Racing Team, made up of approximately 18 sailors committed to high-level training and racing in regional and national regattas. The 420 coach will be responsible for running practices during the week and traveling to regattas to coach the team; some logistical support will be required. When available and on-site, the 420 coach will assist in other classes ongoing at Pleon.

Pleon is looking for someone with a strong dinghy racing background and demonstrated coaching success at the junior sailing or high school level. The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact well with sailors, coaches, and parents. Pleon promotes core values of independence and responsibility and empowers our race coaches & instructors to be strong role models and effective teachers. US Sailing Level 1 Certification (at minimum) is required.

The period of employment will be June 12, 2019 to August 18, 2019. Pleon offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Housing is available if needed.

Please contact Kelly Leibowitz (kelly@pleon.org) or Matt Hooks (mhooks@gmail.com) with a resume if you are interested.

About Pleon:

Pleon is the nation’s oldest junior yacht club and its entire membership base consists of sailors under the age of 21. Pleon help strives to educate young people and to foster independence through the sport of sailing. During the day, parents are not allowed to be at Pleon which allows enables and encourages our sailors to take full responsibility for their sailing and their club! The Commodore, who was elected by his Pleon peers, is a senior in High School and the club relies on him to help create the unique experience that is Pleon Yacht Club.

Pleon is located in Marblehead, Massachusetts a historic New England town on Boston’s North Shore. Marblehead is home to multiple yacht clubs and a vibrant, accessible sailing & racing community.

Please learn more about Pleon at www.pleon.org.
Employer Contact Information
Pleon Yacht Club
Kelly Leibowitz
Foster St.
Marblehead MA 01945
United States

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