Advanced Laser Development Coach

Kemah, TX 77565
United States

Experience Required
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
Program Format:
• Independent regional sailing organization
• No direct yacht club affiliation
• Year-round Local Training – Weekends and weekday afternoons as permitted
• Regional Events
• National Events – ILCA-NA and US Sailing sanctioned events
• International Events – ILCA sanctioned events

Responsibilities shall include:
• Develop training and competitive programs for high-performance youth Laser athletes
• Youth coaching for the Laser Radial and Laser Full Rig
• Youth regatta coaching
• Youth regional and national regatta travel
• Assist Program Director in identifying talent and promoting new participation
• Work cooperatively with other coaches / sailing programs in the area
Job Requirements
Required Skills shall include:
• Advanced Laser racing and coaching skills
• Energetic, self-motivated with a positive attitude
• Excellent communication skills with sailors, parents, and management
• Strong small boat fleet experience
• Track record of racing success in one or more programs
• Previous coaching experience in a large program environment
• Ability to work safely and independently
• Ability to manage potentially large numbers of participants
• CPR/First aid certified
• US Sailing Level 3 certification or equivalent
• Trailer driving experience
• Computer skills sufficient to communicate with sailors, parents, and management and create documents as needed

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