Assistant HS Sailing Coach / Optimist Coach
Severna Park, MD 21146
This is a unique opportunity to coach, live and work in the sailing industry in and around Annapolis, Maryland. The opportunity includes working with a top HS sailing program, and added duties include elite Optimist coaching. Other opportunities may exist to make this full-time.
Severn School seeks an experienced dinghy sailor to serve as Assistant Varsity Coach. Severn School sailing team has a history of excellence and competitive success. The program is dedicated to working with sailors of all experience levels to produce the best team possible. Severn has countless district wins and top finishes, a National Championship (2008), and recently finished second at the Nationals (2017). Our JV program recently won the league JV Championship, and we are eager to continue to improve.
The program has its own private venue, with 18 boats (12 NEW z42o’s, and 6 FJ’s), and sails in Severna Park, MD. Daily coaching and select weekend coaching duties are scheduled and mapped out in advance. Responsibilities include
• Daily on-the-water coaching from 3-5:30 PM, fall (Sept-Nov) and spring (Mar-May)
• Select weekend coaching
• Working with varsity, and also managing JV team
• Elite Optimist coaching for the right candidate; year round potential.
For the right candidate, elite Optimist coaching may be an option. Successful candidate will have access to Severn School’s facilities and weight room/workout center.
For more information on this great opportunity, please respond to this job ad, with resume.
Ideal candidate will:
-have sailmaking experience (not necessary)
-be a college graduate
-be energetic, enthusiastic, and positive
-have dinghy sailing experience and success
-have coaching experience
-organized, efficient time management skills