Assistant Race Team Coach

The Florida Yacht Club
5210 Yacht Club Rd Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL 32210
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Part Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
The Florida Yacht Club seeks an experienced dinghy sailor with coaching experience to serve as an assistant race team coach. Located in Jacksonville and founded in 1876 FYC boasts the largest and fastest growing year round youth sailing program in North Florida. Two High School teams are based at the club as well. FYC’s fleet includes 6 coach boats, 16 420s, 8 Optimists, 8 cubes, 2 club rigged 420s, and 2 Lasers. This currently part-time position (around 30 hours/week) has the potential to quickly evolve into a full time role for the right candidate. A demonstrable passion for the sport, sportsmanship, and being organized and self-motivated are highly valued characteristics.

Responsibilities may include:
• Leading Fall/Spring weekday afternoon practices and/or Saturday-Sunday sessions.
• Select scheduled weekend regatta travel
• Potential for elite Optimist, club 420/Laser coaching
• Sail and Powerboat maintenance
• Opportunity for full time Summer employment

The Florida Yacht club is a fun, family-focused private yachg club located in the historic Ortega neighborhood. Our clubhouse is located directly on the St. Johns River with panoramic views of the Jacksonville skyline. This dynamic and fast-paced workplace requires an energetic and team oriented candidate. It will also include benefits such as employee meals, a discounted gym membership, and a vibrant and supportive company culture.

Please email Resume and references to:

Jodi Weinbecker - Waterfront Director
Dustin Domer - Jr. Program Director
Job Requirements
• College Degree (highly recommended or in the process of obtaining)
• US Sailing Level 1 certification (Level 2 preferred)
• First Aid/CPR certification
• Concussion management training
• High Level racing and coaching experience
• Demonstrate effective communication skills with sailors, parents and co-workers.
• Ability to work with a variety of sailors from green fleet to high school to Laser/club 420.
Employer Contact Information
The Florida Yacht Club
Jodi Weinbecker
5210 Yacht Club Rd Jacksonville
Jacksonville FL 32210
United States

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