Coach/Instructor

St Croix Yacht Club
5100 Teague Bay
St Croix
Virgin Islands, U.S.

Industry
Instructor
Job Start Date
9/1/2019
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
Instructor/Coach
St Croix Yacht Club (SCYC) is located on the Eastern end of the picturesque island of St Croix in the US Virgin Islands, the Club enjoys a year round sailing program in consistently ideal conditions. Our diverse fleet of more than 60 dinghies, keel boats and support boats, including Optis, Lasers, Sunfish, 420s, and Rhodes 19s, is kept active by a motivated group of sailors, families and staff.

SCYC is currently seeking to fill an additional full time sailing Instructor/Coach position starting in September 2019.

Responsibilities
*Intro & GF Opti as part of after school program
*Junior sailing instruction in 420s, Lasers and Sunfish
*Adult lessons in dinghies and small keel boats
*Private lessons as scheduled
*Assist with fleet maintenance and repairs

Qualifications
*Great leadership skills, highly organized, self-motivated and patient.
*Excellent communication skills: part of this position will be communicating with sailors, parents and co-workers respectfully and effectively.
*US Sailing Level 1 or higher certification (or equivalent).
*Experience coaching competitive sailing at a high level.
*Excellent personal power boating and sailing/racing skills.
*Prefer diverse sailing background and instructing experience with juniors and adults in a range of boat classes.
Job Requirements
Requirements:
*US Sailing Level 1 min, Level 2 or 3 preferred
*Minimum of 3 years of advanced racing coaching experience
*Strong program and staff management skills
*CPR/AED and First Aid

Compensation commensurate with experience

SCYC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer
Employer Contact Information
St Croix Yacht Club
Office SCYC
5100 Teague Bay
St Croix 00820
Virgin Islands, U.S.
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