High School Assistant Coach

Eastport Yacht Club
317 First Street
Annapolis, MD 21403
United States

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Employment Type
Part Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
Eastport Yacht Club is seeking an Assistant Coach for the Indian Creek School Sailing Team which it supports. Indian Creek School is a private, co-educational, nonsectarian day school founded in 1973. ICS provides an academically challenging, college preparatory education offered in a collaborative community. ICS supports a JV & V Sailing Team (14 co-ed sailors) which has continued to grow from the hard work of its sailors and experienced, enthusiastic coaching staff. The Team practices Tues-Fri from 3:30-6:30pm for Fall and Spring MASSA District competitions.

Eastport Yacht Club in Annapolis, MD provides its top-notch facility, staffing, fleet (6 FJs), and administration for their team. The Assistant Head Coach works closely with the Head Coach and Waterfront Manager in all elements of coaching and managing the team. EYC has 6 FJs, 6 Sunfish, and 3 Whaler coach boats.

This is currently a part-time Spring season (March-May) position with midweek 1 day of on-land physical training and 3 days on-water practice, and includes some weekend regatta coaching. The Assistant Coach is responsible for assisting the head coach with sailors, drill planning and fleet maintenance on all aspects of their practices and regattas. You will have the opportunity to work with one of the best coaches in the area!
There IS opportunity for additional private lessons and continued employment for youth spring, summer, fall programming; and adult sailing.
Job Requirements
Strong communication, coaching, interpersonal and organization skills are required
Dinghy sailing experience at HS/collegiate level
Boat maintenance and repair experience
US Sailing Level 1 Certification
Enthusiastic to share their love and experience of sailing to youth sailors!

Please send your resume to Nan Walker, EYC Waterfront Manager to waterfront@eastportyc.org

Employer Contact Information
Eastport Yacht Club
Nan Walker
317 First Street
Annapolis MD 21403
United States
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Not your traditional blue blazer club, EYC is built on activity, on the water and ashore. Our members are involved in a diverse range of boating activities, supported by social events and strong camaraderie. Known for our million-dollar view of the Severn River and Annapolis, EYC also is recognized in the Chesapeake Bay region and beyond as a club capable of managing major championship regattas, Friday night Beer Can races, and everything in between, as well as providing great social networking for cruising, parties, and charity events. It’s all about life on the water, and all about fun.

Learn to Sail and Powerboat the Fun Way! - The Mission of the Eastport Yacht Club Jr. Fleet is to support a Learn-to-Sail and Learn-to-Boat program that teaches student the basics of boat handling, seamanship, safety, and sportsmanship. The program strives to develop competence and confidence in our sailors in a safe and fun learning environment.

EYC offers sailing lessons to kids ages 6-15 and adults 16 and up. US Sailing Certified instructors with First Aid and CPR training teach all classes. The EYC program emphasizes safety, learning, and foremost FUN, by teaching sailing, seamanship, navigational skills, plus an introduction to racing. Our program helps participants develop self-reliance, self-regulation, sportsmanship, knowledge and respect for the environment while ensuring boating safety awareness. With a combination of classroom and on the- water time, classes are designed to teach the basic skills of sailing and boating to beginners and to help hone the skills of more advanced students. The EYC Learn-to-Sail and Boat Program uses the following types of boats: Optimist, Sunfish, Club FJ, J-22, kayak, paddleboard, and Boston whaler.

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