High School Sailing Coach
Severna Park, MD 21146
A unique opportunity exists in Annapolis/Mid-Atlantic to assist a nationally-competitive high school sailing team, and potentially help coach a private Optimist team with regional/national aspirations concurrently during the fall and spring seasons. Potential exists to add coaching in the summer with a summer training school along with travel to regional and national Optimist events.
To learn more, please inquire with your resume. Timing is fluid and will work to accommodate the right candidate.
Severn School has an active, competitive sailing team, with full varsity and JV programs. Our team sails both in local events, and work to compete at the national level. This position has flexible timing, please inquire and learn more about this great opportunity!
The team sails at our own venue, with our own fleet, 12 new 420's Spring 2018 and 6 FJ's, on the Magothy River in Severna Park, about 3 miles from campus. The team sails competitively in the fall and spring seasons. The assistant coach will work with 2 other coaches and help develop new sailors, along with coaching top youth sailors in fleet racing and team racing. Severn has 12 420's, 6 FJ's, and 3 coach boats. This is a part-time position and offers flexibility, usually 4-5 days a week coaching, and also includes some weekend coaching. Some growth potential, and successful applicant will have use of Severn's athletic facilities and gym. We are looking for someone with demonstrated skill in dinghy sailing, and coaching experience.
Severn School is an independent, coeducational, nonprofit, college preparatory day school serving a diverse student population in grades preschool through twelve. The entrance and graduation requirements, the curriculum and programs, the selection of faculty and staff, and the financial operations are based upon the school's stated philosophy and mission. The Severn School community of students, parents, trustees, alumni and friends supports these purposes.
Severn School believes in educating the whole person in a student-centered, supportive educational community that values the dignity, self worth, and potential of each individual. Severn School challenges its students to pursue excellence in character, conduct, and scholarship, to marshal the courage to lead, and to develop the lasting desire to serve and achieve. We believe this is best realized in a community where adults model these qualities and where each student is known and valued.
College Sailing knowledge/experience desired
Optimist sailing and coaching experience desired
Motivation, coaching skill, maturity, energy for sailing and coaching
Ability to work and live in the US
Ability to work collaboratively with other coaches, parents, and administrators