High School Sailing Coach
Diamond Teague Park Piers 99 Potomac Avenue SE
Washington, DC 20003
High School Assistant Coach
DC Sail is seeking enthusiastic and seasoned Racing Coaches to direct our popular High School Sailing teams. This is a great seasonal position for someone who loves racing & wants to make a difference in the lives of local youth. Youth are very familiar with the program and coaches have an opportunity to work with some amazing students.
Title: High School Sailing Assistant Coach
Location: Diamond Teague Park Piers, 99 Potomac Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20003
Hours: Monday – Friday 3:30-6:30 (Spring and Fall Seasons - 10 weeks each.)
Supervises: Youth ages 12-18
Wage: Depends on experience level
To provide professional coaching to interested high school students who live in the Washington DC region. This program offers High Schools a ready made framework for starting or maintaining both Varsity and Junior Varsity competitive sailing teams. Sailors will practice drills, tactical discussions and rules situations to prepare them for interscholastic competition.
The coach will instruct high school students from DC-area schools in a fleet of 20 Flying Juniors. Sailors range from the intermediate to advanced level in sailing ability. Responsibilities include preparing for and conducting after school practice and giving constructive feedback to sailors during practice. Weekly lesson plans will be developed and conducted with adjustments made for weather variables, students’ progress, and unforeseen problems.
FJ or 420 Racing Experience
US Sailing Level 1 Certification
US Sailing Safe Power Boating
Current CPR/First Aid
The hours are 3:30 pm-6:30pm three - five days a week and weekends depending on the regatta schedule. Some traveling may be required over certain weekends for regattas. Applicants with FJ experience, US Sailing Level One, US Sailing Safe Power Boating, and current CPR/First Aid preferred.
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