Opti Green Fleet Race Coach

Portland Yacht Club
40 Old Powerhouse Road
Falmouth, ME 01405
United States

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Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description
Portland Yacht Club is seeking an Opti Green Fleet Race Coach for the summer sailing season. Come sail on Casco Bay and live in Portland... the way life should be!!

The coach will be responsible for:

- Leading full day trainings with engaging water and land drills
- Initiating purposeful team bonding activities
- Traveling with the team to races throughout the Northeast
- Providing direct instruction and support on the racecourse
- Enforcing and following safety precautions
- Communicating daily with parents in person
- Caring for and cleaning your coach chase boat
- Assisting your racers with dinghy boat maintenance and rigging
- Writing brief race reports to share with the racers and club-wide newsletters
- Participating in the awards banquet
- Collaborating with the yacht club managers and other sailing coaches
- Modeling professionalism and the Corinthian spirit

The Opti Green Fleet group practices Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. Some regional regatta travel. PYC is excited to be hosting two regattas this summer; the Northeast JOs and the Maine State Opti Championships.

The PYC junior sailing program is the largest seasonal sailing program in Northern New England with 10+ coaches and and 150+ youth participants during the summer season.

Job Requirements
US Sailing Member
US Sailing Level I or II Certified Instructor
First-Aid Certified

All certifications must be active and current during the contracted months. PYC can provide some reimbursement for courses. International coaches must hold the foreign equivalent.

To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to Emily Egan at junior.director@pycme.net.

Housing provided for non-resident coaches in downtown Portland apartments.
Employer Contact Information
Portland Yacht Club
Emily Egan
40 Old Powerhouse Road
Falmouth ME 01405
United States

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