Part-Time, Seasonal Instructors

Lakewood Yacht Club
2425 Nasa Parkway
Seabrook, TX 77586
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Part Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
Lakewood Yacht Club seeks experienced instructors for all fleets – Optis, Lasers, C420s FJs – for hourly, part-time and seasonal staffing. The Lakewood YC youth sailing program serves 90-100 sailors year-round, with more than 300 sailors enrolled in the summer programs. Our race teams have competed at the highest national and international levels. Must be able to work well with all age groups.

Lakewood Coaches are self-motivated, enthusiastic professionals who take teaching sailing seriously. They possess strong communication skills, organizational and leadership skills, and are team players. They are able to make sailing both an enjoyable and rewarding experience for our youth sailors while maintaining a fun and safe learning environment.

Lakewood Yacht Club is one of the top yacht clubs in the U.S. LYC has invested in excellent facilities and the sailing program has strong support from Club leadership and membership. Lakewood Yacht Club is located in Seabrook, Texas, with easy access to primary sailing areas including Clear Lake and Galveston Bay. Salary is commensurate with qualifications. LYC offers full benefits for this position.

Information regarding LYC’s Youth Sailing Program is available at:
Job Requirements
• Develop lesson plans and class activities
• Tailor coaching approach and content for both high-level, competitive racers as well as beginner and intermediate sailors
• Conduct practices with adjustments made for weather and student progress
• Travel to and supporting regattas as needed
• Maintain a safe and fun environment
• Take attendance at all practice and regattas
• Submit a brief written summary of all practices and regattas to the Sailing Director
• Conducting debrief sessions with sailors after practices & regattas as appropriate with focus on meeting specific goals and objectives
• Utilize video when appropriate for reviewing and individual performance
• Appropriately handle any behavior issues which may arise
• Report all issues to the Sailing Director
• Communicate with sailors and parents via periodical email updates and personal meetings
• All other activities associated with teaching sailing
• Proper care, handling and maintenance of all motorboats and sailboats
• Additionally, this position may include assistance with:
• Promoting and managing High School Sailing Programs & Bay Access Summer Programs
• Recruiting new sailors for sailing programs

Qualifications and Certifications
• Prior sailboat racing experience
• Proven coaching record
• Self-motivated, creative, team player, able to work well with all age groups.
• US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 (Level 2 and 3 preferred)

Employer Contact Information
Lakewood Yacht Club
Sailing Director
2425 Nasa Parkway
Seabrook TX 77586
United States

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