Race Team Coach, Assistant coach

Geneva Lake Sailing School
1250 S Lakeshore Dr Fontana
Fontana, WI 53125
United States

Industry
Coaching
Job Start Date
6/3/2019
Job End Date
8/9/2019
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
The Geneva Lake Sailing School is looking for a Race Team Coach and Assistant Coaches who will be responsible for organizing practices for our youth sailors and will be expected to act as a role model and mentor for Sailing Instructors and Sailors. He or She will be actively involved in developing and adhering to summer lesson plans for GLSS’ racing programs while maintaining a positive and safe learning environment. Race Team Coach will run morning and afternoon practices, promote self-reliance, sportsmanship, teamwork and environmental awareness. Race Team Coach will ensure students’ safety and success while adhering to the Code of Conduct both on and off the water with the objective to instill a long-term love of sailing in our students. Race Team Coach will report to the GLSS Executive Director.
Responsibilities include:
• Preparing daily practice plans based on the curriculum and weather conditions
• Running practice session including rigging, morning briefings, on water drills and debriefs, including video analysis
• Creating weekly progress reports for each sailor as means of monitoring the effectiveness of the practices
• Encouraging regatta participation and traveling to the event with the team
• Communicating with youth sailors’ parents and/or legal guardians to ensure proper information flow
• Ensuring a safe, organized and educational learning experience for all participants
• Up-keeping of boats, equipment, and facilities
• Other responsibilities considered necessary to running effective practice session
Job Requirements
Job Requirements and Experience:
• Proficient sailing skills and experience teaching children
• First Aid and CPR/AED certification
• US Sailing Small Boat Level 1
A qualified candidate must be
• A self-starter who will expand and improve the current curriculum and work processes
• Motivated, enthusiastic, and comfortable working with children
• Organized, with good communication and leadership skills
• Physically able to lift and move small sailboats and other equipment
• Licensed to drive a motor vehicle

Work Schedule
• Monday – Friday 8-4 with additional hours required for traveling to regatttas
Salary will be commensurate with your experience and qualifications. Provided housing is an option.


Employer Contact Information
Geneva Lake Sailing School
Marek Valasek
1250 S Lakeshore Dr Fontana
Fontana WI 53125
United States
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