RACE TEAM COACH SEASONAL WITH POTENTIAL FULL TIME OPPORTUNITY

Carolina Yacht Club
401 S Lumina Ave
Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
United States

Industry
Coaching
Job Start Date
5/1/2019
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description
The Carolina Yacht Club is located in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. The club is nestled on an island on the coast, which enables us to have both a ‘river’ venue (current, smaller course racing, low waves/ chop) and also an ocean venue after a short sail (30 minutes), which provides wind, waves and moderate current. The city of Wrightsville Beach is well known for its ‘wind and waves’ and you can frequently find locals surfing or kiting year round. Our program is beginning to have the need to a year round head race team coach. With this opportunity available we are hiring for a summer race team coach with potential contract renewal to continue and lead our off season (year round) race teams. We currently have a high school 420 program as well as Optimist and Laser race sailors. This position would work with the Waterfront Director to grow and develop the race team program moving into the future
Duties and Responsibilities

Fully support the Carolina Yacht Club (CYC) Junior Program Mission Statement.
Lead and coach racing teams at CYC on a seasonal basis with a potential opportunity for a full time position.
Work with each race team sailor to develop and achieve their individual goals.
Develop and implement practice and regatta schedules that support accomplishing team and individual goals.
Coach the Race Team at practices and regattas, including travel per the approved schedule. Recognize that CYC is a member service organization and the Junior program staff supports the membership.
Assist with the maintenance and repair of the junior program’s assets. To include performing some work, or tasking the work to be done to the Club’s maintenance infrastructure by outside contractors.
C420s
Sunfish
Lasers
Safety (Motor) Boats
Coaching equipment

Communications and Planning

Develop, update, and maintain a written curriculum, including team goals and lesson plans that will support CYC junior sailors having clear pathways to progress through racing or recreational sailing at CYC.
Work with each race team sailor to develop and achieve their individual goals.
Develop and implement practice and regatta schedules that support accomplishing team and individual goals.
Act as the primary contact point for information regarding all aspects of the race teams, including adjunct staff, parents, and sailors to be approved by the Waterfront Director. This includes routine “update” or “newsletter” emails, along with event and season-specific notices. This communication may include emails, phone calls, and articles in hard-copy publications.
Job Requirements
• US SAILING Level I Instructor, US SAILING Level III Instructor desired
• Current First Aid Certification
• Current CPR Certification
• NC state Boating Certificate (or NASBLA equivalent)
Employer Contact Information
Carolina Yacht Club
Katrina Williams
401 S Lumina Ave
Wrightsville Beach NC 28480
United States
Carolina Yacht Club Katrina Williams
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