Varsity Sailing Coach

Experience Required
Degree Required
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule

Job Description
Rollins College is accepting applications for a Varsity Sailing Coach. This is a full-time, 10-month position (August – May) reporting to the Director of Sailing. The sailing program is a varsity program within the department of athletics that competes in regattas throughout the academic year as a part of ICSA. Responsibilities include elevating the competitiveness of the program; providing on-the-water coaching and instruction in race strategy and tactics; managing regatta activity; recruiting qualified student-athletes; mentoring team members and ensuring conformance to ICSA rules; assisting in fleet and facility maintenance; and hosting special events.

Rollins College is a comprehensive, liberal arts college located just north of Orlando, Florida, a diverse metropolitan community with a thriving economic and cultural scene. Nearby, Orlando International Airport provides easy access to U.S. and international destinations. The College emphasizes innovative and quality teaching in small classes and ranks number one among 121 Southern master’s-level universities in the annual rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” released by U.S. News & World Report. Visit the College website at

Rollins College offers an attractive benefits package featuring comprehensive health coverage, retirement savings plan with generous employer contribution and full tuition waiver after one year for employees, spouses, domestic partners and dependents.

Candidates may apply online directly through the Rollins College employment website.
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Through its mission, Rollins College is firmly committed to creating a just community that embraces multiculturalism; persons from historically under-represented minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Job Requirements
- Bachelor's degree; Master's preferred
- Boater Safety certification; Level 3 US Sailing Coach preferred
- Three to five years of collegiate racing experience as athlete/coach
- A proven record of integrity, moral principle and demonstrated skill in developing and motivating student-athletes both academically and athletically
- Valid Florida driver’s license
- Demonstrated success in coaching sailing, recruitment and retention of student-athletes, and teaching, preferably at the collegiate level
- Knowledge of NCAA Division II, ICSA, SAISA and institutional policies, as well as sports medicine guidelines
- CPR, AED and First Aid certification
- Availability to work nights and weekends during the sport seasons
- Flexibility to accommodate changing schedule needs associated with sharing practice facilities
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