After School Sailing Coach (Spring and Fall Semester)

SUNY Maritime College
Bronx, NY
United States

Experience Required
Housing Provided

Job Description
About SUNY Maritime College:

SUNY Maritime College is located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and Midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:

SUNY Maritime's Waterfront in McMurray Hall seeks Sailing Coaches for all aspects of the High School Sailing and After School Adventure Sailing programs. Coaches will teach and coach sailing for 6th-12th graders of mixed abilities, beginners through experienced racers, on dinghies and keelboats. Coaches will also help to organize and plan practice sessions, clinics and regattas.


  • Assist Waterfront staff in teaching & coaching at practices and regattas
  • Support a positive student-athlete experience, which is reflected by both high retention and recruitment
  • Serve as a positive role model and mentor to the sailors
  • Support hosting of high school regattas and clinics (scheduled Saturdays)
  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of the waterfront facilities, boats, equipment and docks
  • Other duties as assigned by the Waterfront staff


Required Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching and/or coaching sailing
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willingness to collaborate as a team player and take initiative as a leader

Preferred Qualifications:

  • US Sailing Level 1 Instructor Certification
  • US Powerboating Safe Powerboat Handling
  • Knowledge of ISSA procedures, regatta management
  • Lifeguard certification

Additional Information:


  • Commensurate with experience


  • Mondays and Fridays, 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm, potentially some regattas on Saturdays
  • Tentative dates:

Spring: April 24 - June 09

Fall Season: Sept 11 - Oct 27

Interested candidates, please contact the Waterfront at

NOTE: We are continuously monitoring ongoing developments with the novel Coronavirus COVID-19. COVID-19 protocols are, and will be both adhered to and enforced. Please note that Program is contingent upon favorable governing pandemic procedures and guidance.

Budget Title: Technical Specialist (CSL)

Local Title: Afterschool Sailing Coach

Line Number: Various

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Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should apply online. Please submit the following with application:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Name and contact information for three professional references

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