After School Sailing Coach (Spring and/or Fall Semester)

SUNY Maritime College
Bronx, NY 10465
United States

Housing Provided

Job Description

After School Sailing Coach (Spring and/or Fall Semester)


SUNY Maritime College


About SUNY Maritime College:


SUNY Maritime College 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 seeks Sailing Coaches for our 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.




• Run successful practices and coach at regattas with assistance from Waterfront Staff

• 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 weekend days)

• 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 with youth sailors

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, especially with a high school aged audience and their parents

• Academic schedule that allows you to commit to the schedule for the practices

• 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

• Some knowledge of ISSA procedures, regatta management

• Lifeguard certification


Additional Information:




• $16.00 to $20.00 hourly




Mondays and Fridays, 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm, potentially some regattas on weekend days

Tentative dates:


• Spring: April 12 - May 20

• Fall Season: Sept 9 - Nov 1


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: After School Sailing Coach


Line Number: Various


SUNY Maritime College is an Equal Opportunity/Veterans/Disabled/Affirmative Action employer, committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For our full non-discrimination statement, see:


SUNY Maritime College is committed to maintaining a safe environment for its students, faculty, staff, volunteers and the general public that use our facilities. Therefore, in order to ensure the hiring of employees of the highest integrity and to maintain a safe campus community, SUNY Maritime College will conduct pre-employment background investigations on all individuals for whom employment is to be offered.


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Application Instructions:


Persons interested in the above position should apply online at Please submit:


1. Cover letter

2. Resume/CV

3. Statement addressing how past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance Maritime's commitment to inclusive excellence

4. Names and contact information of three professional references

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