The Head Coach oversees the Highschool Sailing Team. They will work closely with the Director to ensure a well run program. The Head Coach will organize and carry out the main operations of the Sailing Team, from running practices, to scheduling regattas and communicating with parents. This involves overseeing proper program function, risk management, boat maintenance, and managing other coaches. We seek a fun, talented and responsible coach who enjoys working with youth and is interested in involvement with a growing organization.
Be competent to coach high school level racing. Primary boats used are FJs.
Prepare curriculum, schedule equipment and boats for student use.
Safely and effectively run a motorized safety boat for class as needed.
Supervise, train or recruit assistant or volunteer coaches.
Organize travel and accommodation logistics for team regattas.
Ensure that all AWA boats and gear are in good working order and well maintained.
Closely monitor program functions for compliance with AWA policies and procedures.
Work Hours/ Benefits
The Head Coach must have the following qualifications
US Sailing Level 1 certification
Basic First Aid and CPR certification
WA State Boaters License
Previous coaching experience in sailing racing
Small powerboat handling experience
Basic administrative experience; emailing, scheduling, presentations
Effective communicator across multiple stakeholder groups
Ability to secure trailer contents and loads, trailer boats on the road and in small spaces and or obtain training prior to job start.
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, have the stamina to occasionally stand and walk for a minimum of four hours, and be able to move your body in small spaces for extended periods of time.
The statements contained in this job description reflect general details necessary to function in this job. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload. AWA is a small nonprofit and relies on it’s employees to sometimes wear many hats.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Feel free to reach out with any questions regarding this position. Please visit our website anacorteswaterfront.org to see more about our organization.
*Start date is as soon as possible. There is an opportunity for this position to grow and expand it’s focus from High School coaching, and develop into other instructional positions and leadership opportunities. There is a possibility of relocation compensation.
Apply by sending a resume and letter of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org.