Asst. Dinghy Sailing Coach - Kings Point (USMMA)

Kings Point (USMMA)
300 Steamboat Rd
Kings Point, NY 11024
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Gov't background check
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is accepting applications for the Assistant Dinghy Sailing Coach.  The position is located in Kings Point, NY on western Long Island and just a half hour outside of New York City. This primary purpose of this position is to assist in developing, managing, and coaching the Varsity Dinghy Sailing Team, under supervision of the Head Sailing Coach and Director of Varsity Programs.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • assisting the Head Coach in coaching the Dinghy Sailing program (at practice, travel to regattas, and leading team workouts/meetings) 
  • recruiting of qualified prospective student-athletes, while ensuring following of all ICSA rules
  • fleet maintenance & basic to intermediate boat repair, including assisting in management of the program’s fleets of Z420s, FJs, Lasers, and Sonars 
  • regatta management & facility preparation for home events
  • social media updates and public relations

Applicants should send a resume, cover letters and references to Mike McBrien, Head Dinghy Sailing Coach,, (631) 560-9416.  

Job Requirements
• US Citizenship
• US Driver’s license
• Bachelor’s degree
• At least 3 years of coaching youth, HS, or collegiate sailors
• Demonstrated Intercollegiate sailing experience and/or competitive success on the Regional, National, or International level, appropriate for coaching national-caliber college sailors

Preferred experience:
• ICSA Sailing honors (All-America Team, All-Conference Team)
• US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Level 1, 2, 3 (or equivalent)
• First Aid/CPR/AED training
• Federal Service Academy/State Maritime School experience (student/coach)

Salary commensurate with experience, paid via government contractor, Port Sailing School.

Estimated start date: mid-July 2020
Mike McBrien
300 Steamboat Rd
Kings Point NY 11024
United States
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