Bay Head Yacht Club Seeks 420 Coach/Director

Bay Head Yacht Club
111 Metcalfe Street
Bay Head, NJ 08742
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description

Bay Head Yacht Club Seeks 420 Coach/Director

Position: Bay Head Yacht Club is looking for an experienced coach who demonstrates knowledge and leadership to teach and advance a group of 420 sailors. The 420 coach/director will design and implement the 420 curriculum. An ideal candidate is someone who takes initiative, has a passion for coaching sailing, works well with junior sailors, and has a proven track record of success. The 420 sailors will travel to regional and national level events.

Bay Head Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program Overview: The goal of the Bay Head Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program is to foster a lifelong love of sailing while teaching juniors the fundamentals of racing. We are focused on providing quality instruction and an opportunity for children to gain exposure to sailing in a safe and fun environment. The Club provides an eight week summer sailing program for more than 120 juniors ages 6-16. The Bay Head junior sailing fleet consists of Optis, Fevas, 420s and Lasers.

Job Requirements
● Minimum 2 years working as a full-time sailing instructor in a comprehensive youth
sailing program with experience in coaching race teams
● Current US Sailing Instructor Level, which includes current CPR/First Aid, Safe Boating,
SafeSport, and Coaching Fundamentals certifications
● Thorough knowledge of small boat sailing, seamanship and small powerboat handling
● Strong race management skills and extensive knowledge of racing tactics and the ability
to teach and enforce rules while maintaining sportsmanship
● Passion for the sport of sailing and enthusiasm for working with kids
● Attention to detail, organized, responsible with strong leadership and interpersonal skills
● Ability to adapt coaching based on the needs and ability of the program participants

Time Commitment:
● Full Season - Full time, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
● Regatta attendance according to local racing schedule
● Candidates will be considered only if available from June 23 through August 20, 2023

Housing may be provided for the right candidate.
Compensation based on experience.

111 Metcalfe Street
NJ 08742
United States

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