Head Coach Job Description
The Head Coach’s primary responsibility is on-the-water coaching of the high school aged race teams. This typically includes practice three to four days a week, with additional regular such as scheduling, lesson planning, regetta travel planning, and being on the water. The week day practice season runs from February to November.
The Head Coach supports and coaches chosen regattas in consultation with the Program Director. The decision to support and coach an event is based on number of participants, cost, distance, quality and competitiveness, and experience of the sailors. They are responsible for travel coordination, coordinating chaperone volunteers and drivers, sailboat and coach boat transportion, and on the water coaching at travel/local events. Running hosted events is done in coordination with the Program Director with shared responisbilty for event registration, volunteer coordination, scheduling, and running high quality, safe regattas. Making these events successful requires strong communication skills with both, parents and sailors. . The regatta season is typically with February to November.
Additional Tasks include but not limited to
The Head Coach will help organize auction items for the Awards Banquet to benefit Junior Sailing. They will present awards to recognized and exemplary Junior Sailors.
The Head Coach will oversee and perform powerboat and sailboat maintenance in coordination with the program director and manager.
The Head Coach will maintain the clubhouse classroom and boathouse
The Head Coach will assist the Program Director when needed with any Learn to Sail program tasks.
The Head Coach will be responsible for a ‘Junior Report’ at the end of each year for telltales.