Head Coach - Willamette Sailing Club

Willamette Sailing Club
6336 SW Beaver Ave.
Portland, OR OR
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Housing Provided
From $33,000 To $38,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

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.


Job Requirements
Job Requirements

This job is available immedietly

US Sailing Level 1 Certification Required
US Sailing Level 2 or 3 preferred
3+ years competitive level coaching expierence
Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen
Working knowledge of 420s, FJs, Optimisits, and Lasers preferred
Must be able to bend, stand, move, and particiapte in all related sailing activities
Brandon Roberts
6336 SW Beaver Ave.
Portland OR OR
United States

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