Head Sailing Coach

Newport Harbor Yacht Club
720 W Bay Ave
Newport Beach , CA 92663
United States

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

Job Description
Newport Harbor Yacht Club is seeking a passionate and motivated Head Coach to lead our year round program. We proudly maintain one of the largest Junior Sailing Programs on the West Coast. We have a brand new beautiful clubhouse, supportive BOD, supportive sailing parents, and eager sailors. Our Sailing Program consists of C420s, CFJs, and Naples Sabots with sailors ages 6 and up. NHYC has a vibrant sailing community with plenty of opportunities for personal sailing or racing.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Maintain a safe, fun, and educational environment for youth sailors of all ages.
  • Coach the Newport Harbor High School Sailing Team
  • Teach the fundamentals of sailing, racing, seamanship, and sportsmanship.
  • Aid in maintaining club owned assets and equipment in top condition.
  • Work well and lead a team of instructors to provide high quality practices and complete tasks.
Job Requirements
• A valid US Sailing Level One Instructor Certification
• CPR/First Aid certification
• Safe Boating Certificate (CA Boaters Card)
• Safe Sport Certification
• Strong References to character and sailing experience/ability.

-Ability to manage 15+ subordinates.
-Ability to create and implement curriculum for all Junior Sailing Programs.
-Ability to coach all levels of sailing, with an expected high proficiency in advanced junior sailing (singlehanded, doublehanded platforms).
-Good communication skills with all stake holders (parent, sailors, parent committee).
-Professional and approachable attitude.
-Support the Program Director with tasks pertaining to summer program planning, hiring, and organizing.
-Assists with recruitment of coaches for Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer programs.
-Oversee Summer Program, direct 160 Sailors and 14 coaches.
-Oversee and monitor the Junior Instructor Program.
-Organize Regattas, trailer assignments, towing, coaching, accommodations for level class assignments.
Adrienne MacLaren
720 W Bay Ave
Newport Beach 92663
United States

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