Head Sailing Coach

Venice Youth Boating Association
1330 Tarpon Center DR
Venice, FL 34285
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes FL Level 2 Background Check
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

Venice Youth Boating Association (VYBA) in Venice, Florida is seeking to hire a full-time Head Coach with a heavy focus on coaching our race teams including the Venice High School sailing team. This position reports directly to our Executive Sailing Director who oversees all aspects of our sailing programs. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising and managing coaching staff
  • Managing and running weekly race practices- Opti, C420, Laser, High School
  • Attending and coaching at regattas
  • Generating logistical plans for regattas, scrimmages, and year-round sailing programming
  • Managing all fleet maintenance for the program

This is a great opportunity for a sailing coach to establish themselves in the sailing community and working at one of the most unique Sailing clubs on the west coast of Florida.

The Venice Youth Boating Association was established in 1952 with the mission to “Change Young Lives Through Sailing”. We have been doing this ever since. We are located on the beautiful Island of Venice with access to three different Bays and the Gulf of Mexico.


Job Requirements
-Minimum US Sailing Level 1 Small Boat Instructor Certified (Level 2 or 3 preferred)
-18 years of age or older
-Be authorized to work in the United States
-NASBLA for the State of Florida
-Current First Aid, CPR, AED Certified
-Current SafeSport Certified
-Able to Pass a State of Florida Level 2 Background Check
-Current and Valid Driver's License
-Experience working on and maintaining a fleet of small dinghy sailboats
-Experience planning a regatta/being on race committee
-A Good Role Model for Youth
-Passionate about Sailing
-Team Player
-Able to Lift and Move Small Sailboats on Dollies
-Logistical and Management Experience
-Commitment of one year required

Venice Youth Boating Association
1330 Tarpon Center DR
Venice FL 34285
United States

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