Jr. Sailing Program Manager

Florida Yacht Club
5210 Yacht Club Rd
Jacksonville, FL 32210
United States

Manages Others
Experience Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Heavy Travel

Job Description
If you are looking for a fun sailing program with great support from the yacht club and a growing team, FYC is the place. Come experience the first coast of Florida. Our program hosts the largest high school sailing program in northeast Florida as well as Opti, Laser, c420, and keelboat racing for both adults and children. 

The Florida Yacht Club

PI. Position

Junior Sailing Manager – Head Race Team Coach

II. Related Titles

Head Race Team Coach

III. Essential Functions

Manage all schedules, regattas, and coaching needs for the FYC Jr Race Team

IV. Essential Characteristics

We are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic, self-starter who is willing to jump in any aspect of our program to help continue its growth. Someone with initiative who can develop new programs to advance the member satisfaction and sailing ability of all involved.

V. Additional Responsibilities

1. Review current Junior Race Team curricula from Beginner Sailing to Advanced Racing and suggest changes to the Waterfront Director

2. Manages, design/development of advertising, promotional material, registration for the Youth Racing Program- and Summer Program

3. Determine hours/fees per sessions for each level of instruction

4. Determine program schedules for Race Teams including Optis, Lasers and 420s. Assist with all Recreational Waterfront Programs and Summer youth program.

5. Instruct sailing programs during summer to include but are not limited to beginner learn to sail, learn to race, opti, laser, 420.

6. Operate as the Head Race Team Coach and hire and schedule instructors and coaches as needed

7. Coordinates regatta schedule, travel arrangements and coaching needs for away regattas

8. Inventory and maintain Jr. Program assets including sailboats, coach boats, and facilities

9. Assist the Sailing manager with instructing adult classes, regatta management, race committee duties, and other assignments designated by the Waterfront Director.

10. Attend Committee Meetings as necessary

11. Attend Management Meetings as necessary

12. Attend local/Regional/National sailing association committee meetings and conferences

13. Review/revise/develop job descriptions, expectations and training for instructors and coaches

14. Communicate job description information and expectations to instructors and helps them to develop effective instruction techniques

15. Perform quarterly evaluations on all coaching staff to ensure goals are being met.

16. Create annual goals for the Jr. Race Teams

17. Provide quarterly and year-end report of programs and instructors to the Waterfront Director

18. Assist the waterfront director in all needs on the waterfront or the needs of the Florida Yacht Club as assigned by the General Manager – including but not limited to adult regatta management, race committee duties, adult programming, recreational programming, maintenance of equipment and facilities, storm/bad weather preparation, etc.

19. Perform day-to-day operations:

a. Supervise instructors and coaches

b. Instruct/Coach all classes as necessary

c. Sailboat maintenance, powerboat maintenance, facility maintenance

d. Plan/coordinate/promote/all youth sailing activities

e. Plan/coordinate/promote all youth race team travel, regatta coaching, logistics, etc.

V. Reports to: Waterfront Director

VI. Supervises: Sailing Instructors/coaches

Job Requirements
US Sailing Level 1 required (Level 2/3 desired).
Bachelor degree desired
Dustin Domer

United States

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