JV Sailing Coach with teaching opportunity.

Job Posted 5/29/2024
Norfolk Academy
Norfolk Academy 1585 Wesleyan Drive
Norfolk, VA 23502
United States
Full Time
Experience Required
Degree Required
Housing Provided
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Job Description

Norfolk Academy is seeking a full-time teacher-coach, who can assist in our sailing program. Current teaching openings can be found on Norfolk Academy’s website under the Employment tab. All positions for the 2024-25 school year begin in August 2024.  

About Norfolk Academy Sailing 

The Sailing Program is based in Norfolk Yacht and Country Club, featuring access to 36 collegiate FJs, 6 C420s, 2 ribs, and other coach boats. The fall team, which includes a JV team, typically has around 40 sailors, while the spring team (Varsity only) comprises approximately 15 sailors. The team is consistently nationally competitive, including a 4th place finish at the 2023 Mallory Fleet Race National Championship and a 9th place finish in the 2024 Baker Team Race National Championship. Currently, we have 5 alumni on major college teams, including Bowdoin, Navy, and Tulane, with several more being recruited from the class of 2024 and beyond. The team maintains close ties with local yacht clubs (Norfolk Yacht and Hampton Yacht) and local collegiate programs (ODU and CNU). 

Job Requirements
Ability to teach sailing to youth ages 12-18. Capability to set up an instructional program. Competence in working with students outdoors and in group settings. Willingness to accept guidance and supervision. Demonstrates good character, integrity, and flexibility. Exhibits enthusiasm, passion for sailing, patience, and self-control.
Chad Byler
Norfolk Academy 1585 Wesleyan Drive
Norfolk VA 23502
United States
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