Support Coach- High School and/or Summer

Sheridan Sore Sailing School
20 Harbor Drive
Wilmette, IL
United States

Housing Provided
Employment Type
Part Time
Work Schedule

Job Description
Sheridan Shore Sailing School offers sailors of all ages the opportunity to experience the thrill, challenge, and exhilaration of sailing. Our classes feature a low student-to-instructor ratio to teach the skills of sailing and seamanship to grade school, junior high school sailors, high school students, and adults of all ability levels.

Job Description: 
  • Serves as a mentor/role model for coach/s and sailor/s and aims to create a positive environment for learning, sportsmanship, while being professional and encouraging.

  • Demonstrate, encourage and maintain a constructive, safe and fun environment for sailing school student/s, coach/s, as well as respect the WHC member/s and staff.

  • Deliver top-notch instruction in accordance with the US Sailing curriculum, using methods and techniques appropriate for each student.

  • Communicate in a timely and professional manner with supervisors.

  • Assist in logistics that coincide with your teams, attendance, and daily photos for social media.

  • Attend the Instructor Training sessions.

  • Assist in Powerboat, Injury, Attendance, Weather, and Sailboat Daily Logs and Checks.

  • Assist in the general upkeep and maintenance of the fleet as required.

  • Provides the safeguard of SSSS boats, facilities, and equipment at the end of each day.

Job Requirements
Coaches shall be certified by US Sailing Small Boat Level 1, Safe Sport, Heads UP, CPR, AED, First Aid, and US Sailing Safe Powerboating Handling Certified. Keelboat Coach shall also be US Sailing Basic Keelboat Certified (small boat level one not needed for Keelboat coach).
Meghan O'Rourke
20 Harbor Drive
Wilmette IL
United States
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