Junior Race Team Manager - Head Race Team Coach

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

Sailing Management
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

 The Florida Yacht Club is searching for a Full Time, YEAR ROUND, Salary position as the Junior Race Team Manager/Head Coach. The Florida Yacht Club, located in sunny Jacksonville Florida, was established in 1876 and is the oldest Yacht Club in Florida. The junior sailing program has been on an upswing in the last 7 years growing from one 3/4 time staff person and assistant coaches to a FULL year round racing powerhouse in NE Florida with a full time Waterfront Director and a Jr. Program Director. We are excited to add to our team another full time position - Junior Race Team Manager/Head Race Team Coach to help with the rapid growth of our programs. Team FYC youth sailors have traveled to International Regattas, North American Championships, National Championships, regional and local events and have been members of the USODA National team. In 2018 we introduced High School Sailing and instantly had 2 schools and over 40 sailors with Bishop Kenny High School winning the SAISA North District 3 years in a row as a brand new team.  This year we have a record of 60 sailors who represent 5 schools and we practice with 22 420s on the water for every practice!

We are looking for an organized, self motived, creative, team player with a very positive attitude willing to work hard to take a growing racing program to the next level. We are a hands on team working to build the next generation of Corinthian Competitors, Scholar Athletes, and general good human beings!

This position will focus primarily on the established Opti and Laser race teams and develop the 420 trap and spin programming.
Duties will Include:
*regatta selection and travel logistics
*hiring and supervising assistant coaches for the race team
*assisting with Summer Programs
*assisting with High School teams and High School Development teams practices and regattas 
*race team asset management including inventory, parts, repairs and maintenance
*assist with all areas of waterfront programming  
Annual salary is competitive and will be based on the knowledge and experience the candidates brings to the table.   Additional commissions based on programming participation round out the pay structure.   We are a hands on program and the sky is the limit!   New initiatives and programs will be rewarded.  
Job Requirements
*US Sailing Level 1 required Level 2/3 preferred
*Race Team Level coaching experience REQUIRED
*Experience with Opti, laser, 420 coaching and sailing
*Boat maintenance and rigging experience - basic fiberglass, fitting installation experience, etc. helpful.
*Good organization, communication, and logistics management experience
*True Team Player with a positive attitude willing to jump in any aspect and make great things happen
Jodi Weinbecker
5210 Yacht Club Rd Jacksonville
Jacksonville FL 32210
United States

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