420 Race Program Manager/Head Coach

Hyannis Yacht Club
490 Ocean St.
Hyannis, MA 02601
United States

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Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description
Hyannis Yacht Club is looking to hire a Summer 420 Race Program Manager. This position is a Summer Full-time,working with the other full-time coaches, Sailing Director, and other waterfront staff.
HYC is looking for the right candidate with proven history of strong coaching and communication skills to manage and coach the club’s Summer C420 Program. The 420 Race Program Manager will work closely with the Sailing Director and other 420 Instructors and Coaches on a daily basis. This person will lead multiple team practices on a weekly basis, overseeing the coaching the three club teams that are apart of the at HYC summer program. The Program Manager is the head coach for the C420 Race A & B Team and works with the top college sailors as they are hired in the summer as coaches.
The 420 Race Program Manager is the primary point of contact for all summer 420 programs and works with the Sailing Director to set those program schedules. This person is responsible for creating the initial plans for travel regattas, hosting tryouts and setting our summer race teams, and oversight and training of other 420 Coaches. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, regatta write-up reports that go out to membership, light maintenance of the club owned 420 fleet and inventory to equipment that is involved in the 420 program.
This position also requires the knowledge and use of word-processing, spreadsheet programs and online registration software programs. Included in this position is a high degree of contact with both junior sailing parents and sailors in a service, management, consulting, and disciplinarian format.

• Housing
• Club Lunch Discounted Meals
• Additional Private Coaching Opportunities outside of Class
This is a full-time 40+ hours per week, Summer Position with heavy travel.
Job Requirements
• Reports directly to the HYC Sailing Director.
• Teach team and individual sailing skills; Provide sailors with an “on water” experience appropriate to their level of experience, age, and weather conditions.
• Create and maintain a competitive racing environment. Provide and maintain a positive, safe environment for learning and sailing.
• Assist as required in the preparation and staging of the junior and adult regattas. Market and promote all junior sailing programs.
• Be a strong role model to help ensure our junior sailors conduct themselves in accordance with the Corinthian Spirit during practice and in competition.
• Be able to develop and implement a modern and effective curriculum to create skilled and confident youths who will respect others, care for their equipment, and be willing to help fellow sailors on and off the water.


• Fully trained in the teaching methods of the Scholastic 420 and C420 sailing
Able to coach Team Racing and Fleet Racing on an advance level
• Proven personal experience and achievement in the sport of Sailing
• Available to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays.
• Candidates require a professional manner and enthusiasm for the private club environment.
• Must be First Aid/AED/CPR and US Sailing Level 2 or higher certified
• Must be able to pass a background check with the state of Massachusetts.
• College Sailing experience preferred.

For a more detailed job requirements and preferred qualifications, please email sailmaster@hyannisyachtclub.org & gm@hyannisyachtclub.org
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