Rochester Yacht Club
5555 St. Paul Blvd. Rochester, NY 14617
Position: Head 420/Laser Coach
Description: Promotes and encourages the sport of sailing among all RYC membership. Primarily instructs and coaches RYC 420/Laser race team; teaches the WRA learn to sail and learn to race classes. Ensures a safe, educational experience for sailors and racers. Develops emergency action plans, as well as a curriculum to create uniform expectations for sailing levels.
1. Coach summer 420/Laser race team.
a. Assist and support other coaches on and off the water.
b. Must be willing to work some weekends such as (Junior Olympics, Centrals and others)
c. Travel with the team to regattas locally and Regionally
d. Promote the sport of sailing to youth sailors
e. Promote Sportsmanship
f. Teach boat maintenance and respect for RYC club property
g. Will help coach on Monday nights for the WRA Racing night.
2. Boat maintenance and project/tasks to maintain the quality of RYC’s fleet of sail and motor boats.
3. Supports RYC membership in any matters pertaining to seamanship and sailing.
1. Bi-Weekly reports on the status of the program to share with Jr. Sailing Director and RYC.
2. Documenting successes of sailors and students and sharing through RYC sanctioned social media outlets.
3. Identifies regattas and opportunities to broaden the experiences of RYC sailors.
Reports to: Junior Sailing Program Director, Liam Faudree