Assistant Dinghy Coach

United States Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point
300 Steamboat Rd.
Kings Point, NY 11024
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Government background check req.
Housing Provided
From $55,000 To $85,000
Per Year    
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description


Assistant Dinghy Sailing Coach – Kings Point (USMMA)

Job Description

The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy is accepting applications for the Assistant Dinghy Sailing Coach.  The position is located in Kings Point, NY on western Long Island and just a half hour outside of New York City. This primary purpose of this position is to assist in developing, managing, and coaching the Varsity Dinghy Sailing Team, under supervision of the Head Sailing Coach and Director of Varsity Programs. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

·         assisting the Head Coach in coaching the Dinghy Sailing program (at practice, on-the-water coaching, travel to regattas, and leading team workouts/meetings)

·         recruiting of qualified prospective student- athletes, while ensuring following of all ICSA rules

·         fleet maintenance & basic to intermediate boat repair, including assisting in management of the program’s fleets of Z420s, FJs, Lasers, and Sonar keelboats

·         regatta management & facility preparation for home events

·         social media updates and public relations


·         US Citizenship

·         US Driver’s license

·         Bachelor’s degree

·         At least 3 years of coaching youth, HS, or collegiate sailors

·         Demonstrated Intercollegiate sailing experience and/or competitive success on the Regional, National, or International level, appropriate for coaching national-caliber college sailors

Preferred experience:

·         ICSA Sailing honors (All-America Team, All-Conference Team)

·         US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Level 1, 2, 3 (or equivalent)

·         First Aid/CPR/AED training

Please direct all questions and inquiries to Brendan Feeney. Applicants should send a resume, cover letters and references to Brendan Feeney, Assistant Dinghy Coach. In addition, please check out “Kings Point Waterfront” on Facebook to see some of what our programs does! 


$55,000 – $75,000 commensurate with experience, paid via government contractor, Port Sailing School, Port Washington, NY.

Category: High School/College Sailing Coach

Industry: Coaching

Job Start Date: Fall 2023

Manages Others: Yes

Experience required: Yes

Degree required: Yes, Bachelor’s

Security clearance required: Yes, Fed. Gov’t background check

Housing provided: No

Pay: $55,000 – $85,000, commensurate with experience, via government contractor

Employment type: Full-Time

Work Schedule: Full-Time

Travel: Some Travel

Brendan Feeney
300 Steamboat Rd.
Kings Point NY 11024
United States

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