Opti and 420 Racing Coaches

East Bay Sailing Foundation
101 Poppasquash Rd
Bristol, RI 02809
United States

Job Start Date
6/17/2024
Job End Date
8/22/2024
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Housing Provided
No

Job Description

 

Overview:

East Bay Sailing Foundation seeks motivated, experienced, and enthusiastic Development Coaches for its 420 and Optimist Racing Programs. This is a summer position offering a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth of a next-level program while working with a full fleet of Optimists, club 420s, O’pen Skiffs, ILCAs and foiling Skeetas and Nikkis.

Location:

Bristol Yacht Club, located in scenic and historic Bristol, Rhode Island, offers outstanding water access for dinghy sailing and numerous after-work racing opportunities in J/22s, PHRF, and dinghies.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement curriculum for Foiling, ILCA, 420 and Optimist Racing Programs, focusing on boathandling, tactics, and strategy.

  • Arrange regatta travel and organize boats for towing to away events.

  • Outstanding powerboat driving and management skills.

  • Engage with parents and volunteers to support travel and regatta days.

  • Collaborate closely with other coaching staff.

  • Provide leadership and mentorship to students.

  • Manage regatta logistics and communicate effectively with families throughout the summer.

  • Foster a fun and creative learning environment.

 

Join us at East Bay Sailing Foundation to share our energy and passion for sailing while contributing to the development of young sailors in a supportive and dynamic environment. Contact us to learn more about our program and what we have to offer.

Interested applicants should contact Peter Levesque: pete.levesque@gmail.com

Job Requirements
Requirements:
US Sailing Level 1 certification (or equivalent) and valid CPR/First Aid certification, Level 2 preferred.
Strong communication, leadership, and organizational skills.
Experience with trailering and traveling to local and regional regattas.
High School/College Level Racing Experience a plus.
Prior Coaching Experience required.
Additional Information:
Competitive salaries offered based on experience.
Interviews currently open.
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