The Bay Head Yacht Club Junior Sailing: The goal of the Bay Head Yacht Club Junior Sailing Program is to foster a lifelong love of sailing while teaching juniors the fundamentals of racing. We are focused on providing quality instruction and an opportunity for children to gain exposure to sailing in a safe and fun environment. The club provides an eight-week summer sailing program for more than 130 juniors ages 6-16. The Bay Head Junior Sailing fleet consists of Optis, Fevas, 420s and lasers.
The Position: Bay Head is looking for an experienced coach who demonstrates knowledge and leadership to teach and advance a group of Opti Race sailors. The race coach will design and implement the Opti race curriculum. An ideal candidate is someone who takes initiative, has a passion for coaching sailing, works well with junior sailors, and has a proven track record of success.
The Opti Race Team will travel to regional and National level events.
§ Candidates will be considered only if available from Mid June- Mid August 2022
§ Regatta attendance according to local racing schedule TBD
§ Minimum 1 year working as a full-time sailing instructor in a comprehensive youth
sailing program with experience in coaching race teams and/or college racing
§ Current US Sailing Instructor Level, which includes current CPR/First Aid, Safe Boating,
SafeSport, and Coaching Fundamentals certifications
§ Thorough knowledge of small boat sailing, seamanship and small powerboat handling
§ Strong race management skills and extensive knowledge of racing tactics and the ability
to teach and enforce rules while maintaining sportsmanship
§ Passion for the sport of sailing and enthusiasm for working with kids
§ Attention to detail, organized, responsible with strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Housing Will be provided for the right candidate.
Pay is based on experience.
Please email resume and cover letter to: