Opti Race Program Coach

Rochester Yacht Club
5555 St Paul Blvd
Rochester, NY 14617
United States

Experience Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description

As a Rochester Yacht Club employee, you become part of a very special institution and tradition. Over 135 years ago the Club's first members founded the Rochester Yacht Club as an organization dedicated to preserving the traditions of yachting. Since then, RYC has built a reputation as one of the finest yacht clubs in the country.

We believe that the employees who labored for the club over the years were also special people. They took pride in their work and the traditions of the club and, thereby, helped build RYC's reputation for excellence. We hope you experience the challenge, enjoyment, and rewards that are associated with carrying on an important tradition.

• Work as a team with other sailing instructors
• Report directly to the Sailing Director
• Construct creative lesson plans on a daily basis for your class and build the Opti program
• Prepare lessons and on-land activities when sailing is not possible
• Ensure that Junior Sailors are safe, entertained, and learning both on and off the water
• Evaluate Junior Sailors progress on a weekly basis
• Coach the Opti Race Team

Job Requirements
• US Sailing Small Boat Instructor Level 1 or higher
• Current First Aid and CPR certifications
• Safesport certification
• High School or College Sailing coaching experience
• Experience with sailing dinghies such as Optis
• Excellent communication and teaching skills
• A passion for sailing education and working with kids
• Experience with the racing rules and racing on variety of sailboats
• Keelboat sailing experience is a plus
Holly Huston
5555 St Paul Blvd
Rochester NY 14617
United States

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