Race Coaches & Sailing Instructors (420 & Opti) - Housing Available!

Stone Horse Yacht Club
2 Harbor Road
Harwichport, MA 02646
United States

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Experience Required
Degree Required
Housing Provided
From $18.00 To $25.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description


Stone Horse Yacht Club in Harwich Port, MA, located on Wychmere Harbor and enjoys direct access to the warm sailor friendly waters of Nantucket Sound.

Our junior sailing program boasts a team of instructors dedicated to teaching a wide range of classes, from introductory boating to competitive racing in Sailfish, Sunfish, Laser, Hunter 14s, Quests Optis & C420s. We have approximately 100 kids, ages 4 to 18, with all skill levels from beginner to advanced racer. Our students have an abundance of opportunities to explore sailing in a fun and supportive environment, and we encourage those who want to compete. Stone Horse has a racing team that actively participates in Southern Massachusetts Sailing Association (SMSA) junior regattas throughout the summer. We host an Opti regatta at the club in addition to our own Saturday junior fleet racing series.
We are hiring a race coach for each of our 420 and Opti race teams and Senior Sailing Instructors.
Race Coach Responsibilities: Provide coaching to Race Team with A & B divisions in fleet of club owned 420s and privately owned Optis. Travel and coach at regattas around Cape Cod and the Islands.  Develop, support and evaluate team and individual sailor goals; Develop, update, manage curriculum, daily lesson plans and present clear goals to the sailors.


Senior Instructor Responsibilties: Provide instruction on a daily basis to all levels of our junior sailing program. Lead instructor for at least one class (meets a minimum of three times per week) and support role for other classes Monday through Friday. Develop, update, manage curriculum, daily lesson plans and present clear goals to the sailors.
All positions take part in Race Patrol to ensure safety of the fleet by patrolling during fleet races held during the week and weekends. This position will also support Race Committee during the races.
Job Requirements
All candidates must be dedicated in fostering a love of sailing, enjoy working as part of a team, be friendly, enthusiastic, organized, and flexible.

Race Coach: Racing experience and prior coaching experience high school/junior high school age kids. US Sailing Level 1 certification required.

Senior Instructor: At least 2-years of experience teaching kids 4 to 18 years of age, have experience with Sunfish, Sailfish, Lasers, Hunters 14s, Quests, Optis, 420s and/or Flying Scots. US Sailing Level 1 certification preferred.

Please email Jen Visco at jennyavisco@yahoo.com if interested.
Jennifer Visco
2 Harbor Road
Harwichport MA 02646
United States
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