Race Team Coordinator/Head Race Team Coach
The Florida Yacht Club
5210 Yacht Club Rd Jacksonville
Jacksonville, FL 32210
The Florida Yacht Club is expanding yet again and looking for a Full Time, YEAR ROUND, Salary position Race Team Coordinator/Head Coach. The Florida Yacht Club, located in Sunny Jacksonville Florida, was established in 1876 and is the oldest Yacht Club in Florida. The junior sailing program has been on an upswing in the last 7 years growing from one 3/4 time staff person and assistant coaches to a FULL year round racing powerhouse in NE Florida with a full time Waterfront Director and a Jr. Program Director. We are excited to add to our team another full time position - Race Team Coordinator to help with the rapid growth of our programs. Team FYC youth sailors have traveled to International Regattas, North American Championships, National Championships, regional and local events and have been members of the USODA National team. In 2018 we introduced High School Sailing and instantly had 2 schools and over 50 sailors with Bishop Kenny High School winning the SAISA North District 3 years in a row as a brand new team.
We are looking for an organized team player with a very positive attitude willing to work hard to take a growing racing program to the next level. We are a hands on team working to build the next generation of Corinthian Competitors, Scholar Athletes, and general good human beings!
This position will focus primarily on the established Opti and Laser race teams and develop the 420 trap and spin programming.
Duties will Include:
*regatta selection and travel logistics
*hiring and supervising assistant coaches for the race team
*assisting with Summer Programs
*assisting with High School teams and High School Development teams practices and regattas
*race team asset management including inventory, parts, repairs and maintenance
*US Sailing Level 1 required Level 2/3 preferred
*Race Team Level coaching experience REQUIRED
*Experience with Opti, laser, 420 coaching and sailing
*Basic boat maintenance and rigging experience
*Good organization, communication, and logistics management experience
*True Team Player with a positive attitude willing to jump in and make great things happen
5210 Yacht Club Rd