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 a sailing coach who demonstrates knowledge and leadership to teach a group of sailors. The sailing coach will design and implement a sailing 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.
§ 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 sailing instructor in a comprehensive youth
§ 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
§ Race management skills and 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
Pay is based on experience.
Please email resume and cover letter to: