The Avalon Yacht Club in Avalon, NJ is seeking a Sailing Director for the 2023 Summer Season. Responsibilities include the following:
- Managing a staff of 20 sailing instructors
- Works closely with an Assistant Director and Racing Coach
- Overseeing the implementation of curriculum and lesson plans for each class
- Works with the club mechanic to oversee the maintenance of the club owned sail and power boats (Opti’s, 420’s, Lasers, Sunfish, and coach boats)
- Coordination of the travel team
- Interaction with parents
Avalon Yacht Club is one of the largest and most active yacht clubs in South Jersey with first class facilities. The sailing program has more 100 children with an arts and crafts program for the youngest, through advanced racing and travel team for the most experienced. The ages range from 6 to 16. The program runs 4 days a week for 8 weeks during the summer. The Avalon Yacht Club also hosts a series of club-level regattas for members on the weekends, which often includes leadership from the director. There is an active volunteer sailing committee with overall responsibility for the program who would work closely with the director.