Sailing Director - Avalon Yacht Club

Avalon Yacht Club
704 7th Street
Avalon, NJ 08202
United States

Sailing Management
Job Start Date
Job End Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description

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. 



Job Requirements
US Sailing Level 1 and 2 Certification
Current CPR and 1st Aid Certificate
Lifesaving Certification
New Jersey Boating Safety Certificate (or equivalent from another state)
College Graduate with a focus on education preferred
John Groskoph
704 7th Street(PO Box 189)
Avalon NJ 08202
United States

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