Sailing Director, Surf City Yacht Club

Surf City Yacht Club
399 N 8th st Surf City
NJ, NJ 08008
United States

Sailing Management
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Manages Others
Experience Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description

Sailing Director- Surf City Yacht Club

Surf City Yacht Club, located on Long Beach Island in New Jersey, is looking for a Sailing Director to lead our youth sailing programs.  Reporting into SCYC leadership, this role will have support and autonomy to build a strong coaching staff and mold this program to be best-in-class.


Job Overview:

· Management of the youth sailing programs and race teams

· Recruit, train, mentor and supervise sailing instructors and race coaches

· Drive youth participation in weekly junior regattas; be a leader for involvement.

· Manage junior regattas held at SCYC (Junior Commodore regatta, Saturday series, periodic special state regattas, etc.) as well as attend US Sailing events as required with the position.

· Drive Participation in other LBI junior sailing events as part of the LBI interclub racing circuit. Notify, support and advertise these events with the goal of driving 100% participation.

· Oversee the scheduling, the development of lesson plans and preparation for on and off the water instruction as well as safety first focuses.

· Maintain records of participants and their progress in the sailing programs

· Conduct pre-season and subsequent training with staff.

· Attend monthly or bi-monthly meetings in the off season to interview candidates for hire, order equipment, and plan for summer.

Job Requirements
• US Sailing Level I, II, or III Certification
• Valid CPR/First Aid
• High proficiency operating powerboats
• Sailing experience including rigging, tuning, maintenance, and basic repair.
• Experience racing sailboats preferred
Charles Wardwell
510 Pelham Drive
Galloway NJ 08205
United States

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