FEVA Race Coach & Sailing Coaches - Summer 2021 (Guilford CT)

Sachems Head Yacht Club
Chimney Corner Circle
Guilford, CT 06437
United States

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Job End Date
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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description
SUMMER 2021: Multiple positions open including FEVA RACE coach, Opti sailing coaches, and more!
Sachem's Head Yacht Club (SHYC) is located on the beautiful Connecticut shore of Long Island Sound, in Guilford, Connecticut. SHYC's JR Sailing Program is a successful, long-running sailing program with approximately 60 sailors from ages 6 to 16. The JR program’s strengths are in fostering a love of sailing, respect for the water, and teaching sailing, seamanship, and racing. Our waterfront includes launch service from sunrise to sunset, 6 club owned 420, 6 RS Feva, 1 club owned Sonar, and active racing fleets of private Optis, Sonars, and Laser, and floating docks for member usage.
Open Positions for Summer 2021. We are seeking a knowledgeable candidates who are proactive, organized, responsible, high-performing, and professional. Our Junior Programs include beginner sailing, intermediate sailing, recreational sailing, and racing in Opti, RS Feva, and 420s. Our Junior Sailing staff/team is comprised of 6 paid instructors/coaches and club-member, volunteer “junior instructors”. STEM & REACH modules are integrated into our sailing classes. Our safety coaching motorboats include 2 new RIBs, a 17' Whaler, and three 13’ Whalers. We also have a club owned Sonar that our sailing classes use for keel-boat practice and variety. Our Junior programs runs for 8 weeks, from late-June to mid-August. 
We offer free HOUSING ON-SITE for our waterfront position and sailing coaches (for up to 4 people each summer). Pay is competitive and based on experience and years of instruction.
LEARN MORE about our programs by reviewing our JR Program newsletters on our website: http://www.shyc.club/jr-sailing-newsletters/  
SUMMER 2020 SHYC RECAP VIDEO = https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEJog4uUFkQ&feature=youtu.be  
More info, contact Whitney at petersonwhitney@gmail.com, 203-500-5111. 
Job Requirements
- 2+ years working in a Sailing Program environment
- US Sailing Instructor Level 1 (Level 2 or 3 preferred)
- CPR & First Aid certified
- SafeSport certified
- State Safe Boating license/certificate
- Launch Driver License (preferred, but not required)
- Prior experience managing staff, a team, and/or other coaches
- Strong teamwork and communication skills
- Strong leadership skills
- Highly organized
- Mature and experienced
- Commitment to safety
- Prior experience coaching sailing
- Excellent powerboat driving skills
- Basic boat maintenance and repair skills
- Passionate about sailing, teaching and working with kids
- Strong knowledge of how to structure sailing classes & programs
- Knowledge about organizing racing programs & regatta travel
- A positive role model with strong leadership skills and communication
- Able to collaborating with students, parents, and other staff members
- Able to provide insightful and constructive feedback and instruction
- Commitment to teaching sportsmanship and safety
- Responsible, reliable and self-motivated
- Employment subject to Background Screening
whitney peterson

guilford CT
United States

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