Squantum Yacht Club Sailing Program Director

Squantum Yacht Club
646 Quincy Shore Dr
Quincy, MA 02170
United States

Industry
Coaching
Job Start Date
6/28/2020
Job End Date
8/23/2020
Application Closing Date
6/20/2020
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Housing Provided
No
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
The Squantum Yacht Club has a strong history of training young sailors to sail, compete and be successful on the water and beyond.  SYC hosts the LIpton Cup as well as other regattas.
The Sailing Program Director will be responsible for half day/evening programs involving youth from 8 to 18 sailing in Opti's, Lasers, and Club-420's.
Responsibilities will include structuring the program in coordination with the Sailing Committee, interviewing and recommending instructors, providing season curriculum and daily plans.  The Program director must be enthusiastic, an experienced competitive sailor with scholastic, collegiate experience in two handed dinghy's.  The program director will be expected to sail in the program boats and teach/mentor instructors and instructors in training.  Attend and coordinate participation in regattas.
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 COVID-19
Squantum YC will be working in conjunction with other local clubs to formulate a program that conforms to all national, state and local requirements.  Program hours and size possibly reduced based on COVID-19 rules in effect.
Job Requirements
Positive Role Model for students and instructors
US Sailing Level-1 minimum.
3 years minimum as a sailing instructor.
Scholastic and/or collegiate racing experience
Actively sail/race
Attend and encourage instructor and student attendance at selected regattas
Work well with children 8 through teens up to 18
Be comfortable directing others, providing appropriate feedback feedback
Be able to rig and sail boats utilized in program.
Be comfortable demonstrating sailing skills in various boats used in program, including roll tacking, spinnaker handling, capsizing and recovery.
Employer
Robert Thomas
646 Quincy Shore Dr
Quincy MA 02170
United States
Squantum Yacht Club Robert Thomas
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