Summer Coach(es) in Gig Harbor, WA - c420, Laser, Opti & FJ Coaches Needed!

GHYC Junior Sail
8209 Stinson Ave
Gig Harbor, WA
United States

Job Start Date
Job End Date
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Background Check Required
Housing Provided
From $18.00 To $25.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description
Are you looking for somewhere beautiful, fun and rewarding to spend your summer? GHYC Junior Sail is located in beautiful Gig Harbor, Washington. Summer in the Pacific Northwest is beautiful and full of outdoor recreation opportunities. Our growing program is excited to host talented coaches for the 2023 Summer Season. Learn more about our program!
Our staff are well supported by a robust leadership team including two full time year round staff members, board members, and volunteers. If you have the coaching knowledge, we can help with the rest! We offer:
  • Assistance with visa and travel costs
  • Competitive Pay
  • Housing for out of town coaches
  • Transportation to and from events
  • A supportive team of staff members ready to help!
Coaches are needed for c420, Laser, Opti Champ, Opti Green and FJ fleets. Applicants who wish to work full time should have experience in at least two of these fleets. 
2023 GHYC Summer Race Coach Position Description
2023 GHYC Instructor Position Description
 Please feel free to reach out to Sailing Director Ashley Nelson at 
Job Requirements
Preferred Qualifications:
US Sailing Level 2 or 3 (Coach) Certification or equivalent
Competitive racing experience
Experience facilitating and organizing local event travel and working with parents
2+ years of race coaching experience

Minimum Qualifications:
US Sailing Level 1 Certification or equivalent
Be certified in CPR, First Aid, Heads Up CDC Concussion Training, SafeSport, and NASBLA Boater Education Certification (May be completed upon hire)

Available Monday-Friday from 4PM - 8PM & weekend events
One year of race coaching experience with at least two of the four fleets: Opti Champ, Opti Green, FJs, spinnaker and trapeze c420s, and/or Lasers
Ashley Nelson
8209 Stinson Ave
Gig Harbor WA 98332
United States
GHYC Junior Sail Ashley Nelson
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