Summer Opti Coach in Gig Harbor, WA

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

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Job End Date
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Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes Background Check Required
Housing Provided
From $18.00 To $22.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Summer Only
Some Travel

Job Description

Program Objectives: GHYC Junior Sail is dedicated to providing quality instruction, and an opportunity for children to gain exposure to sailing in a safe and fun environment. We are a growing program looking for positive leaders to take ownership of the program and help us reach our potential.

Our employees must be capable of recognizing the individual needs of each child, working with them in a positive and constructive manner, maintaining records on the skill development of each child, and providing a fun experience. Employees must also be responsive to feedback and ready to grow.

About our Team: Narrows Race Team, combining both GHYC Junior Sail and Tacoma Yacht Club Junior Sail, is a unique partnership between two programs overseen and supported by the GHYC Junior Sail under the leadership of the Sailing Director. The race team has four programs, Opti Green Fleet, Opti Champ, Junior Varsity (FJs) and Varsity (Lasers & 420s). Our Opti program utilizes our fleet of 2019-2021 Zim Race Optis

Position Details

Pay: $18 - $20/hour depending upon experience and certifications

Hours: The coaching position is 20 hours/week of evening practices and 20 hours/week of regatta coaching (7 weeks). On weeks where no events are scheduled (6 weeks), afternoon intermediate clinics are scheduled

Housing: May be available for out of town staff
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications:
● US Sailing Level 2 Certification
● Be certificated in CPR, First Aid, Heads Up CDC Concussion Training, SafeSport, and WA Boater Education. ● Available Monday-Friday from 4PM - 8PM & weekend events
● One year of race coaching experience
● Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
Prefered Qualifications:
● US Sailing Level 3 Certification
● Experience coaching spinnaker and trapeze 420s and Lasers
● Experience facilitating and organizing local event travel and working with parents
● 2+ years of race coaching experience
Ashley Nelson
8209 Stinson Ave
Gig Harbor WA
United States
GHYC Junior Sail Ashley Nelson
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