Chestertown, Maryland, MD 21620
United States

Job Start Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Housing Provided
Employment Type
Full Time
Work Schedule
Heavy Travel

Job Description

Washington College, an NCAA Division III member of the Centennial Conference, is accepting applications for a full-time Assistant Sailing Coach.

The individual hired will be responsible for assisting with all phases of the Washington College Sailing program, within the college, the Mid-Atlantic Intercollegiate Sailing Association (MAISA) conference, and Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association (ICSA) rules and regulations with an emphasis on recruiting and retaining highly qualified prospective student-athletes.
Duties will be but not limited to: 

· Assist the Head Sailing Coach with program operations and maintenance, athletic instruction/coaching, team practices, conditioning, and recruiting.

· Conduct player evaluations at the beginning of the season and coach players of all skill levels.

· Foster team building and positive team morale.

· Mentor students and monitor student-athlete academic progress and well-being through advising and referrals and help resolve academic and non-academic issues.

· Assist with recruiting and scouting activities; develop and maintain rapport with prospective student-athletes.

· Works with athletic communication and compliance staff regarding media relations for the Sailing program.

· Works with training staff to ensure that all athletes are medically cleared to participate.

· Works with the athletic department office to ensure that all athletes meet NCAA eligibility requirements.

· Exercise unbiased and independent judgment regarding the recruitment of prospective student-athletes.

· Maintain compliance with all rules of relevant governing bodies including NCAA, ICSA, MAISA conference, WC Athletics Department, and Washington College policies.

Washington College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts institutions located in the historic town of Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Situated on the scenic Chester River we are an easy driving distance from the major metropolitan

EEO Statement

Washington College values diversity within our student body, faculty, and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. Washington College does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status following applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.

Other Information

Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. It is the policy of Washington College to provide reasonable accommodations. If you require any accommodations to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact hr@washcoll.edu.

Job Requirements

· Bachelor’s degree and playing/coaching experience at a Collegiate level required

· US Sail Level One preferre
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