Youth & Adult Sailing Program Director for Summer Sailing Academy

Walnut Valley Sailing Club
El Dorado Lake
El Dorado, KS
United States

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Experience Required
Security Clearance Required
Yes General Background Check
From $18.00 To $25.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Summer Only
Work Schedule
Summer Only
No Travel

Job Description
The Walnut Valley Sailing Club, (El Dorado Lake; KS) conducts novice and advanced summer sailing programs for both youth and adults. At this time the schedule is still flexible with the opportunity to run a program anywhere from 3 to 6 weeks. Classes are typically 3 to 4 days per week. Youth during the day with adult classes in the evening. Our summer sailing academy has 2 Boston Whaler chase boats in addition to a dedicated race committee boat. Our club has an active racing fleet and races are held every Wednesday evening and several weekends throughout the season. Qualified candidates will have the
opportunity to conduct mini-race clinics, supervise the committee boat etc. We currently have 4 USSA certified sailing instructors who will all be returning this season. The club will provide adult support for safety purposes, help with boat maintenance and collect registration fees etc. Program dates are FLEXIBLE and we are happy to work with qualified candidates to meet individual scheduling needs.
Those interested in this opportunity are invited to contact Ted Blankenship at 316.775.1064 or Deann Gadalla at 316.217.5014.
Room and board is available along with competitive compensation. Additional information about Walnut Valley Sailing Club can be found at or our FB page Walnut Valley Sailing Club
Our private boathouse is located on the water among the rolling Flint Hills of Kansas (Think Ireland)
Job Requirements
Walnut Valley Sailing club is looking for individuals with a passion for sailing, a love of teaching/coaching with outstanding leadership skills, self motivated and highly organized. We have a reputation for running a top notch comprehensive sailing program that has been in operation for over 25 years. We are flexible in how our program is run, however we stress safety first. An instructor with a sense of humor and a love of sailing is a bonus. Come sail with us!
Tedd Blankenship
El Dorado Lake
El Dorado KS
United States

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