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Sailing Coach/Instructor for Opti and 420 classes

Job Start Date - 6/13/2022
Job End Date - 8/19/2022
Experience Required - Yes 
Security Clearance Required - Yes 
Housing Provided - Yes
Employment Type - Summer Only
Work Schedule - Full-Time
Travel - Some Travel 

Job Description
Pleon Yacht Club seeks Coaches & Instructors
The purpose of Pleon is to involve young people in the sport of sailing in a fun, educational atmosphere. As a club with youth leadership and outstanding coaches, Pleon offers unique opportunities for personal growth in an environment that fosters confidence, independence, teamwork, sportsmanship, and life-long friendships.
Pleon is looking for experienced coaches and Instructors who demonstrate knowledge and leadership to teach and advance youth sailors over different levels. The ideal candidate is someone who takes initiative, has a passion for coaching sailing, and has a proven track record of success. Pleon's coaching staff all work together as a team. Prior experience is required. 

Job Requirements
-US Sailing Small Boat Sailing Instructor Level 1, CPR and First Aid, and SafeSport Certified
-Dinghy Racing & Coaching Experience.
-The ability to be based in Marblehead, Mass from mid-June to mid-August.
-College Sailing Expereience

Pay is based on experience.
Please email resume and cover letter to: pd@pleon.org


Opti Race Coach
Job Start Date - 6/13/2022
Job End Date - 8/19/2022
Experience Required - Yes 
Security Clearance Required - Yes 
Housing Provided - Yes
Employment Type - Summer Only
Work Schedule - Full-Time
Travel - Some Travel

Position summary
Pleon is seeking coach(es) for the Optimist Race Team which starts with weekend clinics in April through May (Spring Session/weekly usually Sundays) followed by Summer Session (daily with regattas throughout New England) from June through August ending with weekend clinics in September through October (Fall Session/weekly usually Sundays). We are seeking coaches for all sessions and encourage applicants to apply for Spring, Summer or Fall Sessions combined or separately. 
Pleon’s Optimist Race Team has a low sailor to coach ratio of highly motivated sailors who want to develop their racing skills at regional and national regattas. As a coach you will be expected to lead purposeful sessions on and off the water, supervising sailors at regattas, facilitate goal setting and develop constructive relationships with your sailors. 

Requirements:
-Substantial dinghy racing experience, optimist is highly desired
-Technical, tactical and strategic knowledge
-Coaching experience
-Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills
-Ability to work with and relate well to students
-Contribute to an environment that fosters respect of equipment, colleagues and sailors
-US Sailing Small Boat Sailing Instructor Level 1, CPR and First Aid, and SafeSport Certified

Pay is based on experience.
Please email resume and cover letter to: pd@pleon.org

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