Head Race Coach

New England Science & Sailing Foundation

New England Science & Sailing Foundation

Stonington, CT, USA
Posted on Friday, December 15, 2023

The Head Race Coach is responsible for all logistics surrounding coaching young students in various classes of boats focusing on : 420s, Optis, Lasers. This is a seasonal position at begins in June of 2024

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Curriculum setup that best suits a proper progression for each program (boathandling, tactics, strategy)

• Arranging regatta travel to away events including organizing boats for towing

• Parent/volunteer outreach to assist with travel and regatta days

•Working closely with other coaching staff assigned to the program

• Regatta coaching and regatta management

• Provide leadership to students

• Implement NESS safety plan and maintain campus and offsite safety at all times

NESS offers a variety of classes like learn to sail, adventure sailing, racing classes, keelboats, and FOILING!!!! Our team of instructors have after hour access to sail our fleet of foiling boats (Waszps, UFO, foil boards, Quant 23), Melges 15s, RS500, windsurf boards, etc!

Minimum Requirements:
• US Sailing Level 1 (Level 2 preferred)
• Current CPR and First Aid
• State Safe Boating Certificate
• Strong program management skills
• Minimum of 2 years of race coaching experience

About NESS: New England Science & Sailing Foundation (NESS) offers a unique education model that empowers students with leadership, teamwork, confidence, and problem-solving skills to ensure academic success. We do this by creating a love of learning through ocean-based experiential programs that serve schools, teachers, and families. This STEM-based curriculum includes marine science, sailing, power boating, and adventure sports. NESS is the first, and only, program of its kind to be accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Our goal is to advance academic opportunities for K-12 students of all backgrounds in both urban and suburban markets. We hope you will play a role in helping us continue this important educational mission— in person, online, or on the water!

NESS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer