Jr. Sailing Coaches - Milford Yacht Club – 2024

Opti / C420 / RS Feva / Laser / Big Boat Coaches


Coaches for Summer 2024. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the development of the next generation of sailors.


Job Responsibilities:

  • General Duties: Instruct and mentor junior sailors of various skill levels, from beginners to advanced racers.
  • On-Water Supervision: Lead and supervise on-water activities, drills, and races.
  • Safety: Ensure the safety and well-being of all participants.
  • Curriculum Development: Collaborate with the coaching team to develop and implement effective training programs.
  • Feedback: Provide constructive criticism and support to help improve sailing skills
  • Equipment Care: Oversee the maintenance and care of sailing equipment, coach boats, and program facilities.
  • Setting an Example: Act as a role model for Junior Instructors, promoting sportsmanship and professionalism.


About our Program

Instructors will be required to attend instructor week, Junior Commissioning and all Milford Yacht Club Junior Race Events. Instructors who excel will be given opportunities to coach private lessons and coach at away regattas. Qualified instructors can apply to be lead instructors. This is a leadership role. Lead instructors will decide the curriculum, drills and oversee for their class.


Additional Information

International candidates are welcome to apply. Limited housing is available for qualified candidates on a first-come, first-serve basis.


Specific Positions

Coach Laser Coach C420 Coach Feva Coach Optimist Coach Big Boat


Certificate Requirements

US Sailing Level 1 or Level 2, Safe Powerboat Handling or equivalent international certificates for non-U.S. residents, current CPR and First Aid. All certificates must be completed by the start date of the program.



Compensation is based on experience and includes an hourly salary, private lesson opportunities, and overtime pay.


Application Deadline: January 30th, 2023


How to Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to jr.sailing@milfordyachtclub.com for applications and inquiries.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Milford Yacht Club is an equal opportunity employer.


Join our dedicated team and make a meaningful impact on young sailors. Apply today