Pingree School seeks an experienced Varsity Sailing Head Coach to join our Athletics Department for the Spring 2019 season (March through May 2019). The Sailing team competes as part of the Mass Bay League. This is a part-time position with a stipend.
The Varsity Sailing Head Coach directs and coordinates all aspects of the Sailing program in concert with Pingree’s mission and values. Key responsibilities include preparing for and running daily practices, regatta day coaching, traveling to and from practices and competitions, attending league meetings, responding to requests from the media and prospective student-athletes, and handling administrative tasks as needed. The successful coach will be committed to working with and developing high school students within the context of a day school committed to promoting health and wellness, citizenship, teamwork, and sportsmanship.
Qualification and skills required for position:
Ability to teach sailing is required including strong technical knowledge of sailing and demonstrated experience working with boats
A minimum of 2-3 years’ coaching and/or sailing experience preferred
Passion for working with and developing high school student-athletes
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Commitment to working collegially in a diverse community and communicating effectively with a diverse population
Must have valid driver’s license and successfully complete a criminal background check
Some evening and weekend hours are required
To apply for the Varsity Sailing Head Coach position, please send a cover letter and resume as a Word or PDF document to Betsy Kennedy, Director of Athletics, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pingree School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
About Pingree School
Dedicated to academic excellence and development of high personal standards, Pingree believes that a love of learning flourishes best in a diverse community that respects truth, curiosity, creativity, humor, and independent and imaginative thinking. Above all, Pingree strives to instill in its students integrity, decency, compassion, self-esteem and commitment to one another and to the world at large.