Eckerd College
  • - Athletics
  • St. Petersburg, FL, USA
  • Full Time

ECKERD COLLEGE JOB DESCRIPTION
Department: Athletics
Position Number:
Position Title: Assistant Sailing Coach

Immediate Supervisor/Title: Head Sailing Coach
FLSA Status: Exempt


Position Summary (briefly describe the general purpose of the position)
The Assistant Sailing Coach is responsible for assisting the Head Sailing Coach with all facets of the Sailing Program. This includes on the water coaching, facilitating practice/training, providing sailing instruction, boat/fleet maintenance and promoting the varsity sailing program.


Essential Functions
● Boat/Fleet maintenance
● Booking team travel
● Managing spring break regatta rentals in coordination with the Head Sailing Coach
● Traveling to away regattas that consider budget and restrictions such as missed class time
● Travel duties include the instruction, supervision, safety and general welfare of the student-athletes under his/her care
● He/She also assists the Head Coach in the recruiting process in conjunction with all SAISA, ICSA, and Eckerd College rules and regulations
● Manage work scholars
● Coordinate all on campus athletics concessions; including ordering, inventory and stocking of Turley and McArthur
● Work as a game manager for home contests as assigned but the Assistant AD
● Works in conjunction with all athletics department personnel in serving the mission of the college to provide excellent, innovative undergraduate liberal arts education and lifelong learning programs in the unique Florida environment


Position Directly Supervises
● Sailing student-athletes
● Concessions/Sailing work scholars


Minimum Qualifications (knowledge, skills, and abilities needed upon entry into the position)
● Bachelor's degree required
● Valid driver's license
● Valid FL boating license
● Minimum US Sailing Level 1 instructor certification
● Must be available to travel with the team as specified by team schedule
● Experience with team racing and knowledge of racing rules
● Prior coaching and/or sailing experience at the high school or college level are required
● Experience with boat/fleet maintenance
● Must be able to lift 25lbs


Eckerd College is committed to fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student body, and an inclusive campus community. Eckerd is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Eckerd College is especially interested in attracting candidates from historically underrepresented groups




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