Employment Opportunities

Join the Sarasota Youth Sailing Team!

SYS Assistant Director


$22-25 (depending on experience)

Hours: Monday-Thursday 2:30-6:00/7:30, Saturday 9-4

Minimum qualifications:

  • US Sailing Level 2 Certified, with the ability to gain Level 3
  • NASBLA for the State of Florida 
  • First Aid, CPR, AED, SafeSport Certified 
  • Able to pass a state of Florida Level 2 background check 
  • Current and valid driver’s License 
  • Sailing experience within a youth racing and community sailing program
  • Previous coaching experience/team experience
  • Experience working on and maintaining a fleet of small dinghy sailboats 
  • Experience planning regattas/being on race committee 
  • A good role model for youth 
  • Passionate about sailing, team player, hardworking 
  • Able to lift and move small sailboats on dollies 
  • Logistical and management experience 
  • Experience with budgets
  • Strong communication skills, computer savvy, and professional demeanor 


Job Description:

  • Oversee SYS regatta calendar and management of regatta events
  • Oversee coaching staff and SYS staffing needs
  • Oversee maintenance logs for all SYS assets
  • Work closely with SYS Fleets and Facilities board member
  • Fill in for Executive Director when needed
  • Attendance at SYS practices and regattas
  • Some traveling required
  • Work closely with the Executive Director
  • Assist with coaching as needed


Job Benefits:

  • Paid employer cell phone
  • SSS membership
  • Paid employer laptop
  • Access to SYS racing fleet for personal use and professional use
  • Compensation towards Professional Development
  • Amazing office view of Sarasota Bay!

Please send resume to sarasotayouthsailing@gmail.com attn: Mary Trichter