Assistant Sailing Coach - Part Time


Position Title

Assistant Sailing Coach - Part Time


Student Affairs

Position Reports to (Position Title)

Head Sailing Coach and Waterfront Executive Director

Effective Date

July 1st, 2023


Part Time/Exempt

Job Summary

The Assistant Sailing Coach will be responsible for all assisting the head coach in all aspects of the development and administration of a competitive varsity collegiate sailing program. The program will be conducted in accordance with all Jacksonville University, Intercollegiate Sailing (ICSA) rules, regulations and policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities



  • Budgeting and accounting for the team’s finances
  • Recruiting student athletes for the Varsity Sailing Team
  • Planning and implementing team practices and regattas
  • Developing competition-specific sailing skills in a professional, safe, and responsible manner
  • Hosting events related to the Varsity Sailing Team
  • Maintenance of the fleet of sailboats, powerboats and facilities
  • Other related duties related to the growth of sailing at Jacksonville University

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of current Racing Rules of Sailing
  • Knowledge of the College Sailing Procedural Rules
  • Advanced College Dinghy Sailing and Coaching Skills
  • Motor/Coach Boat operation
  • Ability to travel and work on weekends

Education, Certificates, Licenses, & Experience

  • US Sailing Level 1 or 2
  • Red Cross CPR/First Aid
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Minimum 2 years coaching experience

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to drive Small Coach Boats and Sail Small Boats at a high level
  • Must be able to lift and carry equipment and supplies weighing up to 20 pounds
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and reach
  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and other business machines
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a completed JU application to Jon Faudree at