2023 Head Coach – Comox Bay Sailing Club

2023 Head Coach – Comox Bay Sailing Club

2023 Head Coach – Comox Bay Sailing Club

The Head Coach supervisors 5-6 other coaches and reports directly to the Volunteer Sailing School Director. 


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coaching sailors to improve their sailing and water safety
  • Deliver programs in a safe and professional manner
  • Promote the association of fun with sailing 
  • Club membership promotion and participant recruitment
  • Mentor other sailing coaches as needed 
  • Lead the Jr. Coach Development Program 
  • Coaching athletes to improve their sailing and racing abilities
  • Promote the philosophy of sport for life
  • Attend monthly Board Meetings when requested


Knowledge, Skills & Attributes

  • Preference will be given to someone with proven coaching experience as a Head Coach.
  • Excellent time-management and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and efficient
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Be familiar with and knowledgeable of the CBSC Emergency Action Plan, Safety Procedure, and relevant CBSC policies and procedures, including new Covid-19 policies
  • Adhere to the National Coaching Certificate Program and Sail Canada Code of Ethics
  • Hold a valid and current: PCOC, ROC-M + DSC, Coach Boat Safety, Standard First Aid
  • Be a Sail Canada Certified coach.



Full Job Description Here!



We offer wages that are commensurate with experience. 


Ideal start date: April 11 2023 

Some start date flexibility will be considered to bring on the right member for our team.



The Comox Valley offers a strong sports and arts community, low cost of living, four-season recreation, ease of accommodation and transportation, all in an area of outstanding natural beauty together with the west coast lifestyle.



Please go to www.ComoxBaySailingClub.ca to learn more about our club and community.



Please respond by February 15th 2023; indicate “Sailing School Head Coach Position” in your email subject and attach your cover letter outlining why this position interests you and what sets you apart, together with your resume and references to:



CBSC Sailing Team Director 

Rob Douglas

Email: SailingTeam@ComoxBaySailingClub.ca