Murrays Bay Sailing Club Head Coach

Murrays Bay Sailing Club (MBSC) aims to provide young sailors with the best possible environment and opportunity to sail fast and achieve excellence in the sport of centreboard sailing. 

To achieve this, MBSC is looking to employ a high performing Head coach for the club’s International Optimist class programme for the 2023/24 season, and possibly beyond.  The Head Optimist coach, with the support from their coaching team, will be focused on planning the coaching programme which will develop all of our sailors through all of our Optimist fleets helping them reach their potential both domestically and onto international regattas. The Head Optimist coach will be expected to work with multiple stakeholders to help MBSC continue the tradition of excellence nationally and internationally.

The Head coach role will be based our of Murrays Bay Sailing Club in Auckland. The role will entail coaching at MBSC as well as travelling to various regattas around New Zealand and also with the possibility of international events. The Head Coach needs to have experience in managing coaching programmes and have coached at National and International level. The role will be remunerated based on the time commitment agreed. The salary range will be between $50,000 – 60,000 depending on experience and work hours that are agreed. The expectation will be that the Head Coach will have a minimum time commitment of 25-30 hours per week during the MBSC season which runs from September to May. Also included will be accommodation including all utilities in the two bedroom apartment at the MBSC club.

If you are experienced and this sounds like the job for you. Please get in touch with your CV to the Club Commodore Dean Barker