Assistant Coach, Sailing

California, United States
12 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation:

Stanford’s Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (“DAPER”) is the premier intercollegiate athletics program in the country. We are the proud Home of Champions! We lead the nation with 123 NCAA championship titles, completed an unprecedented sweep of both the men’s and women’s Capital One Cups, and have brought home the Learfield Director’s Cup for 25 straight years. We support nearly 900 student-athletes who compete on 36 intercollegiate athletics teams and also support the university’s physical education, recreation and wellness initiatives. Our dedicated staff embody a culture of excellence, embrace our mission of scholar-athleticism and exemplify a relentless championship spirit. Our actions and staff are guided by the core tenets of the Athletics Department culture, “The DAPER Way,” which are: Embrace Scholar-Athleticism, Pursue and Revere Excellence, Lead with Courage and Work Cohesively. 

Are you ready to inspire champions? If yes, then this may be the right opportunity for you! 

The Assistant Coach  Sailing assists the Head Coach in the administration of all aspects of the program and shall include, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Recruiting assistance and coordination
  • Mailing, calling and/or e-mailing all necessary recruit correspondence
  • Assisting with the hosting of home regattas
  • Assisting with fundraising event management
  • Developing / maintaining database needs for alumni relations and recruiting
  • Assisting with maintaining and management of sail boats, sails, and coach boats
  • Management of all team equipment and apparel
  • Assisting with on the water training sessions
  • Workout supervision
  • Coaching during competitions
  • Assisting with team travel arrangements
  • Student athlete mentoring and monitoring
  • Attention to all NCAA and ICSA compliance and budgeting issues

To be successful in this position, you will bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Highly motivated
  • Proven success as a coach or an athlete in intercollegiate sailing competition
  • Ethical conduct
  • Passion for Stanford Sport and its improvement
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, film organization, and web-based sharing tools

DAPER’s Integrity:

This position, along with all DAPER coaches and staff, is responsible for the integrity of Stanford’s intercollegiate athletics program and for the reputation of Stanford University. This position is responsible for assuring that his/her involvement with Athletics Department activities maintains the integrity of the University’s reputation and does not negatively impact the relationship between the University and its faculty, staff, students and alumni. Additionally, this position must comply with University policies and procedures, NCAA and Pac-12 rules and regulations.

*Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.

Why Stanford is for you:  

Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with:

  • Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
  • A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
  • A healthier you. Climb our rock wall or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
  • Discovery and fun. Stroll through historic sculptures, trails, and museums.
  • Enviable resources. Enjoy free commuter programs, ridesharing incentives, discounts and more!

Additional Information

Schedule: Full-time
Job Code: 1417
Employee Status: Regular
Grade: G99
Requisition ID: 83845