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2023 Assistant Head Coach


The Surrey Sailing Club is seeking an Assistant Head Coach to work with our Learn to Sail and Race programs for the 2023 season (April-September). We are one of the fastest-growing programs in Metro Vancouver. Our training fleet includes Club 420s, RS Fevas, Optimists, and Lasers; in which we run a variety of courses for youth and adults. We believe in creating a supportive and collaborative environment to enable our coaches to deliver a quality program to our students.


Job Overview:

The Assistant Head Coach will assist and support the Head Coache in the administration of all sailing programs at SSC. This position has the potential to extend into the off-season and next year if the applicant is a good fit with the program.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Head Coach in the execution of the lesson and race programs

  • Utilize the google platform (Gmail, docs, drive, sheets, etc)

  • Running classes of 6-12 students on land and on-water

  • Creating and executing appropriate lesson plans

  • Ensuring the safety of all students and staff at all times

  • Class and boat prep, including coach boats



  • Minimum of CANSail 3-4 Trained or Certified

  • Pleasure Craft Operators Card

  • First Aid & CPR C Certification

  • Coach Boat Safety course

  • Two seasons of coaching experience preferred

  • Legally eligible to work in Canada



We offer competitive wages that are commensurate with experience. Free parking is available onsite, and easy public transportation is available nearby. Instructor shirt uniforms are provided for daily work use. 


Start Date - TBD 

End Date - TBD

*Dates will be flexible depending on program needs*


To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Attn: Ron Trainor (Vice Commodore)


Subject: 2023 Assistant Head Coach

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