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To obtain a position with the Sarasota Youth Sailing Program’s Laser Team
Jan- July 2010
Upper Keys Sailing Club – Head Coach Key Largo, FL
Developed an instructional curriculum for the sailing team to revamp and market their club’s program.
Coached group and private lessons in Lasers and Optimists. Equipped students for Nationals 2010.
Jan- July 2010
West Marine – Sales Associate Key Largo, FL
Responsible for sales in the sailing and water sports departments. Helped contribute to a 15% in sales increase from Fiscal Year 2009 -2010. Praised for excellent customer service. Opened and closed the store. Helped to oversee the cash flow and review inventory, stock the store, order and place product. Fulfilled custom splicing orders and electronic installations.
June- Dec 2009
Multi Image Group Boca Raton, FL
Construction and design related to marketing for corporate events. Built staging and sets for audio visual equipment and implemented the designs of graphic artists.
Sarasota Youth Sailing Sarasota, FL
Helped develop program standards, as well as improve curriculum for the sailing program. Consulted with coaches and sailors for the Lasers, High School 420s, RWB and Green Fleet sailors. Worked with and coached the Luffing Lassies.
June -Aug 2008
Milford Yacht Club - Youth Sailing Director/ Coach Milford, CT
Restructured program objectives to groom sailors for peak performance and ensure active parent involvement. Created standards to measure progress in order to stimulate and motivate students while allowing transparency of the program.
Organized a presentation with key note speaker Robbie Haines from the movie Morning Light, to further motivate and inspire students.
Sept 06-May 08
Davis Island Youth Sailing Foundation- Youth Sailing Director Tampa, FL
Exceeded performance and recruitment goals each year and expanded the Optimist program from ten students to forty five.
Managed six (6) full time sailing Instructors and a fully booked summer learn-to-sail program.
Performance Accomplishments: Coached nine (9) sailors who qualified for international regattas including the European Team, US. National Team and the US Development Team. In 2007 students placed 1 st
and 4 th
in Laser Radials and, 3 rd
C420 at Youth Championships. Students from the program continued on at Plant High and placed 3 rd
at Team Racing Nationals, 5 th
at Fleet Racing Nationals.
Sept 03–Sept 05, Sept 08–May 09 US Sailing Center of Martin County – Head Coach Jensen Beach, FL
Recruited and coached a team of High school students in 420’s and Lasers.
Coordinated relationships with other programs, which helped promote the growth and performance at the regional and international levels.
Developed Clinics such as the Veteran’s Day Regatta & Katrina Relief Clinic to Save the Children
Foundation in Sept. of 2005. Link: http://www.optimist.co.za/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=46
June 01-June 04
Palm Beach Sailing Club - Director
Started a youth program which grew to twenty (20) Opti, Laser, C420 sailors
Riviera Beach, FL
Started two (2) SAISA teams. Link: http://www.highschoolsailingusa.org/directory/display.asp?ID=373
Recruited parents and networked with other clubs to ensure longevity of a safe, fair, and friendly sailing program for the Palm Beaches
Tybee 500 2009 & 2010 – Long Distance Off Shore Race from Islamorada, FL to Tybee Island, GA.
USTRA Vangaurd 15 Midwinters, 2009 & 2010 Jensen Beach, FL
Melges 24 Regattas: 2010 Porsche Cup, Naples, FL & 2010 Prussers Cup, Key Largo, FL
Upcoming: Nacra 20 North Americans 2010, Racine Yacht Club, WI
References Available Upon Request