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2015 Staff Current Openings:

Last updated 12/10/2014

Instructors

We are currently accepting applications for 2015 Instructors. See below for details. If interested in teaching at EYC please send a resume and 3 references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  All other candidates must have Level 1, CPR, and 1st Aid, and criminal background check by start of classes. Instructors in training must be a 15 yrs by start of program.

Program Manager/Director

EYC is seeking a Program Manager/Director to head our program. The mission of the EYC Jr. Fleet is to provide a Learn-to-Sail program that teaches the basics of boat handling, seamanship, safety, sportsmanship, and building friendships. EYC is not a racing program. EYC currently runs a 7 week summer program, fall/spring high school sailing, powerboat, and other programs. The candidate must be motivated, energetic, and enjoy working with kids and adults. Start date will coincide with spring HS sailing in early March. If interested please send a resume and 3 references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

  • Full time in the summer, part time during the rest of the year.  Ideal for a teacher or grad student
  • Must oversee the high school, learn-to-sail and US Powerboat programs
  • Plan and organize the summer program, including driving class registration and outreach
  • Hire, organize and supervise a staff of 10 instructors/coaches
  • Maintain equipment (22 sail boats, 6 paddleboards, and 3 motorboats).
  • Act as a liaison between the parents and EYC
  • Ensure ongoing excellence in program execution, safety, finances, administration, fundraising, communications and strategic planning
  • Provide leadership in expanding a vigorous program for children and high school students

2015 Sailing Staff

Last updated 12/17/2014

 Now Hiring!

Program Manager/Head Instructor

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • 3-5 years teaching, coaching and/or managing sailing programs
  • US Sailing Level I Instructor with preference for Level II Small Boat Instructor, Level I/II Instructor Trainer, and/or Power Boat Instructor
  • CPR/First Aid and must pass a criminal background check
  • Demonstrated expertise in business aspects of managing a program.
  • Strong background in multiple types of sailing.
  • Ability to interact with sailors, parents, and general membership.
  • Ability to identify maintenance needs, maintain and/or coordinate maintenance above his/her skill level
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently and as a team player.
  • Superior organizational and communication skills.
  • Experience with MS Office
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Powerboat Instructor

Juan Watson was born in South Africa and left in 1998 to join a 92ft sloop as a deckhand; this would be the start of his 14 year yachting career. Juan sailed extensively in the Med, Caribbean, Bahamas, US East coast, Great lakes and completed 3 Trans-Atlantics. Juan is excited to share and transfer through instruction what he learned in his time as a captain and is looking forward to the upcoming season on the water with EYC. Welcome aboard!
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High School Head Coach/Summer Instructor

Samantha Parisi attended St. Mary's College of Maryland and sailed on their Varsity Sailing Team. In 2007, she graduated with a B.A. in Liberal Arts and the St. Mary's Sailing Team won College Nationals in Team Racing, Women's, and CoEd Dinghys. Samantha went on to graduate from the St. Mary's College of Maryland Masters of Arts in Teaching Program in 2008 with Masters Degrees in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. In 2011, Samantha also earned her Masters in Liberal Arts from St. John's College.
 Now Hiring!

Head Instructor

Minimum of 5 years teaching and 1 year as a Head Instructor. 21 years and older. College graduate preferred. US Sailing Level I Instructor with preference for Level II Small Boat Instructor, Level I/II Instructor Trainer, and/or Power Boat Instructor. CPR/First Aid and must pass a criminal background check.
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Instructor

Sue MacMorris is from Marco Island, Florida. The sailing bug bit in 1997 and led her to purchase and campaign a Santana 525. For the last 10 years she has raced as foredeck for Far 395, Melges 24, X yacht, Island 30, S2 7.9. Sue worked as a captain's aid and deckhand on a 90' schooner in the Caribbean and Panama Canal/Costa Rica. For the past 4 years Sue has served as the Lead Instructor at the Marco Island Community Sailing Center. She currently has OceanSu Yacht Management which allows travel time to learn and teach sailing
chase Instructor Chase Wood is a freshman engineering student at East Carolina University and is psyched to be coming back for his third season at EYC. Chase sailed all through high school on his school’s team, and has spent many summers in both SSA’s and AYC’s junior sailing programs. Now an active J/Boat sailor, he’s always looking to crew for local racers both in Annapolis and at college in NC. In addition to his Level 1, he is a certified lifeguard and Eagle Scout. Besides sailing J/Boats year round, Chase enjoys snowboarding, backpacking, and playing jazz piano in Greenville.
 Now Hiring!

Instructor

Minimum 18 yrs and prior teaching experience. US Sailing Level I Instructor with preference for Level II Small Boat Instructor, Level I/II Instructor Trainer, and/or Power Boat Instructor. CPR/First Aid and must pass a criminal background check.

 Now Hiring!

Instructor

Minimum 18 yrs and prior teaching experience. US Sailing Level I Instructor by start date. EYC will reimburse for L1 training. CPR/First Aid and must pass a criminal background check.
 Now Hiring!

Instructor

Minimum 18 yrs and prior teaching experience. US Sailing Level I Instructor by start date. EYC will reimburse for L1 training. CPR/First Aid and must pass a criminal background check.
Now Hiring!

Junior Instructor

Minimum 16 yrs and prior teaching experience. US Sailing Level I Instructor by start date. EYC will reimburse for L1 training. CPR/First Aid and must pass a criminal background check.
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Junior Instructor

Christian Filter will be a junior at The Key School in the fall of 2014. Christian first started sailing with his father in Snipes at the age of six. A year later, he began the SSA Jr. Summer Sailing Program and has sailed there ever since. Now he sails Laser Radials at a competitive level, and is on the SSA Summer Travel Team, as well as the Lauderdale Yacht Club Performance Team, He is Key School's starting Varsity skipper, and has led them to the MASSA District Championships. Christian has experience in a wide range of boats, including the Laser Radial, Snipe, 420, FJ, Optimist, and a little bit in Melges 24s and J70s. Other than sailing, Christian has a passion for the outdoors. He enjoys camping and hiking. He is an Outdoor Peer Leader, leading younger children on backpacking trips. He is eager to share his sailing and racing knowledge with young sailors.
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Junior Instructor

Heath will be a Sophomore at Annapolis High in Fall 2014. Heath started sailing with the Annapolis Sailing School in 2012 and subsequently completed all of the junior fleet course offerings at EYC as of 2013. He enjoys sailing the Opti, BIC, and the CFJ. Along with sailing, Heath enjoys swimming and swam for Annapolis High School his freshman year. He also enjoys playing soccer and is a member of MD RUSH. Heath looks forward to sharing his enthusiasm of sailing with younger sailors.
 Now Hiring!

Instructor in Training

15 years old with solid sailing experience. Previous work experience  with kids. CPR/First Aid and must pass a criminal background check.
 Now Hiring!

Instructor in Training

15 years old with solid sailing experience. Previous work experience  with kids. CPR/First Aid and must pass a criminal background check.

Junior Calendar

Tue Mar 17 @ 4:00PM - 06:30PM
High School Sailing
Mon Apr 13 @ 4:00PM - 06:30PM
After School Sailing
Sat Apr 18 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Accelerated Safe Powerboating Class
Sat May 02 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Safe Powerboating Class
Sat Jun 13 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Safe Powerboating Class
Mon Jun 22 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Junior Program Instructor Week
Sun Jun 28 @ 1:00PM - 04:00PM
Adult Sailing - Intermediate
Mon Jun 29 @ 9:00AM - 04:00PM
Junior Sailing Classes
Mon Jun 29 @ 5:30PM - 07:30PM
Opti Tots
Wed Jul 01 @ 6:00PM - 09:00PM
Adult Sailing - Beginner

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