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ICSA Board of Directors searching for BUSA Tour coach
The ICSA Board of Directors is looking for Team Leader for the 2013 British University Sailing Association (BUSA) Tour. The tour will take place during the summer of 2013 and consist of an all-star team of ICSA sailors selected by resume'. The tour traditionally spans about 3 weeks. The 2009 tour took place from July 3-23.
The BUSA - ICSA tour is a bi-annual event dating from the 1960's. The host country alternates each time the tour takes place. This summer's tour will take place in the UK. The event consists of a series of matches between BUSA schools and the ICSA team. Racing takes place in a variety of boats, across all sailing disciplines in a variety of venues. Past coaches include Tom
Kinney (TK) 1981, Ken Legler 1985, George Wood 1989, 1993, Brian Doyle 1997 and Brian Stanford 2001, Bill Ward 2005, and Geoff Ewenson 2009.
Criteria should include but not be limited to:
Professional coaching experience
Team Racing experience
Outdoor leadership skills
Ability to drive a van on British roads with tight hedges at night with no directions
Ability to work for free (Normal travel expenses and modest per diem are covered by the ICSA)
Organize team selection
Coordinate Team travel
Work with UK contacts to develop schedule
Coordinate Housing and transportation
Manage travel budget
Coach team during events
Provide team leadership and guidance
Submit post-trip report to ICSA Board of Directors & US Sailing Foundation
To apply, send your resume' to the email mbrindley(at)collegesailing.org. Deadline for applications is December 22, 2012.
Selection of the ICSA team will take place following the appointment of the Tour Coach.
by Mitch Brindley
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