Coach Nathan Handley in a Lancer RIB with Jo Aleh and Olivia Powrie after their Gold Medal win in the 2012 Olympic Regatta, Weymouth
Yachting New Zealand is seeking to recruit Double Handed Olympic Class coaches on a contract basis to prepare crews for the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Yachting New Zealand’s High Performance Vision is to maintain Olympic Yachting as a multiple medal winning sport in New Zealand. This role/s will support the YNZ High Performance Programme to deliver its three key goals:
1. To win multiple medals at Olympic Games
2. To fast track identified campaigns
3. To develop future Olympic campaigners
Reporting to the High Performance Director the Double Handed Coach/es will join a dedicated team of professional coaches who are working together to lead sailors to win multiple medals at the 2016 Olympic Games. The role/s are specifically focused on leading a double handed class to success at the 2016 Olympic Games.
The successful applicant/s will be able to demonstrate that they can lead an Olympic sailing campaign to pinnacle event success and add value in training and competition. They will be skilled at developing a trusting relationship with the sailors they are leading. In addition, they will be experienced, resourceful and be able to work effectively within a broad team of people both domestically and internationally.
Applications close midnight (New Zealand time) on Friday 13th December.
For application details and a copy of the job description please contact Dianne Logan email Dianne@yachtingnz.org.nz or phone +64 9 361 4026