The RYA, currently based in Eastleigh but relocating to Hamble in 2003, is

seeking to appoint a National Windsurfing Coach.

Reporting to the Windsurfing Manager, you will be responsible for the development

and delivery of windsurfing coaching and the management of squad training, to

facilitate the development of young individuals with the potential to win medals

in the future.

The role requires an experienced high level windsurfing competitor, or an experienced

and competent international level windsurfing coach, who understands the demands

of the competitive windsurfer and the coach/competitor relationship. The successful

applicant will also have: the ability to manage their time effectively, often

working remotely; a proven record in project management; the ability to gain

the trust of both competitors and coaches; and a structured approach to setting

and achieving goals with the desire to win. The job involves regular work outside

normal office hours.

Salary in the range £23,100 - £25,700 pa plus benefits package

including pension and life insurance, 25 days holiday.

Closing date: Wednesday 8 May 2002

For further information and an application form please contact Chantal Lodwidge

on 023 8062 7478 or email

The RYA is committed to equality of opportunity.