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JSA of LIS Head Instructor Workshop

Thursday, June 15, 2017
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Beach Point Club, 900 Rushmore Ave, Mamaroneck, NY 10543

Please join us as we prepare for the 2017 season! Come network with your peers on the Sound and gain insight into new strategies for making this summer the most successful yet!

Head Instructors and Junior-Program Directors, as well as those on the path to becoming a head instructor, are encouraged to attend this workshop designed specifically for them.

We will focus on getting both returning head instructors and new head instructors up to speed. Breakfast and snacks are included in the $45 pp advance paid fee ($50 at the door).

Our experts will include:
- Nicky Souter: Sailing Director at Riverside Yacht Club
- Gerry Mosconi & John Johnson: co-chairs of Safety and Rescue Patrol at American Yacht Club
- Willie McBride: US Sailing Development Coach of the Year 2016

Topics will include the following:
- What are the top 10 additional things required to run a successful program?
- What I wish I’d known in my first year as head instructor
- Safety best practices: Policies, procedures, facilities, and equipment.
- Boss not peer: How to discuss the difficult topics with your staff
- Adjusting your guidelines
- Demand the highest standards from your instructors
- Dealing with difficult situations and parents
- Corinthian sporting spirit
- Pooling resources: What we can do for one another this summer? Common goals.
- Coaching Philosophy: Assess WHY are you coaching this summer.
- Tools to use when working with young sailors.
- How teaching skills are much more important than focusing on particular techniques or results.

Breakfast and snacks are included in the $45 pp advance paid fee ($60 for non-JSA members).

* 1. Club Name

* 2. Head Instructor/Program Director Name plus preferred email and phone (if Head is unable to attend, please do send a substitute senior staff member to represent your program)

* 3. Additional instructor name, plus preferred email and phone

* 4. Program leaders or additional senior staff are also invited to attend: list their name, role, email and phone.

* 5. Total number of persons attending on June 15

* 6. Describe topics that you would like to have discussed during the session.

* 7. I plan to pay by (to get best price please pay by credit card or check mailed in advance):

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