Junior Sailing 2023



Instructor in Training (IIT) Program

Curious what it’s like to be a sailing instructor? Thinking about coaching in the future? KYC offers an Instructor in Training (IIT) program for members or graduates of the Race Team who are interested in becoming an instructor in the future. IITs commit to a full-time volunteer placement for a minimum of 4 weeks in either July or August. IITs will assist instructors with daily coaching duties in a number of our programs.

Through this program, IITs will learn how to

  • Create CANSail lesson plans for a variety of age groups
  • Deliver classroom lessons
  • Provide on-water feedback
  • Set a variety of sailing courses on-water
  • Run KYC traditions such as Feeding Frenzy and Cedar Island Day

To apply for an IIT position please submit the following application, a cover letter and resume.
IIT Application