Introducing Head Coach Lauri Kalkkinen

Direct from Switzerland, we welcome Lauri Kalkkinen. Lauri will join us as Head Coach this season, arriving just in time for May training camps.

As well as coaching in Geneva, Lauri’s biography includes service in the Swiss Army, and education in Biology and Chemistry.

He likes to sail, ski and surf, and is adept in photography and video.

Seminar – New Rules

 

NEW RULES SEMINAR

HOSTED BY PETER VAN MUYDEN

 

DATE:  SATURDAY MARCH 18, 2017

 

TIME:  9:30 AM – 3:00 PM

COST:             $15:00

 

(THE 2017-2020 RACING RULES OF SAILING WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR $21.00)

 

COFFEE AND DONUTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE START OF THE SEMINAR.

 

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH.

 

 

LOCATION:

 

CALGARY YACHT CLUB

635 EAST CHESTERMERE DRIVE

CHESTERMERE, AB

 

PLEASE REGISTER BY CALLING FIE AT 403-271-2445

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E-TRANSFER IS ALSO ACCEPTED AT

info@albertasailing.com

Employment Opportunity – Great Slave Lake

Opportunity for CANSail Instructors in the Northwest Territories

 

 

Great Slave Sailing Club is looking for CANSail instructors for the 2017 summer season.

 

The Great Slave Sailing Club

 

The GSSC is located in Yellowknife, NWT on the shores of Yellowknife Bay on Great Slave Lake; the 5th largest in North America and the 10th largest lake in the world. Yellowknife is a small, remote yet friendly city with the amenities of a capital. The bush and the lake are literally on our doorsteps.

 

The Positions:

We require a Head Instructor and an Instructor to work with our small team of local instructors:

 

Requirements:

  • Relevant Cansail Instructor certifications (CANSail 4 preferred)
  • Registered and paid Sail Canada instructor insurance prior to start date
  • Valid prerequisites as of June 2017
  • Pleasure Craft Operating Card
  • Preference will be given to ⅚ trained instructors and Learning facilitators

 

What we offer:

  • Fun and friendly work environment
  • guaranteed monthly salary based on experience including travel bursary and accommodation
  • Opportunity to work overtime on weekends and evenings
  • Organised club events including weekend cruises
  • Chance to experience and live in the north for a summer

 

Our program

The GSSC will run a 8 week program Monday June 26- August 18th. Children’s classes run weekdays Mon-Fri and adult classes will run twice weekly in the evenings and on occasional weekends.

 

To Apply

For enquiries or to send an application including cover letter and resume please contact:

Tamlin Gilbert, Training Coordinator

tambo2mambo@yahoo.commailto:tambo2mambo@yahoo.com

Tel: 867 8735851

The position will remain open until it is filled

 

 

 

2017 Sailing Instructor Clinics


Registration for these clinics will be available March 1 at https://albertasailing.checklick.com

2017 Instructor Course

Fundamental Clinic: Cost:   $250.00 (Location Glenmore Sailing Club)

Friday April 14th               6-9 p.m.

Saturday April 15th          9a.m-5 p.m.

Sunday April 16th             9 a.m-5 p.m.

DESCRIPTION: The Fundamental clinic is the on land theoretical
component of coaching theory for sailing instructors. This is a required
course to becoming an instructor at any level. Students will be taught basic
coaching theory informed by the National Coaching Certification Program
(NCCP) through a variety of exercises, activities and lectures. This is the
1st course of 2 required to become an Sail Canada certified Sailing
Instructor.

Technical Clinic 1/2 (The Institute) Cost $450.00 (Location Glenmore Sailing School)
Friday May 12th-          6-10 p.m (Coach Boat Safety Technical and Land Components)

Saturday May 13th        9a.m.-9 p.m Coach Boat Safety

Sunday May 14th          9 a.m-9 p.m (Tech 1/2)

Friday May 19th           6 p.m-10 p.m (Tech 1/2)

Saturday May 20th      9 a.m-9 p.m (Tech 1/2)

Sunday May 21st          9 a.m.-5 p.m (Wetfeet Module)

Monday May 22           9 a.m-5 p.m. (Evaluations)
DESCRIPTION: The INSTITUTE is a course combining Coach Boat Safety,
CANSail ½ Technical Component, and the Wetfeet sailing module. There
is also an evaluation at the end of the course to move students from a
“trained” to “certified” status for their CANSail ½ coaching level. The Course
runs over two weekends and is a comprehensive course in on-water
coaching. This is the final course required to become a sailing instructor.
Students are required to have a valid PCOC license onsite as well as
Standard First aid/CPR.

CANSail  1/2 3/4 Evaluation ONLY:             Cost $100.00  (Location Glenmore Sailing School)

Monday May 22nd             9 a.m -5 p.m

DESCRIPTION: This is an evaluation ONLY for instructor candidates who
have taken a CANSail Technical clinic ½ or ¾ but have not achieved a
“certified” status. Candidates will be assigned a land and water lesson,
ahead of time, and will be evaluated on their teaching/coaching ability.

Coach Boat Safety Recertification ONLY:     Cost $100.00 (Location Glenmore Sailing School)

Saturday May 13th             9 a.m – 5 p.m

DESCRIPTION: This is for sailing instructors whose coach boat safety
certification has EXPIRED and are looking to re-certify ONLY. This is not
for candidates who have previously not taken this course.

CANSail 3/4 Clinic:                Cost $250.00  (Location Glenmore Sailing School)

Friday June 23                       6 p.m – 10 p.m.

Saturday June 24th               9 a.m. -9 p.m.

Sunday June 25th                 9  a.m – 5 p.m.

DESCRIPTION: This course is for instructor candidates who are looking to gain certification at a CANSail ¾ level. This weekend course will outline teaching techniques and methods specific to CANSail ¾ material. There will be an evaluation to move students from a “trained” to “certified” status
at the end of the clinic.

Fundamental Clinic Edmonton    Cost    $250.00 (Location to be Announced)

Friday June 2nd                  6-9p.m.

Saturday June 3d                 9 a.m. -5 p.m

Sunday July 4th                   9 a.m. to 5 p.m

DESCRIPTION: The Fundamental clinic is the on land theoretical
component of coaching theory for sailing instructors. This is a required
course to becoming an instructor at any level. Students will be taught basic
coaching theory informed by the National Coaching Certification Program
(NCCP) through a variety of exercises, activities and lectures. This is the
1st course of 2 required to become an Sail Canada certified Sailing
Instructor.

Technical Clinic 1/2 (The Institute) Edmonton – Cost $425.00 (Location to be announced)

Friday June 16th   6 -9 p.m. (Coach Boat Safety and Land Components)

Saturday June 17th  9a.m – 9 p.m (coach Boat Safety)

Sunday June 18th    9 a.m -9 p.m (Tech 1/2)

Friday June 23d     6-10p.m    (Tech 1/2)

Saturday June 24th    9 a.m – 9 p.m. (Tech 1/2)

Sunday June 25th  9 a.m.- 5 p.m.    (Evaluations)

DESCRIPTION: The INSTITUTE is a course combining Coach Boat Safety
and CANSail ½ Technical Component.  There is also an evaluation at the end of the course to move students from a “trained” to “certified” status for their CANSail ½ coaching level. The Course
runs over two weekends and is a comprehensive course in on-water
coaching. This is the final course required to become a sailing instructor.
Students are required to have a valid PCOC license on site as well as
Standard First aid/CPR.

Club Race Officer Course

ALBERTA SAILING ASSOCIATION

IS PLEASED TO PRESENT A

CLUB RACE OFFICER COURSE

ON

SATURDAY FEBRUARY 25 AND SUNDAY FEBRUARY 26, 2017

AT GLENMORE SAILING CLUB

 COURSE CONDUCTOR:  PETER VAN MUYDEN

 COST $60.00

THIS COURSE WILL TEACH YOU HOW TO RUN RACES WITH CONFIDENCE AT YOUR CLUB.

 COURSE WILL START EACH MORNING AT 9:30 A.M.

 IF YOU CAN ONLY ATTEND THE FIRST DAY YOU WILL RECEIVE THE ASSISTANT RACE OFFICER LEVEL AND COURSE COST WOULD BE $30.00

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH, COFFEE AND DONUTS WILL BE PROVIDED EACH MORNING

 TO REGISTER PLEASE CONTACT

FIE HULSKER

 info@albertasailing.com

 or

403-271-2445 (home)

403-827-5578 (cell)

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