Sailing Staff & Employment


 Contact Emily Egan ( to inquire.

Job Descriptions

JSP Intern: Minimum age 14 by the start of the summer season. No certification necessary; instead applicants must demonstrate a passion and skill for sailing and teaching youth.  Interns can request which session(s) he or she prefers. Unpaid; community service hours & incredible work experience.  #: Two interns per session.
Apprentice: Minimum age 16, or turning 16 during the summer season. US Sailing Level 1 Certification & CPR required.  Designed as a one year training program, with the goal of moving successful apprentices into a coaching position the following summer. Full 9 week commitment including coach orientation & debrief days. Modest pay.  #: Two interns per summer.
Coach: Minimum age 16 by the start of the summer season.  US Sailing Level 1 & CPR required.  If you are member, you must have been an apprentice first or have worked elsewhere first.   Full 9 week commitment including coach orientation & debrief days. Competitive pay.  #: Ten coaches.

Meet some returning members of the junior sailing staff:

Emily Egan / Program Director


Emily Egan

Emily is returning for her third season as Program Director after many summers of coaching at PYC. She learned to sail at Arundel Yacht Club, and sailed collegiately at Bates College. Emily participates in J/24 fleet racing on Casco Bay.   Emily teaches English at Kennebunk High School, where she also coaches the tennis and ski teams.

Morgan Casey / Assistant Director

Morgan Casey

PYC is fortunate to have Morgan on board as the assistant director for the upcoming season.  In addition to supporting the junior sailing program, Morgan also drives the launch, runs race committee on Thursday evenings and keeps our dinghies in good working condition.  Morgan is from Biddeford Pool and is a former junior sailing instructor at Biddeford Pool Yacht Club and Arundel Yacht Club.

Chris Manson-Hing / Opti Race

Chris Manson-Hing

Chris Manson-Hing will be returning to coach the Opti Race team in 2017, after a successful season coaching the 420 Race team in 2016.  Chris Manson-Hing is from Marblehead, MA and is a product of Pleon Yacht Club.  He is a former member of the US and Trinidad and Tobago National Optimist teams and a current member of the US Sailing Team Development Program.  Chris sails collegiately for Hobart-William Smith.

2016 Sailing Staff