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2022 Summer Seasonal Opportunities – We are looking for seasonal coaches and instructors for our Summer 2022 season. To apply, please review the 2022 Employee Information Sheet and complete and submit your application by May 15th.

GHYC Junior Sail and TYC Junior Sail programs partner to provide programming at the TYC Wollochet Bay Outstation (3418 White Cloud Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98335) and West Shore Marina (3815 Harborview Dr, Gig Harbor, WA 98332). Instructors may work at either facility.

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Summer 2022 Coach & Instructor Positions

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Our Team

Ashley Nelson

Sailing Director

Ashley holds US Sailing Level 2 Coaching and Level 3 Head Instructor certifications. Her background as a teacher allows her build programs that work for kids. Ashley has coached a high school team to the Mallory Championship and sailed twice in the ICSA Women’s Nationals as a college sailor. In her spare time she enjoys sailing, backpacking, and spending time with her husband and two kids
The best part about the work we do is seeing kids gain confidence and self reliance as they overcome challenges and experience new things.

Niko Twilla

Assistant Sailing Director

Niko holds a US Sailing Level 2 Certification, and has a BA in Recreation Management and Leadership from WWU. He grew up sailing on high school and collegiate teams in Washington, which inspired him to pursue a career in which he provides opportunities for people to experience the life-changing benefits of recreation. When not racing boats, he will use any vehicle he can find to explore and appreciate the environments around him.
Personal agency, empowerment, and unbridled joy from my students are my reward for a successful day in sailing!

Corinne Harrison


Corinne holds a US Sailing Level 1 Certification and sails as a member of the Narrows Race Team representing Bellarmine Preparatory School
It is really wonderful to get to teach kids to sail in the same place I learned to sail.


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