Committee and Staff


Bill Lillis, Jr. - Chairmain
AJ Ficcardi
Rich Seibel
Alex Nagle
Stacey Pfarr
Heather McBrier
Chris Robertson
Ross Aresco
Holly O’Hare, Special Advisor
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How Do I Become an Instructor?

To become an Instructor at the Erie Yacht Club you must be a minimum of 16 yrs of age by the start of the program. All instructors must receive US Sailing Level 1, CPR, and First Aid Training prior to the start of classes. Persons born on or after January 1, 1982 must obtained and have in possession a PA Boating Safety Certificate*. Pay is commensurate with age and experience. Instructor Job Discription

Clarie Christensen Nead Instructor, 420 and Opti
Anna Bloomstine Head Coach Travlers Series, 420 Instructor
TJ Timon Head Coach Local Race Team, 420 Instructor
Emily Grychowski Head Coach Opti Race Team, Senior Opti Instructor
J.P. Jarecki Senior 420 Instructor, Assistant Opti Race Coach
Noah Nicolia Senior Adult Sailing Instructor
Michal Szelwach Travlers Assistant Race Coach, 420 Instructor
Michael Jareckii 420 Instructor
Jack Niemic 420 Instructor
Ben Semple Junior 420 Instructor
Haley Schultz Junior Opti Instructor
Kailey Orlando Junior Opti Instructor
Race Nicolia Junior 420 Instructor
Ben Wolford Junior 420 Instructor
John Wolford Adult Instructor, Assistant Local Race Coach