Coach & Faculty Advisor: Bill Johns (Co-ed Team & Women's Teams)
Bill was on the sailing team at Florida State University and is an active Lightning and Etchells sailor. Bill is also a professor in large scale physical oceanography at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel Marine Campus.
Coach: Pat Downey (Co-ed & Women's Teams)
Pat Downey is the current Executive Director at the U.S. Sailing Center in Miami. Pat was a three time All-American sailor at Old Dominion University, and as a sophomore won the ICSA Sloop National Championship. Since graduating from ODU, Pat has competed in the 2000 US Olympic trails in the windsurfing class and has trained many junior sailors to the U.S. Junior National Team and the U.S. World Team.