WATERFRONT DIRECTOR and high school coach
Josh is a lifelong dinghy sailor and an experienced coach. He grew up sailing Optimist and Club 420 on White Bear Lake. Josh started his high school’s sailing team as a freshman and led the team to a state championship victory, a regional championship podium, and a national championship appearance. In the Spring of 2018, Josh started the Brainerd Area High School Sailing Team. This is his third summer with Gull Lake Sailing School where he has assumed the role of Waterfront Director. Josh is a level three US Sailing certified coach and has certifications in concussion protocol, first aid, and CPR/AED. For the 2020 season Josh has lead the way establishing the COVID-19 safety policies and protocols for GLSS. During the winter months, Josh works for Vail Resorts at Afton Alps.
Chris is in his second year as a volunteer assistant coach. He is a lifelong sailor and former professional wakeboarder. Chris began his sailing career during his years at Camp Lincoln. He is the owner of Graphic Element and also serves on the Board of Directors for Gull Lake Sailing School. Chris' other hobby is photography. He has captured many wonderful shots of the high school team. His photos were used for the April/May 2020 Lake Country Journal story on the Brainerd Lakes High School Team.