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Marina Manager


Looking for a postion as Marina Manager/Dockmaster.


Career Summary Oct 2009 - March 2010

Marina Manger at Naval Station Norfolk Sailing Center and Marina. Responsible for overall marina operations, including formulating annual operating and marketing budgets, recruitment and supervision of employees, creating and implementing preventive maintenance program for infrastructure/equipment and comprehensive risk management program, managing boats/vessel scheduling, slip leasing and collections.

Career SummaryJune 2006 – March 2009;

Instructor, attached to Boatswain’s Mate “A” School (BMA), Yorktown Training Center Yorktown, Yorktown, Virginia with a through put of 850 students per year, Responsibilities include instruction on the performance qualifications for advancement to Boatswain Mate Third Class.

Developed 12 new courses as well as redesigned 23 old courses along with their instructor and student guides to meet the newest Coast Guard standards with in a very time stringent time frame. The topics include: Navigation (plotting, piloting, electronics, ATON...), Seamanship and Deck equipment, Operational Risk Management (TCT), Maintenance, Safety, Firefighting, Leadership and Communications.

Instructed, supervised and evaluated the performance or groups of up to 40 students Coordinated home work assignments, keep a detailed record of grades, performance and disciplinary actions.

Team Leader on the Disciplinary Board.

Dec 1997 – June 2006; USCG,

Instructor/ Trainer/ Training Team Leader

Created and implemented specialized training in Living Marine Resource (LMR) and Protected Marine Species in order to eliminate natural resource degradation associated with recreational boating, recreational fishing, commercial fishing, and illegal incursions by foreign fishing vessels into our Exclusive Economic Zone. After implementation the detection of violations went up 65 percent.

Created and implemented comprehensive training program for the Fifth Coast Guard District with the expertise necessary to effectively apply commercial fishing vessel safety regulations. After this training program was instituted there was 67 percent increase in compliance.

Engaged state, federal, and other stake holders to share best practices, achieve enforcement consistency, and maintain the relevancy of our training curriculum.

Enthusiastically participated in the regulatory process to both improve enforceability of implemented regulations and achieve timely notification to our enforcement units.

Frequently educated local fisherman and Coast Guard boarding officers on fishing vessel safety regulations. By being properly outfitted with the required safety gear, fisherman help ensure the survival of their industry as well as their lives.

Developed a 120 page, weather resistance “Boarding Officer Job Aid”, which became an essential job aid to all Coast Guard Boarding Officers in the Fifth District. Job Aid was also copied and used Nation Wide.

Managed and balanced the Fifth Coast Guard District Office of Law enforcements $1,000,000 dollar budget, submitted request and adjustments as the fiscal year approached and closed.

Passed detailed government budget inspections with 100 percent accuracy.


1977 Eustis High School, Eustis, Fl.

1995 USCG Water Safety Instructor Course.

1997 USCG Commercial Fishing Vessel Examiner School.

1998 National Safe Boating Council, Safe Boating Instructor Course.

2000 Train the Trainer Maritime Law Enforcement and Defensive Tactics.

2000 USCG Instructor Development Course.

2001 USCG Leadership and Management Course.

2001 USCG Micro Soft Word, Excel, and Power Point Course.

2010 First Aid, CPR and AED Certified



Summary of Qualifications

Exceptional Leadership Skills.

Superb computer, written and oral communication, speaking and teaching skills.

Able to make complicated decisions in demanding situations.

Managed over a one million dollar budget with out error.

Quick study in new situations.

Proficient with most computer programs and formats (micro-soft word, power point and excel).

Certified Coast Guard Instructor.

Experience in writing Instructor Guides and Student Handouts.

Managed, inspected, and conducted training across the Coast Guard on a wide variety of operational topics.

Distance learning includes, developing and maintaining courses in Living Marine Resource and Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety courses in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Reformatted and redesigned several out-dated courses.

First line supervisor for 200 students on average.

Been involved in considerable law enforcement activities, and have successfully completed several hundred search and rescue cases in many environments and regions.

Twice selected as Sailor of the Quarter.


Chesapeake, VA,
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