COACHES 

DinghyCoach is a company focused on getting the best performance out of sailing athletes. Our team consists of professional coaches. We share knowledge, creating a higher level of coaching and athlete performance. Our mission is to improve the level of competative sailing in the Netherlands and internationally by organizing high level training, physical training, mental training & regatta coaching We believe that winning is not a goal on its own, it is just the inevitable end-result of structured and hard work focused the right way.

TAKE A LOOK AT OUR AMAZING GROUP OF PROFESSIONAL COACHES

Pim Stumpel

ORIGINALLY FROM: HOORN, THE NETHERLANDS

Owner/Founder & Head coach Pim has been involved with the Dutch National Optimist team since 2007. Since then he is one of the most achieving…

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Gonzalo “Bocha” Pollitzer

ORIGINALLY FROM: BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

Head Coach & Sailing Center Director Lanzarote Marina Rubicon Bocha is co-founder of Optisailors, and is now joining the Dinghycoach team…

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Jochem-Bart “JB” Haakman

ORIGINALLY FROM: ENKHUIZEN, THE NETHERLANDS

Coach Jochem-Bart is an experienced Laser Sailor, achieving several top-15 finishes at Laser Standard Youth European- and World Championships….

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Rick Spelde

ORIGINALLY FROM: MAASDAM, THE NETHERLANDS

Coach Rick has sailed several IODA Optimist European and World Championships coached by Pim. After sailing in the Optimist Rick continued in…

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Demi van der Meer

ORIGINALLY FROM: GROU, THE NETHERLANDS

Coach Demi has been a successful Optimist and 420 sailor and a member of the Dutch National teams for years. As an optimist sailor he has competed…

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Diego Blatt

ORIGINALLY FROM: LA PLATA, ARGENTINA

Coach Diego is a positive spirited sailing coach and manager and has a BA in organization and communication. Diego has the perfect balance…

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Floris van de Werken

ORIGINALLY FROM: WARDER, THE NETHERLANDS

Coach Floris is one of most committed youth coaches. He is currently the Head coach for the National NED Laser4.7 Team and has been very successful….

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We are always on the lookout for talented coaches who share our passion of guiding athletes and making them better sailors and all round persons!…

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