Jochem-Bart “JB” Haakman

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  • Trainee ISAF level 4 Coach Course
  • Communication & Marketing – University of Applied Science Amsterdam

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Jochem-Bart is an experienced Laser Sailor, achieving several top-15 finishes at Laser Standard Youth European- and World Championships. Since 2011 JB is coaching different sailors on different levels in the Optimist, Laser4.7 and Laser Radial.
Since 2013 JB is working with the Dutch National Optimist team together with Pim & Roelof.
His skills, expertise in Optimist boat handling and patience works great in combination with the Optimist sailors, achieving steep learning curves and quick gains on boatspeed and boathandling.

Facts about Jochem-Bart “JB” Haakman –

Coaching results

  • World Champion Laser4.7 Worlds 2016 – Emma Savelon NED
  • Coach National Optimist Youth Team 2013 – present
  • Coach NED Optimist Europeans team at IODA Optimist Europeans GBR 2015
  • Team Manager NED Optimist Worlds team at IODA Optimist Worlds ARG 2014
  • Team Manager NED Optimist Europeans team at IODA Optimist Europeans IRL 2014

Sailing Results

  • 12th place Laser Youth Worlds GBR 2010
  • 8th place Laser Youth Europeans POL 2010
  • 12th place Laser Radial Worlds NED 2007
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