CBYST works with several world-level coaches, and we work hard to bring the best training opportunities to our group

Head Coach/Director  Tom Sitzmann       
Tom is a former professional sailor and sailmaker/loft owner. He is also a former sailing coach at the US Naval Academy. Tom more recently guided the Severn School team to a National championship, the first Chesapeake-Bay team ever to win one. Tom has a wealth of sailing experience in dinghy and keelboat sailing, along with blue-water cruising and racing. He has over 30 years elite-level coaching experience. He is a district Laser and J24 champion, with top national finishes in the J24 & J22 classes. He now sails a 505 along with the family J/145. Tom also works for North Sails, developing and focusing on Optimist and i420 class sails.