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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jolbert van Dijk

    Originally from: Lelystad, The Netherlands
    Coach Jolbert has been sailing in a wide variety of classes himself over the past years. He started out in Optimists with Pim as his coach...
  • Job Openings

    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!...