Head Coach: Aubrey Mayer
Aubrey brings a wealth of sailing knowledge and coaching experience to the Mater Dei team, with a specialty of building teams from the ground up. Aubrey grew up between New York City and Orient Point, Long Island. In high school Aubrey won the 2002 Baker Trophy National Championship for the Milton Academy as well as the British Schools International Championship with teammate Charlie Enright (Skipper for Vestas 11th Hour Racing in the Volvo Ocean Race). After high school, Aubrey attended St. Mary’s College of Maryland and was a key member of the sailing team which is renowned as one of the top programs in the country. Aubrey was a member of the US Sailing Team (470 double handed dinghy) in 2005.
After graduating college, he moved home to New York City and began seriously coaching at the Orient Yacht Club and was able to build the program into a national contender. In 2013, he began an Etchells campaign with Jay Cross who is a member of New York Yacht Club, Shelter Island Yacht Club, and President of Related Hudson Yards. Together they won the Fleet 15 Etchells Championship in 2013, 2015, 2017 and actively competed in Miami, FL and Newport, RI. When not coaching the Monarchs to victory, Aubrey is a racing member of the Balboa Yacht Club and is the Sailing Director at Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club in Newport Beach.
Our sailors are fortunate to have such a high caliber coach and sailor at their side and we're excited to build on the enthusiasm for success he brings. Please stop in to meet him after practice or at our next event and hear his plans for the season and beyond. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.