The Coaches

Head Coach: Jake Geller

Jake Geller is co-founder and head coach of the ASU Sailing Club. Although he grew up in the Boston area, he first learned to sail after living in Arizona for five years in 2002. He first got involved in the sailing club because of the opportunity to sail a Martin 16 which allows sailors with disabilities to easily get out sailing.

Geller completed his Masters of Mass Communication with an emphasis in print journalism and public relations at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University in May 2010 and received his undergraduate degree from the Cronkite School in broadcasting in 2002

In addition to his head coaching responsibilities, he also currently volunteers his time as coordinator for the National Center on Disability & Journalism at the Cronkite School in downtown Phoenix.

Assistant Coach: Luce Sahali

Luce Sahali is an assistant racing coach for the ASU Sailing Club. Sahali’s hometown is Seaside, Calif. and learned to sail out of the Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club. He has been sailing in the Viper 640 fleet for the past three years. In addition to volunteering his time with the ASU Sailing Club, Sahali is also an active member in the Arizona Yacht Club.

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