Evan Clayton was named the assistant sailing coach at Washington College prior to the 2016-17 season.
Since 2015, Clayton has served as the fleet captain for the Magothy River Sailing Association's junior training program. In that role, he is responsible for the planning and registration of the two-week long program, contracting instructors, providing management and supervision, overseeing lessons, and working with parents and volunteers.
Clayton previously spent eight summers as a sailing instructor for Chesapeake Sailing School, teaching both children and adults, and six summers as an instructor for the Magothy River Sailing Association's junior training program.
Clayton has also sailed competitively and has experience with numerous boats, including the Flying Juniors, 420s, and Lasers prominently used in collegiate sailing. He graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.A. in History in May 2009 and received his American Sailing Association 201 Instructor Certification in June 2013.