Most successful german sailor of all times, 4 times olympic-champion, america cup winner 2003
Jochen Schuemann is the most successful German Sailor ever. The triple Olympic gold medallist, was two times World Champion and won 9 times the European Chamionchips in both individual and team events. Jochen Schuemann holds the prestigious position of Sailing Team Director and strategist for the Swiss Alinghi Team. He will continue with Alinghi preparing for the Americas Cup in 2007.
Born in the GDR Jochen started his career in the Berlin Club SC Grünau – he still belongs to the club. He is honorary member of the Olymp-Club Rostock and a member of the committee campaigning for Leipzig’s Olympic bid in 2012. In 2004 he will be the skipper of Alinghi for the Moët Cup, scheduled to take place between 15th and 20th September in San Francisco.
An experienced tactician and motivator, Jochen offers audiences the benefit of his considerable expertise from the gruelling world of round the world yachting. His forte is inspiring audiences to succeed both on a personal and a professional level, a task which he excels at.
His talks focus on the necessary skills and self determination needed to win. He highlights the importance of strong leadership, good communication, self-empowerment, teamwork and loyalty.
He speaks fluently English and German.