Life and Golf Skills Coach

The First Tee of the Triangle
The First Tee of the Triangle
Desired Location: 
Triangle Area
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Our Mission:  The mission of The First Tee of the Triangle is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

Job Description:  The role of the Life and Golf Skills Coach is to lead in all aspects of assigned outreach, Keeping Kids on Course, and value-added programs, which consist of one time or multiple opportunities that would not fall under our traditional programming. These would include local schools, community centers, YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, etc. Duties include scheduling with partners, coordinating volunteers, creation of lesson plans and hands-on leading the class utilizing The First Tee coaching methodology to helping young people become responsible future citizens.

Time Commitment:
• 5 - 15 hours per week +/- in spring, summer and fall to include weekday afternoons/nights and weekends.

• Pursue The First Tee Coaching Certifications and remain active in The First Tee Coach Training Program.
• Promote The First Tee’s mission by modeling The First Tee Nine Core Values and adherence to The First Tee Code of Conduct.
• Lead the assigned class and follow The First Tee Life Skills Experience curriculum.
• Arrive 45 minutes prior to class, set up and break down of golf and life skills program equipment and supplies.
• Actively engage, assist, and mentor participants.

• Create/modify lesson plans as necessary while adhering to the Golf and Life Skills curriculum.
• Attend all coach orientations, coach trainings and special meetings.
• Serve as a role model of mature, responsible behavior to participants.
• Encourage a fun and learning environment.
• Maintain positive, professional and friendly relationships with parents and participants.
• Communicate regularly with the Program Director.
• Foster positive relationships facility staff members.
• Represent the chapter to the community and aid in fundraising, marketing and public relation efforts.
• Read, adhere to, apply and model established policies, procedure and practices of The First Tee of the Triangle.

• Moderate to thorough golf knowledge and playing experience.
• Organization
• Ability to organize class materials and coaching tools.
• Ability to maintain security of equipment.
• Communication
• Ability to teach lessons and communicate verbally in a positive way to participants, parents and other volunteers.
• Customer Service
• Experience and/or interest in youth development.
• Personable, motivational and charismatic in working with youth.
• Management Skills
• Effective in training, managing and motivating Volunteer Assistant Coaches.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule including afternoons, nights and weekends.

To apply for this position, please email your resume to:
Kara Fishburn – Senior Program Director
The First Tee of the Triangle

Career Level: 
Job Type: 
Salary Range: 

Depends on experience

How to Apply: 

To apply for this position, please email your resume to:
Kara Fishburn – Senior Program Director
The First Tee of the Triangle