Volunteer Coach @ Gavilan College Golf Course

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FUTURE TALENT OF SILICON VALLEY dba The First Tee of Silicon Valley

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Be a Mentor

Do you want to mentor youth?
Do you enjoy golf and want to give back?
Join our team as a Volunteer Coach!

Why Volunteer?

  1. Make a positive impact on participants.
  2. Assist in establishing a supportive environment for a child’s success.
  3. Be a role model and mentor.
  4. Assist in developing leadership, interpersonal and resiliency skills.
  5. Give back to your community.
  6. Meet and join other like-minded coaches in Silicon Valley.
  7. Learn and develop coaching techniques.
  1. Assist in delivering our golf and life skill curriculum through golf games.
  2. Demonstrate positive behavior and The First Tee Nine Core Values.
  3. Provide a safe, positive and nurturing experience for our participants.
  4. Commit 2.5 hours a day, once a week for a 9-week class season.
  5. Choose from several class options by season, location, day of week, and time.
  6. Help at least 2 of 4 seasons and at least 6 of 8 lessons each season.
  7. Attend a 2-hour golf and life skill mentor training prior to each season.
No golf experience necessary!

Volunteer Coaches (mentors) assist with specific classes during each season, and on an ad hoc basis throughout the year. Our classes meet once per week for 9 weeks; this includes 8 weeks of instruction and a 1 week break. Volunteer Coaches commit 2.5 hours/ week in a given season.

We welcome Junior Volunteers! You must at least be in 9th grade and are only eligible to volunteer for PLAYer part 1 classes, the entry point for our participants.

Visit our website, www.thefirsteeofsiliconvalley.org, click on the contact us button and be sure to check 'Volunteering' as your interest.

Instructors for The First Tee of Silicon Valley are responsible for the delivery of The First Tee Life Skills Experience and upholding The First Tee Coach Philosophy. All of our instructors start out as volunteers. Volunteers demonstrating natural mentoring abilities and exceptional adherence to our coaching philosophy are selected to become instructors. There are extensive training requirements to move from a Volunteer Coach to a full Instructor.

Thank you for giving your time and talents to our participants!

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5055 Santa Teresa BlvdGilroy, CA 95020



  • Mentoring
  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Sports Coaching
  • General Education
  • Golf


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2.5 hours per week for the 8-week season
  • Child Protection course, FBI/DOJ (adult) & Online (youth) background check, interviews & training session

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