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First Tee - Greater Washington, D.C.

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POSITION TITLE: Life & Golf Skills Coach

LOCATION: Northern Virginia and Washington DC

FACILITIES: East Potomac Park, Langston Golf Course, Rock Creek Park, Fort Belvoir Golf Club, Dulles Golf Center, Pohick Bay Golf Course, or Sterling Golf Club


Our mission 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

First Tee - Greater Washington, DC Life and Golf Skills Coach is responsible for

leading/teaching/coaching First Tee Life Skills Experience utilizing First Tee methodology and curriculum at scheduled classes/classes. The ideal candidate for this position has outstanding leadership, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills, loves youth age 7-15, has an optimistic 'can do’ attitude, and is proactive and flexible. The ideal candidate has education and/or golf coaching experience, and has a high attention to detail.


Volunteer a minimum of 1 session (6 weeks) prior to becoming a paid coach ∙ Ability to work a flexible schedule including late afternoons, evenings, and weekends (time and days are site dependent

∙ Complete First Tee - Greater Washington, DC onboarding process (Pass a Background Check, SafeSport Training, and Assistant Coach Training)

∙ Ability to coach a minimum of 2 classes per 6 week session

o Spring I: March-April

o Spring II: May-June

o Summer: July-August

o Fall: September- October

∙ Attend First Tee Coach Trainings as needed

∙ Communication skills

o Ability to teach lessons and communicate verbally in a positive way to participants and parents

o Keep Director of Programming or Program Manager aware of interactions with participants and parents

∙ Management skills

o Effective management and training of volunteers

∙ Personal Characteristics

o A love for youth (age 7 to 17) from all backgrounds who show all types of behaviors

o Ability to create and execute a plan, but to also adapt and adjust on the fly

o Ability to create a high-energy environment

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

∙ Maintain a professional and cordial attitude towards co-workers, volunteers, participants and their parents

∙ Become proficient in the delivery of TARGET, PLAYer, Par, Birdie and Eagle lessons ∙ Maintain consistent and regular attendance and record it in Google Drive ∙ Lead Life Skills Experience Classes with support of volunteers

o Arrive 60-45 minutes prior to the start of class to set-up, and be prepared 15 minutes prior to class to greet participants and parents at check-in

o Begin and end classes on time

o Break down program equipment after class

∙ Conduct First Tee Certification as necessary

∙ Monitor the quality of equipment and inform the Director of Programming or Program Manager of equipment needs

∙ Maintain and organize all equipment storage areas

∙ Encourage and assist qualified youth to participate in golf tournaments, National Opportunities and local chapter events

∙ Provide a safe environment in all areas

∙ Provide Volunteer Coaches with direction and assistance

∙ Adhere to the standards of The First Tee Code of Conduct and First Tee - Greater Washington, DC Code of Conduct

∙ Assist chapter with various outreach events or chapter events

Job Benefits

∙ Making an impact in the lives of young people throughout the chapter

∙ Being part of a team of individuals who love golf and working with young people ∙ Flexible schedule

∙ Ability to pick up additional hours through coaching more classes or helping with various community events

Administration Duties:

∙ Handle walk-in participants, volunteers, potential donors and parents in a polite and courteous manner

∙ Relay students’ certification information to parents and work with parents as needed ∙ Provide fac

tual information regarding inquiries about The First Tee programs and activities, as well as The First Tee home office programs and opportunities

Questions/Resume submissions:

Katie Blodgett, Director of Programming


Website: www.firstteedc.org

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About First Tee - Greater Washington, D.C.


2020 Pennsylvania Ave. NW #106, Washington, DC, DC 20006, US

Mission Statement

To impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character and instill life-enhancing values through the game of golf.


First Tee - Greater Washington, DC is a non-profit youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people throughout DC, Northern Virginia, Montgomery County, MD, and Prince George’s County, MD. Through after school and in school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf. And it’s making a difference.

Children & Youth
Sports & Recreation


Mon Mar 15, 2021 - Sun Jun 13, 2021


Ohio Dr SWWasington DC, DC 20024






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