ACCOUNTABLE TO:           Site Coordinator

CLASSIFICATION:              Seasonal

COMPENSATION:               DOE


The Golf and Life Skills Coach is responsible for guiding and coaching young people to become responsible future citizens and committed active golfers through First Tee Golf and Life Skills Experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a professional and cordial attitude toward co-workers, volunteers, participants, and their parents
  • Become proficient in the delivery of TARGET, PLAYer, Par, Birdie, and Eagle lessons
  • Model First Tee Nine Core Values
  • Maintain consistent and regular attendance
  • Commence and end scheduled lessons on time
  • Conduct pre-lesson coaching sessions for coaches and volunteers at least 15 minutes prior to the start of every lesson
  • Convey the Chapter’s brand image to the public
  • Conduct First Tee Certification
  • Monitor the quality of equipment and inform the Site Coordinator of equipment needs
  • Maintain and organize all equipment, trailer, and storage areas
  • Assist Site Coordinator with the development of new procedures and programs to improve student retention including recognition and longevity awards
  • Encourage and assist qualified youth to participate in golf tournaments, National opportunities, and local Chapter events
  • Provide Chapter administrative personnel with accurate participant class attendance records
  • Provide Chapter administrative personnel with accurate volunteer attendance records
  • Make the game fun for youth participants
  • Provide a safe environment in all areas
  • Involve volunteers and coaches in First Tee Coach Program
  • Demonstrate exceptional communication skills
  • Adhere to the standards of First Tee Code of Conduct
  • Be charismatic, personable, and motivational in working with youth
  •  Maintain communication with parents

General Responsibilities:

Respond to requests for data in accordance with the policies of First Tee


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, experience, and or ability required. Any combination of experience and education that would be likely to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities could be qualifying, as determined by First Tee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Graduation from an accredited high school or an equivalent certificate or diploma recognized by the State.


  • Knowledge of – The Game of Golf, rules and etiquette, First Tee Life Skills Experience, First Tee Nine Core Values, First Tee Mission, and Education Objective. The use of personal computers and various Windows-based applications programs. Basic telephone etiquette, the proper use, and operation of telephone and related communications systems. Business letter writing and the standard format for typed materials. Basic record-keeping principles and practices, basic business mathematics, and the operation of standard office equipment.
  • Ability to – Provide excellent customer service, communicate clearly and concisely in oral and written English. Read, understand, and apply established policies of First Tee of Northern Nevada. Follow oral and written instructions. Work under the pressure of time deadlines and perform multiple tasks concurrently. Assess the critical importance of information received from various sources.
  • Deal effectively and compassionately with the public under normal and confrontational circumstances.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work. Learn to operate specialized department/office equipment and read and interpret specialized Chapter documents. Operate a personal computer, including spreadsheet and word processing programs, and learn specialized First Tee programs.
  • Licenses and Certificates – Possess an appropriate Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to First Tee.
  • Physical Abilities and Work Environment – While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee must be able to sit or stand for periods of time and may spend time indoors, in a controlled environment, and outdoors in an uncontrolled environment. Stoop, bend, kneel, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Provide proof of US citizenship or if an alien, either lawful admission for permanent residence or authorization for appropriate work from the Immigration and Naturalization Service
  • Successfully pass the Chapter’s background check procedures
  • Be insurable by First Tee insurance carriers
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with a problem involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.