Coach Ron Castillo, First Tee – North Florida

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Coaching

Golf is a fun and challenging platform for growth, helping kids and teens build the confidence to show up to a challenge, the resilience to keep going when they fail, and the inner strength to do the right thing, even with it’s the hard thing. For today’s youth, First Tee provides mentors who he...

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Coach Dustin Marsh – Lessons in Leadership

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Coaching

At First Tee, we guide kids to strengthen what’s inside and put it into action because strong character, inner strength and resilience is needed now more than ever. This month we are talking to leaders within our Network about their experiences and key lessons learned over the course of their care...

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The Power of Mentorship

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Mentoring

If there are any silver linings to this pandemic, it’s been the coaches and mentors who have stepped up going above and beyond for our participants. The events of 2020 have reinforced the need for programs like First Tee that lift up, support and empower kids to stand strong and grow during challe...

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Power of Relationships

Categories: Blog, Character Education, Coaching, Life Skills, Mentoring, Programs

Mentors can play a critical role in building the confidence of a young person and helping them feel empowered to pursue their goals. But mentoring relationships go beyond that. They are a shared opportunity for learning and growth. Mentoring not only greatly benefits the person you are teaching, but...

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