April Newsletter: Meet & Greet with Coach Khaalis, Taste for The First Tee, Session Dates, and
Coach Training 
SAVE THE DATES

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 10am-2pm
Fairway Hills Golf Club 

Thursday, April 26, 2018, 6pm-9pm
Turf Valley Resort

Friday, August 10, 2018
Fairway Hills Golf Club

Meet & Greet: Coach Khaalis Hall  

This month, we're catching up with Level 1 Coach Khaalis Hall, one of the newest additions to our team here at The First Tee of Howard County, along with his wife and fellow Level 1 Coach, Khalilah. 
 
Q: Tell me about some of the most significant lessons you learned from coaching. 

A: Don't talk so much and let the kids perform. They are here to learn, play, golf and enjoy their peers -- not to listen to me give a speech. I've learned to teach, demo and get out of the way. 


Last Call: Taste for The First Tee Tickets (April 26)

2018 Taste
Our 11th Annual Taste for the First Tee is fast approaching on Thursday, April 26 from 6pm-9pm at Turf Valley-- tickets are still available online for $50 each, which includes dinner, open bar and live music! We will also have some outstanding live and silent auction items. 


Key Dates: 2018 Sessions

Our spring session has kicked off, and will run through early to mid-June (depending on the class). Here are some key session dates to remember for the remainder of the year:
  • Summer session will begin on July 6
  • Fall session will begin on September 5
  • Registration for all 2018 sessions is currently open online 

Did You Know: Our Philosophy on Coaching

Without caring mentors, positive youth development just doesn't happen. At The First Tee, we take coaching seriously. We believe that a meaningful, quality relationship between coach and participant is vital to our program.



Developed with input from leading experts in the field of positive youth development, our coach training program focuses on empowering participants through decision-making and exploring options. This helps foster positive relationships between coaches and young people, inspiring the golfers of tomorrow to look to the future, set goals, and unlock their potential.

Coaches working through The First Tee Coach Program choose their own level of involvement. The program includes the following levels:
  • Assistant Coach
  • The First Tee Coach-in-Training (Level I, II, III)
  • The First Tee Coach
  • The First Tee Master Coach

If you're interested in becoming a coach with The First Tee of Howard County, we'd love to hear from you. Being a golf pro is not a prerequisite -- we provide all the training you need. 

 

Contact us to learn more.



The First Tee of Howard County |  410-730-1114     thefirsttee@columbiaassociation.org |  www.thefirstteehowardcounty.org 
Fairway Hills Golf Club , 5100 Columbia Road
Columbia MD 21044
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