We equip teachers and after-school partners to deliver our life skill and golf skill curriculum in their setting. We focus on low-income areas and Title 1 Schools and transition of students to our on-course program. We also deliver life skill and golf skill lessons at community outreach events.
- Activity-based program specifically designed for schools and youth serving organizations
- Series of in-school and after-school life skill and golf skill classes
- Uses golf activities to deliver First Tee life skills (e.g., Showing Respect)
- May be implemented indoors or outdoors using plastic equipment and Velcro targets
- Classes may conclude with a field trip to one of our golf course program locations
Curriculum Content & Benefits
- Activity Guide written with the youth activity leader and volunteer leader in mind.
- Designed to fit in a variety of settings and locations.
- Includes 18 detailed activity plans, an information section explaining teaching methods, safety and class management procedures, instructional cue cards, golf terms, and other helpful information for successful implementation
- Seamlessly integrates the Nine Core Values which include: honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy, and judgment into physical lessons.
- Uses sports that students are familiar with to introduce golf fundamentals.
- Schedule is flexible to fit the needs of school or youth serving organizations.
Training & Equipment
- Includes a one-and-a-half-hour online session.
- Contains lesson design, equipment, safety, and skills instruction.
- Provides the ability to view video clips of physical educators delivering core content.
- SNAG, Starting New At Golf is developmentally appropriate golf equipment which includes oversized clubs, tennis-style balls, and a variety of targets designed to be used indoors or outdoors.
- Set contains equipment to teach large groups of 25 to 45 students.
Costs & Financial Aid
- Equipment Cost — FTSV loans each contracted site the $3,000 worth of necessary equipment for the academic year.
- Annual Support Cost — FTSV’s total cost to equip a site for one year is $2,000 for equipment replenishment ($500), training and support ($500), coordination ($500), and a field trip to FTSV ($500).
- Financial Aid — Financial aid for annual costs is available on request.
- FTSV has limited equipment and resources for the Program.
Become a School Site
- Principals & Site Directors — Please contact Joe Stuban if you would like to become a School Site.
- Parents & Guardians — Please contact your school’s Principal or Site Director and have them contact Joe Stuban if you would like your child’s school or youth serving organization to become a School Site.
- FTSV delivers life skill and golf skill lessons and shares program info at community events — Parent Universities, Back to School Nights, etc.
- Event Coordinators — Please contact Victor Manrique if you are interested in having FTSV attend a community event.