Without caring mentors, positive youth development just does not happen. At The First Tee, we believe that a meaningful, quality relationship between the coaches, volunteers and participants is vital to our programs.
Coach of the Year – Joe Gerard
Joe was a previous Coach at The First Tee of Atlanta before joining our Chapter as a Level 1 Coach. Joe is dedicated to the program and very passionate to teach our participants.
Joe has taken the lead in spearheading our Chapter Mentor Program.
Volunteer of the Year – Liz Alter
Liz is very dedicated to our Chapter as well as reliable, flexible, and a team player! Liz is passionate about our mission at The First Tee and always ready to help whenever we need her.
Liz is currently our Chapter Volunteer Coordinator and, along with her husband, joined our planned giving Society of 1457.
Participant of the Year – Jacie Goodman
Jacie has been a Chapter participant for 5 years, currently at Eagle Level!
Jacie is a very hard worker and a wonderful role model to our younger participants. Jacie is not only a participant but attends events and coaches. She has attended the 2019 Joe Louis Barrow Jr. Life Skills and Leadership Academy and is a member of the Teen Golfers Association Leadership Board.