Congratulations To 2021 Chapter Award Winners

Categories: Broward

Sean Kicker – Coach of the Year

Sean Kicker, PGA and Recognized First Tee Coach pioneered a First Tee program at Grand Palms Hotel – Spa and Golf Resort and now has over 90 participants registered, 4 First Tee Assistant Coaches, and 2 volunteers that help each week. As the Director of Golf, Sean hosts the First Tee Broward/Special Olympics Florida golf program free of charge at his facility.

Ryan Shimony – Participant of the Year

Ryan joined our Chapter three years ago as a ninth grader and is enrolled in the program at Parkland Golf and Country Club with Coach Jonathan Smith, PGA.

Our students progress through levels by demonstrating inner strength, character, and the life and golf skills they have learned. Ryan has reached Birdie level, which emphasizes setting goals and making them a reality.

Ryan has participated in in our 100-Hole Challenge for three years running and has raised over $12,000 to support our Chapter!