Lead Coach – Michael Prothe

Michael has been with The First Tee of Lake Erie for 2 years, starting as an intern and now is on the staff as the Community Outreach Specialist and Lead Coach. As a current technical representative for TaylorMade and recent golf services employee for Inverness Club Michael has experience in numerous areas of the golf industry.

When Michael was asked what motivates him to work for The First Tee he said “My favorite part of The First Tee is the curriculum and how they expect us to instruct it. I love how we are able to let the participants work through their struggles and ask open ended questions with us steering them to the answer but not just telling them.”

Born and raised in Paola, Kansas Michael came to Ohio to attend Bowling Green State University and graduated in 2015 with a bachelor degree in education and human development. Before attending BGSU Michael competed for 2 years for the Independence Community College Men’s Golf Team in Independence, KS.

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