Mentors and Coaches

As a Mentor or Coach of a FIRST® team, you are, through the kids, the key ingredient in the success of your team. Your contribution to the success of FIRST programs and ultimately to the success of FIRST is immeasurable.


Who are FIRST Mentors and Coaches? Our team members say it best. A Mentor/Coach:

  • Can be a person of any age, teaching others what they know 
  • Brings either technical or non-technical expertise to the team
  • Provides the opportunity for students to learn directly through experiences

Find out more about Mentoring and Coaching Roles

Coaching: FIRST LEGO League Jr. and FIRST LEGO League

Mentoring: FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST Robotics Competition

Looking to become part of a team?

If you're considering starting a team or want to know ways that you can help teams in your area, please reach out to the Regional Contact in your area to find out how you can help.

Questions or comments?