APS Power Players and the ASU Men's and Women's Golf Teams to Host Golf Clinic For Area Kids

Feb. 11, 2009

APS Power Players and the ASU Men's and Women's Golf Teams to Host Golf Clinic For Area Kids Tempe's Gililland Middle School students to participate The APS Power Players Team and the Arizona State University Men and Women's golf teams are conducting an educational and golf skills clinic for 30-40 Gililland Middle School Students. The women's head coach Melissa Luellen and the men's head coach Randy Lein, along with assistant coaches and current players will be attending.

The APS Power Players Program, launched in April 2005, supports the Arizona Character Educational Foundation in promoting character education throughout the state. APS Power Players is a partnership between APS, the Arizona Character Educational Foundation, the Arizona Department of Education and the state's major professional and college sports teams. The object of the program is to provide positive influences and specific sports skills training for young people in the communities where APS employees work and live.

Through the APS Power Players Program, students have the opportunity to receive professional athletic instruction and learn how to be a person of character.

A character counts message will be included in the program. Von Bryant, a national trainer with the Boy's and Girl's clubs, will talk about the Six Pilars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship, as well as what it takes to be a student athlete.

The clinic will take place from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, February 13th at Karsten Golf Course located at 1125 Rio Salado Parkway in Tempe.

To learn more about the program visit the website www.aps.compowerplayer.

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