FLL Challenge Coaches/Mentors
Becoming an FLL Challenge Coach is simple, rewarding and most of all a ton of fun! All skillsets and backgrounds are welcome, there is no need to be an engineer, scientist or have prior experience with FLL. If you want more information on becoming a coach and starting your own FLL Team, click here!
If you are already a Coach/Mentor of an FLL Challenge team, this page is your corner for all information, resources, and updates about FLL Challenge. Here we will provide you information about the season challenge, important dates, and helpful ways to guide your team.
This year we are introducing “Coach Coffees”! Grab your cream, sugar, and mug! Then meet us online at 7am every Tuesday to cover a different unique and informational topic about FLL Challenge.
Also click here to view FIRST resources on Team Management
Helpful Information For Coaches
Iowa FLL Judging Process
Want to learn more about the FLL Challenge Judging Process? We have the perfect video for you! During a previous Coach Coffee we discussed the judging process for FLL Challenge.
Iowa FLL Event Notes
During a previous Coach Coffee, an overview of this PDF about FLL Challenge Events was displayed. It contains lots of great information about FLL programs, virtual events, judging and registration.
Coach Coffee: Iowa FIRST Senior Mentor: Jeff Margret
During a previous coach coffee, Jeff Margret, a Senior Mentor for Iowa FLL, shared helpful information and resources for coaches in this video.
FLL Global Innovation Award (FLL GIA) Video
Your team can choose to participate in the Innovation Project. During this project, your team will identify a problem related to people not getting enough physical activity in their lives. Afterwards you and your team will research the problem and come up with a solution by creating or improving a piece of technology. Learn more with this video!
Global Innovation Award Website
To learn more about GIA you can visit their website. On the GIA website your team can take a look at the GIA Rubric, guidelines and information about the nomination process.
Iowa FLL Challenge GIA Process
On this document we provide more information on what the GIA process looks like for Iowa FLL Teams.
Custom Educator Curriculum For FLL
FIRST has now released a peer reviewed education curriculum geared towards the goal to provide quality STEM education to students PreK-12. Click to see the FLL Challenge Standard Alignment and FLL Explore Standard Alignment PDF. You can learn more at this site.