Coach (Administrative) Resources

Welcome to FIRST Tech Challenge coach’s page! Resources have been organized by type to help your team stay organized and be successful throughout the season. These resources are focused on the coach or administrator needs to manage the team while promoting FIRST’s ethos. Just click on the panel or on the button link for the resource you want to explore!


FIRST Core Values

We express the FIRST philosophies of Gracious Professionalism and Coopertition through our Core Values.

FIRST Dashboard Links

Discover registration and purchasing FAQs. Team Registration requires FIRST Dashboard account access on

Business Plan and Budget

A simple guide to managing your team’s budget.

Team Management

Resources to provide your team a well-paced and successful season.

Coach Guidance

Discover the best practices for new coaches.

Pre-Event Checklists

Simple checklists to prepare for competition.