Co-founder, CT Latinas Golf Team
Certified U.S. Kids Golf Coach
Get to know Estela
Originally from Mexico and now an American citizen, Estela has lived in Hartford, Conn., since 2007. She is working to become an LPGA member. Golf is a lifelong passion for Estela who started playing the game as a child with her father and competed in the Mexican North Zone Youth League and later in the Mexican Female Association.
Wanting to become a coach when she first arrived in the United States, Estela got involved with The First Tee Connecticut Program were she has been coaching and mentoring children, including her own, for ten years.
In 2018, Estela co-founded the CT Latinas Golf Team to promote diversity and inclusion. The program has reached women across Connecticut enabling them to learn and play golf in a fun and supportive environment.
A certified U.S. Kids Golf Coach, Estela also loves to give back to the community serving on the Hartford Oversight Golf Commission, as a board member of Hartford Parent University, as co-chair of Voices of Connecticut Adult Learners, and on the 6 District Hartford Town Committee.
Estela holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Accounting and in 2008 started working in the Hartford Public School system Adult Education program as a Program Specialist/Accountant.