Welcome to The First Tee of Omaha

What We Do:

OUR MISSION
Our mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf.

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Nine Core ValuesTM Honesty
Nine Core ValuesTM Integrity
Nine Core ValuesTM Sportsmanship
Nine Core ValuesTM Respect
Nine Core ValuesTM Confidence
Nine Core ValuesTM Responsibility
Nine Core ValuesTM Perseverance
Nine Core ValuesTM Courtesy
Nine Core ValuesTM Judgment

What’s new at The First Tee of Omaha

Program Director Position Open

Applications are now being accepted for the Program Director position with The First Tee of Omaha. Interested candidates can download the Program Director job description here.  Qualified candidates are to include a cover letter, resume' and list of references when applying.   Applications will be accepted up until February 15, 2016 or until the position is filled.  Please direct all correspondence to: Joel D. Kock, Executive Director PO Box 11202 Omaha, NE 68111.  Please submit applications via email to: jdkock@thefirstteeomaha.org.  Thank you!

2015 Participant of the Year Awards Presented!

Hogan's Junior Golf Heroes - The First Tee of Omaha recently recognized male and female "Participant's of the Year" for all programming sites.  For the Steve Hogan Golf Course programming site, Maya Northcutt was named Female Participant of the Year and Ramel Woodard earned Male Participant of the Year honors. For the Spring Lake Golf Course programming site, Stevie Marie Foran was named Female Participant of the Year and Liam Foran earned Male Participant of the Year honors.  For the Westwood Heights Golf Course programming site, Abigail Ridout was named Female Participant of the Year and Michael Faulkner, Jr. earned Male Participant of the Year honors.  Participants were presented their awards during the reception that followed the Steve Hogan Memorial Golf event held in late September. Congratulations to this year's winners and all of the kids who participated this past season!

Nebraska Golf Show in Omaha March 5-6!

The Nebraska Golf Show will be held March 5-6 at the CenturyLink Center in downtown Omaha!  Varsity Communications  is currently seeking volunteers to help out during the show.  Those interested can learn more by visiting the Nebraska Golf Show website. 

A Program that Works

Research Validates

In a past independent research study of The First Tee, 73% of young people at participating chapters reported high confidence in their ability to do well academically and 52% credited the program for their ability to appreciate diversity.

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Our Impact

The First Tee believes young people in our community are our future leaders. Our programs impact youth and expose them to core values like respect, integrity and perseverance.

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How We Help

One-third of young people say they lack adult role models. The First Tee provides quality youth programs that include adult mentors and safe places.

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