Welcome to The First Tee Lehigh Valley

What We Do:

The mission statement of The First Tee of Lehigh Valley is to impact the lives of young people of diverse backgrounds by providing life skills education as part of golf instruction that promotes positive values, physical skills and sportsmanship.

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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 Lehigh Valley

Board of Directors

Rusty Seyle, President
Ken Margraff, Vice President
Dr. Stephen A. Brigido
Kathleen DeLong
Zach Fuller
Dave Gehris
Rick Kline
Todd Kurz
Joe Minahan
Jill Kramer Reichenbach

 Founding Member
Peter Fuller

Advisory Committee
Ray Dandrea
Mark Fine
Sheila Youst
Jeff Vaughn

Executive Director
Fred Keller

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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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