First Tee — Tulsa Board Members

Nick Sidorakis, President/Board Chair

Janice Gibson, Executive Director

Claudia Abernathy

Scott Booren (Treasurer/Executive Committee)

Dr. John Frame

Dr. Christian Clark

Fred Daniels III

Brian Davis

Lew Erickson

Tyler Evans, Executive Committee

Norm Fisher, Executive Committee

Joseph Flewellen

Parker Foster

John Holcomb

Ken MacLeod

Paula Marshall

Frank Rhoades

Cleve Stubblefield

Kathy West

Mick Wilson

Will Woodring

Kajeer Yar, Executive Committee

Alysha McAlester, Secretary

Our Staff


Janice GibsonExecutive Director[email protected] — Currently a PGA Class “A” /LPGA Teaching Division Member. Played collegiate golf at Oklahoma State University and graduated with a degree in Business Administration.  Played 12 years on the LPGA Tour.

Aaron AdsonAssistant Director- [email protected] — Originally from Pawnee, OK, Aaron resides in Tulsa with his wife Hope. He is a graduate of Bacone College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and Minor in American Indian Leadership. After graduating, Aaron was employed as the Director of the CAI as well as an Assistant Golf Coach at Bacone College. He has now transitioned into Assistant Director at The First Tee of Tulsa. When asked about The First Tee he responded, “I really love coming to work everyday and seeing the kids absorb not only the golf lessons, but also the life skills we teach here at The First Tee of Tulsa.

Jacob CaseyProgram Manager [email protected] Jacob is from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Jacob joined the First Tee of Tulsa as a student when he was 10 years old! He played high school varsity golf at Jenks and after graduating at Jenks High School he got the opportunity to play Collegiate golf at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. Jacob would spend his Summers working at Mohawk Park Golf Course Maintenance just like his Father. He became a First Tee Director in February of 2023. When asked about the First Tee, Jacob said “I love having the opportunity to be able to impact the lives of the youth, Just being able to see the kids love the game like I did when I was in their shoes is truly special to me and I will always cherish those moments with the kids”.