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“I commend the Education First, Athletics Second Coalition for the great things they do in the community and for our children. [I'm glad] to share my personal experiences with this fantastic, character building organization.” 
--K. DeLarber, parent

"I heartily recommend the organization as one that is making a difference in the lives of adolescents that will have lasting impact.” 
-- D. Blevins, parent 


​The mission of Education First, Athletics Second Coalition (EdFirst) is to build strong community relationships through education, recreation, and positive interaction between adults and youth.  

EdFirst strives to provide youth and adults in the Kansas City metropolitan area with the education and leadership skills they need to be successful and productive in today’s society.

Greyhound Athletics
Greyhound Athletics involves student athletes from the Kansas City metro area and beyond. Players ages 8 to 16 represent a diverse cross section of the community and compete in three divisions.
1) To ensure that all school student athletes are academically prepared for middle, high school, and college.

2) To empower participants with the resources needed to earn a college scholarship.

3) To teach life skills necessary to be productive, positive members of our community.
Building Tomorrow's Leaders 
Through Education First