ABOUT US

The Father’s Club is a dad-led, grass roots effort promoting intentionally around dads’ relationships and time spent with their families, with each other and within the community.

The hope is that such intention will help empower parents to be a catalyst for change in the areas of mental health, teen suicide, substance abuse, technology addiction, self-worth, anxiety and stronger families.

Mission Statement

The Father’s Club is a dad-led, grassroots effort creating simple ways for dads to be intentional with their KIDS, with other DADS and within their COMMUNITY.  With resolve, humility, and love, our mission is to be a catalyst for positive influence around the world.

Core Values

The Father’s Club recruits its leadership with those who identify personally with our culture.  Finding dads who fit is one of the most important components of creating a compelling culture that lasts.  The Father’s Club culture isn’t just lived by its leaders, we want all who come in contact with us to experience our servant leadership culture.  Our process focuses on our core values:

  • Others First – We put others first to serve our families and the community.  We act with humility and count others more significant than ourselves.
  • Personal Excellence – Whatever we do, we do it with excellence.  We desire to excel, in speech, in knowledge, in actions, and in love.
  • Integrity – We are commanded to live a life of the highest honor and integrity.  We desire a character that brings goodness to all we come in contact with.
  • Work Together – We are one body with many members.  We are joined and held together by every member.  We love one another with friendly affection and strive to outdo one another in showing honor.
  • Accountability – We strive to be truthful and trustworthy.  We allow ourselves to be held accountable by other men so when challenges come in our lives, it helps us to accept responsibility and press ahead with a renewed purpose.
  • Lead Courageously – We strive to be strong, courageous and to get involved.  We are not afraid or discouraged when we have the body of men to support us.

Stances on Political and/or Cultural Wars

The Father’s Club desires to ensure that we are loving and impactful in our communities.  We want to help kids, dads, and communities be everything that they can be.  It is a much higher calling than any political or cultural war that’s being waged.

The Father’s Club is about fathers making a difference.  We are fathers and we are supportive of fatherhood.  We have the desire to do anything we can to strengthen families and we are committed to it.

The Father’s Club is open to partnering with organizations that are impactful and authentic.  Partnering with any organization will be the determination of the Board of Directors and/or the Executive Committee.

MEET THE TEAM

Father’s Club is made up of volunteers. Real dads making a real difference.

BOARD MEMBERS

Brad Holdhusen

Brad Holdhusen

Board Member/CEO

Brad, his wife Kristin and their 4 kids Sam, Jake, Max and Lauren live in Leawood, KS. Brad‘s pursuit of intentional fatherhood coupled with his passion and love for the Blue Valley community drive his desire to be a positive catalyst for change.

Randy Bratton

Randy Bratton

Board Member/Director of Campus Growth

Randy Bratton and his wife Marlo live in Overland Park, KS, and have three children; Rhodes, Allie, and Abby. Randy considers it an honor to serve alongside other men and strive to be better husbands, dads, and friends. He is passionate about partnering with high schools to grow and extend the impact of Father’s Club in Kansas City and ultimately across the nation.

Kevin Easterday

Kevin Easterday

Board Member/Treasurer

Kevin and his wife Laura live in Overland Park and have been married for over 24 years. They have two children who both attended Blue Valley Southwest High School. Kevin has worked in the Capital Market Group at Country Club Bank for over 24 years. He volunteers at his church, enjoys running, playing pickleball, tennis and LOVES to promote the Father’s Club.

Tom Herzog

Tom Herzog

Board Member

I am a son, brother, husband, dad, uncle, friend and cause-connected advocate. I’m a work in progress, proudly a misfit, passionate to be all who I’m created to be. And I’m grateful to be married to Mindy, being a Dad to Nick and Marissa and an ally to many.

Jeff Johnson

Jeff Johnson

Board Member/Secretary

Jeff leads by example, putting others first to serve our families and communities. He believes in the goodness of character and desires it for everyone he comes in contact with. Jeff lives in Overland Park, Kansas and is married to his wife Mindy, along with two “men-in-training”, Luke and Noah.

Darrin Wolff

Darrin Wolff

Board Member

Darrin and his wife Lisa have been married for 24 years. They have 2 children Abby and Jake both of whom attended Blue Valley Schools. Darrin strives to be friend to many; an advocate for high school kids and mental health and for Dad’s being Dad’s.

Todd Milner

Todd Milner

Board Member/Director of Campus Development

Todd is a proud father of three children. His children all graduated from Blue Valley Southwest High School. Todd grew up in small town Kansas spending most of his life in Kansas attending Kansas State University and has resided with his family in the Overland Park & Stilwell area since 1999.

He is passionate about serving his community, helping men/dads become better men, fathers and is committed to providing leadership to all the chapters of Father’s Club. Todd is absolutely committed to positively impacting and purposely engaging our community, our kids and other fathers.

Mike Rothwell

Mike Rothwell

Board Member/Director of Community Partners

Mike and his wife Sarah live in Stilwell, Kansas and have been married for over 20 years. Together they are navigating the journey of raising four young men, Levi, Ben, Graham and Chase. When not working as a Consultant with CBIZ CMF or running around with the family, Mike enjoys golf, working out, the mountains and the lake. Mike is passionate about creating opportunities for men and their kids to authentically connect with each other and the surrounding community. We are better together and not in the fight alone.

FOUNDERS

Vince Stephens

Vince Stephens

President

Married to Veronica for 33 years. Four sons including Dorian who is a 16-year-old junior at Blue Valley High School. President of Axiom Construction Group.

John Hinman

John Hinman

Board Member

John is married to Stefanie and is the proud father of four kids (Taylor, JD, Molly, and Luke). He is passionate about F3Nation/F3 Kansas City, Serving Well, coming along side other men, and making a positive impact on his community.

Tyler Lopez

Tyler Lopez

Board Member
Allen Terrell

Allen Terrell

Board Member

WHO WE ARE

Ultimately, we want a dad-led and community focused group to be intentional about sharing with other dads, loving kids, and nurturing character development.

We believe that our involvement can help promote change in areas like addiction, suicide, bullying, substance abuse, and anxiety.

What do you think? We would love to hear your ideas and for you to show up and be part of our efforts.

Involvement
The Father’s Club promotes involvement among fathers at all schools.

Dads
We are dads just like you who are connecting to make a difference and providing opportunities to support our kids, our families and our community.

Approaches
We use many different approaches like social media, showing up to school functions, partnering with student-led organizations and promoting community events.