About Osc

 
 
2013-Mutual-of-Omaha-Battles-on-Ice_edit.jpg
 
 

Created in 2003, the OSC is a not-for-profit entity dedicated to making Omaha one of the premier sports communities in the United States.

The Commission works closely with area businesses and community leaders to help recruit and promote amateur sporting events. The OSC is a “total service event team”, meaning that it is involved in all aspects of event management from bid selection and preparation to Event Hosting and Event Enhancement to post-event evaluation.

 
 

Making a big (economic) impact.*

2008-2018 OSC Hosted events

$326 M

 
 

2018 CURLING TRIALS

$1.36 m

2016 SWIM TRIALS

$74 M

 
 

* Economic Impact is reported by Visit Omaha on behalf of the Omaha Sports Commission

 
 

MISSION:

To foster a positive socio-economic impact on, and a heightened awareness and image of, Omaha by attracting, hosting, and supporting amateur sporting events.

VISION:

To make Omaha a premier amateur sports community.

VALUES:

The OSC will always operate with transparency, integrity, honesty, fairness and the highest quality of execution.

 
hockey-placement.jpg
 

Our Team

 

Josh Todd

President/Executive Director

402.502.0374
josh@omahasports.org

Lindsay Toussant

Director of Events

402.916.9444
lindsay@omahasports.org

 

Bob Danenhauer 

Development & Membership Manager

402.763.9396
bob@omahasports.org

Anthony Goetz

Sport Development & Marketing Intern

402.502.2216
anthony@omahasports.org

 

 

Emily winckler

Events Intern

winckler@omahasports.org

 
 
 

Our Leaders

The Commission is governed by a Board of Directors, and an Executive Committee. All members of the Board are volunteers, with no membership fee assessed and no compensation provided. The President of the OSC serves as the Executive Director and is compensated for those roles.

 

OSC Executive Committee


Chairman
Donna Kush
Owner/Founder, Donna Kush Strategies

Chris Kircher
 Former Interim President/Executive Director, Omaha Sports Commission

Roger Dixon
President, Metropolitan Entertainment & Convention Authority

Jay R. Lerner
President, The Lerner Company

Secretary
Bob Freeman
Attorney, Fraser Stryker Law Firm

Treasurer
Brett Frevert
Managing Director, CFO Systems, LLC

Kyle Peterson
President, Colliers International

 

OSC Board of Directors


Jamie Adams
Assistant Athletic Director, College of Saint Mary

David G. Brown
President, Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce

Martie Cordaro
President/General Manager, Omaha Storm Chasers

Mark Eckman
Executive Director, Council Bluffs CVB

Dr. Kevin Garvin
Orthopedic Surgeon, Nebraska Medical Center

Ivan Gilreath
Chief Executive Officer, Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands

Jim Greisch
Office Managing Partner, RSM US LLP

Tim Kudron
Sr. Vice President & Corporate Controller, Tenaska, Inc.

Matt Mosser
Chief Human Resource Officer, Gallup

Robb Pantano
Shareholder, Financial Advisor, Renaissance Financial

Doug Parrott
PR Consultant, Bailey Lauerman

Jeff Peffer
Vice President of Customer Service, Cox Communications

Mark Rath
Director of Sales, Visit Omaha

Chris Rodgers
Douglas County Board of Commissioners, District 3

Tony Schrager
Chief Operating Officer, Active Brands Company

Ren Smith
RCSS, LLC

Andy Stine
Project Executive, Kiewit Building Group

Lyn Wallin Ziegenbein
New North Makerhood, Inc

Chris Zimmers
Vice President of Customer Experience IT Delivery Lead, First National Bank

 
red_bg.jpg