Mobile, Ala. (March 2, 2017) – Mobile-based Team Focus is pleased to celebrate its tenth year to host its annual fundraiser event “A Night with Nick Saban” on TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017. The evening will include a silent auction featuring numerous signed sports memorabilia. Team Focus founder Mike Gottfried will speak and introduce Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Nick Saban who will speak with the audience.
This special event is the sole fundraiser for the non-profit Team Focus and takes place at the Mobile Convention Center. It will begin with a silent auction at 5:30 p.m. Dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. Sponsorships are available starting at $5,000. Individual tickets are $75. A table for ten is $750.
“We are so thankful for Coach Saban’s continued support of Team Focus and the lives of the young men the organization represents. It is an honor to introduce him each year at this event,” said Gottfried. (Photo: Mike Gottfried)
To purchase tickets, and to learn more about sponsorship opportunities at the event, contact the Team Focus office at 251.635.1515.
ABOUT TEAM FOCUS
Named Mobilian of the Year in 2010, Mike Gottfried drew from his own life experiences when he and his wife, Mickey, founded the faith-based Team Focus in 2000. He has over 13 years of experience as a college football head coach and has also served as a college football analyst for ESPN.
Team Focus is rooted in utilizing leadership skills, Christian values, guidance and continual relationships to reach young men aged 10-18 that lack a father figure in their lives. This community-centered program focuses on positive influences and role models – including high-profile, nationally-recognized collegiate and professional athletes and coaches - to reach these young men through individual mentoring, tutoring, monthly social activities, leadership camps and scholarship opportunities. Headquartered in Mobile, Ala., Team Focus has six chapter locations across the United States. Since its inception, the organization has impacted the lives of more than 3,700 young men throughout the U.S. For more information, call 251.635.1515.
ABOUT COACH NICK SABAN
A man of vision who has a proven record of championship success, head coach Nick Saban has returned the University of Alabama to the top of the college football landscape with his commitment to building the total program. After the victory over Clemson in the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game, Saban joined Paul “Bear” Bryant as the only two coaches to win five national titles in the modern era.
Beginning his 11th season in Tuscaloosa, Saban’s uncompromising dedication to excellence in every phase of the program has resulted four national championships over the last seven years. A seven-time National Coach of the Year, Saban has achieved resounding success as a head coach and has earned a reputation as an outstanding tactician, leader, organizer and motivator. Those qualities have sparked impressive turnarounds at every stop of his career. Saban’s consistent approach and disciplined leadership are the reasons his teams are known for exhibiting grit, determination and resilience, often overcoming adversity to achieve victory.