Please join us for an unforgettable night with Coach For America’s Joe Ehrmann, our own voice of the Steelers’ Radio Broadcaster and Master of Ceremonies Tunch Ilkin (All Pro OT – 75 Year Anniversary Team), SB XL Center Jeff Hartings, Craig Wolfley (Steelers All-Century Team), along with many other sports personalities (check back often for an updated list of celebrity attendees).
We will be gathering in Pittsburgh’s Grand Hall at The Priory Hotel. Registration runs from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, and an open bar. Our dinner and program will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. It will feature the man Parade Magazine called “America’s Most Important Coach”, Joe Ehrmann. Joe will be talking about our role as parents, athletes, and coaches in changing our youth sports culture as well as commending the power of mentoring at-risk children.
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More About Joe
- All-American football player and lettered lacrosse player at Syracuse University. Named to Syracuse University’s All-Century Football Team and recipient of the Arents Award, SU’s Most Distinguished Alumni honor for his contributions to society.
- Played professional football for 13 years—Colts Man of the Year.
- First Ed Block Courage Award Winner.
- Featured on the cover of Parade Magazine which called Joe “The Most Important Coach in America” because of his work to transform the culture of sports.
- Named one of The 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America by the Institute for International Sport.
- Co-founder with wife, Paula, of The Door, a community-based organization that addresses issues of poverty, systemic racism and social justice.
- Co-founder with wife, Paula, of Building Men and Women for Others (BMWO), addressing issues of masculinity and femininity, also seeking to redefine and reframe the social responsibility of sports, coaches, parent and players. Addresses issues of violence and child advocacy.
- Selected by Baltimore Business Journal as the Renaissance Person of the Decade for his dedication and commitment to Baltimore City’s betterment.
- Co-founder of Baltimore’s Ronald McDonald House, which has served over 35,000 families from all over the world since its inception.
- National Fatherhood Initiative’s Man of the Year award for his work in improving the well being of children by helping fathers become more involved, responsible, and committed to their children.
- Frederick Douglas National Man of the Year award for empowering youth to prevent rape and other forms of male violence.
- Recognized by National Consortium For Academics and Sports for annual Coach’s Giant Step Award for using the power and appeal of sports to positively effect social change.
- Joe and his wife, Paula, have four children and reside in Baltimore. Paula Peach Ehrmann is a psychotherapist.