CEO Coach of the Year®
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Greg Abel selected as the 2015 CEO Coach of the Year

In an effort to bring recognition to the outstanding qualities of leadership found in America's corporate world, the American Football Coaches Foundation Board of Directors created the CEO Coach of the Year Award.

The funds raised from the CEO Coach of the Year Dinner support the AFCF's education initiatives through the American Football Coaches Association's publications, website and national convention. More than 6,000 football coaches from all levels attend the national convention and 10,000 football coaches globally benefit through personal, technical and leadership development. Also, the staffs of the AFCA Coaches of the Year and the national championship teams receive $1,000 scholarships to further their education and development. 

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“Coach George Smith is not only an influence on young people, but the influence is multiplied many times in the beliefs of the young people he helped mold into amazing human beings. George is an outstanding coach, but more importantly, he is an outstanding gentleman.” —Tina Jones, Principal of St. Thomas Aquinas High School