Christopher "Dodie" Tidwell

In Memoriam: Chris Tidwell

In memory of our great friend and 20 year Northside Athletes Foundation (NAF) board member Chris Tidwell. Chris was “ALL IN” with the mission of the NAF, “Youth Character and Leadership Development Through Sports”. After playing organized youth sports as a young man, Chris felt very strongly that the tough love from his coaches and…

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RiverPines Golf

2024 Golf Tournament – Register NOW!

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This year the tournament will be on Thursday October 19th at RiverPines Golf. This is guaranteed to be a good time!

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Get To Know NAF

Our Mission: Youth Character and Leadership Development through Sports

Encouraging coaches, parents and teachers in their work and emphasizing the importance of teaching life lessons to help build the character and self esteem of each child.

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2024 Pickleball Tournament

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A Smash Hit! Vibes were high for the 2nd annual “Battle of the Paddle”! Blessed with perfect Spring weather and a sold-out crowd, we enjoyed great company along with tasty food, drinks, and tunes! The tournament was held at Bitsy Grant Tennis Center on April 27th, 2024. A bracket-style showdown had the co-ed teams battle…

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2023 Golf Tournament Wrap Up

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On Thursday, October 29th, the Northside Athletes Foundation hosted its 33nd annual golf tournament, relocating to the scenic River Pines Golf Course in Johns Creek, Ga. With tremendous support from our incredible sponsors, we soared past our goal, raising over $93,000.

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NAF Supports Soccer in the Streets

Northside Athletes Foundation began supporting Soccer in the Streets in 2020 and so far has donated $94,190. About Soccer in the Streets Soccer in the Streets (SITS) offers a unique combination of soccer and life-skills programming to youth in communities, schools, and at MARTA StationSoccer locations. Soccer in the Streets has been at work in…

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