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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. Read more about our mission »

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Meet Joe Ehrmann

A couple of years ago NAF was lucky to have Joe Ehrmann (legendary Baltimore Colts defensive lineman) speak about his personal story and coaching philosophy. His philosophy is to use the platform of sports to build boys into “Men For Others”. It was truly an amazing and inspiring evening and so in tune with the…

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Redefining Success As A Coach

Jeffrey Marx

A few years ago, at one of the NAF Speaker Series events, we had Joe Ehrmann speak and tell his story about Winning In Life. This video is about Jeffrey Marx and his experience with Joe Ehrmann and the life-long effect it has had on his life and his goal to encourage coaches to be…

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2011 Golf Tournament Photos

We had another beautiful day for golf and everyone had a blast!

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$15,000 Pledge To Murphey Candler

Murphey Candler Grant

The Northside Athletes Foundation pledged  to donate $5000 per year for three years to the Murphey Candler Little League. Heath Honeycutt of the Foundation presented the first check to Grant Morain, president of MCLL. The league will use the funds to upgrade and maintain its facilities. The first installment was used to build a wooden…

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Local Schools Find New Funding Sources

Declining revenues and budget cuts by local school districts have left shortages at local schools and have caused them to seek new sources of funding in order to offer programs which would have been taken for granted in the past. According to a recent article in the Sandy Springs Reporter Newspaper, charitable foundations including the Northside Athletes Foundation have stepped up to fill the void.

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What Would Bill Curry Say?

Head football coach Bill Curry’s inspirational messages have captivated audiences in the locker room, in auditoriums and on nationally televised broadcasts. Here are 10 of his favorite “Words to Live By.”

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NAF Contributes to FCA

Tom Raney presents check to FCA

Tom Raney, Northside Athletes Foundation board member meets with GA State team Chaplain and FCA leader Dexter Davis and Dexter’s wife LaShea who is also an active FCA leader.

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Bill Curry on Youth Character Development

On April 28th, 2010 Bill Curry filled the Gym at Marist School speaking on “Youth Character Development through Sports.”

Coach Bill Curry gave a passionate talk about the many coaches, players and parents who had an influence on his life. Curry said “There are only 2 pains in life, the pain of discipline and the pain of regret. The pain of discipline is a choice and the pain of regret is a lifetime of knowing what could have been…

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Letter From The President

Mike Flint
2008-09 President

Once again, the Northside Athletes Foundation Board of Directors want to thank our generous friends and sponsors. 2009 was another successful year by funding many youth based charities in the Atlanta area. Our Annual NAF Charity Golf Tournament played at Celebrity Golf Club in October was very successful.

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