Pro Football Hall of Fame member and Super Bowl winner Tony Dungy will complete the 2018-2019 Florida Forum Speaker Series at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts on March 27 at 7 p.m.
Elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016, Dungy’s 31-year career in the NFL earned him an overall record of 148-71 as the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. In 2007, Dungy became the first African-American coach to win a Super Bowl. In 2008, he set an NFL record for consecutive playoff appearances by a head coach, securing his 10th straight playoff appearance after a win against the Jacksonville Jaguars. A former player for the Pittsburgh Steelers, he won his first Super Bowl ring in 1978.
Known as a leader who emphasizes decency and respect, Dungy’s memoir, “Quiet Strength: the Principles, Practices and Priorities of a Winning Life,” was a No. 1 New York Times Bestseller. Dungy currently serves as an analyst on NBC’s “Football Night in America” and is the national spokesperson for the fatherhood program, All Pro Dad.
Tickets are currently on sale for Dungy’s Florida Forum presentation. Tickets begin at $83 each for general seating and are $100 each for preferred seating. Premium seating starts at $283 for two reserved Bronze seating tickets and $708 for two reserved Silver seating tickets that include invitations to the private receptions honoring the speaker. It costs $1,417 for four reserved Gold seating tickets with private reception invitations. Patrons under age 30 may purchase Young Subscribers tickets for $50 each.
The speaker series is produced by The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital. Proceeds from The Florida Forum benefit Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville and the creation of a new Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), to care for the smallest patients. The series is presented by Wells Fargo, Florida Blue, Landstar and supporters of The Women’s Board. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to The Women’s Board website at womensboardwolfsonchildrenshospital.com.