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Join us for the first annual Great Futures Sneaker Ball with special guest speaker Deion "Coach Prime" Sanders! An alum of the Boys & Girls Clubs, Coach Prime will engage in conversation with Daryle W. Unseld, Jr. during the program and sign sports memorabilia items for auction. 

This premier fundraising gala includes a plated dinner, entertainment, auctions, and mission moments to raise funds for our 4 Clubs and youth. Your support will help open doors to Great Futures for young people ages 6 - 18 in Kentuckiana. 

Individual tickets and tables for the program & dinner are on sale now. Sponsorship opportunities are available and include a limited number of tickets to an exclusive VIP reception and photo op with Deion Sanders.

Please contact Karen Tate, Special Events & Public Relations Manager, at ktate@bgcky.org or (502) 585-5437 ext. 217 with any questions or for more information about the Great Futures Sneaker Ball. 

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 The idea of a Sneaker Ball is simple – wear your best formal attire and add your favorite sneakers to accompany the look! 

Dress code is black tie optional, sneakers required.  

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Coach Prime

Pro Football Hall of Famer, Deion “Prime Time" Sanders is now officially “Coach Prime”, Head Coach of Jackson State University Tiger's Football program. An eight-time Pro Bowler, and two-time Super Bowl champion, Sanders played 14 NFL seasons for the Atlanta Falcons, San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens. During the Fall 2021 football season Coach Prime was named SWAC Coach of the Year, the Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year, and lead the JSU Tigers to a SWAC Championship all in just his first year serving as Head Coach. He is the only person in professional sports history to play in the World Series and the Super Bowl. Since retiring from professional sports, Sanders became an analyst for CBS SPORTS, and NFL NETWORK, and has produced and/or appeared in a variety of television shows, including TINY HOUSE NATION, GRANDFATHERED, MOESHA, RUNNING WILD WITH BEAR GRYLLS, LIP SYNC BATTLE, THE LEAGUE, 30 FOR 30: DEION'S DOUBLE PLAY, DEION'S FAMILY PLAYBOOK, and COACH PRIME a docuseries which follows Deion and the JSU Football program.