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The Coaching Corps
Game Changer Awards
Shines for a Third Year!

The 2017 Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards was held on
January 27, 2017 at the Fairmont, San Francisco.

Read more about this inspirational night


George Kontos

San Francisco Giants
Honored his Niles West High School Freshman A Baseball coach, Chris Schwarz.

WATCH: George pays tribute to his coach

Draymond Green

Golden State Warriors
Honoring his head coach Tom Izzo , head coach for the Michigan State University men's basketball team.

WATCH: Draymond pays tribute to his coach

Kendall Graveman

Oakland Athletics
Honoring his father and coach, Gary Graveman.

WATCH: Kendall pays tribute to his coach

NaVorro Bowman

San Francisco 49ers
Honoring his coach David "Nick" Lynch posthumously.

WATCH: NaVorro pays tribute to his coach

Annette Lopez

Coaching Corps Coach
Honored as the Game Changer Awards Coach of the Year.

Jack Del Rio

Oakland Raiders Head Coach
Honoring his Hayward High School coaches, Jim Bisenius (baseball), Joe Fuccy (basketball), Charley Kendall (basketball), and Jeff Rankin (football).

WATCH: Jack pays tribute to his coaches


With support from Bay Area professional sports teams who believe in the power of coaching to change lives.

About Game Changer Awards

The Coaching Corps Game Changer Awards raises funds to ensure that kids living in underserved communities have the chance to learn and practice valuable life skills through sports. To celebrate and honor the power of coaches, Bay Area professional athletes recognized the coaches who have had a profound effect on their lives. To culminate this inspirational night, a Coaching Corps coach was also honored as the Coach of the Year.