Legendary Alabama Coach Gene Stallings To Speak At 2014 Home Team Banquet On April 8

Monday, March 24, 2014

The Lookout Mountain Fellowship of Christian Athletes will host the 2014 Home Team Banquet on April 8, featuring Gene Stallings, legendary coach, as the banquet speaker. 

Mr. Stallings is well known for his leadership as a national champion head coach for the University of Alabama. Under Mr. Stallings’ leadership, the 1992 University of Alabama football team celebrated a 13 – 0 season  with a final victory over Miami in the Sugar Bowl.  They were declared the consensus national champions.

Throughout his career, Mr. Stallings served as head coach for Texas A&M University (1954-1956), St. Louis Cardinals - NFL (1986-1989) and University of Alabama (1990-1996).  In addition to numerous coaching awards, including two-time SEC Coach of the Year, he was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. 

“We are excited to have Gene Stallings as the speaker for our 2014 event,” said Greg Spradlin, area director for Lookout Mountain FCA. “Stallings is an incredible leader with strong character and determination.  His testimony is sure to be fascinating for banquet attendees.”

Proceeds from this annual fundraiser will benefit the FCA ministry of Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade and Walker Counties. Funds raised will support, train and equip the FCA huddles, area coaches and teams in the local school systems. 35 local huddle groups are supported by this event. 

All-American Sponsors ($2,000 – two tables, seats 16), and All-Conference Sponsors ($1,000 – one table, seats eight) will have the opportunity to meet Mr. Stallings at a closed reception prior to the meal.  Other opportunities to attend are also available. 

Email lookoutmountainfca@fca.org or call 706 764-1954 to obtain details and secure a table for the evening.


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