Registration and raffles will be open 45 minutes prior to the event start. Stay tuned for the availability of pre-purchase raffle sales!
Anne Gill, President & CEO of the Tempe Chamber welcomes the audience.
Tim Healey is in his 46th year in broadcasting, and 21stth season as the radio play-by-play voice of ASU Football, Men’s Basketball & Baseball. Over the past two decades, he has called close to 1,500 Sun Devil football / men’s basketball /Baseball games on the radio.
Healey was named the Arizona Sportscaster-of-the-Year each of the last 2 years (2015 & 2016) by the National Sports Media Association. He spent 26 years (1973—99) as a TV news & sports anchor at 6 different television stations around the country, including 3 ½ years (1983-87) as Sports Director of Channel 10 in Phoenix, and 11 years (1988-99) as an Emmy-Award winning sportscaster at Channel 3 in Phoenix.
Healey is a 1973 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Penn State University and native of Washington, D.C.
Tim Hovik of San Tan Ford welcomes the audience!
Sparky will lead in the ASU Sun Devil Football players and coaches into the luncheon for a rally cheer!
Dr. Wilkinson represents nearly 500,000 alumni throughout the world as the President and CEO of the ASU Alumni Association. She is Senior Vice President and Secretary of ASU and Managing Director of the ASU Trustees.
Last year, Dr. Wilkinson was recently inducted into the Arizona Women’s Hall of Fame and was recognized by the Phoenix Business Journal for the Valley’s Most Admired Leader as she receives the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Former NFL head coach and ESPN Analyst Herm Edwards was named the 24th head coach of Sun Devil Football, as announced by Arizona State University and Vice President of University Athletics Ray Anderson on December 3, 2017.
Edwards arrives in Tempe with a football legacy that has impacted thousands, whether as a player, coach, analyst, motivational speaker and author, or community advocate and philanthropist.
At ASU, Edwards will take a proactive approach to developing coordinators and assistant coaches, drawing on his nearly three decades of NFL experience in a variety of capacities and wide range of leadership positions within both the sport of football and in other endeavors. That experience will also be utilized in an effort to develop players to prepare for the next stage of their careers after college.
Edwards co-authored the book You Play to Win the Game – Leadership Lessons for Success On and Off the Field with ESPN’s Shelley Smith, and he was involved in longtime NFL referee Jim Tunney’s book, It’s the Will, Not the Skill – Principles and Philosophies of Success as Seen Through the Eyes, Mind and Heart of Herm Edwards.
Edwards and his wife Lia are the proud parents of three children: Marcus, Gabrielle and Vivian.
Raffle winners will be announced and Tim Healey will close the afternoon.