2013 Maytag Dependable Leader Awards – America’s Vote Competition - Finalist Nate Ford's Video Submission

Nov 18, 2013 11:40 AM ET

2013 Maytag Dependable Leader Awards – America’s Vote competition: Nate Ford's Video Submission


Nate Ford, Citywide Athletics Director - Boys & Girls Clubs of San Francisco, Calif. – Nate singlehandedly oversees the athletics programs at all nine San Francisco Clubhouses. His programs help Club members achieve their academic potential and show good character and sportsmanship, and include Girls Sports Day, and citywide sport events like Pitch, Hit and Run and Junior Olympics.  

For 25 years, Nate has modeled the philosophy “Learning to Play and Playing to Learn.”  He runs the athletic programs at nine Clubs, and understands the power of athletics. He mentors young athletes across gang lines, helping downplay rivalries while focusing on athletic and academic potential.