Save the Date Saturday, May 31st & Sunday, June 1st
Music City Center, Nashville TN

Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series

The 2014 Music City Sports Festival promises to deliver the Total Sports Experience for the entire family. The Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series roster will include Herm Edwards, and others from the soon to be launched new SEC Network. Additional speakers will be announced soon.

***The Speakers Series is subject to change. George is currently handling the speakers, so what would you expect!

Herm Edwards

Former all-pro player, former head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs and the New York Jets Herm Edwards will be a featured guest. Edwards is a staple on ESPN Sports Center. He is known nationally as a motivational speaker for Fortune 500 companies, major college football programs and the NFL Rookie symposium. Edwards will deliver that same motivational message live at the Music City Sports Festival and will also be conducting a clinic target to youth age and high school coaches.

Will Perdue

William Perdue is a retired American NBA basketball player who was a member of four NBA championship teams, three with the Chicago Bulls (1991-1993) and one with the San Antonio Spurs (1999). One of Vanderbilt’s all time greats Perdue is now a Studio analyst for Comcast SportsNet Chicago.

Trevor Matich

Trevor provides unique and insightful college football analysis for ESPN.
Matich, a first-round draft choice of the New England Patriots, was an offensive lineman in the NFL from 1985 through 1986. Trevor also starred for BYU’s 1984 National Champions.

Delanie Walker

Walker caught a career high 60 passes his first year in Nashville. He is very active in the community and was named the Titans 2013 Walter Payton Man of The Year. Delanie will be on-site raising awareness for his foundation.

SEC Network Analysts from SEC Nation (SEC Network’s traveling Saturday pre-game show)


Saturday May 31st

9:15-9:30 Lipscomb University
10:25-10:55 NIL Reunion (Nashville Interscholastic League)
11:05-11:35 New Baseball Stadium Update
11:45-12:20 Will Perdue
1:00 – 4:00 SEC Network Analysts from SEC Nation (SEC Network’s traveling Saturday pre-game show)

Sunday June 1st

10:30-Noon: FCA non-denominational service
1pm-1:45: Tennessee Titans Tight End Delanie Walker
2pm-2:45pm Herm Edwards
3:00-3:45pm Trevor Matich

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Speaker Stage

Location of Speaker Stage

Lipscomb University
May 31st 9:15am - 9:45am
9:15 - 9:30
Lipscomb University will be the first speaker in the Ascend Federal Credit Union Speakers series.

 
SEC Network Analysts from SEC Nation (SEC Network’s traveling Saturday pre-game show)
May 31st 1:00pm - 4:00pm
1PM - 4PM
Speaker 8 of the Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series: SEC Network Analysts from SEC Nation (SEC Network’s traveling Saturday pre-game show)
 
NIL Reunion
May 31st 10:25am - 10:55am
10:25 - 10:55
Speaker 3 of the Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series: Nashville Interscholastic League Reunion
 
New Baseball Stadium Update
May 31st 11:05am - 11:35am
11:05 - 11:35
Speaker 3 of the Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series: New Baseball Stadium Update
 
Will Perdue
May 31st 11:45am - 12:20pm
11:45 - 12:20
Speaker 3 of the Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series: William Edward Perdue (born August 29, 1965) is a retired American NBA basketball player who was a member of four NBA championship teams, three with the Chicago Bulls (1991-1993) and one with the San Antonio Spurs (1999). Perdue is now a Studio analyst for Comcast SportsNet Chicago during their pre-game and post-game Chicago Bulls broadcasts.
 
 

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Speaker Stage

Location of Speaker Stage

FCA non-denominational Service
June 1st 10:30am - 12:00pm
Speaker 1 - Sunday - FCA non-denominational Service
 
Delanie Walker
June 1st 1:00pm - 1:45pm
TE, Tennessee Titans
Speaker 2 of Sunday's Ascend Federal Credit Union Speakers Series: Delanie Walker
Hubert Delanie Walker (born August 12, 1984) is an American football tight end for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL). He has also played fullback and wide receiver. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the sixth round of the 2006 NFL Draft. He played college football at Central Missouri.
 
Herm Edwards
June 1st 2:00pm - 2:45pm
Speaker 3 of Sunday's Ascend Federal Credit Union Speakers Series: Herm Edwards
Former all pro player former head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs and the New York Jets. Herm is arguably one of the most popular football experts in the ESPN stable of commentators; Herm is nationally known a high demand speaker.
 
Trevor Matich
June 1st 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Speaker 4 of Sunday's Ascend Federal Credit Union Speakers Series: Trevor Matich
Trevor provides college football analysis for SportsCenter, College Football Live, College GameDay,Outside the Lines and ESPN Radio studio programming.
Matich, a first-round draft choice of the New England Patriots, was an offensive lineman / long snapper who played with the Patriots (1985-88), Lions (1989), Jets (1990-91), Colts (1992-93) and Redskins (1994-96).
At Brigham Young University, he was a two-time All-Western Athletic Conference center, leading the Cougars to the 1984 NCAA Football Championship.
Following his NFL career, Matich briefly served as an analyst for Fox Sports’ NFL coverage. He did NFL-Europe games in the spring of 1998, and the Air Force-Navy game for the Military Channel that fall. For the 1999 and 2000 seasons he had a full schedule of nationally broadcast college games for Fox Sports Net. In 2001 he joined the CBS Sports NFL team.
Matich is a native of Sacramento, Calif.