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Music City Center, Nashville TN

Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series

SEC Nation-Tim Tebow, Paul Finebaum, Joe Tessitore-Saturday, 1pm-3pm

Tim Tebow - Credit One of the top five most popular athletes in the United States. The former Heisman trophy winner from the University Of Florida, Tebow later guided the Denver Broncos to a miraculous NFL playoff run. Tebow recently became an analyst for the SEC Network. He will be fixture on the SEC Nation tailgate show.

Donnie Tyndall-Saturday, 10am-10:45am

Donnie Tyndall - Credit Footballtime.com New University of Tennessee men’s basketball coach Donnie Tyndall will speak at the Music City Sports Festival on Saturday, May 31st. This will be one of the first public appearances made by the Vols’ head-man. In addition to his great work on the hardwood, Tyndall is known for his energy, passion and personality away from the court. Don’t miss this special opportunity to get up close and personal with coach.
Autograph Session Sponsored by Farm Bureau
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Farm Bureau Insurance covers more homes and vehicles than any other insurer in Tennessee, and is the state’s second largest writer of individual life insurance policies. With more than 470 agents in 172 offices, Farm Bureau is represented in more Tennessee communities than any other insurer. People all across Tennessee know Farmer Charlie and his advice that “you don’t have to be a farmer to get Farm Bureau Insurance.”


Herm Edwards-Sunday, 2pm-2:50pm

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-Saturday, 11:40am-12:10pm

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-Saturday 11am-11:30am

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-Sunday, 1:10pm-1:50pm

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.

Scott Hamilton – Saturday, 11:50


Saturday May 31st

9:15-9:30 Lipscomb University AD Phillip Hutcheson and basketball coach, Casey Alexander
9:55-10:35 Donnie Tyndall, New University of Tennessee Basketball Coach
10:45-11:12 Will Perdue, Former Vandy Basketball Star
11:17-11:45 Trevor Matich-ESPN College Football Analyst
11:50 – 12:12 Scott Hamilton, Olympic Gold Medalist Figure Skater
12:15-12:45 Mayor Karl Dean & Nashville Sounds – Discuss New Baseball Stadium
1:00-3:00 Tim Tebow, Paul Finebaum, Joe Tessitore – SEC Network’s traveling pre-game show

Sunday June 1st

10:30-11:30- FCA non-denominational Service
11:45-12:10 Derek Mason – Vanderbilt Head Football Coach
12:20-1:00 Peter Laviolette – Predators Head Coach
1:10-1:50 Delanie Walker – Tennessee Titans, Tight End
2:00-2:50 Herm Edwards-ESPN, NFL Analyst
3:00-345 Matt Duff-Major League Bow Hunters

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Speaker Stage

Location of Speaker Stage

SEC Network - SEC NATION Show with Paul Finebaum, Joe Tessitore, and Tim Tebow
May 31st 1:00pm - 4:00pm
1PM - 4PM
Speaker 8 of the Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series: SEC Network-SEC NATION Show with Paul Finebaum, Joe Tessitore, and Tim Tebow
 
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. Lipscomb AD Phillip Hutcheson and basketball coach Casey Alexander.

 
New University of Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall
May 31st 10:00am - 10:45am
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Speaker 3 of the Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series: New University of Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall
 
Mayor Karl Dean and Nashville Sounds
May 31st 12:15pm - 12:45pm
11:05 - 11:35
Speaker 3 of the Ascend Federal Credit Union Speaker Series: Mayor Karl Dean and Nashville Sounds personnel to discuss the new baseball stadium
 
Will Perdue
May 31st 11:40am - 12:10pm
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.
 
ESPN College Football Analyst Trevor Matich
May 31st 11:00am - 11:30am
11:00AM - 11:30AM
The Ascend Federal Credit Union Speakers Series continues with ESPN College Football Analyst, 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.
 
 
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Speaker Stage

Location of Speaker Stage

FCA non-denominational Service
June 1st 10:30am - 11:30am
Sunday's Events start with a FCA non-denominational Service from 10:30 - 11:30 AM
 
Delanie Walker
June 1st 1:10pm - 1:50pm
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 - 2:50pm
ESPN NFL Analyst
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.
 
Major League Bow Hunters
June 1st 3:00pm - 3:45pm
The final speakers of Sunday's Ascend Federal Credit Union Speakers Series:
Major League Bow Hunters

 
Derek Mason
June 1st 11:45am - 12:10pm
Vanderbilt Football Head Coach
The Ascend Federal Credit Union Speakers Series on Sunday starts with new Vanderbilt University Head Football Coach, Derek Mason.
 
Nashville Predators Guests
June 1st 12:20pm - 1:00pm
12:20 - 1:00PM
The Ascend Federal Credit Union Speakers Series continues on Sunday with the guests of the Nashville Predators.