Press Release

Press Release

Press Release 08/17/2020

Press Release Contact:
Demetrios G. Meimaridis, Executive Director

Coach Tate Foundation

Coach Tate Foundation appoints new Board Member.

Asheville, North Carolina—Coach Tate National Educational Athletic Association Corporation dba Coach Tate Foundation, a woman-owned and founded, federally registered 501c3 nonprofit organization established in State of NC since 2010, at its August 2020 members meeting, voted unanimously to appoint Mr. Marques Ogden to its Board of Directors.


Mr. Marques Ogden, former NFL player and now inspirational keynote speaker, executive coach, best-selling author and marketing leader, helping to build the success of others, will work collaboratively with likeminded industry colleagues and team members, to build the base infrastructure, in State of North Carolina, and map the growth plan for Coach Tate Foundation’s, The New America, Inclusive Multicultural Leadership Learning Academy and its 21st Century innovative, programs and services for our Youth, our future leaders, to include its build out of its NC Mountain Campus, CIESAM-Community in Education through sports, arts and music.


His board membership is effective August 17, 2020.


“I am so excited to join The Coach Tate Foundation as a board member. I look forward to adding value to the team, as a board member”, says Marques Ogden.


Coach Tate Foundation’s mission is to provide scholarships, leadership development, and character building through innovative educational & entrepreneurial opportunities, with a focus on faith, family community & economic security & development, which today, includes land and housing, for all within our multicultural communities and beyond.


“We are Honored to embrace all of Mr. Ogden’s natural gifts and talents, as we build a new Superbowl Champion Team, at the Coach Tate Foundation.  He brings added value with a shared vision, mission and provision.


This sustainable economic security & community development model for the Southern States, based in Asheville, NC, will create thousands of local, regional and statewide jobs (24-7) and independent contracts for programs and services, which adds tremendous value to our local community”, says Executive Director-Demetrios Meimaridis.


“We welcome the mix of skills, ethics, experience, passionate purpose and most importantly, His living faith in God, Mr. Ogden brings to the team. His leadership and integrity are well known, and we are thrilled to have him on the Team, as we, collectively, expand strategic education & growth for our future leaders, today, for our tomorrow.” Phrantceena T. Halres, Chairperson of the Board

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