2017 Baron Club Dinner

2017 Baron Club Dinner

Emcee - John Buccigross

John Buccigross is a Steubenville native who has worked with ESPN since 1996. He is best known for roles as a hockey commentator and host of SportsCenter. 

 

Keynote Speaker - Kellen Winslow, Sr.

Kellen Winslow is a Hall of Fame tight end who played for the San Diego Chargers from 1979-1989. 

 

Father Terence Henry, TOR, Baron Club Award Honorees

Derek Wolfe

Derek Wolfe grew up in the Ohio Valley, attending Beaver High School before attending the University of Cincinnati. A member of the 2016 Super Bowl winning Denver Broncos organization, he’s regarded as one of the best defensive tackles in the NFL. 


Mike G. Simon

Mike G. Simon is a certified NFLPA agent who works for Vantage Management Group. He represents a number of NFL players including Derek Wolfe and Travis Kelce. 

 

Rob Copeland

Rob Copeland coached track and field at Steubenville Central Catholic High School from 2010-2014, where his teams won numerous conference and district titles. He coached briefly at Franciscan University before his untimely death in 2015.

 

Mel Coleman

Mel Coleman coached men’s basketball at the high school and college level for more than 30 years, including guiding Wintersville High School to three OVAC championships. 


 

Sponsorship Opportunities - Baron Club Sponsors

Individual Dinner Reservations - Baron Club Dinner

 

Details:

  • Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
  • Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar before dinner
  • Reservations are required
  • Dinner cost is $65 per person

 

Past speakers

  • John Calipari
  • Lou Holtz
  • Rocky Bleier
  • Jim Tressel
  • John Buccigross
  • Jamie Dixon

 

Proceeds from the Baron Club Awards Dinner will be designated for the support of NCAA Division III Baron Athletics at Franciscan University