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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Mobile Division FBI Announces the 2010 Recipient of the Director’s Community Leadership Award

Timothy J. Fuhrman, Special Agent in Charge of the Mobile Division of the FBI, announced today that Mike and Mickey Gottfried and their organization, TEAM FOCUS, have been named the recipients of the 2010 Director’s Community Leadership Award.

Established in 1990, the Director’s Community Leadership Award is presented each year by FBI field offices to individuals whose achievements in the area of crime prevention, drug deterrence, or similar educational programs have made a positive difference in their communities.

Mike and Mickey Gottfried are being recognized for their work in connection with TEAM FOCUS. Many of you may recognize Mike as a former major college football coach at the University of Kansas and University of Pittsburgh, as well as an ESPN major college football game analyst. After leaving ESPN, Mike and Mickey Gottfried established TEAM FOCUS to provide mentoring services to boys throughout the country. Their organization is having a positive impact on so many of today’s youth who need adult male role models.

On behalf of Director Robert S. Mueller, III, the FBI is pleased to present the Director’s Community Leadership Award to Mike and Mickey Gottfried. The presentation will take place during a ceremony to be held at on Monday, November 1, 2010, at the FBI’s Mobile Field Office located at
200 North Royal Street
. Members of the media interested in attending are asked to contact Special Agent Douglas Astralaga at the above telephone number.

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