Tony & Lauren Dungy
have been married for over 30 years and are the parents of ten children. At the heart of the Team Dungy book series is a strong desire to invest in the lives of youth and their families. Through Tony and Lauren’s charitable work with organizations such as the Dungy Family Foundation, Basket of Hope, and various adoption agencies, women’s shelters, and Title 1 schools in the Tampa, Florida area, they are committed to improving the lives of kids. This series is an extension of that mission.
enjoyed success in the National Football League as a player and coach. His induction to the NFL Hall of Fame, and his on-going role with NBC as an analyst clearly showcases his impressive career. He is the author of several books, including bestsellers Quiet Strength, The Mentor Leader, and Uncommon. However, it’s the work he and Lauren do outside of football that is truly his heart and soul.
is an early childhood educational specialist, best-selling author, and frequently sought-after speaker. A graduate of Duquesne University with a degree in elementary education, she taught school and volunteers as a reading specialist in Title I schools. Lauren has a great passion and love for children, and works closely with several adoption agencies and women’s shelters. She is a devoted wife and mother to ten children.