Coach Sylvester Ford, Sr. Bids Coaching Farwell
by B. J. Easterling
After 20 years, award-winning basketball Coach, Sylvester Ford is saying goodbye as Director of the Sylvester Ford, Sr., and Middle Baptist Church All Star Basketball Camp.
Coach Ford has dedicated his life to teaching young people skills in sports, life, as well as, being a mentor to over 15,000 campers over the past 20 years.
He has coached children from ages 6-18 years of age. The final Camp, directed by Coach Ford, is in process now at Middle Baptist Church-Whitehaven, 801 Whitehaven Lane. The first session began June 13-17, the second session will convene June 20-24 and the final session will begin June 27-July 1st. There is approximately 99 attending the 1st session.
Coach Ford also taught for a number of years at Fairley High School.
The Middle Baptist Church family, wishes for Coach Ford the very best and would like to thank him for his untiring support of not only the youth in the Whitehaven Community, but for embracing youth all over the Memphis and surrounding area.