2008 | Tony Dungy
An uncommon coach.
Coach Tony Dungy led the Indianapolis Colts to Super Bowl victory in 2007, the first such win for an African-American coach. Dr. Dungy had taken eight of his previous 10 teams to the playoffs and was the most successful head coach in Tampa Bay Buccaneer history.
Dungy has worked with a variety of charitable organizations, including the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Athletes in Action, Mentors for Life, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Boys & Girls Clubs and All Pro Dad. His book "Uncommon: Finding Your Path to Significance" debuted at No. 2 on the New York Times best-seller list. Another of his books, "Quiet Strength: The Principles, Practices & Priorities of a Winning Life," spent 30 weeks on that list.