Friday, January 27, 2017

Clay Helton Nominated for Coach of the Year Award


Investor Bill Malloy, founding general partner of Sway Ventures, specializes in investing in high performing teams, building revolutionary technology, creating the next enterprise or consumer category. Originally from South Carolina, Bill Malloy completed his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and project management at Clemson University and a master’s of business administration at the University of Southern California (USC). Aside from professional interests, he enjoys following USC Trojan football.

Clay Helton, the head football coach at USC since 2015, has recently been nominated for the Paul “Bear” Bryant Award, given annually to the college football coach of the year by the American Heart Association. The award, which is the only college coaching prize that is awarded after all bowl games have been completed, is determined by the National Sports Media Association. The winner will be announced at the Bryant Awards Banquet in Houston, Texas, on January 11, 2017.

Since 1986, the awards have raised over $7 million on behalf of the American Heart Association. Each year, legendary sports figures and top football coaches unite to support the work done by the American Heart Association to fight cardiovascular disease.