Erik Coleman was honored with the World of Children Advocacy Award at the 2016 Summer Classic. He is a former NFL standout, active philanthropist and sought-after sports analyst who uses his on-field experience, extensive knowledge of sports and robust personality to bring new and exciting insight to fans young and old. Coleman is an active philanthropist who supports a number of causes close to his heart including sickle cell anemia, pediatric cancer and traumatic brain injury. He is a mentor for My Brother’s Keeper Mentorship Program. Moreover, Coleman is and the proud recipient of Manhattan Youth Baseball Excellence in Sports & Philanthropy Award. World of Children is happy to recognize Erik’s accomplishments and grateful to have an opportunity to publicly recognize the contributions he’s made to so many children.