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Cleveland Browns First and Ten Coin Toss Captain Nominations


The Cleveland Browns give back to Northeast Ohio with a commitment to education and youth football while engaging the community through our signature First and Ten volunteer movement.

Through the First and Ten movement, the Cleveland Browns are looking to honor exceptional Cleveland Browns fans who volunteer and #give10 by devoting their time to bettering their local communities.

The opportunity will recognize an individual who exemplifies leadership, dedication and commitment to improving the communities in which they live. Volunteers ages 13 and up, who provide extraordinary service to local nonprofit organizations and schools are eligible to be First and Ten Coin Toss Captain nominees. Charitable organizations are encouraged to nominate their remarkable volunteers, or individuals may nominate themselves.  

The First and Ten Coin Toss Captain selected will be acknowledged on December 10th at the Browns vs. Packers game at FirstEnergy Stadium. The honoree will be given game tickets for themselves and 3 guests, Browns First and Ten apparel, a feature web story on and the opportunity to join the Team Captains on the field during the coin toss moment.

Applications for the First and Ten Coin Toss Captain are open and can be completed online at until Dec. 4. All nominees will be celebrated by the Browns for their commitment to bettering Northeast Ohio communities.

Examples of 2017 First and Ten Coin Toss Captains include: 

  • Commander Paul Vogel (United States Coast Guard; Northern Ohio ALS Association)
  • Dr. Jill Dietz (University Hospitals; American Society of Breast Surgeons)
  • Maria Schneider (Brecksville Broadview Heights School; Fuel Up to Play60) Click here to fill out a nomination form for the Cleveland Browns First and Ten Coin Toss Captain.
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