Just in time for the 2010 preseason kickoff, legendary National Football League coaches Don Shula and Marty Schottenheimer, running back Larry Csonka and Dean of NFL Referees Jim Tunney are set to share their collective decades of gridiron experiences, their respective formulas for success on and off the field, and even projected picks for the upcoming NFL season aboard Crystal Cruises' August 12 Mediterranean cruise.
The National Football League Hall of Famers, veteran coaches and expert referees will present individually and host a group question and answer session. Coaches Shula and Schottenheimer will also give in-depth analysis of the upcoming season and share their picks for the projected division and Super Bowl champions on Crystal Serenity's 12-day itinerary from Barcelona to Venice.
Coach Don Shula - Winningest coach in NFL history; the Hall of Famer led the 1972 Miami Dolphins to the only NFL perfect season ever and Super Bowl VII victory;
Coach Marty Schottenheimer - Head coach of Cleveland Browns, Kansas City Chiefs and San Diego Chargers, and ESPN contributing analyst;
Larry Csonka - Hall of Fame running back for the Miami Dolphins; Super Bowl VII MVP following the team's 1972 perfect season, under the direction of Coach Shula; and
Jim Tunney - The Dean of NFL Referees and award-winning motivational speaker, who has worked with Fortune 500 companies teaching leadership and improving productivity.
The voyage sails from Barcelona, visiting Monte Carlo in Monaco; Florence, Porto Venere, Rome, Sorrento (overnight) and Trieste in Italy; Trogir in Croatia; and ending with an overnight stay in Venice.
Per person, promotional two-for-one cruise fares start at $6,470, double occupancy, and include $1,000 'All Inclusive - As You Wish' shipboard credits. Complimentary air transportation from more than 20 North American gateways is also included— Business Class air for penthouse guests.