Anton Dyer

Anton Dyer, Pennsauken
2023 Camden County MLK Freedom Medal Nominee

Anton Dyer – known affectionately throughout Pennsauken and Camden as Coach Twuan – has devoted his nearly 50-year career to coaching and managing youth sports in Camden City. After serving as an assistant coach to East Camden youth basketball and football teams during his own teen years, Coach Twuan founded his own neighborhood tackle football team that played other neighborhood teams throughout the city.

Coach Twuan’s long tenure with the Cramer Hill Rockies, later the Camden P.A.L. Bulldogs, led to 16 championships across three weight divisions in the Camden City Youth Football League. In his capacity as the President of the Camden P.A.L. Bulldogs, Coach Dyer now organizes Youth Tackle Football, Cheerleading, Flag Football, Football Camps, and Coaches’ Clinics.

In addition to his tireless work with Camden’s youth, Coach Dyer currently serves as a Board Member and Junior Division President of the Tri-County Midget Football League, and mentors all new football coaches in the Camden City Bulldogs Football Organization. Coach Dyer’s decades of contributions to meaningful and joyful opportunities for youth development throughout the region have touched the lives of thousands.