Celebrity Sports Keynote Speakers

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Celebrity Sports keynote speakers have attained the pinnacle of success in their athletic, coaching, and broadcast careers. They are celebrated for being the best of the best in their respective disciplines including all sports, Olympics, broadcasting, and coaching. GDA is proud to present a wide array of celebrity sports keynote speakers to inspire your audience.


Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Jim Abbott

Motivational Speaker, Former Major League Baseball Pitcher

The Major League Baseball pitcher who was born with only one hand, Jim Abbott shares with audiences the keys to adapting, persevering and removing obstacles to success.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 5 Videos: 1

Johnny Bench

National Baseball Hall Of Famer, 1989

Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 1989, Bench is considered "Baseball's Greatest Catcher". Over the years, he has maintained balance by using his celebrity status to aid several worthy causes.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 1

JJ Birden

Motivational Speaker & Former NFL Wide Receiver

JJ Birden helps individuals seize their opportunities in life. JJ was not the biggest, strongest, or fastest guy on the field, but he knew how to seize his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and maximize his success through dedication and hard work. 

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 1 Videos: 7

Jon Dorenbos

Magician, Motivational & Keynote Speaker and NFL Player

Jon Dorenbos has one of the most extraordinary and empowering stories of resilience, forgiveness, and living a life of purpose in the face of unfathomable obstacles. 

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Keynotes: 4 Books: 5 Videos: 4

George Foreman

Two-Time Heavyweight Champion Boxer & Entrepreneur

He's one of the most recognizable faces in the world. A world heavyweight champion. The force behind one of the biggest and most successful brands. A trans-formative personality who has been knocked down, but not out, only to rise again in his life. He's George Foreman.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 3 Videos: 2

Scott Hamilton

Olympic Gold Medal Recipient and Cancer Survivor

Scott Hamilton is the living example that “good guys CAN finish first!!” He is an Olympic Champion, television broadcaster, philanthropist, motivational speaker, author, husband, father, cancer survivor, and eternal optimist.

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Keynotes: 2 Books: 4 Videos: 4

Earvin “Magic” Johnson

Businessman; Philanthropist; NBA Hall of Famer

Earvin “Magic” Johnson has become one of the most successful African-American businessmen in the world. He is a Major League Baseball owner, an NBA Legend, a 2-Time Hall of Famer, an Entrepreneur, a Philanthropist and a Motivational Speaker.

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Keynotes: 3 Books: 1 Videos: 2

Shannon Miller

7-Time Olympic Medalist and Cancer Survivor

With 7 Olympic medals, Shannon Miller remains the Most Decorated Olympic Gymnast in American History. Through her Olympic experience and personal cancer diagnosis, Shannon explains ways to get The Gold Medal Mindset so anyone can overcome even the most difficult obstacles standing in the way success.

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Keynotes: 8 Books: 5 Videos: 3

Mike Robbins

An Expert in Teamwork, Emotional Intelligence and The Powers of Appreciation and Authenticity

He has inspired tens of thousands of people around the world to reach new levels of awareness and productivity, both personally and professionally. Mike teaches people important techniques that allow them to be more grateful, appreciative, and authentic with others and themselves.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 4 Videos: 3

Oscar Robertson

Former NBA Player; NBA Free Agent Activist; Player of the Century

Oscar Robertson forever changed the game of basketball -- on the court and in the courtroom. Generally considered one of the greatest all-around players in the history of the game, he was voted Player of the Century by the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

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Keynotes: 1 Books: 0 Videos: 5

Darren Woodson

Former ESPN Analyst, Former Dallas Cowboy, Entrepreneur, and Speaker

Three-time Super Bowl champion and five-time Pro Bowl selection Darren Woodson joined ESPN as an NFL analyst in 2005. He appears on NFL Live and SportsCenter, as well as other ESPN platforms throughout the year.

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