A Speakers Bureau of Inspiring Athletes

 

We connect clients with inspiring Athlete Speakers who motivate audiences with their unique journeys in professional sports.   

We believe in sharing positive, uplifting stories and supporting athletes who are committed to using their platform for the greater good. Let’s find your next speaker. 

01

Keynote Speakers | Panelists

Experienced motivational speakers with powerful, unique personal stories. Inspire a corporate team or organization with a proven keynote speaker and intelligent yet entertaining panelists. 

02

Event Emcee | Gala Hosts

Media, event savvy talent, available to enhance fundraising events and awards shows.  All Players for Good speakers are professionally media trained and witty.  Many are network television hosts.

03

Golf Tournaments | Fundraiser

Book a celebrity athlete to join your charity or corporate golf outing.  Available for meet & greets, contests and of course a foursome.

04

Sales Training | Development

Workshops to bring out the best in your employees.  Facilitators who lead engaging DEI sessions, leadership trainings and sales strategies and happen to have been NFL players. 

Work With Our Team

A boutique speaker bureau for event planners  to enhance conferences and fundraisers with authentic and inspiring Athlete Speakers.   

Let's Go...

Book your next keynote speaker or celebrity guest. We’re ready to help you find the right fit.

SAM ACHO

  • UT Longhorn, Campbell Winner (2010)
  • NFL 9 Years – Bears, Cardinals
  • MBA, Author: Inspiring Change
  • ESPN Talent and broadcaster
  • Humanitarian, Business, Leadership and faith based speaker
  • Built community markets in Chicago’s inner city  to replace liquor stores

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

RICK BARRY

  • Hall of Fame Basketball forward 
  • NBA 8X All-Star, MVP (’75)
  • Named NBA’s 50 Greatest Players
  • Sports broadcaster and commentator
  • Pickleball Competitor & Golfer
  • Advocate for youth & environment
  • Event Emcee | Speaker | Pickleball
  • Environ. Sustainability Entrepreneur

BIO | DEMO REEL

QUINCY CARTER

  • Two sport athlete (MLB & NFL)
  • NFL QB – Dallas Cowboys, 2003 Playoffs
  • UGA Starting Quarterback, 4 yrs
  • Georgia HS Hall of Fame  (’23)
  • Leads Q. Carter Foundation & QB School
  • Advocate for Substance Free Living
  • Speaker for Recovery Centers across US
  • Advocate | Speaker | Panelist | Faith 

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

Gretchen Evans - Players For Good

GRETCHEN EVANS

  • Commander Sergeant Major US Army
  • One of the most decorated female veterans in US History & ESPY Winner
  • Sustained life altering injuries including full hearing loss from mortar attack
  • Ultra-runner, extreme race competitor, Eco-Race Team Leader
  • Founder: Team Unbroken, adaptive sports team for veterans

BIO  |  DEMO REEL 

HEATHER MITTS
FEELEY

  • 3x Olympic Gold Medalist in Soccer
  • Represented US Women’s  Soccer Team over 100 times internationally
  • NCAA Championship Team ’98 Florida
  • Broadcaster & soccer Analyst on ABC, Fox, SEC, event emcee, panelist
  • Female Professional Sports advocate
  • Speaking: The Gold Medal Mindset

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

TONY HAWK

  • The Legendary “Birdman” 
  • Iconic professional skateboarder 
  • CEO of Tony Hawk (five busineses including film production companies)
  • Leads Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, billion-dollar video game franchise
  • Founded “The Skatepark Project”,  built over 600 safe community skateparks in underserved neighborhoods (50 states).
  • Speaks on business & branding 

BIO  | INTERVIEW 

MERRIL HOGE

  • NFL Running Back 8 yrs (Steelers, Bears)
  • Steelers “Ironman of the Year” 2x
  • ESPN Analyst and show co-host 21 years
  • Author 3X (Find a Way, Brainwashed)
  • Survivor: Cancer & Open Heart Surgery
  • Mental Health advocate
  • Keynote |Non-profit emcee | Advocate 

BIO  |  DEMO REEL | WEBSITE

Brian Jordan

BRIAN JORDAN

  • Two sport Pro Athlete Braves & Falcons
  • Known servant leader in Baltimore & ATL
  • On air talent for Atlanta Braves
  • Providing scholarships for over 20 yrs
  • Author of six Children’s Books to encourage literacy and confidence 
  • Panelist | Media Talent | Guest

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

LEONARD MARSHALL GIANTS GREAT

LEONARD MARSHALL

  • Superbowl Champ 2x with NY Giants
  • NFL 12 years, Defensive Lineman of Year
  • MBA, Seton Hall, Associate Prof.
  • Financial Advisor, Rockefeller
  • Advocate for Autism, ALS, CTE, CP
  • Teamwork |Accountability | Leaders

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

MARK PATTISON

  • U Washington HOF wide receiver
  • NFL 5 yrs – Raiders, Rams, Saints
  • Climbed “The Seven Summits”
  • EMMY Award Winner, NFL Films
  • Sports Illustrated Executive
  • Epilepsy & Adaptive Sports Supporter 
  • Keynotes & sales training seminars 

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

JOSH PASTNER

  • U of A NCAA Championship Team (1997)
  • Mentored by legendary coach Lute Olson
  • D1 Head Basketball Coach (14 years)
  • Speaks to Developing a Winning Team Culture, Motivation, Leadership
  • Bringing out the best in business talent
  • Coach | Keynote | Panelist | Host

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

DAVID POLLACK

  • University of Georgia, Linebacker
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year (2X)
  • Lott Trophy  & Bednarik Award 
  • Endured NFL life altering injury (neck)
  • ESPN Media on air talent (10+ years)
  • Faith based speaker, Motivational
  • Keynote | Golfer |Emcee | Faith

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

BRANDON SILER

  • 2006 Natl. Championship Team         Team Captain – Florida
  • SEC Player of the Year
  • NFL Linebacker 6 yrs – Chargers, Chiefs
  • CEO & Founder of Legacy Pro Sports and Pure Recovery California 
  • MBA and Author (Definition of a Leader)
  • Mental Health Advocate, Suicide Prev.
  • Speaks to: Entrepreneurs, Leadership.     

                    BIO   DEMO REEL   BOOK

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MAJOR WRIGHT

  • 2008 Natl. Championship team – Florida
  • NFL Safety 7 yrs – Bears, Buccaneers
  • Founder – “Good Deed Tuesday” Kindness Program for youth 
  • Published author
  • Anti-bullying and Financial Literacy
  • Entrepreneur
  • My superpower: Inspiring Youth

BIO  |    DEMO REEL

DANNY WUERFFEL

  • 1996 Heisman Trophy Winner
  • William V. Campbell Trophy Winner  
  • Natl. Championship Team ’96 – Florida
  • NFL QB, 7 yrs Saints, Packers, Redskins
  • Executive Director Desire St. Ministries
  • Namesake for Wuerffel Trophy – celebrating servant leadership 
  • Faith Based | Motivational | Appearances

 DEMO REEL

PATRIC YOUNG

  • UF Basketball Star under Coach Donavan
  • SEC Defensive Player of the Year
  • Wheelchair bound after auto accident
  • Author:  Sit to Rise
  • Weaves life lessons into corporate and philanthropic organizations goals
  • Choose Joy |Resilience | Confidence 

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

Corporate Training

All of our speakers cater to the corporate audience and Fortune 500, and a few specialize in full and multi-day trainings for executives, sales teams and sports teams.

Drawing on their experience in NFL and corporate America, each trainer has their own, well proven program. Brief summary below.

TRAINING/EXECUTIVE COACHES

DESMOND CLARK

  • Wake Forest Hall of Fame, Team MVP (2x)
  • NFL 12 Years (Broncos, Dolphins, Bears)
  • Founder of Bear Down Logistics, lead to $1m revenue year one, 9 figure business
  • Philanthropy, United Way Central Florida
  • Keynote, executive coach, leadership  
  • Team Development Specialist leading multi-day programs for C-Suite  

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

Raymont Harris - Players For Good

RAYMONT HARRIS

  • Ohio State Running Back
  • NFL 6 years (Lead Bears in rushing ’96)
  • Elite Mindset Performance, CEO  
  • Director of Development, Ohio State 
  • Advocate for black maternal health
  • Leads Executive Training Workshops
  • Sales Team Building Seminars           

                BIO  |  DEMO REEL

RENNIE CURRAN

  • University of Georgia, All-SEC
  • NFL Linebacker, once told “too small to play” and went on to be dominant force
  • Faith based speaker as well as corporate
  • Career and Life Coach, mentor program
  • Leads corporate team trainings
  • Persistence | Faith | Hard Work

BIO  |  DEMO REEL

WE'RE READY TO HELP FIND THAT SPEAKER.

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Discover how we can infuse inspiration and authenticity into your next event, leaving a lasting impression on your audience. We are former event planners – ready to help you shine.

Connect with us for: 

Keynote Speakers
Event Emcee              Corporate Training  Player Appearances  Media Talent

Contact

Phone: 404.402.1612
Email: info@playersforgood.com

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