5 Fantastic Motivational Sporting Speeches

Motivational speeches have been a source of inspiration (and a catalyst for change) for almost as long as humans have existed.

From Alexander the Great, who encouraged his soldiers to stand up and continue fighting after a gruesome battle against the Paurava kingdom in 326 BC to George Washington’s infamous resignation speech in 1784, the use of one’s words and voice to inspire others has shaped history and greatly contributed to the world as we know it today.

In the world of sports, speeches are used to motivate and inspire players, acting as an impetus that drives them to perform at their best.

But motivational sporting speeches are not applicable to athletes alone. The themes that are shared in these speeches are universally relatable, making them relevant to individuals from all walks of life.

Whether it’s overcoming adversity, rising to the challenge or the importance of teamwork, sports players, coaches, and other athletic professionals have an abundance of wisdom to share.

Thus, in today’s blog, we’ll be sharing some of the best sports speeches and quotes from the past. We hope they inspire you as much as they inspire us! ... Read More

Booking The Best Denver Speakers: Denver Broncos

We continue our series of looking at some of our most popular athletes and sports speakers who are local to major markets and are available for speaking engagements and athlete appearances. Today, we focus on the “Mile High City” of Denver, Colorado.

Denver: Home to Four Major Professional Sports Franchises

Denver is home to four major professional sports franchises – the Colorado Rockies, Denver Broncos, Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets. And although Sports Speakers 360 books athletes from each of these teams, the majority of our requests and the most popular keynote speakers are former Broncos and for good reason. The Broncos are not only the oldest and most established professional sports franchise in the Rocky Mountain region but also the most successful, winning three Super Bowls. They’ve sold out every game since 1970, an NFL record. Below are a few of our most requested former Broncos… ... Read More

Booking Dallas Cowboys Appearances and Speaking Engagements

Oftentimes, when a company or organization reaches out to Sports Speakers 360 looking to book athlete for a speaking engagement or personal appearance, they’re looking for someone local so that travel is not required. In this blog series, we’re going to look at various cities across the country and some of the most popular local athletes and top sports speakers. Let’s start with Dallas.

The majority of our requests not only in Dallas but across the state of Texas are for Dallas Cowboys appearances and speaking engagements. Whether you’re looking for a sports motivational speaker to talk about leadership, teamwork, overcoming adversity and peak performance or for a sports speaker to simply share entertaining stories from the gridiron, there are a large number of former Cowboys to choose from who are local to the Dallas area. Let’s look at a few… ... Read More

The Benefits Of Booking Youth Motivational Speakers

Youth empowerment is an initiative that benefits society at large by ensuring young people feel confident in their ability to effect change and contribute to a brighter future.

Whether you’re a non-profit organization, an educational institution or a business that wants to support youth in your community, holding an event to inspire kids and teens is always a worthwhile undertaking.

For many event organizers, however, it can be difficult to come up with new and inventive ways to engage a younger demographic.

If you’ve been wondering how you can motivate and encourage young people at your upcoming event, hiring youth motivational speakers is a worthwhile consideration.

These speakers have experience presenting to young adults and children in a way that captures their attention and lifts their spirits— a skill that can make your event a major success. ... Read More

Hiring a Boxing Speaker

Boxing is a sport that requires intense amounts of stamina, discipline and power. Those who are fans of boxing are drawn to its high-stakes battles and are energized by the idea of seeing two highly-skilled opponents go head-to-head in an ultimate showdown.

The athletes who succeed in the world of boxing are those who can take a beating just as masterfully as they can deliver one. Boxers are continuously facing challenges and preparing themselves to overcome the next obstacles, which unquestionably makes them intriguing and compelling motivational speakers.

At Sports Speakers 360, we have access to some of the greatest boxers in the history of the sport, giving people an opportunity to hear their unique experiences and lessons.

If you’ve been considering hiring a boxing speaker for your event, this page is for you. ... Read More

The Benefits of Hiring Celebrity Speakers

Having a celebrity speak at your event is a sure-fire way to energize your audience and get people excited about your cause, mission, or vision. Celebrity speakers are able to captivate a crowd with their personalities and inspiring stories, adding a level of excitement to your event that is difficult to replicate otherwise.

But beyond the allure of their celebrity, famous speakers can also capture the attention of the media or their online following, using their prominence to raise awareness and share the importance of your event with a wider audience.

For these reasons, and many others, hiring public speakers who are respected and celebrated for their work is an excellent option for event hosts who want to create an unforgettable experience for their guests. ... Read More

MLB Legend Darryl Strawberry Nominated as The Keynote Speaker for the 10th Annual Harvest of Hope Gala Fundraiser

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A Keynote Speech By Darryl Strawberry About His Journey With Recovery

Former MLB player Darryl Strawberry will speak about his struggles with addiction, and his road to recovery that ultimately led him to be the man he is today at the 10th annual Harvest of Hope Gala Fundraiser hosted by The Good News Rescue Mission.

The event will take place on Saturday, October 6 at 6 pm at the Redding Civic Auditorium,  700 Auditorium Dr, Redding, CA 96001. For more information and tickets, please visit: ... Read More

Hockey Legend and Hall of Famer Phil Esposito Appearance and Autograph Signing in Wilmington, MA – Nov 5

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Upcoming Phil Eposito Autograph Signing

WILMINGTON, MA – Meet hockey legend, broadcaster and Hall of Famer Phil Esposito at an autograph signing in Wilmington, MA on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Phil Esposito will make an appearance at a time to be announced sometime during show hours between 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. to meet and greet fans and sign autographs and memorabilia at the 32nd Annual GBSCC Sports Card & Memorabilia Show hosted by the Greater Boston Sports Collectors Club (GBSCC). The event will take place at the Aleppo Shriners Auditorium, 99 Fordham Rd, Wilmington, MA 01887. Source: GBSCC ... Read More

World Series Champ Jason Varitek to Make Appearance at Boston, MA Charity Gala Event – Nov 3

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BOSTON, MA – World Series champion Jason Varitek will make an appearance at the Pedro Martinez Charity Gala in Boston, MA on Friday, November 3rd, 2017. The purpose of the fundraiser will be to help raise money for the relief effort for people affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean. Jason Varitek will make an appearance from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. to dine with guests at the special gala dinner. The event will take place in the Grand Ballroom of the Colonnade Hotel, 120 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116. Source: Eventbrite ... Read More

Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden Appearance and Autograph Signing in Glen Burnie, MD – Oct 27

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GLEN BURNIE, MD – Meet Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden at an autograph signing in Glen Burnie, MD on Friday, October 27, 2017. Jonathan Ogden will make an appearance from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. to meet with fans and sign autographs at the Grand Opening of the Dash In at Arundel Plaza. The event will take place at the Dash In, 6616 Ritchie Hwy, Glen Burnie, MD 21061. Source: Facebook ... Read More