Former Seahawks wide receiver Steve Largent visited Broken Arrow, Oklahoma at the start of the month to speak to the local youth and spread a message of how important education is. The football star shared his own story and told the audience how he did not get a very good education during his high school years because he wasn’t learning the way he should have been, and the only person who makes that decision is one’s self. He also spoke about how adversity is a strong factor in his life because people were constantly telling him that he would never make it to the pros. It was a very motivating and informative event, and Largent made sure to help all the kids in the room feel great about themselves when they left.
The Tulsa, Oklahoma native started playing football at a young age and ended up continuing his athletic activity at the University of Tulsa after completion of high school. He entered the 1976 NFL Draft where he was selected in the fourth round as the 117th overall pick by the Houston Oilers, but after a few preseason games, he was traded to the Seattle Seahawks for whom he plays with for the rest of his 13-year career. The seven-time Pro Bowl champion is the first recipient of the Steve Largent Award, which was created in his name to honor spirit, dedication, and integrity among players in the NFL. After retiring from the playing field, Largent worked in both politics and also became President and CEO of CTIA-The Wireless Association.
Largent recently traveled back to his home state of Oklahoma to talk to a group of schoolkids to emphasize how important education is, and to encourage them to learn as much as they can.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a former NFL football player like Steve Largent or other sports celebrities for an Autograph Session, Football Camp, Motivational Speech, or Personal Appearance, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Former NFL player Nate Boyer is scheduled to be a keynote speaker at the VETCON conference that is happening in Redwood City, California between March 23-25. At the event, there will be a variety of speaking panels, investor office hours, a pitch competition, workshops and opportunities for experienced innovators to make connections with the Silicon Valley entrepreneur community. Boyer is not just a retired athlete, but also a businessman who has a lot to offer in the innovation industry as well. This is a great time for new and veteran designers to network and mingle amongst each other to form new connections and grow their business upwards too.
The Oak Ridge, TN native began playing football during his youth and started out as a walk-on player for the University of Texas. Between 2012 and 2014 he was a first-team Academic All-Big 12 Conference member and was also named an Academic All-American in 2012. Even though he was not invited to the NFL Scouting Combine, he attended Texas’ Pro Day on March 24th and was able to attend the San Francisco 49ers Pro Day the following month. In 2015, Boyer signed as a free agent with the Seattle Seahawks for a year and played in a couple preseason games that year. In addition to football, the athlete also served six years in the armed forces and has done multiple tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan.
Boyer recently spoke at the Inaugural Veteran Entrepreneur Conference in Oak Ridge and was the perfect speaker for the event, given that he is both a former serviceman as well as a retired professional athlete. He was able to offer lots of insight to the participants of the event.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a former NFL football player like Nate Boyer or other sports celebrities for a Personal Appearance, Football Camp, Keynote Speech, or Autograph Signing, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch Nate Boyer Speaking about his path to the NFL:
Former NFL player William Green traveled to Pueblo, Colorado at the beginning of the month on March 1st to motivate the youngers of the local Pueblo Boys and Girls Club. There were about 70 children present, who showed lots of enthusiasm towards Green as he shared stories about his life and made a very positive impression on them. He made sure to emphasize the point that these kids can do anything that they put their minds to, and after a fun and informative 20-minute speech by Green, he answered lots of different questions from the curious children. Green’s main message to the youth was to never let go of their dreams, no matter how hard someone tries to pull them away from them.
The Atlantic City, New Jersey native attended Holy Spirit High School in the town of Absecon which is where he first learned to play football and received multiple All-American honors. He ended up receiving an athletic scholarship to attend Boston College where he played on the Eagles’ roster from 1998 to 2001. In just his first two years, Green compiled over 2,700 rushing yards and 32 touchdowns. He entered the 2002 NFL Draft where he was selected in the first round and 16th overall by the Cleveland Browns, with whom he stayed with for his entire NFL career which lasted until 2005.
Green recently traveled to Pueblo, Colorado at the beginning of the month to talk to youngsters about following their dreams and aspirations. He shared some stories about his own life and talked about how many different things influence his own decisions, which was very motivating to the 70 kids there.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a former NFL football player like William Green or other sports celebrities for an Autograph Session, Football Camp, Motivational Speech, or Personal Appearance, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch William Green Speaking about his NFL Career:
New England Patriots Tom Brady has recently partnered up with a plant-based meal company, Purple Carrot of Massachusetts, to showcase some meals on plan with Brady’s diet. As of Tuesday March 7, the meals went on sale for $78 per week and will be higher in protein, gluten-free and limited in soy and refined sugar per Brady’s stipulations. This was the perfect product for the football star to endorse, as he is known for his nutrition habits and diet, which many would associate with his success in his career. Brady’s partnership with this brand could be just what the company needs to bring in more male subscribers, since they may be able to feel more of a connection with the quarterback.
The six-time AFC champion was selected in the 2000 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots and has been playing with them ever since while becoming one of the most recognized football players in the world. In the last 14 seasons he has accomplished a number of achievements such as being the 2005 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year, Bert Bell Award in 2007, and the three-time Super Bowl MVP out of his four appearances at the big game. Brady is still going strong in his playing career and is expected to have a few more seasons left with the NFL before retiring.
Brady has become the latest brand ambassador for the company Purple Carrot of Massachusetts and is expected to help their numbers of clients soar this year. They have released a new meal plan that closely follows the diet of their own New England quarterback, and it is sure to take off with success in no time.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for an NFL football player like Tom Brady or other sports celebrities for a Guest Speech, Football Camp, Autograph Signing, or Keynote Speech, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch Tom Bradys Journey to Earning 5 Super Bowl Rings:
Three-time Olympic champion Kristin Armstrong was the speaker for this year’s Simplot Games that happened last month on Friday, February 17th. It was a fantastic event that was coordinated to give the athlete some interactions with the fans and also be able to share her story of trials and errors along her amazing journey, The gold medalist explained that she relied a lot on her teammates and couldn’t have done it without them, as it is very hard to complete such a massive accomplishment by one’s self. In addition to that, Armstrong emphasized the importance of having goals and a vision, because it takes that kind of commitment to be able to produce good results and achieve what you’re after.
The Memphis, TN native started out as a junior Olympian for swimming and distance running, and she also eventually became a triathlete. Despite being diagnosed with osteoarthritis in both hips, she found a way to get around not being able to run as much by switching sports to just cycling. In the 2012 Olympics, Armstrong proved to herself and the world that she is a first class athlete by winning the gold and even returned in 2016 to bring home yet another first place medal. She is an inspiration to athletes everywhere for her adversity strong sense of character with her will to beat the odds.
Armstrong was the speaker for the Simplot Games breakfast that happened at the middle of last month, and her story of rebounding after a diagnosis and remaining an Olympic athlete was more than inspiring.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for an Olympic athlete like Kristin Armstrong or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Autograph Signing, Guest Appearance, or Sports Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch Kristin Armstrong Speaking about her Olympic Win and Seeing Her Son at the Finish Line:
MLB Star Ryan Braun made an appearance and spoke at the University of Miami last month on February 10. Braun and attendees gathered at the Watsco Center Fieldhouse on campus for the introduction of the 2017 UM baseball team which was followed by dinner and his talk shortly after. The pro baseball player attended the University of Miami, so it was great for him to be able to return home to his stomping grounds and interact with the current student body and fans. Tickets to get in were $85 per person and even had tables for eight at $680, but the room was full pretty quickly. It was a very exciting event and will be one that is memorable for decades.
The Los Angeles, CA native started playing tee-ball at the young age of four and was eventually introduced to baseball, basketball, and soccer. However, by the time he got into high school, he decided to focus just on baseball and found that he really excelled at the sport enough to pursue it as a career. After getting into the University of Miami on an academic scholarship he continued to play the sport and was eventually drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2005 in the first round as the fifth overall pick. Braun is still on the roster of the Brewers going on his tenth season now, and in addition to that, he has also accomplished being a six-time All-Star player and a five-time Silver Slugger Award winner.
Brewer traveled back to his former university to speak at the introduction of the 2017 UM baseball team and dinner during the first half of last month. It was a fantastic time for everyone who went, and the audience was able to connect with one of their own former “hurricanes” in a new way.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a professional baseball player like Ryan Braun or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Personal Appearance, Charity Event, or Baseball Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch Ryan Braun Speaking about Winning in Baseball and in Life:
3-Time World Series champion Dwight Gooden has been named speaker at the 23rd Annual Celebrity Breakfast on June 9th at 7:30 a.m.in Danbury, Connecticut. The event will take place at the Amber Room Colonnade in town and the annual Michael Seri Award in honor of the late Michael Seri will also be awarded at this time. Since seating is very limited, reservations are required to attend and cost roughly $35 per person of $350 for a table of 10, and they may be purchased from the Danbury Westerners website. Gooden is likely to talk about his career in the MLB and share some of the amazing instances that occurred over the years of his career.
The Tampa, Florida native was drafted in 1982 in the first round by the New York Mets. After spending a season in the minors, he proved himself to be a star in the making and made his MLB debut just two years later in 1984. Gooden stayed with the Mets for 10 years before going to the Yankees for one year, and the Cleveland Indians for a season after that. The 4-time All-Star player finally made his last appearance on the pro field as a player in 2000 and officially retired in 2001 after being cut by the Yankees in spring training.
Gooden will be the keynote speaker for the 23rd Annual Celebrity Breakfast that is occurring during the summer month of June in Danbury, CT. It is sure to be a fun and exciting event, so be sure to buy your tickets if you are in the area and would like to go.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a former baseball player like Dwight Gooden or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Autograph Signing, Personal Appearance, or Baseball Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch Dwight Gooden Speaking about his MLB Career:
Gold medalist Mary Lou Retton spoke at this year’s Indiana State University’s Speaker Series on March 2nd right on the school’s campus. Retton spoke about how she got into gymnastics and about all the difficult things that she had to overcome in order to ensure success. The star athlete also shared some stories about the good times she had competing on behalf of herself, her team, and her country, all while providing words of encouragement to the audience to follow their dreams and do the same. Her speech was very motivating and it is one that the attendees of this speaker series will remember for years to come.
The five-time medal winner at the Los Angeles Olympic Games in 1984 was the first female gymnast to win the all-around gold medal by beating out her opponent Ecaterina Szabo of Romania, and has been an icon for women’s athletics ever since. After her professional gymnastics career was over she went on to do a variety of things such as a few television and fitness product endorsements, motivational speeches, and commentating for NBC during the 1988 Olympics. She is now also on the Board of Governors of the Children’s Miracle Network and devotes a lot of her time to helping people find the inspiration to stay healthy and get a lot more active.
Retton spoke at the this year’s Indiana State University Speaker Series earlier this month, and she was a big hit with the audience and students who decided to go. Her stories and words of inspiration were priceless, and it was a great opportunity for the attendees to hear from one of the sport’s industry’s greatest.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a former Olympian like Mary Lou Retton or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Autograph Signing, Personal Appearance, or Product Promotion, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch Mary Lou Retton Speaking about her big Gold Medal Moment:
Legendary MLB player Pete Rose was the keynote speaker for the Dinner with Chris Archer and Friends banquet that happened last month on February 18th at the Ted William Museum and Hitters Hall of Fame. Everything began at 6 p.m. and required attendees to wear business casual attire, but that didn’t stop some people from wearing jeans and a collared shirt either. People gathered from all around as fans of all ages attended to get the opportunity to hear Pete Rose speak, as well as experience an hour and a half autograph session with the retired athlete.Rose spoke a lot about how important his teammates were to him and about how different players are today from back when he was on the field. Overall, it was a fantastic evening for local fans and one that they were surely remember.
The Cincinnati native went to Western Hills High School where he was encouraged to participate in sports by his parents. Due to a lack of success in football, Rose lost control of his studies and ended up having to repeat an academic year, but got involved in baseball. Thanks to his uncle Buddy Bloebaum, who was a scout for the Cincinnati Reds, he was given a chance to be given a closer look at by the team management. At the time, the Reds had lost a lot of good players who were merely prospects before, so they took a chance on Rose and couldn’t have been happier with that decision. Rose did two career stints with the Reds, one from 1963-1978, and another shortly before he retired as a player from 1984-1986. During his career he also played with the Philadelphia Phillies. After hanging up his baseball bat, Rose was the manager of the Reds for five years until 1989 too.
Rose spoke at the Dinner with Chris Archer and Friends banquet towards the end of last month, as well as participated in an autograph session. The entire event happened between 6 p.m. and finally wrapped up at 11 p.m., but was a lot of fun and worth every minute of it.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a former professional baseball player like Pete Rose or other sports celebrities for a Keynote Speech, Autograph Signing, Guest Appearance, or Baseball Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch Pete Rose Speaking about the MLB Hall of Fame:
Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman is scheduled to give a keynote speech at the Atlantic 10 Men’s Basketball Championship that is happening on March 9 in Pittsburgh, PA. The event will take place in the PPG Paints Arena at about 10:15 a.m. and is sponsored by the Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation. This championship is designed to give back to the local community and provide an educational opportunity through sports for more than 2,500 area students. Lieberman is expected to give a both motivating and thrilling speech, which will encourage the locals to feel a bigger sense of comradery amongst each other.
The Brooklyn, New York native knows about the inner workings and management of a professional team from the front office as well as being a player on the court. She was employed as the General Manager and Head Coach of the WNBA’s Detroit Shock in the late 90’s, running the team from the court and the front office for three seasons before turning her talents to the TV by becoming an analyst for ESPN. Never shying away from a challenge, Lieberman also is the oldest player to play a WNBA game, at age 50, when she played a game for the Shock, while assisting on two scores.
Liberman is set to be the keynote speaker for this year’s A-10 Men’s Basketball Championship held in Pittsburgh, PA.
If your company is interested in finding out availability and booking fees for a former professional WNBA player like Nancy Lieberman, or other sports celebrities for a Charity Event, Guest Speech, Guest Appearance, or Basketball Camp, call us at 1-888-246-7141.
Watch Nancy Lieberman Speaking about her upbringing and basketball career:
AthletePromotions works as a booking agency on behalf of organizations seeking to hire sports speakers, athletes, celebrities and corporate entertainment for personal appearances, endorsements and speaking engagements. We do not claim or represent itself as the exclusive agent, manager or management company for any athlete on this website. Biographies listed on this website are provided as a resource to our clients and buyers of talent in order to provide them with the widest variety of sports talent and approximate fees of available athletes.