Category: Youth & School Events
Texas speakers for youth, school events, and school assemblies.

Melvin Adams

  • Member of the World Famous Harlem Globetrotter
  • Has spoken to over 8,000,000 people spanning young people & corporate attendees
  • Formerly Named "Mr. Globetrotter" & Former Captain of the Globetrotters

Traveling From: Houston, Texas

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Michelle Aguilar

  • Winner of "The Biggest Loser" TV Show Season 6
  • Texas Celebrity Speaker; Reality TV Star

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Sean Algaier

  • "Biggest Loser" Season 8 Finalist
  • Co-wrote Song Nominated for a Grammy Award

Traveling From: North Texas

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Linda Armstrong

  • Mother of Lance Armstrong
  • Texas Celebrity Speaker

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Charles Austin

  • American and Olympic high jump record holder
  • Two-time World Champion
  • Inducted into the United States Track & Field Hall of Fame

Traveling From: Austin or San Antonio, Texas

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Hugh Aynesworth

  • Covered the assassination of J.F.K.
  • Contributor to Dallas Morning News features & Formerly with Dallas Times Herald
  • Former Washington Times Southwest Bureau Chief, Dallas

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Anne Barab

  • Cancer Survivor & Corporate Speaker: one of the First female COO's
  • Humor with a Message - Challenging Assumptions that Hold Us Back!
  • Former School Board Member: Her district was named one of the Top 100 by the WSJ

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Dave Barnett

  • Host of "Icons of Coaching"
  • Former Play-By-Play TV Announcer for the Texas Rangers & The San Antonio Spurs
  • Long time Member of the ESPN Family of Networks' Play by Play Announcer

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Alan Bean

  • Fourth man in history to set foot on the moon (Apollo 12)
  • Texas Celebrity Keynote Speaker

Traveling From: Houston, Texas

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Mike Boettcher

  • Former ABC War Correspondent; CNN's Former Chief Terrorism Correspondent
  • Recently Embedded in Iraq & Afghanistan with ABC
  • Subject of the ABC documentary film "The Hornet's Nest" (released 2014)

Traveling From: North Texas / Regional

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Dana Bowman

  • Special Forces Soldier & member of the U.S. Army's elite parachute team, the Golden Knights
  • Double-Leg Amputee and Inspirational Speaker

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Jim Brazell

  • Referred to as a "Technology Forecaster"
  • Strategist and public speaker focusing on innovation

Traveling From: San Antonio, Texas

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Mike Breeze

  • Certified Member of National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Performed for Audiences of 20 to 1,600 People

Traveling From: North Texas / Regional

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Rob Britton

  • Retired Managing Director of Advertising at American Airlines
  • Leadership speaker who has actually led, and this experience sets him apart!

Traveling From: Virginia

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Dr. Yolanda Brooks

  • Founder and principal of Sports Life Transitions Programs
  • Clinically trained, entrepreneurial psychologist

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Bill Brown

  • 25 years as TV play-by-play broadcaster for the Houston Astros
  • Inducted into Media Wall of Honor by Houston baseball media
  • 40 years of sports broadcasting

Traveling From: Houston, Texas

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Barbara Bush

  • Former First Lady, Author, Speaker
  • Helps Fight the Cycle of Illiteracy through the Barbara Bush Foundation

Traveling From: Texas

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Jimmy Cabrera

  • High-Energy Hispanic Motivational, Diversity, and Keynote Speaker

Traveling From: Houston, Texas

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Danny Cahill

  • Winner of "The Biggest Loser" Season 8
  • Dropped from 430 to 190 Pounds
  • Inspirational Speaker

Traveling From: North Texas / Regional

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Chad Chesmark

  • Headling & Master Entertainer
  • Performed more than 1000 shows across the globe for over 3 million people

Traveling From: Houston, TX

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David Cook

  • David's best seller "Seven Days in Utopia" is now a movie starring Robert Duvall
  • Former Mental Training Coach for the San Antonio Spurs
  • Celebrity Performance Coach for PGA, NBA, NFL, MLB, & Olympic Players

Traveling From: San Antonio, TX

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A.C. Cristales

  • Touching the Lives of students, educators, parents
  • Lead. Empower. Motivate
  • Over 15 Years experience working with young people in public education

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Gerald Daniels

  • Turned his life around after serving 20 years in prison
  • Now a Successful Business Owner of a Construction Company

Traveling From: Texas

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Tony Doland

  • Top Anti-Bullying speaker

Traveling From: Oklahoma

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Sean Elliott

  • Two-Time NBA All-Star
  • Lead the Spurs to their NBA Championship in 1999
  • Spurs TV Analyst for FSN South

Traveling From: San Antonio, Texas

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Cody Fisher

  • Internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, educator, & entertainer
  • Provides Programs That Entertain, Educate, & Motivate

Traveling From: Austin, Texas

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Dave Fleming

  • Corporate & Workplace Humorist
  • Described as the 'Jerry Seinfeld of the office'
  • Voted the #2 corporate comedian in America by CBSNews

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Larry Gatlin

  • Famed Gatlin Brothers member, recording artist and Grammy Award Winner
  • Texas Celebrity Performer and Keynote Speaker

Traveling From: Texas and Tennessee

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Aaron Glenn

  • Best cornerback in the NFL over the last 20 years
  • 15 Year NFL Veteran All Pro Cornerback

Traveling From: Texas

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Dwayne Goodrich

  • Former Dallas Cowboys defensive back
  • Learned from his tragic mistake and the power of redemption

Traveling From: Texas

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Cliff Harris

  • Former Dallas Cowboy Appearing in Five Super Bowls
  • Named Sports Illustrated's "All Time Dream Team Free Safety"
  • Football Player Turned "Green" Businessman

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Richard Hight

  • An Inspirational Speaker Who Draws to Illustrate His Life Changing Messages
  • If you can dream it, he can draw it!
  • Featured on ABC, NBC, CBS and FOX

Traveling From: Texas

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Todd Huston

  • World-Record Holding Disabled Athlete; Inspirational Speaker
  • As Seen in Sports Illustrated, L.A. Times, and on CBS, ABC & CNN

Traveling From: North Texas / Regional

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Dr. Bill Klemm

  • The "Memory Medic"
  • Internationally recognized neuroscientist
  • Listed in Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World

Traveling From: Houston, TX

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Nastia Liukin

  • 5 Time Olympic medalist at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • 2008 All-Around Olympic Gold Medalist
  • 2007 3X World Champion (Team, Uneven Bars, and Balance Beam)

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas or NYC

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Justin Lookadoo

  • Top Texas Student Speaker
  • A high-energy, relevant message for the A.D.D. Generation

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Fab Mancini

  • Healthcare Expert
  • University President & TV Personality

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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John Matthews

  • Master Police Officer and Certified Law Enforcement Instructor
  • Training in law enforcement, school safety and homeland security

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Dennis McAndrews

  • Author and Actor of Innovative One-Man Play
  • "If JFK Survived Dallas: Presidential Reflections at Age 96"

Traveling From: Pennsylvania

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Brad McCoy

  • Father to Cleveland Browns' Quarterback, Colt McCoy
  • Former Athletic director, Head football coach and Teacher

Traveling From: Texas

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Jeff McKissack

  • A noted authority in the field of crime prevention
  • Author, Media Guest, Corporate Speaker & Trainer

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Sonny Melendrez

  • Motivational Keynote Speaker
  • Twice Named Billboard Magazine's "National Radio Personality of the Year"
  • Inducted into the Texas Radio Hall Of Fame as one of the Top 100 Radio Personalities of All-Time

Traveling From: San Antonio, TX

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Jim Morris

  • Subject of the Blockbuster Film "The Rookie"
  • Texas Inspirational Keynote Speaker

Traveling From: San Antonio, Texas

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Kendall Morris

  • Miss Texas 2011
  • Top 10 semi-finalist for ABC's Miss America Pageant
  • Anchor/Reporter at WBIR-TV

Traveling From: Tennessee

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Story Musgrave

  • Former Astronaut & Surgeon; Made Six Space Flights
  • Professor, Businessman, Landscape Architect, concept artist with Walt Disney Imagineering

Traveling From: Texas (no air/ground travel expenses charged for events in Texas)

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Ainsley Nelson

  • Member of Gov. George W. Bush's Senior Staff (serving with Rove, Gonzales, Hughes & others)
  • Former Director of Scheduling for George W. Bush (Governor)
  • Spearheaded Daily Operations for George W. Bush for 4 1/2 Years

Traveling From: Lubbock, TX

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Gary Owen

  • Hypnotist, Ventriloquist, Comedian, Announcer
  • Featured on "Good Morning America" and in Time magazine
  • Known as Darci Farmer's Long Time Coach (the Hit Sensation Seen on America's Got Talent)

Traveling From: Dallas

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DeWayne Owens

  • Current Leadership Role at Zig Ziglar Leadership Center
  • Former Mentee of Zig Ziglar

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Aaron Peirsol

  • 7 Time Olympic Medalist; Texas Celebrity Speaker
  • Known as the best US Backstroker of all time

Traveling From: Austin, Texas

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David Peplinski

  • Compelling Rise & Fall From Professional Athlete to alcohol and drug addiction
  • Making Peace With Imperfection

Traveling From: Wisconsin

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Patrick Perez

  • America's Freshest Youth and Student Success Entertainer
  • Author: "Mad Skill for Student Success"

Traveling From: Austin, Texas

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Paul Phariss

  • Texas Inspirational Entertainer, Gold-Medalist Juggler, and Disability Speaker
  • As seen on PBS, CBS, FOX, ESPN2, the Today Show, and Good Morning America
  • Popular School Assembly Speaker

Traveling From: North Texas

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Jordan Pugh

  • Game Day Analysts for Pre-game Show 'Aggie Game Day'
  • New Orleans Saints NFL Player (2014)
  • NFL Player Since 2010

Traveling From: Dallas, TX

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Eddie Reese

  • Head Coach for University of Texas & 3 Time Men's Olympic Swim Team Head Coach
  • One of the top swimming coaches of all time, has coached numerous Olympians

Traveling From: Austin, Texas

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Abby Rike

  • Contestant on NBC's hit television reality show, "The Biggest Loser"
  • Author of "Working It Out: A Journey of Love, Loss, Hope & Health" (Spring 2011)
  • Former High School Drama Teacher for 13 years

Traveling From: Nashville, TN

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Shayla Rivera

  • Comedian, Keynote Speaker, TV Host, Actor

Traveling From: Austin, TX

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Eric Shanteau

  • 2008 Olympic Swimmer & Motivational Speaker
  • Known for delaying cancer treatment to compete in the Olympics

Traveling From: Texas

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Brett Shaw

  • Known as one of "Texas' Best Entertainers"
  • Endorsed by David Copperfield's Creative Consultant
  • Perfect entertainer for corporate events, school assemblies & church functions

Traveling From: Texas

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Franklin Shelton

  • Fox News Contributor on politics and religion
  • From Capitol Hill to Corporations & Classrooms
  • Appeared on TBN, Daystar, American Family Radio and more

Traveling From: Maryland (no travel incurred for events in state)

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Tina Slinker

  • Former Division I Head Women's Basketball Coach for University of North Texas
  • Author of For the Love of Mom: For Everyone Who Suffers Loss

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Bob Smiley

  • Author & One of the Top Christian Comedians in the Country
  • Has toured with Mercy Me, Third Day, Toby Mac, Clay Crosse, Audio A, and Supertones

Traveling From: Houston, TX (all inclusive of travel)

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Jim Bob Solsbery

  • Humorist and Keynote Speaker
  • Former Executive Director of U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Winner of National Association Humor Writers Award

Traveling From: West Texas

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Gene Stallings

  • Former Texas A&M Coach & Secondary Coach for Dallas Cowboys
  • Lead the Dallas Cowboys to Super Bowl XII win

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Roger Staubach

  • Heisman Trophy Winner and Former quarterback for the Dallas Cowboys
  • Successful Real Estate Businessman; Sold Company for $613 Million

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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Jim Stovall

  • Faced with total blindness, Jim Stovall has gone on to accomplish the unbelievable.

Traveling From: Texas / Regional

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Dr. Jon Taylor

  • Hypnotist & Speaker on how to use the power of the mind
  • Corporate Friendly, Clean and FUN Entertaining Hypnosis Shows

Traveling From: Houston or Dallas, Texas

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Patricia Walsh

  • Visually Impaired Speaker; Learn to overcoming obstacles, living beyond excuses, & achieve
  • One of the 1st blind engineers at Microsoft; World champion triathlete

Traveling From: Austin, Texas

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Glenn Watkins

  • 34 years experience as NASA's aerospace engineer & manager
  • Helped design the Space Shuttle with 15 innovations on the propulsion systems

Traveling From: Austin, TX

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Maurice "Termite" Watkins

  • National Golden Gloves Champion
  • The Real Man Behind the Hit Movie "They Call Me Termite"
  • CBS Sports Arete Awards Winner

Traveling From: Houston, Texas

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Danny White

  • Former Dallas Cowboys Quarterback
  • Dallas Cowboy from 1976 to 1989
  • Former Utah Blaze and Arizona Rattlers Head Coach/GM

Traveling From: Arizona

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Liza Wisner

  • Top 3 finalist on the television show, "The Apprentice"
  • Business Owner and passionate Entrepreneurship Advocate

Traveling From: San Antonio, TX

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Tracey Yukich

  • Contestant in Season 8 of NBC's hit TV show, The Biggest Loser
  • From 250 pounds to 132 pounds!

Traveling From: Dallas, Texas

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