No matter what your challenge, chances are our sports speakers have been there. They’ve met the psychological challenges head-on to endure practice, conditioning and training to produce an almost super-human display of ability.
As any athlete will tell you, success is scarcely reached through the attempt of one man. Teamwork is a primary driver for accomplishment.
Probably the best lesson our Australian sports speakers have is that the hands of many, not only one make iconic moments of greatness. For organisations – or any team for that matter – to achieve success in the long run, their efforts have to be collective and their unity must be valued.
Is your business is ready to attain the type of flow that is usually set aside for the world’s elite athletes?
Our team of Sydney and NSW-based sports speakers are specialists in taking what they have learned in competition and distilling those timeless moments into actionable principles. They deliver entertaining lessons your business can implement as soon as you leave the conference room.
Dedication and discipline are the guiding principles to greatness. Gold medals, league tournaments or world records – they are forged with a willingness to sacrifice everything to reach the pinnacle of success.
Take the first step to greatness and create a shortlist of your favourite sports speakers Sydney & NSW below. Then call us on 1300 884 485 to discuss your event with one of our Speakers Bureau’s expert consultants.
Offer a low level challenge to a talented athlete and they risk becoming bored and frustrated. When you put the right person into the right situation, magic happens.
Reaching the point of peak performance is the thing that turns good athletes into legendary ones. The same timeless principles apply to business. Our Melbourne sports speakers will remind you that superiority is never the destination of a long journey, but the road itself.
Simply because it demands excellence, professional sport is a fascinating arena. Perform badly and you may find yourself out of a job. Become complacent and supporters will hammer you with criticism. Play with vigour and you’ll be adored.
You could say that sport and business have a great deal in common.
This elaborate playing field of competitive passion, physical prowess and mental toughness is the proving ground for champions, and, in a business sense, the philosophical arena where enduring lessons can be learned.
Our sports speakers Brisbane can help you meet the challenges facing your business today and into the future. Begin your shortlist below, or contact our Speakers Bureau on 1300 884 485 to discuss your requirements with one of our expert speaking consultants.
Robert de Castella is Australia's greatest ever marathon runner. He set the world record in 1981, became Australia's first Track and Field World Champion in 1983, won two Commonwealth Games marathons in 1982 and 1986 and dominated the event worldwide for most of the 1980s. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. While he represented Australia at four Olympic Games, finishing 5th, 8th, 10th and 26th, Robert is probably best remembered for the Brisbane Commonwealth Games when he came from over a minute back to catch, duel and eventually run away from Tanzanian champion JumaIkanga.
Dylan Young is one of only a handful of Australian racing drivers competing internationally on the pathway to F1. He has been targeted by some of Europe's leading race teams, including Formula 1 teams with affiliated GP3 teams. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Dylan grew up just a stone’s throw from the Albert Park F1 Circuit and is now a leading international motorsport representative from Melbourne. He took up racing in karts at the relatively late age of 17 before making the step up to single-seaters.
Bree Laughlin is breaking the mould as Melbourne's fresh new face. The long-time racing fan with a flair for fashion is a woman of many talents. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Possessing an Accounting degree, Bree has also represented Australia in golf and has her Grade 8 in Classical Ballet with the Royal Academy of Dance, England.
Originally from Collie, a small town in Western Australia, Neroli set her sights on sports media from a young age. An avid sports and Fremantle Dockers fan, Neroli is now a Fox Sports News and Fox Footy Presenter in Melbourne. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. After a four-year stint with Channel 7 in Perth as a sports reporter and AFL producer/reporter on Today Tonight, Neroli joined Fox Sports News and Fox Footy, where she has earned industry respect with her quick wit and in-depth knowledge of the game. In addition to AFL, Neroli is a passionate cricket supporter and presenter, where she noted her coverage of the Cricket World Cup in 2015 as a career highlight.
Bianca was one of the youngest players ever to have debuted for the Australian Diamonds at the age of only 18. She made a name for herself on the court as one of the toughest defenders in the country and was soon recognised as one of the most respected leaders in women's sport. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Bianca is passionate about sharing all the valuable experiences and lessons she has learnt through being an elite athlete for the past 17 years, whether that be through netball coaching, speaking engagements, running leadership workshops, or media commitments.
Adam MacDougall scaled the dizzy heights of rugby league, but what's not commonly recognised is his long list of business achievements. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. A two-time Newcastle Knights premiership winner whose talents were consistently recognised by NSW and Australian representative selectors, Adam holds a Master of Business Administration, Bachelor of Economics degree majoring in finance, Masters of Business Coaching and is a certified Process Communication Model (PCM) trainer. PCM has been used extensively by large organisations such as NASA.
Author, 5th Dan taekwondo instructor and Logie nominated television personality – Tiffiny Hall has many titles tucked under her black belt. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Tiffiny Hall is currently a trainer on Network Ten’s The Biggest Loser Families. Her new health and exercise book from Hardie Grant is ‘You Beauty!; – a manual for creating a better you every single day.
Peter Wilmoth is a renowned newspaper and magazine features writer who has worked as a journalist for 30 years, mainly writing profiles of well-known people from the world of film, music, sport and books. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Wilmoth has also written several books, including the autobiographies of footballer James Hird and actor Charles Bud Tingwell and short-form biographies of Dame Joan Sutherland and Legends of the Racetrack. He wrote a history of the Countdown era on TV called Glad All Over.
Grant Hyde, a Bookmakers son, started work as a clerk for his father until he was graded with the NRL’s Eastern Suburbs Roosters (Sydney Roosters) in 1989 as a defensive second-row/hooker. His professional Rugby League career ended in 1992 with the death of his father and a serious career beckoned. Over the following years Grant worked as a Taxi Driver, Hotel Manager, Gym Instructor, Building Project Manager & Real Estate Agent. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Throughout these years he maintained his strong affection for Rugby League as a Captain/Coach to various “A” grade teams in the South-Sydney Competition where he came into contact with many Polynesian team mates.
Vale Max Walker, 1948-2016. In his life Max Walker has experienced most speaking scenarios in a diverse range of locations – from magnificently appointed high-tech theaters and glamorous ballrooms, to the outdoor arenas of the Australian desert. Areas of speciality include Sport Identities. Given Max’s vast life experience and genuine curiosity for what makes people and organizations tick, he consistently produces tailor-made keynote presentations full of relevance and impact. It is his education, confidence and ability to deliver that takes the risk or “unknown quantity” from the speaker equation.