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MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

Coach Jason is on a mission to inspire teens to trade in their goods for greats by helping them use their time, talent, and energy to make their dreams a reality. His educational and empowering programs call teens into action and produce a measurable change in each school he visits. Coach Jason knows how to connect with the hearts and minds of teens and help them see the gifts they possess. He equips them for success in school and beyond, gets them to believe, and shows them how to pursue becoming their best selves by awakening the greatness within.

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CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT KEYNOTES:

*GO BE GREAT: 3 Tips To Help You Win In Middle School:  Middle school is by far the weirdest time of life. Students have so many changes and difficulties to contend with, from the pressure to performing in academics, athletics, and activities to the pressure to fit in, family life, and the complexities of social media. The middle school years bring about unique challenges that can often make for a messy and nightmarish experience as students try to establish their place in the world. But Coach Jason believes the middle school experience could and should be a great one. In this encouraging, high-energy, empathetic keynote, Coach Jason challenges students to channel their inner Olympian and turn the middle school experience into a winning experience. Students will listen, laugh, and learn how to take the limits off of what they can achieve as they run their middle school race with courage, confidence, and a commitment to become their very best selves. 

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Grades: Middle School
  • Keynote includes: Staff Workshop, Parent Keynote, Student Breakout Sessions & Virtual Enrichment Program (6th-8th Grade) 

*F.A.C.T.S: 5 Hidden Truths To Help You Soar In High School: The statistics about today’s high school students are staggering. From stress and sleep deprivation to unhealthy relationships and underperforming, from anxiety and depression to apathy and disconnectedness, from staying healthy to staying hopeful, high school students are struggling now more than ever before. But what if high school students knew that facts don’t have to be the final result? What if they could reimagine how they see themselves and their futures? Despite the obstacles they face, Coach Jason believes high school students desperately want to do something significant and achieve greatness. In this powerful and heartfelt keynote, Coach Jason connects with high school students and communicates some F.A.C.T.S that will change how they see themselves and their peers. This inspiring message will help high school students look beyond labels and their own limiting beliefs with truths that will unleash them to soar to new heights in their lives.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Grades: High School
  • Keynote includes: Staff Workshop, Parent Keynote, Student Breakout Sessions & Virtual Enrichment Program (9th-12th Grade) 

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT KEYNOTES:

*STEP UP & L.E.A.D: 4 Ways To Make A Positive Impact At Your Middle School: Dealing with social pressures, gossiping, finding your identity, struggling to bounce back from failures or disappointments, managing behaviors, confronting bullies, and the list goes on. Navigating the muddy waters of middle school can feel like a shark-infested ocean at times for students. But they can still emerge transformed and changed for the better with the proper support. During this keynote, Coach Jason keeps it honest about the challenges of middle school, but he also reminds students that they can overcome and help their peers do the same. This message is all about helping students discover their potential to succeed and make a while developing the social-emotional skills to thrive by stepping up to lead and make a lasting impact.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Grades: Middle School
  • Keynote includes: Staff Workshop, Parent Keynote, Student Breakout Sessions & Virtual Enrichment Program (6th-8th Grade) 

*G.O.A.L.S: 5 Steps To Go Out & Lead Successfully In High School: The high school experience offers students the opportunity to cultivate their independence, ambitions, opinions, beliefs, and how they see the world around them. But what if there are students who struggle to feel a sense of belonging, purpose, and direction in life? Coach Jason knows that every high school student feels that way at times, and that’s why his G.O.A.L.S Keynote connects in such a powerful way. Sharing five critical steps, Coach Jason helps students develop a positive self-image and find their voice. Students will leave with a challenge to create a school culture of accountability that challenges everyone to be their best selves while they Go Out And Lead Successfully.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Grades: High School
  • Keynote includes: Staff Workshop, Parent Keynote, Student Breakout Sessions & Virtual Enrichment Program (9th-12th Grade) 

COLLEGE & CAREER SUCCESS KEYNOTES: 

*T.A.P. INTO IT: How To Discover Your Talent, Ambition & Passion In Middle School: Middle school is a time when childhood energy meets grown-up dreams, and Coach Jason sees it as the perfect time to spark a fire within students and fuel their desire to be excellent. During the T.A.P. Into It Keynote, Coach Jason uses a blend of humor, compelling stories, and practical steps to help students discover and develop their talent, ambition, and passion and develop it into something that leads to success now and in the future. This uplifting message will motivate students to redirect their time and energy, inspire them to fall in love with improving and producing successful results, and put them on the path toward reaching their potential. 

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Grades: Middle School
  • Keynote includes: Staff Workshop, Parent Keynote, Student Breakout Sessions & Virtual Enrichment Program (6th-8th Grade) 

*REP YOUR D.R.E.A.M: Keys To Succeeding During Your Senior Year Of High School: A recent national online poll shows that 78% of all high school seniors experience the common ailment known as senioritis. After working hard for nearly four years to create a solid academic and extracurricular standing, it’s normal for seniors to feel like they have done all they need to do to prepare for their future. But slacking off, settling, or allowing performances to wane can negatively affect seniors in many ways. Even though the struggle and distractions are real for seniors, Coach Jason has the blueprint to help them finish their high school careers with honor and dignity and truly embrace what lies ahead. In this keynote, Coach Jason not only motivates seniors to stay on track, but he also inspires them to keep putting in the work to make their big dreams a reality. He encourages seniors to follow their vision and provides a roadmap to help them along the way while empowering them with the courage, conviction, and commitment to rise as leaders and leave a legacy. After receiving Coach Jason’s powerful and heartfelt call to action, seniors will approach the remainder of their high school careers with a greater sense of purpose and passion for reaching all the goals that they are capable of achieving in school and life.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Grades: High School
  • Keynote includes: Staff Workshop, Parent Keynote, Student Breakout Sessions & Virtual Enrichment Program (12th Grade) 

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COLLEGE STUDENTS

The college grind can be grueling and unforgiven. But Coach Jason is determined not to let that stand in the way of students achieving excellence while reaching their full potential as leaders. He encourages students to stay grounded and empowers them to overcome the relentless pressures and temptations of college life so they can discover their greatness and ascend to the top of their mountain. He shows students how to break through barriers and inspires them to pursue purpose. Students leave Coach Jason’s keynotes with a heightened sense of self, as well as the passion and commitment to using their time, talent, and energy to make their dreams a reality.

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LEADERSHIP & CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT KEYNOTES: 

*CANCEL THE CHAOS: Keys To Overcoming The Pitfalls of College Culture & Pursuing Greatness: The ease of getting tangled in the endless web of distractions and diversions is natural for any human being. When it comes to students, some may say it’s easier to get off track, given the vast array of focus-disrupting activities, competing priorities, and common concerns that can often accompany life in college culture. With so many things taking college students off their path to success, more and more dreams are not just being deferred but dying. In this engaging, educational, and empowering keynote, Coach Jason shares his perspective on why students must cancel out the chaos-creating distractions and detours in their lives and shows them how they can stay resilient, resourceful, and remarkably motivated throughout their college journey. His tips, strategies, and experience will inspire students and give them the insight they need to avoid pitfalls and potholes on their path to graduation. This life-changing message teaches students how to become more disciplined with their time, talent, and energy, more determined to lead, and more adept at disconnecting from anything that could deter them from reaching their desired destination.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Audience: College Students
  • Keynote includes: Q&A Breakout Session & Student Empowerment Program

*L.I.F.E. IN COLLEGE: How To Live, Learn, & Unlock The Leadership Potential Inside Of YouIt is common to see specific individuals on campus as leaders but did you know that Leadership Is For Everyone In College? Coach Jason understands that it’s crucial students realize college is about far more than attending classes, getting involved in organizations, enjoying the social life, building relationships, and graduating. It’s also about intentionally developing the leadership skills needed to succeed in college and beyond. In this keynote, Coach Jason shares heartfelt stories and practical steps to help students awaken the leader within and become agents of change. This message equips and empowers students for leadership success. It teaches them how to identify their untapped leadership potential and shows them how to utilize it to their advantage. Students walk away motivated, inspired, and willing to be problem-solvers who take initiative to impact and influence others positively wherever they may go.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Audience: College Students
  • Keynote includes: Q&A Breakout Session & Student Empowerment Program

CAREER PLANNING KEYNOTE:

*G.I.F.T.S. FOR GREATNESS: 5 Ways To Cultivate Your Skills In College & Create A Career Path: College students hear the following questions tons of times. “What’s your major?” “What are you going to do with that degree?” What’s your career path?” Coach Jason struggled to find his way before he went from a first-generation college graduate from a small town in Ohio to a first-generation entrepreneur who created a business that impacts young people worldwide. In his Career Planning Keynote, students learn how the course of Coach Jason’s college journey changed after discovering his G.I.F.T.S. Students also get his unique perspective on cultivating their passion, embracing their purpose, and pursuing a path to success and fulfillment. Coach Jason uses his engaging personality, humor, and storytelling to connect with students, and he captures them with a positive and powerful message. Students leave Coach Jason’s keynote knowing how to answer the “what, why, and how” of career planning and select a path, secure their future, and sustain momentum.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Audience: College Students
  • Keynote includes: Q&A Breakout Session & Student Empowerment Program
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ATHLETES

For over a decade, Coach Jason has inspired and motivated athletes to become the best they can be. As a former high school and college basketball coach, he knows what it takes to help athletes reach their full potential. But now, as a speaker, Coach Jason’s mission goes beyond simply assisting athletes to achieve success in their respective sports. He shows them how to become leaders and champions. Coach Jason also equips athletes at all levels to use their time, talent, and energy to elevate themselves and everyone around them by developing and displaying the discipline, dedication, and determination to win in sports and life.

SPEAKING TOPICS

LEADERSHIP & CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT KEYNOTES:

*GREATNESS LIVES IN ME: How To Become The Greatest You Of All Time: Sports are full of mountains and valleys. The journey can involve the extremes of everything in between, creating doubt and causing athletes to shrink back, retreat, and settle for less than their very best at times. In this powerful and passionate keynote, Coach Jason shares proven strategies that equip athletes to go forward with the focus and fuel needed to discover the greatness within. This message instills confidence and shifts the mindset of athletes so they can see what they are truly capable of achieving. Athletes walk away from this keynote as better leaders, teammates, and competitors. Coach Jason provides a roadmap that helps them utilize their gifts and talents responsibly, realize their dreams, and reach their full potential.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Audience: Middle School, High School, College, and Professional Athletes
  • Keynote includes: Q&A Session & Coaching Workshop

*LEAD JUST BECAUSE: Master The Mindset That Will Make You Great: Often, in the world of sports, athletes wait for opportunities or permission to step up and lead. But, when athletes show leadership because they can, the results are undeniable, and the impact is immeasurable. In this empowering keynote, Coach Jason helps athletes remove the limits and restrictions and lead with conviction. He helps athletes discover the leader trapped inside during this message and teaches them to connect with and honor their innate desire to lead. Coach Jason inspires athletes to leave behind the excuses and motivates them to be goal-driven as they embrace a new mindset and take their leadership skills to the next level.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Audience: Middle School, High School, College, and Professional Athletes
  • Keynote includes: Q&A Session & Coaching Workshop

COLLEGE & CAREER SUCCESS KEYNOTE:

*KEEP THAT GAME ENERGY: Fundamental Tips To Help You Win In Sports & Life: No matter how good they are, every athlete knows that one day their playing career will come to an end. The pivotal transition from athlete to non-athlete can be a scary moment. But it can also be an excellent opportunity for former athletes to reinvent themselves, roll up their sleeves and remember everything that made them a success in sports can help them conquer the next chapter of their lives. During this inspirational keynote, Coach Jason paints a positive picture for athletes and equips them with strategies that will help them produce and dominate during their post-playing pursuits. This message will encourage athletes who are uncomfortable, unprepared, or unexcited about going from practices, games, and workouts to the workforce and prepare them to keep winning.

  • Format: In-Person & Virtual
  • Audience: Middle School, High School, College, and Professional Athletes
  • Keynote includes: Q&A Session & Coaching Workshop