MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
Coach Jason is on a mission to motivate, inspire, and empower students through his passionate, compelling, and engaging messages. Coach Jason struggled as a teen. That’s what makes him the perfect person to help middle school and high school students find identity, hope, and purpose during one of the most complicated and trying stages of their lives. His main objective is to help them trade in their goods for greats, so they can ultimately win in school and the game of life.
STUDENT SUCCESS: For students to stay focused and engaged throughout the educational process, they must be encouraged, equipped, and empowered. Coach Jason delivers a positive and uplifting message that makes a difference. He helps students understand the importance of having a “what, why, and how.” He shares with audiences, “Those three things will guide you on the road to realizing your potential, running your race, and reaching your goals.”
FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE: Coach Jason recognizes the difficulty many students experience when going from junior high to high school. That’s why his message to ninth graders is highly effective. Displaying his trademark passion, energy, and humor, Coach Jason equips ninth graders with the tools to successfully transition into their first year of high school. If you want your incoming high school freshmen to thrive in a new environment, Coach Jason has the playbook that will get them ready to win.
SCHOOL CLIMATE & CULTURE: Coach Jason knows what it takes to win. It’s a team working together to reach a common goal. “Every school is like a team, and the only way that team can succeed is when everyone works to reach a common goal,” Coach Jason tells audiences. With this message, Coach Jason helps schools establish a positive climate and culture through his four core pillars: trust, respect, kindness, and cooperation.
FAITH-BASED: Coach Jason is committed to helping students learn how to BRAGG – Boldly Represent A Great God. He not only inspires and encourages students to live out their faith in Christ, but he also motivates and empowers them to utilize their time, talent, and energy to advance the kingdom of God. Coach Jason’s passion, energy, and humor connect while his powerful testimony and personal stories captivate. Sharing a message rooted in Biblical truth, hope, and love, Coach Jason prepares students to run the race set before them and BRAGG in the process.
MOTIVATION & INSPIRATION: Do your students need to hear a unique message that makes them laugh, think, and cry? As one of the top speakers for middle school and high school students, Coach Jason’s ability to motivate, inspire and empower captures hearts and minds. He engages and leaves audiences on the edge of their seats with a compelling story that hits close to home. Then, he gets students ready to win in school and the game of life by providing them with hope and the fuel to chase their dreams like never before.
Coach Jason triumphed over many obstacles en route to becoming a first-generation college graduate. Sharing the lessons he learned along the way is just one reason why his message connects and resonates with college students. Coach Jason challenges them to utilize their college experience as the springboard that catapults them into achieving greatness. A former college basketball coach, Coach Jason understands how to motivate and inspire college students to discover their passion, purpose, power, and potential while pursuing their dreams.
FAITH-BASED: Coach Jason’s passion and conviction are rooted in Biblical truth, faith, and love. He is committed to helping college students display their love for Jesus by choosing to live like Jesus. His powerful testimony and personal stories connect with the hearts of college students and his sound teaching engages their minds. Coach Jason’s call to reach college students comes from a pure desire to motivate and inspire a generation of young adults to BRAGG – Boldly Represent A Great God – by utilizing their time, talent, and energy to advance His kingdom.
STUDENT SUCCESS: What is the definition of student success? Is it getting good grades? Is it steady progress toward graduation? For Coach Jason, student success is about experiencing a holistic sense of fulfillment. In this message, Coach Jason shares strategies and secrets that motivate, inspire and empower students to redefine “the college experience” and elevate their expectations. “You are not just here to graduate,” Coach Jason tells audiences. “You are here to change the world.” After hearing Coach Jason’s call to action, college students will be ready to embark upon their journey toward not only achieving success but also creating a legacy.
CAMPUS CLIMATE & CULTURE: Imagine thousands of college students standing on their feet, packed in an arena shoulder to shoulder, all wearing the school colors, cheering for their team to win. The picture Coach Jason paints for his audiences describe the way some college sporting events may look. Coach Jason saw the basketball arena fill up many times with fans coming together, not just to enjoy watching the game but believing they could impact the outcome. Coach Jason thinks the same thing that creates a great homecourt advantage is also the same thing that creates an excellent campus climate and culture. In sharing that message, Coach Jason gets students motivated and inspired to effect positive change. “You have the power to create a campus climate and culture where students, not just teams, are expected to work together and win,” Coach Jason tells audiences.
FIRST-YEAR EXPERIENCE: Coach Jason knows how difficult the transition from high school to college can be. Whether it’s moving away from home, choosing a major, making new friends, or adjusting to newly found freedom, the list can be endless. That’s why Coach Jason loves equipping first-year students with the skills, tools, and knowledge to not just successfully make the transition to college, but be on a mission to achieve greatness. During this engaging, educational, and empowering message, Coach Jason shares personal stories and practical advice that will motivate and inspire students to take the steps toward conquering their first-year experience.
MOTIVATION & INSPIRATION: Coach Jason went from nearly being kicked out as freshmen to keeping his promise and becoming a first-generation college graduate. While sharing his triumphant story, he talks about the highs and lows experienced during his college journey with transparency. He engages, encourages, and educates. Then he empowers college students to look deep within to discover their greatness and become who they are capable of becoming. If your college students need a momentum shift in school and life, Coach Jason will motivate and inspire them during this passionate and powerful message.
All of the years working in athletics has taught Coach Jason that sports are the ultimate metaphor for life. So, when he speaks to athletes, his goal is to help them become champions in both. Bringing a wealth of experience, energy, and passion, Coach Jason is a masterful teacher and a powerful motivator whose positive messages resonate and produce results. Whether it’s talking about team success, character development, or mental health, Coach Jason connects, challenges, and calls to action. He brings teams together, empowers athletes to pursue and achieve greatness, and makes sure to leave a long-lasting impact in the process.
TEAM SUCCESS: Coach Jason believes there is an “I” in the word team, and that “I” stands for individuals. Coach Jason challenges individuals to evaluate what they bring and how they can impact their teams in a positive way. During his inspirational, motivational, and empowering message, Coach Jason prepares teams to chase greatness by learning how to see the importance of each individual. Coach Jason’s Team Success message is also a three-part series. The three-part series focuses on establishing team trust, team toughness, and team togetherness.
CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT: What does it look like to have five-star character, why is it so essential to individual and team success, and how can it be displayed every day? Coach Jason answers these three questions with this uplifting, inspiring, and insightful message. Athletes also receive tips on how to become winners in all aspects of life through Coach Jason’s Five-Star Character Development Strategies. Additionally, this message will equip athletes to utilize their platform and influence to be leaders and role models.
MENTAL HEALTH: Coach Jason shares his journey and expertise during this motivational and inspirational message that breaks the stigma surrounding mental health in sports. His main goal is to encourage, educate, and equip athletes. But he also helps them learn how to see signs, seek help, and embrace support. That’s how this message brings resilience to the forefront and empowers athletes with a greater sense of hope and optimism. “Prioritizing your mental health is not a sign of weakness. It is a gateway to you reaching new heights of success personally, academically, and athletically,” Coach Jason tells audiences.
FAITH-BASED: The world of sports can be a difficult place to own and rep your faith in God. However, Coach Jason delivers a motivational and inspiring message that encourages athletes to not only compete for championships but also compete for Christ. During his time in athletics, Coach Jason’s faith was the foundation for his success. Through his powerful testimony, personal stories, and a message rooted in Biblical truth, Coach Jason fuels the belief of athletes. He encourages them to shine for Christ and achieve God’s standard of greatness.
CULTURAL DIVERSITY & INCLUSION: Athletics offers a powerful lesson on creating more diverse cultures and teams. For Coach Jason, this is the foundational concept he uses to help athletic programs embrace similarities and differences while promoting respect. From his experience leading athletes in middle school, high school, and college, Coach Jason developed a knack for bringing teams together and creating a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. In this message, Coach Jason shares strategies on how athletic programs can embrace each member’s unique set of experiences, perspectives, and characteristics. “All teams have racial, socioeconomic, and sexual orientation differences — and the list could go on — but the concept of a team reinforces the notion that although each player or coach may be different, they are all one unit,” Coach Jason tells athletes and coaches. “This concept is the cornerstone for creating an inclusive environment and, ultimately being able to perform at your maximum capability and potential.”