Meet Mike

Mike has been delivering his very successful motivational presentations to large corporations, government agencies, universities, colleges, school districts, conference meetings, seminars and workshops for over 15 years. Mike is driven by his passion to help others achieve more than they ever thought possible by Igniting Their Full Potential.  Mike has been able to inspire thousands of individuals through his motivational presentations and his work as a Life Coach.

As a track & field and cross country coach who built one of the country’s most successful programs, he has first hand knowledge of what it takes to get to the top and enjoy the journey along the way. Mike is a highly sought after motivational speaker who inspires audiences with a unique, passionate and heartfelt style of communicating.

​As a cross country and track & field coach at Iowa City West High School Mike’s teams have achieved phenomenal success having won 11 State Championship team titles in the last 18 years.

Mike has been recognized by his peers at the highest level. In 2018 the National High School Athletic Coaches Association selected Mike as the National Coach of the Year for Girls Track & Field. He has been selected as the State Coach of the Year or the At-Large Coach of the Year in the state of Iowa 32 times. Mike has been nominated for the National High School Coach of the Year award 5 times. Make no Mistake; Mike’s presentations resonate way beyond the playing field.

Mike has a clear and inspiring message about the qualities found in over achieving people, teams and organizations.  His inspiring presentations have been presented across the Midwest with nothing but the highest level of positive feedback.

Mike has spent the last 15 years motivating and inspiring everyone from corporate executives to high school students on how to lead and succeed with confidence. Mike is an expert in team building techniques, positive thinking, personal development and the power of appreciation. He has achieved bottom-line results by turning around under performing teams, transforming organizations and igniting the full potential in thousands of individuals.

Mike knows how to educate the mind while captivating the heart of his listeners through the ideal balance of enthusiasm, humor and motivation. Your audience will quickly see why Mike is uniquely qualified to show them how to achieve their goals and live their dreams.

​Let Mike show you how a few minutes of motivation can restore your competitive edge and breathe life into dreams that inspire sustained peak performance.

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