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David Holloway    

3rd Generation NFL Champion; Team Building & Peak Performance Expert

As one of the most requested speakers, All Star front line competitor David Holloway has traveled over half a million miles, inspiring many of the FORTUNE 500; with his epic stories & strategies of - Making The Impossible Happen!

Holloway’s also an Executive Coach & Trainer - sharing his expert insights with numerous billion dollar companies, Coaching CEO’s, & Teams on how to upgrade the playbook, maximize talent, and re-invent their organizations.

Holloway is much more than ‘just another athlete.’ He’s an engaging speaker & is recognized as a team-building expert - who comes from a long line of prominent national leaders who helped shape America.

A former ‘Walk-on Underdog’, Holloway beat incredible odds to become a Maryland legend & NFL All-Star front line competitor. Who was the driving force in turning around one of the worst franchises in sports. Helping build the foundation that brought the ARIZONA CARDINALS to SUPERBOWL XLIII.

Today, he shares best practices to leaders who are committed to an extraordinary future. Giving audiences a behind the scenes look - into the world of highly successful World-Class Competitors & World Champions - who will consistently outperform the competition. His clients have included the likes of: Pepsi Co. – Xerox – Century 21 – Hollander Sleep Products – Blue Cross Blue Shield – FTI Consulting – Delta Partners - Yelp – Under Armour – & more…


  • “Powerful. Relevant. Engaging. Inspiring”
  • Keynote Speaker to over 1000 Organizations Worldwide
  • Endorsed by World Leaders like: Colin Powell, Bill Russell, Kerry Kennedy
  • Few speakers share stories as captivating, All Star packed, or as inspirational as Holloway
  • Easy to work with. No Ego. Servant Leader. He knows a GREAT keynote is about the audience – not the speaker

Beyond being a speaker and trainer, Holloway is founder of Inside The Holloway Huddle a master class curriculum that gives people expert strategies on peak performance, overcoming adversity, personal development, & sustaining resiliency in a competitive landscape.

Holloway’s accomplishments have landed him appearances on: ABC, NBC Sports, ESPN, ESPN Classic, the 700 club, featured coverage on USA Today, Washington Post, The Today Show, The Wall Street Journal, and other outlets.

His credibility, and bottom line results are not only something he’s done first hand – but, in fact, has been around it his entire life. Some of the leaders in his immediate family include… His dad, Brian, was captain of the ’85 New England Patriots Super bowl XX team. His brother was a football start at Boston College. And, his maternal grandfather, ‘Pie’ McKenzie, won the ’70 & ’72 Stanley Cup as part of the ‘Big Bad’ Boston Bruins.

Also noted: he’s had 3 college Presidents (currently his uncle is the president of Rutgers University). His great grandfather Bill Trent helped start the UNCF & served on 2 presidential cabinets.

Holloway is also a supporter of Project Linus, donating a portion of his speaking proceeds to help. (Project Linus provides handmade blankets to children 0 - 18 in the US who are seriously ill, traumatized, or otherwise in need. His "Grandma Kay" was a quilter.)

Speech Topics


Championship TEAMS Win for a reason. They have a Winning System that brings out the Winning Attitude & releases the ultimate WINNING Edge! To maintain this over the long term – certain Dynasty codes & systems must be in place in order for that to happen.

As a 3rd generation professional athlete David’s been around, & part of, World Championship Teams & Dynasties his entire life.

In this high value presentation David will take you on the inside, where you will learn:

  • The ‘DNA’ of World Championship Teams
  • How to create a culture that will Win & Grow in the face of massive challenge & change
  • How to build a culture that shares best practices & works FOR each other – eliminating the silos
  • How to capitalize on the Most Powerful & Explosive Asset your organization has… the TOTAL knowledge base of the TEAM
  • What a Dynasty looks like, sounds like (the language), feels like (the energy), & moves like (speed & tempo)


For Champions who must drive Peak Performance & Win Big Right Now! The PLAYMAKER changes the game. They shift the odds. When they walk in the room – the room changes! They get more done with fewer resources. They develop & attract talent. They’re able, and expected, to carry the massive weight of the big tasks. When facing adversity PLAYMAKERS get bigger, stronger & better. They are the ultimate competitive advantage.

What do the worlds most consistently peak performing individuals and teams have in common?

How they’re able to achieve again & again – through all the major challenges & changes?

How they best stay on top & keep getting better – over the long term? And, how do you unleash The Passion of the Playmaker in your TEAM?

David’s power packed keynote will help you:

  • Discover the World Class mindset and strategies used by the very best to win at the highest levels – that you must have
  • Embrace the high speed change & challenging times as a launch to future success
  • Unleash the Passion in your Playmakers to maximize all of their talents
  • Empower peak performance & continuous improvement to elicit change & reinvent the way the game’s played


At its foundation – Sales is influence & Marketing is storytelling. And, every business has a Before, a During, and an After Unit.

Some businesses end up collapsing because they are so good at the front end marketing (the Before Unit). They get many leads, but they can’t deliver on the During Unit.

Some people are good at making the sale, but they forget about taking care of the customer afterwards (the After Unit). Then spend all their time chasing new customers and neglect the ones they already have.

David’s presentation will help you:

  • The 3 unit Breakdown of the Before, During, and After perspective
  • Apply the 7 Profit Activators
  • Look at all the touch points of your marketing
  • How to Tell an even Bigger more engaging Story (How to tell a bigger – Why!)


Here David will take you on his awe-inspiring journey going from ‘Wimpy Walk On’, beating the 1 in 1.5 million odds, to becoming one of the BEST in the world! And, how he later teamed up with a grocery stock boy (turned NFL MVP & Hall of Famer) to take one of the worst franchises in sports history, against all odds, to their very first Super bowl!

Whether you’re a student, senior executive, or boss discovering new ways on how to overcome adversity is one of the most important business & life skills. Being better equipped with World Class conversations, tools, & strategies to meet the challenges that come your way – can make ALL the difference.

During David’s inspirational presentation he’ll also share:

  • What kept him (& what will keep you) from not quitting – while getting laughed at daily & told to “Just give up”
  • How to strategically unleash the unbelievable POWER that all ‘Underdogs’ poses
  • How to cultivate a team of support (not for weakness but for strength)
  • How to implement the proper strategy for: before – during – and after the challenges in order to fully maximize
  • 3 ways on how to use the adversity to your advantage (Passed onto David by two of The Greatest of All Time)


How do you inspire others to think and act with a World Champion mindset?

What are the secrets to inspiring your good teammates to want to be great?

What’s the #1 ingredient you must have in order to get everyone to buy in to the vision?

In this high value presentation, David Holloway will REVEAL how:

  • World Champions lead their team way beyond just winning
  • How they strategically grow other leaders so they don’t have to do it all. And, insider secrets from world class competitors

David will ALSO share with your leaders:

  • The “PLAYMAKER MATRIX” for building a dynasty
  • Insider language for those who are underperforming AND for those who are at the top of their game
  • Peak Performance Habits for continual growth & development
  • 5 Key lifestyle practices to incorporate to prevent burn out
  • Discover how to properly build other Elite Leaders so the legacy is left


What do the worlds most consistently peak performing individuals and teams have in common?

How do the very best achieve again & again – through all the major challenges & changes?

How do the best stay on top & keep getting better – over the long term?

David’s high energy presentation reveals the World Class Mindset & Strategies that you must have – & the team must have when the goals are massive, the stakes are high, and the disruptive change is the only constant.

David’s engaging presentation will help you:

  • Discover the mindset practices used by the very best to win at the highest levels
  • Embrace the high speed change & challenging times as a launch to future success
  • Insider Strategies on exactly how world class competitors consistently outperform the competition & make the impossible happen

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