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David Holloway    

3rd Generation NFL Champion; Motivational Speaker on Peak Performance, Team Building & Leading a Championship Lifestyle

As one of the most requested speakers in America, All Star front line competitor David Holloway has traveled over half a million miles, inspiring many of the FORTUNE 500 with his epic underdog story of overcoming adversity and winning at the highest levels.

Today, he brings peak performance practices to leaders who are committed to an extraordinary future — giving audiences a look into the future of highly successful world-class competitors who will consistently outperform the competition.

Holloway utilizes and shares smart, life lessons from his Walk On and NFL experiences to transform thinking within organizations and inspire championship teams. His credibility and therefore bottom line results are based on the fact that turning around underperforming teams, peak performance, and building championships, is something he’s done first hand.

Holloway's accomplishments have landed him appearances on ABC, NBC sports, ESPN, ESPN classic, the 700 club, and featured coverage on USA Today and the Washington Post. He has guest lectured at Yale and has been a featured speaker at the Challenger Center.

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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