Top sports mental health speaker Simone Biles has been named Time Athlete of the Year for 2021. Biles, the most decorated gymnast in history, was recognized for bringing the topic of mental health to the forefront of the conversation.  She "made clear the importance of prioritizing oneself and... Read More

Graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies marked the end of the  semester at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, to honor fall 2021 graduates. One of the vols own, motivational speaker Inky Johnson ('07, '09), returned to deliver the keynote address.Both ceremonies were held in Tho... Read More

Venus Williams began her professional tennis career in the late 1990s, making her first Grand Slam final in the 1997 U.S. Open. The 17-year-old sensation finished second in that tournament, losing to world No. 1 Martina Hingis in two straight sets.Three years later, Williams would seem unbeatable, w... Read More

Hilary Knight is passionate about empowering other women athletes. The hockey player is gearing up for the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing, but recently spoke with PEOPLE about how she believes the sports world can better help other women athletes.  Knight told PEOPLE that “being strong was... Read More

After hanging up his baseball cleats earlier this year, Tim Tebow motivational speaker is even more in demand. He recently began his speech at a benefit for people with autism by telling a story that actually downplayed the importance of athletics.  “What you’re doing is greater than any game or cha... Read More

The Davis House Child Advocacy Center welcomed supporters back to Homestead Manor for its annual Button Ball, a night dedicated to raising funds for child abuse victims. The main event of the evening was a discussion between Davis House Executive Director Brent Hutchinson and keynote speaker Aly Rai... Read More

Have you ever wondered why motivational speakers frequently use sports analogies and metaphors? It boils down to the fact that athletes have many lessons to teach about motivating others to act. There is no better motivational speaker than an athlete who has experienced the highs and lows of competi... Read More

Brand influencer Alex Morgan, a member of the U.S. women’s national soccer team and the Orlando Pride, is a legend and inspiration to girls around the world. Morgan, who is one of the USA’s top five all-time goal scorers, was a key part of the 2015 and 2019 World Cup victories for the US Women’s Nat... Read More

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