Top Sports Speakers in Southern California

Los Angeles is a mecca for the world's biggest stars and that certainly crosses over to the sports world. Southern California is home to iconic sports brands like the Lakers, Dodgers, USC football, and more.

The athletes that once starred for these teams and many others make their home in the region and become top community ambassadors, product endorsers, and keynote speakers. These top sports speakers in Southern California make great guests for conferences, conventions, tradeshows, virtual meetings, and other high-level corporate events.

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A.C. Green is a retired professional basketball player who spent 16 years playing the sport he loved, at the highest level.  Before his career took off, A.C. spent 4 years at Oregon State University a...

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A beloved Buffalo Bill, Andre Reed was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014. He played 16 NFL seasons, 15 with the Bills, and amassed 13,198 receiving yards and 87 touchdowns. Reed made...

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When Brandi Chastain hammered a penalty kick into the back of the net to win the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup to defeat China she launched herself into superstardom and women’s soccer to the forefront...

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Bruce Buffer is the veteran voice of the Octogan and serves as the official announcer for all UFC events.  A black belt in Tang Soo Do, Buffer has fought competitively as a kickboxer but is known best...

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Byron Scott played 15 seasons in the NBA after joining the Los Angeles Lakers as a fourth round pick in 1983 out of Arizona State University.  During his days at Arizona State he was a First-Team All-...

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Candace Parker led the University of Tennessee to back-to-back NCAA National Championships in 2007 and 2008 and earned National Player of the Year honors in both seasons.  Since joining the Los Angele...

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Chuck Liddell is quite possibly the scariest human on the face of our planet. The 6’2”, 205 lb. of solid muscle American is a large reason that mixed martial arts is as popular as it is today. The 200...

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As a member of the "Pony Express" at Southern Methodist University, Eric Dickerson amassed 4,450 rushing yards and 48 career TDs, tying Doak Walker's SMU record. After a first-team All-American season...

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Following a college career with the UCLA Bruins, Eric Karros was drafted in the sixth round of the 1988 MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers. After three seasons in the minors, Karros made a brief app...

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Greg Louganis became an American hero when he brought home gold medals from the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games in diving.  With a background in dance, gymnastics and acrobatics, Louganis became involved...

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James Lofton’s career in professional football spanned three decades as both a player and a coach.  As a player he was as good as you could get at the wide receiver position.  During his days at Stanf...

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James Worthy is an NBA legend. Known as “Big Game James”, Worthy was a member of the 1982 North Carolina Tarheels team that captured the NCAA Championship. Upon earning Consensus First-Team All-Americ...

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Jason Lezak is a four-time gold medal-winning swimmer who has competed in the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympic Games for the United States. All together he has earned a total of eight Olympic medals,...

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Jim Everett played quarterback for 12 NFL seasons and was a 1990 Pro Bowl selection.  Everett played for the Los Angeles Rams, New Orleans Saints, and San Diego Chargers.  He took the Rams to the post...

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Former co-captain of the United States Women’s National Soccer Team, Julie Foudy, is American soccer royalty.  Foudy joined the national team in 1987 in the middle of her All-American career at Stanfo...

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There are not many American Olympians in recent memory more revered than Kerri Walsh-Jennings.  Walsh teamed with Misty May-Treanor to win Olympic beach volleyball gold in 2004, 2008, and 2012.&n...

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As an athlete, artist, author, wife, mother and philanthropist, Kristi embodies the word champion. Her motto is "Always Dream," and Kristi's accomplishments prove that dreams can come true with hard w...

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Lynn Swann is an NFL Hall of Famer and one of the all-time great Pittsburgh Steelers.  Swann was a three-time Pro Bowler and three-time All-Pro pick.  With the Steelers, he won four Super Bowls.  In S...

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When Earvin Johnson earned the nickname "Magic" in high school one could say that it foreshadowed what was to come in his career. After a magical career at Michigan State University in which he led th...

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Marcellus Wiley is a current media personality who spent ten seasons in the NFL.  Wiley was a Pro Bowl and All-Pro pick with the San Diego Chargers in 2001.  The defensive end recorded 13 sacks that s...

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NFL legend Marcus Allen grew up playing quarterback and safety and was recruited by the University of Southern California to play defensive back, and had things worked out that way his life might be a...

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Mark Spitz was born on the California coast and swam in the Pacific Ocean everyday as a kid growing up in Honolulu, Hawaii.  As a kid he ran into the ocean with reckless abandon, without fear of anyth...

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Matt Leinart is a professional football quarterback for the NFL. Leinart was born with strabismus and had to undergo surgery at three years old. Leinart had to wear special glasses to correct his eyes...

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There are not many men better known in track and field history than Michael Johnson.  Johnson is a four-time Olympic gold medalist and eight-time World Champion.  At the 1996 Olympics, he was the firs...

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Although she has now retired from playing the game of volleyball competitively, Misty May Treanor has left a legacy as being one of the best athletes to ever play the game. She began to play in high s...

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Nomar Garciaparra is a former Major League Baseball shortstop and current ESPN analyst. The Milwaukee Brewers originally selected Garciaparra in the 5th round of the 1991 draft, but he did not sign. G...

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Before he became a star on the field in the NFL, Reggie Bush got his start in college at the University of Southern California where he was an All-American twice and was recognized as the top college...

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Reggie Miller played his entire professional career in the NBA with the Indiana Pacers. Prior to making it to the NBA Reggie played in college at UCLA where he led the team to an NIT Championship, a P...

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As the Arizona High School Player of the Year as a junior, Rodney Peete attracted a lot of attention for his football play. Despite being drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays to play baseball, Peete accep...

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Steve Garvey played all 19 of his big league seasons in sunny California with the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres.  His career is one of the most highly regarded in the history of the Dodgers...

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Sugar Ray Leonard is a retired professional welterweight boxer. With a real name of Ray Charles Leonard, he was named after his mother’s favorite singer. Leonard was born in Rocky Mount, North Carolin...

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Tim Brown won the Heisman Trophy in 1987 while playing at the University of Notre Dame and went on to earn the title of Mr. Raider during his days with the Oakland Raiders from 1988 to 2003. During hi...

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Todd Marinovich starred at the University of Southern California during his college days and was the prototypical quarterback prospect heading into the 1991 NFL Draft. Known for his work ethic and int...

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Vince Ferragamo is a former NFL quarterback who had his greatest success with the Los Angeles Rams.  The Rams drafted Ferragamo in the fourth round of the 1977 NFL Draft.  While he served as the backu...