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Keynote Speaker Roger Crawford

Roger Crawford

"America's Possibility Coach," Physically Challenged Tennis Star, Author and Inspirational Speaker

  • Speaker's U.S. Fee Range
    $7,500 - $10,000 i
  • Languages Spoken
  • Travels From
    California, USA

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Roger Crawford ‘s Main Accomplishments Include . . . 

Sports Illustrated has acknowledged Roger Crawford as “one of the most accomplished physically challenged athletes in the world,” In recognition of his extraordinary athletic achievements, he was the recipient of the prestigious ITA Achievement Award, presented by the International Tennis Hall of Fame.

After realizing tremendous success on Center Court, as a Division 1 athlete he took his talents to Center Stage and became a motivational speaker. Roger positively influences audiences worldwide, eloquently sharing the principles he has lived—adaptability, possibility thinking, and eliminating self-imposed obstacles. His remarkable life story is a powerful example that “Challenges are inevitable, defeat is optional!”

Roger has been inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame in recognition of his professional speaking success. As a member of the Hall of Fame for People with Disabilities, he shares this impressive distinction with fellow honorees such as Christopher Reeves, Helen Keller, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

You may have seen Roger interviewed on Larry King Live, Good Morning America, CNBC, and many other prominent television programs. An Emmy Award-winning NBC-TV movie entitled In a New Light was based upon Roger’s incredible life story.

The print media has profiled Roger in publications such as USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Men’s Fitness, Fast Company, and Tennis Magazine.

Roger is also a bestselling author whose books have been translated into seventeen different languages. His most recent book, Think Again! Discover the Possibilities Hidden in Plain Sight, helps readers embrace change, improve their mindset and achieve breakthrough performance.

Testimonials 5

  • “Roger Crawford was rated the best speaker our general managers have ever seen.”

    Marriott International Hotels and Resorts

  • “Not just another motivational speaker, Roger Crawford has a message for everyone. Blending his talk with enough humor to keep you relaxed, Roger’s message is both inspirational and challenging. Roger leads you into an examination of your life and your opportunities to make a difference, whether it be personal or business.”

    State Farm

  • “Prepare to be inspired by Roger Crawford, who understands the power of optimism because he has lived it.”

    Jack Canfield

    Co-Author of Chicken Soup for the Soul

  • What you gave us was more than inspiration. You shared powerful principals we can use to thrive in a changing world and surpass our competitors. You’re the best!

    David Galasso

    President, Wells Fargo Northern CA

  • Thank you for making me look so good! Your presentation, How High Can You Bounce helped our team build resiliency, increase results, and overcome obstacles. The standing ovation said it all.

    Dave Wehring

    President, John Deere Landscapes

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