American Program Bureau A Global Speaker, Celebrity & Entertainment Agency


The world's love of sports has broken down borders and unified international communities, even in history's darkest periods. APB's sports speakers offer you the opportunity to hear engaging stories from sports' greatest heroic figures and multiple firsthand perspectives of the most legendary sports moments. Our roster of speakers on sports will entertain and engage your audience.


NBA Legend & NY Times Best Selling Author

When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar left the NBA in 1989 at age 42, no player had ever scored more points, blocked more shots, won more Most Valuable Player Awards, played in more All-Star Games or logged more seasons, but his most important triumph was...

Inspirational Football Coach

The memorable coach behind the hit film 'Remember the Titans,' Boone transformed a racially divided football team into a united group of state champions. He delivers a message of respect and teamwork.

Track Superstar

Jackie Joyner-Kersee is considered one of the greatest athletes of all time. . She was the first woman to win back-to-back gold medals in the seven-disciplined event, the heptathlon, as well as the first woman to score 7,000 points in this event...

Renowned Sportscaster

Jim Gray has been a network television and national cable sportscaster since 1981 and is currently with Showtime, Fox, and Westwood One Radio. He has reported on literally thousands of games and events in his career, as well as hosting a number...

Captain, 1980 Olympic Gold Medal-Winning US Hockey Team

Millions of Americans remember Mike Eruzione as the captain of the US Hockey Team that beat the odds to win the Gold Medal at the 1980 Olympics in Lake Placid, NY. It was his decisive winning goal that beat the Soviet team and stunned the world...

Former Running Back for the Pittsburgh Steelers

Rocky Bleier overcame severe combat wounds to play for the Steelers. His story is a tale of courage on both the football fields of America and the battlefields of Vietnam.

Best-Selling Author of The Sports Gene

The former Senior Writer for Sports Illustrated, Epstein has become one of the top sports science and medicine investigative journalist today. All audiences will be captivated by the knowledge and experiences Epstein shares from his work...

Olympic/Paralympic Games Medalist

Ever since Patrick "Blake" Leeper was a child, he has been determined to be a star athlete. Although Leeper was born a bilateral below-the-knee amputee, he was raised to believe the only disability in life is a bad attitude. Using prosthetics...

Olympic Diver & Author

Greg Louganis began competing in diving at age 10. By 16, he had won his first Olympic medal, a silver medal on the platform in 1976. At 24, he became the first man in 56 years to win two gold medals in diving by winning both the platform and...

World Boxing Champion & Entrepreneur

A boxing legend, ordained minister, successful entrepreneur, celebrity speaker and larger than life persona, Foreman credits a good part of his success to his spirituality and God being behind the scenes in every stage of his life. He explores...

All-Time NBA Great

While Johnson may be best known for his prowess on the basketball court, he is also an entrepreneur with multi-faceted business interests. His latest venture, Johnson Development Corporation, develops commercial property in long neglected...

World Championship Basketball Coach

The current President and former Head Coach of the Miami Heat, Pat Riley is a seven-time National Basketball Association World Champion, as well as the only Head Coach in NBA history to capture Coach of the Year honors with three different teams...

Boxing Champion, Beauty & Lifestyle Brand CEO, Author

A passionate advocate for health and an expert on fitness, champion boxer Laila Ali has a new fight: raising awareness about heart disease, especially in the African-American community and among women.

Emmy Award-Winning Sportscaster, CBS Sports

A veteran of sports television for more than 25 years, Gumbel covers America's favorite games. In his motivational presentation, he offers humorous glimpses into the behind-the-scenes world of professional sports.

Olympic Athlete

She skated her way into hearts across the nation when she took home the gold medal at the 1976 Winter Games in Innsbruck, Austria. America's sweetheart, Dorothy Hamill, is a champion not only in the skating rink, but in life as she battled...

Racing Icon

Mario Andretti is a racing icon, considered by many to be the greatest race car driver in the history of the sport. Today, he is a successful businessman off the track, serving as spokesman, associate and friend to top executives around the world...

World Champion Boxer & Inspiration Behind the Film Bleed for This

Since his professional debut on May 26, 1983, Vinny Paz (formerly Pazienza) has been one of boxing’s most charismatic and exciting fighters. Hear from “The Pazmanian Devil” himself about how he overcame insurmountable odds to become a champion in...

Pro BMX Competitor & Recovering Addict

Elite pro BMX competitor Tony Hoffman is the founder and CEO of the Freewheel Project, a non-profit BMX racing organization devoted to educating youth on the importance of leading drug-free lives.

Tennis Legend

A champion on and off the court, Martina Navratilova is not only a tennis legend, but an inspirational leader who demonstrates wit, candor, and sheer motivation. Arguably the best tennis player ever to play the game, Navratilova has amassed an...

NBA Champion & Wellness Advocate

An athlete, actor, entrepreneur, talk show host, philanthropist, and wellness advocate, John Salley has dedicated himself to helping others find happiness through healthy living.

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