Speaking Events

The Coach Carter Experience – Coming to a city near you!

Check back often for updates on events.

To book Coach Carter for your next event simply email: coachkencarter@yahoo.com

Presentations that can be tailored to your Group:

  • Five Steps to Career Success
  • Use Your Passion to Succeed
  • What You See is What You Get: How to Visualize and Reach Your Goals

Coach Ken Carter made national news is 1999 when he locked out his undefeated Richmond High Varsity basketball team for failing to honor player contracts and maintain GPA levels. Carter’s bold move to hold the team accountable for academic commitments and the controversy surrounding this event caught Hollywood’s attention. Coach Carter successfully secured a deal that resulted in the production of a movie based on his life, starting Samuel L. Jackson. (Click here for more information on the movie)

Four reasons why Ken Carter should be booked for your next event:

  • Coach Carter delivers a powerful, exciting keynote that can be tailored specifically for your audience.
  • The Coach’s honest, straight forward delivery continues to make him a highly sought-after personality in the academic, business and sports worlds.
  • His presentations go straight to the hearts of educators, coaches, students, and leaders of any field, resulting in better performance, increased productivity and higher motivation levels.
  • Coach Carter uses real life examples and a genuine, caring approach to energize and help individuals reach their highest potential.

Read about some of the Coach’s speaking events:

Below is a list of companies & organizations Coach Carter has presented:



Wells Fargo




Bank of America

Kansas State University

Mississippi State University

GA Tech University

University of North Carolina


University of California Berkley


University of Tennessee

Cal State Polytechnic University

CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates

California Permanency for Youth Project

Coach Carter Foundation

Coalition for Justice, Inc.

Columbus Sports Council

Columbus State University

Council on Legal Education Opportunity

Delta Sigma Theta Bay Area Chapter

Devlinhair Productions

Drury Design Dynamics

Entrada Productions

Exhale Cosmetics

Friends of Candlestick Point

Fundacion Estudiantes


Infection Control Consultation Services, Inc.

Iowa Sports Connection

Judge Hatchett TV Show

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

Mason Tillman Associates

Mississippi University for Women

National Association of Black Journalists

Nitromed Pharmaceuticals

Northern Arapaho Tribe

Oregon Grocery Association

Ortho-McNeil Pharmaceuticals

Redding Rotary Club

Riverside Sports Hall of Fame

San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group

San Jose State University

Shasta County Women’s Refuge – RESPECT¬† Project

Simpson University

Synovus Securities

Tribal Chiefs Institute

United States Embassy

Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Washington Preparatory High School


To book Coach Carter for your next event simply email: coachkencarter@yahoo.com

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