Coach Avery Johnson

Whether on the court, in the locker room, or at the podium, Coach Avery Johnson’s commitments to leadership and responsibility impact those around him. Nicknamed the “Little General” during his time playing point guard for the San Antonio Spurs, he has carried these hallmarks of his character into his coaching career and speaking engagements.

Coach Johnson’s career includes such honors as multiple NCAA records and an NBA championship win with the Spurs. He became the 75th player in NBA history to play over 1,000 career games. While coaching the Dallas Mavericks, he was named the 2006 NBA Coach of the Year. He now works as an NBA Analyst for ESPN.

Beyond the success of his world-class athlete and coaching status, Coach Johnson’s mission is to make a positive impact on middle and high school youth, encouraging them to make good choices in life and stay in school. He has spoken to over 100,000 students across the nation.

Coach Johnson is known for his impactful and motivational speeches. He brings just as much passion into his speaking engagements as he does to the game of basketball. Book one of Coach Avery Johnson’s school programs to motivate your students to excel in their academic achievement and build positive attitudes  that will help them succeed both inside and outside of the classroom