Football Speaker Karl Mecklenburg

Football Speaker Karl MecklenburgKarl Mecklenburg rose from a college walk-on to an All Pro NFL career including 3 Super Bowls and 6 Pro Bowls. He’s a gifted storyteller and author presenting customized teamwork and leadership speeches full of approachability and humor.


Karl Mecklenburg was widely considered the most versatile player in the NFL. Mecklenburg played all 7 defensive front positions, often in the course of a single game. In 1987 Karl was selected as the AFC Linebacker of the Year and the AFC Player of the Year. Since retiring, this former captain has been enshrined in the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame, the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame, and is one of 26 players selected as a 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame semifinalist. Karl’s book Heart of a Student Athlete has won 3 national awards.

As a keynote speaker Mecklenburg applies the same passion, versatility, and professionalism that marked his tremendous football career. Karl is a story teller who touches people where they live: at work, in their relationships, and through their emotions. Your people will leave his presentation reaffirmed that they determine their own futures and that the best way to be successful is as a team. Mecklenburg realizes that there is a multiplying effect to his message when he spends time before and after his presentation interacting with your team. As a speaker and author he has dedicated himself to inspiring long term positive change in teams and individuals.

Heart of a Student Athlete
General session keynotes for mixed audiences
30 to 90 minutes
Teamwork and Leadership in a Changing World: No power point here. Karl’s customized presentations are full of memorable football and life stories enforcing lessons of teamwork and leadership, courage, dedication, honesty and forgiveness, desire, and goal setting.
60 - 90 minutes
100 Mile Radius or more
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