Atlanta, Ga. – Duke University head football coach David Cutcliffe, a master at training student athletes to reach their highest level of performance, will be a featured speaker at Leadership Game Changer: Developing Business Champions, coming to Atlanta on May 9.
Cutcliffe, credited with turning around Duke’s football program, also coached at Ole Miss, leading the Rebels to four bowl games in six years, as well as Tennessee. He’s taken his teams to 23 bowl games and also has the distinction of having coached both Manning brothers as his starting quarterback.
Additionally, notable Duke alumnus Jay Bilas, a four-year starter for the Blue Devils under Coach Mike Krzyzewski, will serve as one of the special day’s emcees. Bilas played from 1982-86, and helped lead Duke to the Final Four and National Championship game in 1986, then served as an assistant coach under Coach K from 1990–1992. As a voice of Leadership Game Changer, Bilas will draw on his current experience as one of the most charismatic and respected college basketball analyst for ESPN and CBS sports.
Never before will so many elite coaches come together under one roof to share their secrets for becoming a champion, joining former star athletes such as 1982 Heisman Trophy recipient Herschel Walker.
The current Leadership Game Changer speaker lineup also includes: Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self; former Georgia head football coach Vince Dooley; former Tennessee head football coach Bill Battle; college football coaching legend Homer Rice; Georgia Tech head football coach Paul Johnson as well as GT basketball coach Brian Gregory; Bill Curry, former head football coach at Alabama, Georgia Tech, Georgia State, and Kentucky; Wake Forest head football coach Jim Grobe; Vanderbilt head football coach James Franklin, and Rod Olson, former coach at Oklahoma State and Appalachian State and founder and CEO of the Coaches of Excellence Institute.
Leadership Game Changer is designed to inspire and train business people with proven lessons from the gridiron and hard courts, helping participants to create a custom game plan for reaching their full potential. Business professionals will emerge from the unique one-day “training camp” with a personal game plan for improving their careers.