Tim Daggett

Today Tim Daggett is one of the most "in demand" professional speakers in the country. Beyond his Perfect 10 and Olympic Gold, Tim's story of inner strength, motivation and learning to overcome insurmountable obstacles shows audiences that with commitment to a goal, and belief in oneself, anything is possible.


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Commentators, Inspirational, Olympian, Sports/Athletics


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Today Tim Daggett is one of the most "in demand" professional speakers in the country. Beyond his Perfect 10 and Olympic Gold, Tim's story of inner strength, motivation and learning to overcome insurmountable obstacles shows audiences that with commitment to a goal, and belief in oneself, anything is possible.

But Tim Daggett is not an ordinary speaker. He adds to his lecture two heart-felt video presentations, plus the awe-inspiring, visual dramatization of a gymnastics demonstration - all of which combine to entertain, captivate and encourage audiences to "Go for their Gold."

Tim is a teacher, and he is a do-er. His presentation is filled with a unique mix of emotion, humor and entertainment, and as he shares his momentous success and his heroic struggle, he touches the hearts of all who hear him. Believability permeates the room ... for Tim Daggett has been there. An understanding of his words builds as he speaks .. for Tim Daggett is magnetic.

"Dare to Dream" is the theme he repeats over and over. "Dreams really can come true ... through hard work, determination, the willingness to fail, and the willingness to keep on trying." The message is clear, the motive is unquestioned .. for Tim Daggett has proved it to the world. Armed with the same energy and dedication he put into his incredible gymnastics career, Tim Daggett brings to audiences of all sizes and backgrounds a truly unique, truly memorable performance which entertains as it informs, and inspires as it motivates. His timely, enthusiastic, message is especially effective for stimulating sales groups, management teams, medical personnel, educators and audiences of all types who are looking for a refreshing change of pace from ordinary "How-To" speakers. Tim Daggett is quite simply, a Perfect 10.

Commentator:

For over a decade, Tim Daggett has been the expert color commentator for NBC during all gymnastics events. He has traveled the world bringing gymnastics to millions of people. His tenure includes: the 1992, 1996, 2000, and 2004 Olympic Games, as well as, all major national and international events held in the USA. This highly unique and coveted position enables Tim the opportunity to share contemporary insights on the ever-changing world of Olympic sports. Whether "the story of the Games" is another diminutive gymnast who steals the hearts of millions, or the shattering of an "unbreakable" Track and Field Olympic record, Tim is there as a journalist, covering the Games and can bring these stories to life at your next meeting.

Author:

After years of successful presentations and numerous inquires about a book, Tim knew it was time to put pen to paper. Dare to Dream was born and chronicles the life of this significant young man. In Tim's own words he will bring you to the height of Olympic glory and down to the depths of human tragedy. It is a positive and motivating story that holds true to its title, Dare to Dream.

This inspiring account has been a real plus for many meeting planners as it provides added take home value after on of Tim's programs. With the success of Dare to Dream came numerous requests for additional written works. Recently he co-authored a chapter from the book Awaken the Olympian Within along with other USA Olympic medalists. Both of these books are available upon request.

Coach: 

Tim's involvement with gymnastics crosses from the gym floor to the board room as he holds the position of Vice Chairman for Men and sits on both the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for USA Gymnastics, the governing body for artistic gymnastics and trampoline in the United States. Along with these duties, Tim sits on the Men's Program Committee, which directs all rules, policies and finances for men's gymnastics throughout the USA.

With Tim's varied background he is often called on to travel internationally, securing our country's political positions on all matters pertaining to the rules that govern international gymnastics.

Entrepreneur:

Tim has established a multi-million dollar training facility for gymnastics in Agawam, Massachusetts. Over 1300 children of all ages flood to the gym each week to enhance their lives and grow through the sport of gymnastics. Tim's responsibility in the daily operations gives him real world experience when speaking to companies and associations. He relates to problems that occur in the fast-paced business world of today because he faces similar challenges on a daily basis and handles them effectively and efficiently. He's not just a speaker addressing past glories; he is a motivated problem solver, constantly improving his businesses through intelligent action. Tim Daggett will, no doubt, have a lasting and meaningful impact on your business.

Beyond being a successful athlete, Tim has impacted the gymnastics community in the United States tremendously. As a coach, he has developed two Junior National all-around champions, as well as, Senior National Team members. In addition, Tim was selected as the assistant coach for the 1995 World Championships in Japan.

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