901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

Kurt Warner, Parenting / Family Speaker

Kurt Warner

    • Two-time NFL MVP and Super Bowl Champion
Fee Range

$50,000 - $100,000

Travels From

Arizona

Kurt Warner Leads the Cardinals to Super Bowl XLIII | A Football Life | NFL Films

Kurt Warner Leads the Cardinals to Super Bowl XLIII | A Football Life | NFL Films

Kurt Warner: The Cinderella Super Bowl Season | A Football Life | NFL Films

Kurt Warner: The Cinderella Super Bowl Season | A Football Life | NFL Films

Kurt Warner's Hall of Fame Speech | 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame

Kurt Warner's Hall of Fame Speech | 2017 Pro Football Hall of Fame

Kurt Warner finished the 1999-2000 NFL season with a 414-yard performance in Super Bowl XXXIV, shattering Joe Montana's Super Bowl-record 357 passing yards. Not only did that performance lead the St. Louis Rams past the Tennessee Titans, it earned him Super Bowl MVP honors as well. During the regular 1999-2000 season, Kurt amassed 4,353 yards, 41 touchdowns, and a 109.1 passer rating - quite a feat for a guy who was bagging groceries a few years ago. Along with success came the inevitable media coverage. Cameras and microphones were in Kurt's face more than ever before. But what do you say with all the new attention? Some professional athletes use the publicity for self glory, but Kurt Warner has a different topic on his mind. It's the message of Jesus Christ. Kurt is a Christian who jumps at the chance to give God the credit for his ability to play football. He was proclaiming the Good News in his first words after victory in the Super Bowl and he continues to this day, shouting, Thank you, Jesus! It's a refreshing thing to hear a pro player speak the name of Christ instead of his own.
 
"Looking at the big picture, I know my role in this is to help share my faith, and to share my relationship with the Lord in this capacity. The funny thing is my wife, when I tell her about some interviews that I've done, she's always asking me, 'Don't talk about the Lord in every answer that you give.' I come back and tell her, 'Hey, they try to cut out as much of those (religious comments) as they can. So if I don't give it in every answer, then it's never going to be there, because they're not going to use those quotes.' "

Regarding football, Kurt Warner is in a different place today than he was six years ago. Kurt has seen the highs and lows of life in the NFL, and he says his faith, as well as the hardships and tragedies his family has faced, has helped him understand what is important in life. "I think it grounds me," Warner said. "Whether I'm on the field or off the field, I don't get anxious. I don't get nervous. Because I know that things are going to work out for me. I've learned that along the way there's going to be speed bumps. That it's not just going to be a smooth path. And I've learned how to react to those situations."

Warner's goal remains the same ... to set an example for those athletes who know Christ as their personal Savior to not hide it from others but to shout it from the rooftops — or on television.

Warner was born and raised in Iowa. He attended Regis High School in Cedar Rapids and played college football at Northern Iowa, graduating with a degree in communications. Kurt's journey to NFL stardom was unconventional. Cut by the Green Bay Packers after the 1994 training camp, Kurt played for the Iowa Barnstormers of the Arena Football League from 1995-1997 where he earned all-Arena honors. The Rams signed Warner in December 1997 and assigned him to the Amsterdam Admirals of NFL Europe in 1998.

Kurt Warner is now an analyst for the NFL Network. He lives in Arizona with his wife Brenda and children Zachary, Jesse Jo, Kade, Jada Jo, Elijah, and twins Sienna and Sierra.

  • Attitude
  • Celebrity
  • Inspiration
  • Life Balance
  • Motivation
  • Parenting / Family
  • Sports
  • Youth

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Linda Larsen, Overcoming Adversity Speaker

Linda Larsen

Fast-Paced

Marc Vahanian, Communication Skills Speaker

Marc Vahanian

Ron Hall, Diversity Speaker

Ron Hall

Artist & NYT Bestselling Author

David Graham, Speaker

David Graham

America's Clean Comedian

Micah Solomon, Customer Service Speaker

Micah Solomon

Customer Service and Customer Experience Expert

Susan Solovic, Life Balance Speaker

Susan Solovic

CEO

Dean Karnazes, speaker

Dean Karnazes

Independent Sports Professional

Terry Bowden, Coaching Speaker

Terry Bowden

Sportscaster and Football Analyst

Allison Massari, Overcoming Adversity Speaker

Allison Massari

Top 10 Inspirational Speaker on Resilience

Scott O'Grady, Speaker

Scott O'Grady

An American Hero

Ann Jillian, Stress Management Speaker

Ann Jillian

Award-Winning Actress; Singer; Breast Cancer Survivor

Dominic Thurbon, Business Trends Speaker

Dominic Thurbon

Leading Expert on Change

Testimonials

“I am banging my head against the wall right now for all the times I have done this without using Executive Speakers Bureau. This ..

Clorox Client

"The conference was an immense hit – we certainly raised the bar in our company on how conferences are planned and executed. You and yo..

Testimonials | Benchmark Global Hospitality | Executive Speakers

"Johnny Cupcakes was a hit last night! Thank you both so much for all of your assistance through this process, it has been such a positi..

Johnny Cupcakes | Testimonials | Executive Speakers

"You all were awesome to work with and helped make my life easier when planning these events. Thanks so much!” 

 

Testimonial

"Thanks so much for working on this engagement with us. It’s been a very pleasant experience. We will definitely include ESB in our sea..

Testimonial

"They have booked me to speak at events for over a decade and their professional approach and client focus is unmatched in the industry. I am..

Garrison Wynn, Sales Speaker

"Thank you, both, for making last night possible! You have been such a Joy to work with and I appreciate everything you did for us! I can't s..

Salvation Army

Our bank has held an annual business and economic conference for the past 9 years.  We have worked with Executive Speakers every year an..

I’ve used the services of a number of speakers bureaus in the past. However, my current experience working with the Executive Speakers ..

I want to thank you for all of your assistance you and Jenny were wonderful. If it had not been for you sending me suggestions I would not ha..

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.

Please fill in information below