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.

using System.Text.RegularExpressions;
Larry Csonka Speaker

Larry Csonka

    NFL Hall of Famer, Executive Producer and TV Host and Motivational Keynote Speaker.

Full Bio
In Person-Fee 🛈

$20,000 - $30,000

Virtual Fee:

Please Inquire

Travels From

Florida

NFL's Larry Csonka

NFL's Larry Csonka

NFL's Larry Csonka Speaks About His Childhood

NFL's Larry Csonka Speaks About His Childhood

Larry Csonka Speaker Biography


A man with a powerful story, one that you will remember forever…. 

Even from the beginning it seemed destined that football would become Larry Csonka's life. Born on December 25, 1946 in Stow, Ohio a husky 9 pound 13 ounce Christmas gift to his parents and a future generation of football fans. By age 16, he already stood 6'3" and weighed 237 pounds.

Larry Csonka and power running became synonymous in the NFL of the 1970's.  As a player with the powerhouse Miami Dolphins he charged so tenaciously through defenses that his name became a household word and his nickname, ZONK, became a new American verb.  From 1971-1973, he led the Dolphins to three Super Bowl appearances earning All-Pro and Pro Bowl honors along the way.  He and halfback Jim Kiick were affectionately known as "Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and were key players in the Dolphins’ perfect 17-0-0 season in 1972.  Csonka earned the MVP award of the Dolphins’ Super Bowl VIII victory over the Minnesota Vikings by rushing 33 times for 145 yards and two touchdowns.  In 1973, he was voted Super Athlete of the Year by the Professional Football Writers Association.  Csonka’s importance to the game of football was exemplified when he was elected to the Professional Football Hall of Fame in 1987. 

Larry has continued to work in the “public eye” through national commercial ads, numerous celebrity guest appearances and host of the original popular competition series, American Gladiators.   Most recently, he and longtime partner, Audrey Bradshaw, hosted and produced the outdoor adventure / travelogue series, “North to Alaska,” a top-rated, nationally televised program that aired on the NBC Sports Network.  For 16 years, this popular series showcased adventures in the Last Frontier, its people, culture, wildlife, rich history and Larry’s enthusiasm for outdoor sports and conservation. 

On YouTube you’ll find The ZONK! Channel with original programming from his “North to Alaska” series and his NFL mini-documentary,  “The Path to Perfection.”

Larry also stays busy traveling the country visiting various clubs and corporations as a Sports Humor/Motivational Speaker, operating within his own company, Csonka Promotions, Inc.  Larry Csonka has a tremendous story to tell and backs it up with a warm sincere approach that will have listeners on the edge of their seats.  Larry will speak about the game, the players, coaching and starring moments of a great career.  His audiences delight in his humor and leave feeling that they have always known him. 

Larry Csonka is more than a retired football player…he is a legend.  He will leave you and your organization with a renewed confidence to strive for perfection in any endeavor.    

Csonka is an Alaska resident. After residing several years in Anchorage, he and longtime partner, Audrey Bradshaw, are new residents of Wasilla. They also maintain a home in Florida and a farm in Ohio.  They are happily owned by their yellow lab, Lace.

To book Larry Csonka call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

“Welcome to the NFL!”  

“The Path to Perfection”  

“The Winning Edge”

Related Speakers

Gurpreet Dhaliwal, Healthcare Speaker

Gurpreet Dhaliwal

Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of California

Cathy O'Dowd speaker

Cathy O'Dowd

The First Woman to Climb Everest from Both Sides

Jim Loehr, Inspiration Speaker

Jim Loehr

World-Renowned Performance Psychologist

Anthony Melchiorri

Anthony Melchiorri

Creator

Adrian Gostick Speaker

Adrian Gostick

NYT Bestselling Author of  All In

Juliette Fairley, Celebrity Speaker

Juliette Fairley

Financial Literacy Expert

Todd Henry Speaker

Todd Henry

Consultant to dozens of industries on creativity

Andy Kaufman, Speaker

Andy Kaufman

President of the Institute for Leadership Excellence & Development Inc.

Crystal Kuykendall, speaker

Dr. Crystal A. Kuykendall

Educator

Allison Massari, Overcoming Adversity Speaker

Allison Massari

Top 10 Inspirational Speaker on Resilience

Leilani Munter

Leilani Munter

Professional Race Car Driver

Todd Huston Speaker

Todd Huston

CEO Love Leadership Institute & Host of 'Love Leaders Podcast'

Reviews

Testimonials

We work with a lot of speaking organizations... Let me tell you - ESB is the best! Matt Meyer is by far the best agent to work with!

Warrior Rising

Everyone on the ESB team (Matt, Sheryl, etc.) has been great to work with for our events. Looking forward to keep working with ESB!

Plexus Worldwide

We had a positive experience with ESB. Matt Meyer is a great communicator and easy to get a hold of. He helped us through the process to make..

BNSF

ESB was patient, thorough, and responsive during the planning process. Thank you for making this such a great experience for us!

ConnectWise

ESB supported our needs and the needs of our speaker throughout the entire process. I highly recommend working with ESB to find your next spe..

DogWatch

"It's always a pleasure to work with ESB. Very professional and personable staff. Thanks!"

Testimonial | Texas Society of Architects

"Excellent! Thank you for being a true partner to our organization and its development."

HCA Healthcare

"They are the only speakers bureau I will even consider using!"

Testimonial | Youth Villages

A wonderful bureau to work with! Big ups to everyone who helped make our event a success. Fingers crossed we get the chance to collaborate fo..

MDRT | Testimonial

"As always, you are the best most responsive speaker bureau I've ever worked with!"

Image Media
Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

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

© 2024 Executive Speakers Bureau. All Rights Reserved.

Design and Developed by eBiz Solutions

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.