BIO

ABOUT DERRICK MOORE

Derrick Moore is one of the most sought-after speakers and consultants in the country, known as a master team developer and a leadership developer, with a client list that reads like a Who’s Who of leading organizations, such the Coca-Cola Co., The Georgia Lottery, Chick-Fil-A, West Point Academy (Army Football), Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers,Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and many more.
A former star running back in the NFL, Derrick proved himself as a high performer on the football field for many years with accomplishments including:

  • Breaking the Expansion Team Rushing Record for the Carolina Panthers
  • Helping the Detroit Lions to the playoffs when Barry Sanders was injured
  • Star Running Back for the Arizona Cardinals
  • Most Valuable Player in the 1991 Blue-Gray Bowl
  • Most Valuable Player in the 1992 Hula Bowl
  • For the past 15 years, business leaders have treasured Derrick’s talent and performance-driven insights as a motivational keynote speaker and a program presenter to address their own most valuable people.

    Clients hire Derrick when they are looking for a motivational message that generates a positive impact on their bottom line. Whether it’s a sales team, a sports team, an executive team, or the frontline service team, Derrick’s greatest gift to audiences is his ability to change the way they think, so they start to believe with a passion that is second to none… and performance soars.

    Derrick is articulate and has a great sense of humor, so when he speaks, people listen enthusiastically and are fully engaged. It’s no wonder, then, that he is one of few speakers to be rated as Excellent or Outstanding by 100% of the attendees in multiple corporate audiences.

    Derrick resides with his family in Conyers, Georgia. His wife, Stephanie, is a fiction novelist with Harper Collins/Thomas Nelson, Saddleback Educational, Moody Press, and Kregel Publication. Derrick and Stephanie have three kids in college, Dustyn, Sydni and Sheldyn.

    Even though he left the NFL in 1998, he’s never truly left the field, as he is now leading the next generation of high-performing athletes as the Developmental Coach for Georgia Tech, where he regularly addresses the team on the topics of leadership, team building, and morale.

    Derrick is also the author of The Great Adventure.

    ONE OF THE NATION’S MOST HIGHLY REGARDED KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, FORMER NFL RUNNING BACK, TEAMBUILDING AUTHORITY, AND MOTIVATIONAL POWERHOUSE DERRICK MOORE IS THE KEYNOTE SPEAKER YOU’RE LOOKING FOR WHEN IT’S TIME TO GET BETTER RESULTS FROM YOUR TEAM