Las Vegas Raiders' head coach Josh McDaniels began his career in the NFL as a personal and coaching assistant with the New England Patriots. Later, the team promoted him to the quarterbacks coaching position and ultimately the offensive coordinator role with the team after the 2005 season. Serving the team for 14 nonsequential seasons, McDaniels offers audiences deep insights into tools for turning failure into success, team collaboration, and remaining focused on your purpose. An advocate for accepting mentoring and wisdom from others, he brings listeners effective strategies for transforming team productivity.
Why select keynote speaker Josh McDaniels
- McDaniels offers audiences an energetic and transformational keynote with entertaining anecdotes from his storybook football coaching career about transforming impossible situations into victories.
- His presentation prepares audiences to overcome errors by focusing on continuous improvement. Sharing strategies for developing productive teams, his topics range from attention to purpose to diligence.
- In his first two years as an offensive coordinator, the Patriot’s set records for points scored. Later, the team won three Super Bowl titles. He leverages his experience working within the dynamics of high performing teams to inspire listeners to greatness.
Josh McDaniels began coaching as a graduate assistant at Michigan State University. He joined the NFL as the New England Patriots’ personal assistant in 2001 and eventually held positions as offensive, defensive, and quarterback coach with the franchise before his promotion to offensive coordinator. Leading the offense to record-breaking scoring during his first two years in the position, McDaniels signed as head coach for the Denver Broncos in 2009. However, a videotaping scandal led to his firing. Although he was not involved in the incident, the Broncos found his failure to report it cause for release. He returned to New England in 2012, which resulted in three Super Bowl championships between 2012 and 2021.
Having weathered professional challenges and proven his expertise time and again, the well-respected head coach inspires audiences to remain steadfast in the face of challenges. His inspirational story is a testament to the power of tenacity and diligence. He encourages audiences to learn from failures to obtain consistent victories. By offering actionable tools for developing high-performing teams, McDaniels brings listeners practical tips for success.
Finding personal and professional balance, McDaniels and his wife have four children. In January 2022, he signed with the Las Vegas Raiders as head coach.
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