Fun. Uplifting. Humorous. That’s how audiences describe John Cassis. A rare blend of humor, entertainment and content. As one of the most requested speakers in America, John knows firsthand how to embrace change, face adversity and meet the daily pressures of life head-on!
With his diverse background John is a modern day renaissance man. He played baseball for the California Angels organization, was the inspirational speaker for the Chicago Bears from 1983-95, served as minister to a small church in Colorado, addressed issues of world hunger as director of special projects for World Relief and became a professional golfer in 2002.
John received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati. After three years of professional baseball, he earned a Masters of Divinity degree from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. From 1973 to 1975, he directed a youth counseling center. In 1975, he became a minister where his congregation grew from 80 to 2,000 members in five years. Then in 1980 as Director for Special Projects for World Relief, John accepted the challenge to motivate people across the country to help feed hungry children and their families. Corporate America has invited John to speak to their needs and life issues in his uniquely humorous way for over twenty years.
John's believes living a joy-filled life includes passion and balance. He encourages people to step into the arena and live their dreams. In keeping with his philosophy, he became a professional golfer in 2002. In the last US Open Qualifier John was featured on the Golf Channel for the unique accomplishment of being the oldest to qualify to the last round of the sectionals!
John Cassis incorporates real life examples into his presentations by sharing his experiences as an athlete, minister, publisher, company founder, pre-game inspirational speaker for the Chicago Bears, loving husband and father…and an extremely perceptive human being. His genuine style helps audiences re-energize lives, careers and relationships… and see life from a new perspective.
- The Game Has Changed
- Catching a Second Wind
- Humor, Motivation & Mental Toughness
- The Art of Leadership
Change, Motivation, Team Building, Leadership, Sports, Communication
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"Your presentation was perfect! Most of our managers rated you a perfect "5" and many remarked that they liked your presentation BEST of the entire conference!" - Downey Savings
"John, you were the highlight. You were fabulous. Nothing but great comments about your presentation." - Fidelity National Title
"John, your presentation was a resounding hit with our staff. In fact….from our staff, your rating is about the highest I can remember. You struck just the right balance between humor and substance." - Federal Reserve Bank
"Your featured presentation was on the money when you emphasized the need to build an effective team for success and to be passionate about their opportunity." - Nutrition for Life International
“The presentations were fantastic! Your ideas were clear, concise and thoughtfully delivered. Your humor and sincerity was appreciated by everyone." - Toyota