NBA All Star and Team Building Expert

Mark Eaton

Fee Range

$25K - $40K

At a glance:

MARK EATON is a 7'4" NBA All Star and team building expert. He teaches organizations how to employ the principles and coaching techniques he mastered in his twelve year basketball career to take their game to the next level. The Four Commitments of a Winning Team enables industry leaders, teams and individuals to outsmart, outlast and outperform their competition and achieve record breaking success. Mark shares his incredible journey of how he went from a 21-year-old auto mechanic with no future in basketball to a record breaking NBA player and All Star! Meeting planners and clients alike have touted Mark as the “best speaker they have ever had” and appreciate the fact his message has immediate impact and actionable take-aways. Mark’s message is ideal for those looking to strengthen and motivate their team, increase commitment between co-workers, and create an environment of safety and trust.

MARK EATON is a successful motivational speaker, entrepreneur and best selling author of The Four Commitments of a Winning Team, who has earned the coveted CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) designation, the speaking profession’s highest international measure of professional competence. He has spoken to numerous world-class organizations including IBM, FedEx, Phillips 66, Caesars Entertainment, T-Mobile, LG, and businesses, government agencies and universities at every level. He has been a featured team-building expert on Forbes.com, Inc.com, Wharton Business Radio, Entrepreneur.com and Sports Illustrated. Eaton is an NBA All-Star who played with the Utah Jazz for 12 seasons, led the NBA in blocked shots 4 of those seasons, was named to the NBA All-Defensive Team 5 times, was named NBA Defensive Player of the Year 2 times, and still holds 2 NBA records—most blocks in a single season (456) and career average blocked shots per game (3.5). In addition to his work on team building, Eaton is managing partner in two award-winning restaurants in Salt Lake City, Tuscany and Franck’s, recently voted Best Restaurant in Utah. He is also founder and former chairman of the Mark Eaton Standing Tall for Youth Foundation, which provided sports and outdoor opportunities for more than 3,000 at-risk children. He is a former president and board member of the Legends of Basketball, which supports the needs of retired NBA players. He attended Cypress College and the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Eaton’s television and radio experience includes eight years as host of Jazz Tonight on KJZZ-TV, host of Mark Eaton Outdoors on The Outdoor Channel, and three years as host of Sports Health Today, an internationally syndicated radio show. When Mark is not speaking, writing, or working he enjoys traveling with his wife Teri, horseback riding, mountain biking, skiing, and the outdoors. He lives in Park City, Utah with his wife, children, horses, dogs, and barn cats.

  • Safety First!

    Take your team to the next level of success and safety.

    Experience the excitement and insights of NBA basketball as Mark Eaton shares the amazing story of how he rose from a 21-year-old auto mechanic who couldn’t play basketball to an NBA All-Star. Mark will share the Four Commitments that took him to the top of the biggest game out there, so you can move to the next level as well. His presentation will provide you and your team with proven actionable ideas that will impact your commitment to each other and to the safety and well being of everyone in your workplace.
  • The Four Commitments of a Winning Team

    In this high-energy, insightful presentation, Mark shares how he rose from auto mechanic to NBA All-Star and, after twelve amazing years with the Utah Jazz, reinvented himself and became a business leader, entrepreneur, radio and TV
    personality and renowned motivational speaker. You’ll get the inside story on what it takes to win, and discover how to become a top performer by applying the concepts that create sports superstars to the world of business. Mark gives you proven strategies and powerful, actionable ideas you can use immediately to create breakthroughs in your workplace and inspire your team to start playing a bigger game.
    You’ll discover:
    • What it takes to consistently play at the top of your game
    • How to build trust and loyalty
    • The secret to establishing an inspiring, energizing and harmonious work environment
  • Leadership Breakout: 9 Steps to a More Engaged Workforce!

    You have just learned the powerful “The Four Commitments” and are anxious to put them to use. Mark will now walk you through a 9 Step Coaching Process on The Four Commitments that will yield exponentially better results. It will empower you to breakthrough old thinking and access your own wisdom, knowledge, experience and intuition to find answers to the challenges you face. Mark will show you how to leverage opportunities and create an action plan. You will be the leader who inspires and empowers people to act!

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