Roger Crawford
Founding Faculty

Roger Crawford's remarkable life story proves that optimism and resilience can triumph over life's most difficult obstacles.

Although physically challenged, he is certified as a tennis professional from the United States Professional Tennis Association and was an award-winning NCAA Division I college athlete.

Due to his extraordinary accomplishments, he has appeared on Good Morning America, Real People, CNBC, and Hour of Power. NBC earned an Emmy Award for their television movie In A New Light featuring Roger.

In the past sixteen years, Roger has traveled the globe receiving standing ovations from audiences as small as 25 and as large as 25,000. His client list reads like the Who's Who of corporations, associations, educational and government agencies. He has made appearances in all 50 states and in 17 foreign countries. Roger is a recipient of the prestigious CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame Award. This is a lifetime award for speaking excellence and professionalism bestowed by the National Speakers Association.

As a highly regarded author, Roger's autobiography, Playing From The Heart, is now in it's third printing. His most recent book is, How High Can You Bounce: Turn Setbacks into Comebacks.