Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Speaker, Trainer, Coach, Consultant
Kate is the author SUPERPOWER; An Inspiring Story to Overcome Self-Doubt and Unleash your Authentic Greatness which released through WILEY publishing Aug 2022, as well as her own personal coaching transformation story, Confessions of an Imperfect Coach. She is also the Wall Street Journal Bestselling coauthor of Stick Together with Bestselling author and speaker Jon Gordon. She has also written the Coaches Emergency Practice Guide for youth lacrosse. Kate has been speaking and sharing the message of living a positive life since her own personal transformation following a pulmonary embolism recovery in 2014.
Sought after for her ability to connect with and reach those she works with, Kate uses outside of the box approaches to share her knowledge in both building and repair of team/business/organizational cultures. Her background in athletics is paired with her successful career in corporate sales, retail management, business growth consulting, and her start up boutique clothing line that was sold in high end boutiques around the world.
She is recognized for her work in creating internally motivated, high performing teams, and elevating relationships, connections, and mission driven personnel. Her high energy, connected approach brings excitement, buy-in, and the transformation that teams need to make positive, lasting change.
Kate served as the VP of Leadership Development for the Jon Gordon Companies where she created and delivered content for workshops based on Jon's proven principles. She develops collegiate leadership infrastructures including the Student Athlete Leadership Academy at University of Denver. She delivers training, workshops, consulting, and keynotes, and advises all levels of business leadership and sports teams across the country.
She is a former NCAA lacrosse coach, National Coaches Education Trainer, holds a degree in exercise science concentrating on corrective exercise, and is a heavily certified fitness and nutrition specialist. She is a widely published contributor to many national publications, podcasts, and panels. She has been featured in numerous publications by US Lacrosse, Changing the Game Project, NFHS, the Positive Coaching Alliance, the Reformed Sports Parent, the Female Athlete Mentor Project, Minnesota Soccer Association, the Professional Women's Lacrosse League UWLX, and the Christopher Gabriel Program on ESPN Radio, among many others. Her blog articles are frequently shared upwards of 100K plus times throughout organizations across the globe, focusing on creating more connected leaders, positive culture, and dynamic learning environments.
She is the mom of 3 grown kids and currently resides in Florida.
You can purchase Kate's books anywhere books are sold or reach out for signed copies or bulk purchases. Bulk purchases of 1000 or more books may be qualified to include a complimentary live or virtual keynote, book. signing and leadership meeting. Email for more info!