David Coleman

David Coleman

Highly sought-after and energetic speaker, author, and entertainer.

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Highly sought-after and engaging speaker, author, coach and entertainer.
David Coleman is known worldwide as The Dating Doctor. He has been honored 14 times as The National Speaker of the Year— 11 times by Campus Activities Magazine and 3 times by The National Association for Campus Activities. He is the first speaker ever to win the National Entertainer of the Year Award. The Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) honored him with their Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in Entertainment. David is a highly sought after coach, speaker, entertainer, radio and television personality and product endorser. David received both his B.S. and M.A from Bowling Green State University (BGSU). His books Making Relationships Matter and Date Smart! are well respected and continue to impact lives worldwide. He contributed to the national best seller, Chicken Soup for the College Soul and was a featured TEDx Speaker sharing his emotionally moving true story, “What Would Santa Do?” David has also co-authored several outstanding collaborative efforts including Let Your Leadership Speak, infinite INSPIRATIONS, and Keys to Success in College and Life. David’s popular stage show is a humorous, challenging and candid look at the subtleties and complexities surrounding dating, relationships, romance, sex and friendship. David has been featured in respected publications such as Men’s Health, Glamour, Celebrity Living, Mademoiselle, Women’s World, Cosmopolitan, The USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and The New York Times. He has been featured on CNN as well as on all major television networks and hundreds of radio stations worldwide. David has spoken to more than 2,500,000 people worldwide and impacted another 50,000,000 through his appearances on radio, television and in print. Audiences at more than 3,000 college campuses, high schools, military installations, corporations, conferences, churches and civic organizations have experienced his energetic and entertaining programs. He has been a featured speaker for all branches of our Military Service as well as PURINA, Sprint, Merrill Lynch, The Kroger Company, Federated and civic organizations such as Junior Achievement, Circle K International, MOPS and Mortar Board. David’s training programs and presentations will get your team on the path to:
  • Greater accomplishment of your mission and goals
  • Enhanced teamwork and unity
  • Increased productivity
  • Improved and seamless efficiency
  • Stronger and more decisive communication skills
  • Unparalleled customer service

David Coleman provides memorable keynotes, seminars, leadership programs, personal and group coaching… all built around your specific organizational needs.

David’s Dynamic Programs Include:

  • Creating One Heartbeat! (Rejecting Ordinary and Becoming Remarkable!)
  • Creating Customer Service Excellence:You Never Get to Take Your Best Day Off!
  • I Would So Hire Me!  (Becoming an exceptional supervisor, manager, employee and leader)
  • Untangle Your Tongue and Wow The World With Your Words!
  • Building YOUR Nation!  Creating a United, Inspired and Focused Team!

(An unparalleled team building program that creates tremendous energy and cohesiveness)

  • Mastering Multi-Tasking While Exceeding Your Goals
  • A Candid Conversation With The Dating Doctor!
  • #IWouldSoDateMe!
  • Dating and Relating in a Title IX World!

 10 Reasons Why David Should Be Your Next Speaker!

  1. Celebrating more than 20 years of experience worldwide, David can relate to and astound any audience.
  2.  His 3,500 appearances, to over 2,000,000 people, give him a unique perspective and highly-developed skill set.
  3. He will share what needs to be said, and heard, in a respectful, meaningful and decisive way.
  4. His stage presence is unparalleled as he engages, entertains and electrifies his audiences.
  5. His presentations are riveting and customized to meet your needs, whether small groups or large audiences.
  6. He is effortless to work with and gives freely of his time, often spending hours after an appearance graciously meeting the needs of his audience
  7.  He is an incredibly versatile speaker…Delivering a scintillating keynote, an intimate break out session, and emceeing your special event…all in one day!
  8. The end is just the beginning! When finished speaking, his usefulness to you has just begun as he’s a world renown coach and consultant
  9. He makes a personal commitment to help ensure the overall success of your entire event.
  10. David is easy to promote. He combines media savvy with an engaging style to increase the interest and excitement surrounding your event.

“David Coleman’s messages are about communicating and excelling, motivating and educating his participants.”

“David has the uncanny ability to get to the heart of what matters most in an entertaining, life-changing way.”

“David incorporated our organization’s pillars, goals and areas of focus into his presentation in a seamless and effective way.”

“David took 22 strangers, deftly led them to come together as a team, and they left as a family.”

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David received a National Service Citation from President George Bush, and has served as a spokesperson for the Intercontinental Hotel Group (IHG), Microsoft's Streets and Trips Campaign, Abbott Labs (Humira), English Leather Cologne and Coca Cola's Fuze brand.

Mortar Board honored him with their Alumni Achievement Award and his alma mater, BGSU gave him their Distinguished Alumni Award.