With over thirty years of coaching experience, Dave Bollwinkel is blessed with a wealth of motivational knowledge and teaching experience ranging from high school, through major college, and into the N.B.A. Dave is a scout for the Chicago Bulls, and was formerly the head basketball coach at Saint Mary's College. Having been an educator and coach throughout his professional career he now combines these skills to speak, train, and coach across the country on a variety of issues that apply to teamwork and leadership.

As a professional speaker, Dave focuses on building better teamwork and enhancing leadership. Through his business, COACH On and Off the Court,he facilitates seminars, delivers keynotes, and provides coaching. All organizations benefit from better teamwork and this is reflected in his wide range of clients that include among others; Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, UCLA, EMC, RINA Accountancy Corporation, Western Digital, NetApp, First Preston Management Inc., Yale University, and the Los Angeles Unified School District. Dave's approach to team building has twice be featured in the San Francisco Chronicle and his interactive teaching style can be observed in his two DVDs that are designed to assist you in building better teamwork; Turn Your Team Into A Championship Team, and TEAM In Training.

Dave's basketball coaching background includes serving as associate head coach at the University of Wisconsin in the Big Ten, three stints as an assistant in the PAC-10, as well as serving as an assistant in the Mountain West, WAC, Big West, and Conference U.S.A. From 1987 to 1992 he was head basketball coach at Division II Cal Poly University at Pomona. In 1991 his peers chose him California Collegiate Basketball Coach of the Year for the turnaround he accomplished in leading the Broncos to the top of their conference, an award he was again accorded following his first season as head coach at Saint Mary's College.

Taking advantage of his coaching experience Dave Bollwinkel works on television as a color analyst for college basketball on Fox SportsNet, Comcast SportsNet, and the Mountain Network. His ability behind the microphone was formerly heard on radio, as the basketball analyst on "Bear Talk" following all University of California men's basketball games.

A college athlete himself, Dave played football at both Princeton and the University of California at Berkeley, from which he graduated with honors in 1972. He also earned a Master's Degree in athletic administration from Saint Mary's College in 1983. Known as a superb teacher and motivator, Dave's preparation and experience will provide you with a variety of ideas on how you can strengthen teamwork and enhance leadership.


Dave Bollwinkel
On and Off the Court

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