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Mike Eruzione

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Captain of the 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team & Subject of the Hit Film, "Miracle"

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Mike Eruzione Biography

Mike Eruzione served as the captain that led the 1980 United States Olympic Hockey Team to its Gold Medal victory in Lake Placid, NY. The highlight of the games for Eruzione was scoring the game-winning goal against the Soviet Union. That victory against the Soviets advanced the U.S. Hockey Team to the Gold Medal Game where they beat Finland to win the Gold Medal.

A native of Winthrop Massachusetts, Eruzione was a well-known sports talent; excelling as an All-Scholastic in baseball, football and hockey. While attending Boston University, Eruzione captained the hockey team his senior year and finished his college career as the third leading scorer in B.U. history. The years Eruzione played at B.U. his team won four Eastern Collegiate championships. Eruzione was voted the Best Defensive Forward in the Eastern Collegiate Conference and eventually was inducted into the Boston University Athletic Hall of Fame.

Eruzione played on two U.S. National Teams and played two years with the Toledo Goaldiggers of the International Hockey League. The IHL named Eruzione the McKenzie Award winner as the outstanding American born player in the IHL. The following year Eruzione was chosen to join the 1980 Olympic team. He was honored by being elected captain by his teammates.

After the victory in Lake Placid, Eruzione spent several years in New York and New Jersey as a sports commentator for Madison Square Garden. In 1984 Eruzione joined ABC and was a broadcaster for the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. In 1992 Eruzione did broadcasting for CBS in Albertville, France and in Lillehammer, Norway during the 1994 Olympic Games.

The 1980 Olympic Team received many accolades after winning the Gold Medal, including being inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. In December 1999 Sports Illustrated voted the 1980 Team’s victory as the #1 Sports Moment of the Century. Eruzione and his teammates had the honor of lighting the Olympic Flame at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2004 Eruzione and the 1980 Team were featured in the Disney movie “Miracle.“

For the past several years Eruzione has traveled throughout the country representing major corporations as their spokesperson and / or motivational speaker. Eruzione is currently employed by Boston University as Director of Special Outreach. Eruzione resides in his hometown of Winthrop, Ma with his wife, three adult children and two grandchildren. He continues to be actively involved with fund raising events for the U.S. Olympic Committee as well as several charitable organizations including Winthrop Charities.

Speaking Topics
  • Always Go for the Gold!

  • The Miracle on Ice

  • Leadership: Opportunity & Responsibility

  • Expect Success But Never Be Complacent

  • Teamwork: How to Surmount Obstacles & Win

  • Captain of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

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The Making of a Miracle: The Untold Story of the Captain of the 1980 Gold Medal-Winning U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

The Making of a Miracle: The Untold Story of the Captain of the 1980 Gold Medal-Winning U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

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  • What are the speaker fees for Mike Eruzione

    Speaking fees for Mike Eruzione, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Mike Eruzione are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Mike Eruzione, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Mike Eruzione speak about?

  • Where does Mike Eruzione travel from?

    Mike Eruzione generally travels from Boston, MA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Mike Eruzione’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Mike Eruzione for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mike Eruzione for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Mike Eruzione or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
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    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Mike Eruzione

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4.8 out of 5

Captain of the 1980 US Olympic Hockey Team & Subject of the Hit Film, "Miracle"

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Mike Eruzione Biography

Mike Eruzione served as the captain that led the 1980 United States Olympic Hockey Team to its Gold Medal victory in Lake Placid, NY. The highlight of the games for Eruzione was scoring the game-winning goal against the Soviet Union. That victory against the Soviets advanced the U.S. Hockey Team to the Gold Medal Game where they beat Finland to win the Gold Medal.

A native of Winthrop Massachusetts, Eruzione was a well-known sports talent; excelling as an All-Scholastic in baseball, football and hockey. While attending Boston University, Eruzione captained the hockey team his senior year and finished his college career as the third leading scorer in B.U. history. The years Eruzione played at B.U. his team won four Eastern Collegiate championships. Eruzione was voted the Best Defensive Forward in the Eastern Collegiate Conference and eventually was inducted into the Boston University Athletic Hall of Fame.

Eruzione played on two U.S. National Teams and played two years with the Toledo Goaldiggers of the International Hockey League. The IHL named Eruzione the McKenzie Award winner as the outstanding American born player in the IHL. The following year Eruzione was chosen to join the 1980 Olympic team. He was honored by being elected captain by his teammates.

After the victory in Lake Placid, Eruzione spent several years in New York and New Jersey as a sports commentator for Madison Square Garden. In 1984 Eruzione joined ABC and was a broadcaster for the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, the Summer Olympics in Los Angeles and the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. In 1992 Eruzione did broadcasting for CBS in Albertville, France and in Lillehammer, Norway during the 1994 Olympic Games.

The 1980 Olympic Team received many accolades after winning the Gold Medal, including being inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame. In December 1999 Sports Illustrated voted the 1980 Team’s victory as the #1 Sports Moment of the Century. Eruzione and his teammates had the honor of lighting the Olympic Flame at the Opening Ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2004 Eruzione and the 1980 Team were featured in the Disney movie “Miracle.“

For the past several years Eruzione has traveled throughout the country representing major corporations as their spokesperson and / or motivational speaker. Eruzione is currently employed by Boston University as Director of Special Outreach. Eruzione resides in his hometown of Winthrop, Ma with his wife, three adult children and two grandchildren. He continues to be actively involved with fund raising events for the U.S. Olympic Committee as well as several charitable organizations including Winthrop Charities.

Mike Eruzione Speaking Topics

  • Always Go for the Gold!

  • The Miracle on Ice

  • Leadership: Opportunity & Responsibility

  • Expect Success But Never Be Complacent

  • Teamwork: How to Surmount Obstacles & Win

  • Captain of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

Mike Eruzione Videos

  • Mike Eruzione reveals untold stories from 'Miracle on Ice'
    USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger sits down for an exclusive conversation with 1980 US Olympic hockey captain Mike Eruzione, who scored the game-winning...
  • Mike Eruzione & The Miracle on Ice | S.2 Ep.3 - That's Hockey Talk
    On the forty-year anniversary of the historic "Miracle on Ice" the captain of the 1980 U.S Men’s Olympic Hockey Team, Mike Eruzione joins the show...
  • 'Miracle on Ice' Captain Mike Eruzione on His Game-Winning Goal
    Do you believe in miracles? Mike Eruzione discusses the U.S. Olympic hockey team's path to the gold and the famous upset of the Soviet Union in the...

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  • How do I book Mike Eruzione to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Mike Eruzione for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Mike Eruzione, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Mike Eruzione or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Mike Eruzione

    Speaking fees for Mike Eruzione, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Mike Eruzione are $30,000 - $50,000 for live events and $10,000 - $20,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Mike Eruzione, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Mike Eruzione speak about?

  • Where does Mike Eruzione travel from?

    Mike Eruzione generally travels from Boston, MA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Mike Eruzione’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Mike Eruzione for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mike Eruzione for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Mike Eruzione or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Mike Eruzione is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Always Go for the Gold!, The Miracle on Ice, Leadership: Opportunity & Responsibility, Expect Success But Never Be Complacent , Teamwork: How to Surmount Obstacles & Win and Captain of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic Hockey Team. The estimated speaking fee range to book Mike Eruzione for your event is $30,000 - $50,000. Mike Eruzione generally travels from Boston, MA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Joe Theismann, Jim Craig, Inky Johnson, J.R. Martinez and Eric Boles. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Mike Eruzione for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Mike Eruzione Speaking Topics

  • Always Go for the Gold!

  • The Miracle on Ice

  • Leadership: Opportunity & Responsibility

  • Expect Success But Never Be Complacent

  • Teamwork: How to Surmount Obstacles & Win

  • Captain of the 1980 "Miracle on Ice" U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

Mike Eruzione Speaker Videos

  • Mike Eruzione reveals untold stories from 'Miracle on Ice'
    USA TODAY Sports' Larry Berger sits down for an exclusive conversation with 1980 US Olympic hockey captain Mike Eruzione, who scored the game-winning goal against the Soviet Union. The win catapulted...
    Mike Eruzione & The Miracle on Ice | S.2 Ep.3 - That's Hockey Talk
    On the forty-year anniversary of the historic "Miracle on Ice" the captain of the 1980 U.S Men’s Olympic Hockey Team, Mike Eruzione joins the show to chat about winning the gold, Coach Herb Brooks,...
  • 'Miracle on Ice' Captain Mike Eruzione on His Game-Winning Goal
    Do you believe in miracles? Mike Eruzione discusses the U.S. Olympic hockey team's path to the gold and the famous upset of the Soviet Union in the "Miracle On Ice" game.
    U.S. Olympic hockey legend Mike Eruzione shares gold medal tales
    U.S. Olympic hockey legend Mike Eruzione stopped at the Giant on Linglestown Road in Susquehanna Township, signing autographs and sharing stories with more than 100 people.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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