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Susan Summons

"The Motivational Doctor," Hall of Fame Women's Basketball Coach & Motivational Speaker

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 Susan Summons Biography

Susan Summons is a passionate, powerful nationally acclaimed international motivational speaker, radio personality, author, sports educator, hall of fame inductee-- both as player and as coach-- professor, master teacher and speechwriter. Recently, Susan in 2013 was named Top 50 Most Powerful African-American Business Professionals of South Florida by the Miami Herald Newspaper/Legacy Magazine. In addition, Summons became the first African-American Active Coach at Community College to be inducted into the 2013 National Hall of Fame making it her sixth Hall of Fame Induction.

Susan Summons invokes life-changing and personal improvement with her voice, her words in the lives of people and youth around the world. Susan Summons has a gift that makes you want to stand up, take action and be a world-class champion of success and showmanship. Recently, Susan became the first community college sports educator and coach to be named one of the “TOP 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America,” as presented by the Institute for International Sport. Summons selection places her in the company of other notable sports celebrities as Tiger Woods, Alonzo Mourning, John Wooden, Phil Jackson, Billie Jean King, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Bob Costas., C. Vivian Stringer, Pat Head Summit and Dr. Harry Edwards.

Susan Summons, a Professor in Biology Health & Wellness Department and Social Science Dept. at Miami Dade College-Kendall is also the Head Women’s Basketball Coach who often teaches students life skills and boasts a 93 percent graduation and placement rate of students to the university level, one of the highest in the nation. Susan is an electric, talented, energetic, powerful, entertaining and charismatic speaker. Susan Summons was selected one of 25 distinguished individuals from the fields of coaching, psychology, health& wellness, radio announcers, sports and education to serve as one of the National Experts Panelist on The Center ForSports Parenting Board at the Institute for International Sports. Susan is Florida’s winningest women’s basketball coach, known humbly as the “Dean” of coaches. Susan also ranks among the top 10 winningest coaches in the America.

Ms. Summons has appeared on television shows including the popular NBC South Florida TodayShow, NBA Entertainment “Inside Stuff” TV show, NBC Channel 6 Morning TV Show and WLRN. Susan has been interviewed on radio shows including, Boston’s WEEI with Jimmie Myers, Tom Joyner’s Hot 105 Radio Show with Rodney Baltimore, Boston’s WILD 1090, Palm Beach 103.6, WMBN radio with Jim Berry. Susan has appeared in the Miami Herald, Miami Times, Boston Herald, Bay State Banner,Providence Journal, St.Pete Times and National Magazine “ Juco Review.”

Summons is a motivational writer and columnist. She was named one of six national sports figures to be a Pulitzer Prize Nominator for national publication and release of the “Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting” by Dan Doyle.

Susan is often described as “an electric motivator and trainer.” Susan is a master teacher who coaches, inspires and motivates at all levels of success. Susan became the first African-American woman at the community college level to serve as an assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic Sports Festival Team (Bronze Medal), a floor coach at the USA World Championship Trials and as assistant coach for the USA National European Select Team Tour (Tel Aviv,Israel and Strasbourg, France). Summons was a participant in the first inaugural World Scholar Athlete Games in 1993 and has served as an Ambassador of the games. She also is a World Peace Broker for the 2011 World Youth Peace Summit and received the 2013 Ambassador of Peace Award.

Susan Summons’ “eloquent and inspirational message should be heard by as many student athletes, coaches and parents as possible” the Institute announced at the World Scholar Athlete Games in 2008. A pioneer in the first Women’s Professional Basketball League, the WBL, she was drafted in the 3rd round by New Jersey Gems and played for the New England Gulls.

Susan is the founder of Susan Summons Companies, which provides services as a consultant, motivational speaker, speech writer and success coach. She also directs and host one of South Florida’s premier motivational summer basketball, education and wellness sports camps for girls and boys. Susan Summons received a Proclamation Award naming a Susan Summons Day in Miami, Florida, Beaumont, Texas, and Boston, Mass.

Summons was honored with a Letter of Commendation from Congresswoman Illeana Ros-Lehtimen for her service to education, coaching and national notoriety in the field. Susan is a two-time FCCAA Hall of Fame nominee. Summons has twice been selected to serve as the National Chairperson for National Sportsmanship Day(community college division).

A highly sought-after speaker and one of the most respected and recognized sports educators and coaches in America, Susan motivates by providing entertaining, life changing and interactive keynote speeches. Susan shows people how to lead and succeed with confidence. Susan helps you to discover the power within to change your life. Susan's speeches, seminars and presentations will have you standing on your feet with an increase in performance, in your life and in your personal growth. Susan dazzles, connects, empowers and engages her audiences using anecdotes, music and her life experiences. Her professional charismatic, electric, fun and entertaining approach creates a comfortable atmosphere that motivates her audience to find the winner within.

Summons served on the WNBA Board that was instrumental in garnishing the WNBA Miami Sol Women’s Professional Basketball Team.

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Speaking Topics
  • Eye of Champion: 5 Nuggets of Motivation

  • Six Tips to Improve Your Health

  • 5 Success Strategies to Working in Multicultural Setting

  • Commencement Ceremony

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    Booking fees for Susan Summons, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Susan Summons, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Susan Summons?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Susan Summons for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent 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. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Susan Summons for your next private or corporate function.
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Susan Summons

"The Motivational Doctor," Hall of Fame Women's Basketball Coach & Motivational Speaker

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Susan Summons Biography

Susan Summons is a passionate, powerful nationally acclaimed international motivational speaker, radio personality, author, sports educator, hall of fame inductee-- both as player and as coach-- professor, master teacher and speechwriter. Recently, Susan in 2013 was named Top 50 Most Powerful African-American Business Professionals of South Florida by the Miami Herald Newspaper/Legacy Magazine. In addition, Summons became the first African-American Active Coach at Community College to be inducted into the 2013 National Hall of Fame making it her sixth Hall of Fame Induction.

Susan Summons invokes life-changing and personal improvement with her voice, her words in the lives of people and youth around the world. Susan Summons has a gift that makes you want to stand up, take action and be a world-class champion of success and showmanship. Recently, Susan became the first community college sports educator and coach to be named one of the “TOP 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America,” as presented by the Institute for International Sport. Summons selection places her in the company of other notable sports celebrities as Tiger Woods, Alonzo Mourning, John Wooden, Phil Jackson, Billie Jean King, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Bob Costas., C. Vivian Stringer, Pat Head Summit and Dr. Harry Edwards.

Susan Summons, a Professor in Biology Health & Wellness Department and Social Science Dept. at Miami Dade College-Kendall is also the Head Women’s Basketball Coach who often teaches students life skills and boasts a 93 percent graduation and placement rate of students to the university level, one of the highest in the nation. Susan is an electric, talented, energetic, powerful, entertaining and charismatic speaker. Susan Summons was selected one of 25 distinguished individuals from the fields of coaching, psychology, health& wellness, radio announcers, sports and education to serve as one of the National Experts Panelist on The Center ForSports Parenting Board at the Institute for International Sports. Susan is Florida’s winningest women’s basketball coach, known humbly as the “Dean” of coaches. Susan also ranks among the top 10 winningest coaches in the America.

Ms. Summons has appeared on television shows including the popular NBC South Florida TodayShow, NBA Entertainment “Inside Stuff” TV show, NBC Channel 6 Morning TV Show and WLRN. Susan has been interviewed on radio shows including, Boston’s WEEI with Jimmie Myers, Tom Joyner’s Hot 105 Radio Show with Rodney Baltimore, Boston’s WILD 1090, Palm Beach 103.6, WMBN radio with Jim Berry. Susan has appeared in the Miami Herald, Miami Times, Boston Herald, Bay State Banner,Providence Journal, St.Pete Times and National Magazine “ Juco Review.”

Summons is a motivational writer and columnist. She was named one of six national sports figures to be a Pulitzer Prize Nominator for national publication and release of the “Encyclopedia of Sports Parenting” by Dan Doyle.

Susan is often described as “an electric motivator and trainer.” Susan is a master teacher who coaches, inspires and motivates at all levels of success. Susan became the first African-American woman at the community college level to serve as an assistant coach for the U.S. Olympic Sports Festival Team (Bronze Medal), a floor coach at the USA World Championship Trials and as assistant coach for the USA National European Select Team Tour (Tel Aviv,Israel and Strasbourg, France). Summons was a participant in the first inaugural World Scholar Athlete Games in 1993 and has served as an Ambassador of the games. She also is a World Peace Broker for the 2011 World Youth Peace Summit and received the 2013 Ambassador of Peace Award.

Susan Summons’ “eloquent and inspirational message should be heard by as many student athletes, coaches and parents as possible” the Institute announced at the World Scholar Athlete Games in 2008. A pioneer in the first Women’s Professional Basketball League, the WBL, she was drafted in the 3rd round by New Jersey Gems and played for the New England Gulls.

Susan is the founder of Susan Summons Companies, which provides services as a consultant, motivational speaker, speech writer and success coach. She also directs and host one of South Florida’s premier motivational summer basketball, education and wellness sports camps for girls and boys. Susan Summons received a Proclamation Award naming a Susan Summons Day in Miami, Florida, Beaumont, Texas, and Boston, Mass.

Summons was honored with a Letter of Commendation from Congresswoman Illeana Ros-Lehtimen for her service to education, coaching and national notoriety in the field. Susan is a two-time FCCAA Hall of Fame nominee. Summons has twice been selected to serve as the National Chairperson for National Sportsmanship Day(community college division).

A highly sought-after speaker and one of the most respected and recognized sports educators and coaches in America, Susan motivates by providing entertaining, life changing and interactive keynote speeches. Susan shows people how to lead and succeed with confidence. Susan helps you to discover the power within to change your life. Susan's speeches, seminars and presentations will have you standing on your feet with an increase in performance, in your life and in your personal growth. Susan dazzles, connects, empowers and engages her audiences using anecdotes, music and her life experiences. Her professional charismatic, electric, fun and entertaining approach creates a comfortable atmosphere that motivates her audience to find the winner within.

Summons served on the WNBA Board that was instrumental in garnishing the WNBA Miami Sol Women’s Professional Basketball Team.

Susan Summons Videos

  • Professor Susan Summons - YouTube

Susan Summons Speaking Topics

  • Eye of Champion: 5 Nuggets of Motivation

  • Six Tips to Improve Your Health

  • 5 Success Strategies to Working in Multicultural Setting

  • Commencement Ceremony

FAQs on booking Susan Summons

  • How to book Susan Summons?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Susan Summons for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Susan Summons, 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 pricing information and check availability for Susan Summons or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Susan Summons?

    Booking fees for Susan Summons, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Susan Summons, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Susan Summons?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Susan Summons for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent 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. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Susan Summons for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Susan Summons or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Susan Summons or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Susan Summons is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Susan Summons for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Susan Summons generally travels from Miami, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Pat Williams, Jason Lezak, Kristie Kennedy, Debbie Phelps and Earvin "Magic" Johnson. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Susan Summons for an upcoming event.

Susan Summons Speaker Videos

  • Professor Susan Summons - YouTube

Susan Summons Speaking Topics

  • Eye of Champion: 5 Nuggets of Motivation

  • Six Tips to Improve Your Health

  • 5 Success Strategies to Working in Multicultural Setting

  • Commencement Ceremony

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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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