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Head Coach of the Carolina Panthers; Former NFL Player

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Ron Rivera is head coach of the Carolina Panthers and former NFL player.

Rivera had an All-America career at the University of California. He finished his career as the school’s all-time leader in sacks (22) and tackles (336), while also setting a school record for single-season tackles for loss (26.5 in 1983). Rivera was drafted by Chicago in the second round of the 1984 draft and played 149 games with the Bears. During the 1985 season, he played in Super Bowl XX, where the Bears routed the New England Patriots, 46-10. Rivera was the first Mexican/Puerto Rican to play on a Super Bowl championship team. He became the starter in 1988, serving for three seasons.

In 1993, Rivera went to work for WGN-TV and SportsChannel Chicago as a TV analyst covering the Bears and college football. In 1996, he became a defense quality control coach for the Bears. In 1999, Rivera was named linebackers coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. During his tenure, the Eagles advanced to the NFC championship for three consecutive seasons.

In 2004, Rivera returned to the Bears as defensive coordinator. In 2005, the Bears defense was rated second-best in the NFL. The Bears qualified for the NFC playoffs, losing in the second round to the Carolina Panthers, 29-21. In 2007 Rivera was hired by the San Diego Chargers.

In 2011, after a few years as defensive coordinator for the Chargers, Rivera was named the fourth head coach of the Carolina Panthers. He is the fifth Latino to be an NFL head coach. The Panthers produced the best season in franchise history in 2015, and one of the best regular seasons in NFL history. They ultimately finished 15–1, a franchise record for wins in a season, to clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs for the first time. They defeated the Seattle Seahawks in the Divisional Playoffs by a score of 31–24, and routed the Arizona Cardinals with a 49–15 victory in the NFC Championship Game, leading the Panthers to their second Super Bowl appearance.

Rivera is the fifth man of color to lead a team to the Super Bowl. He was also recognized as the 2015 AP NFL Coach of the Year; his second such honor of his career. On February 7, 2016, Rivera coached the Panthers in Super Bowl 50. The Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24–10.

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    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ron Rivera 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 Ron Rivera for your next private or corporate function.
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Ron Rivera

Head Coach of the Carolina Panthers; Former NFL Player

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Ron Rivera Biography

Ron Rivera is head coach of the Carolina Panthers and former NFL player.

Rivera had an All-America career at the University of California. He finished his career as the school’s all-time leader in sacks (22) and tackles (336), while also setting a school record for single-season tackles for loss (26.5 in 1983). Rivera was drafted by Chicago in the second round of the 1984 draft and played 149 games with the Bears. During the 1985 season, he played in Super Bowl XX, where the Bears routed the New England Patriots, 46-10. Rivera was the first Mexican/Puerto Rican to play on a Super Bowl championship team. He became the starter in 1988, serving for three seasons.

In 1993, Rivera went to work for WGN-TV and SportsChannel Chicago as a TV analyst covering the Bears and college football. In 1996, he became a defense quality control coach for the Bears. In 1999, Rivera was named linebackers coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. During his tenure, the Eagles advanced to the NFC championship for three consecutive seasons.

In 2004, Rivera returned to the Bears as defensive coordinator. In 2005, the Bears defense was rated second-best in the NFL. The Bears qualified for the NFC playoffs, losing in the second round to the Carolina Panthers, 29-21. In 2007 Rivera was hired by the San Diego Chargers.

In 2011, after a few years as defensive coordinator for the Chargers, Rivera was named the fourth head coach of the Carolina Panthers. He is the fifth Latino to be an NFL head coach. The Panthers produced the best season in franchise history in 2015, and one of the best regular seasons in NFL history. They ultimately finished 15–1, a franchise record for wins in a season, to clinch home-field advantage throughout the playoffs for the first time. They defeated the Seattle Seahawks in the Divisional Playoffs by a score of 31–24, and routed the Arizona Cardinals with a 49–15 victory in the NFC Championship Game, leading the Panthers to their second Super Bowl appearance.

Rivera is the fifth man of color to lead a team to the Super Bowl. He was also recognized as the 2015 AP NFL Coach of the Year; his second such honor of his career. On February 7, 2016, Rivera coached the Panthers in Super Bowl 50. The Panthers fell to the Denver Broncos by a score of 24–10.

Ron Rivera Videos

  • Ron Rivera's Values - YouTube
  • Ron Rivera Postgame Press Conference: 9/18/16 - YouTube
  • Coach Ron Rivera Announces Captains & Discuss Cam Newtons ...

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  • How to book Ron Rivera?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ron Rivera 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 Ron Rivera, 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 Ron Rivera or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Ron Rivera?

    Booking fees for Ron Rivera, 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 Ron Rivera, 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 Ron Rivera?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ron Rivera 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 Ron Rivera 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 Ron Rivera or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ron Rivera 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.

Ron Rivera is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ron Rivera for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Ron Rivera generally travels from and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Steve Kerr, C. Vivian Stringer, Doc Rivers, Cheryl Miller and Marvin Lewis. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ron Rivera for an upcoming event.

Ron Rivera Speaker Videos

  • Ron Rivera's Values - YouTube
    Ron Rivera Postgame Press Conference: 9/18/16 - YouTube
  • Coach Ron Rivera Announces Captains & Discuss Cam Newtons ...
    Ron Rivera @ Carolina Panthers Fan Fest 2012 - YouTube
  • Carolina Panthers Ron Rivera and Dave Gettleman - YouTube

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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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