Become the leader everyone wants to follow

“Most people passively watch sports for entertainment, but sports actively turned me into an effective leader.” - Dr. David M. Walker


Drive. Determination. Dedication.

Dr. David M. Walker has been an educator for over 30 years and believes it to be an agent of a successful life. He shares how a chance encounter led him to attended college. That encounter set him on the trajectory of earning his doctorate in education. He also talks candidly about his fears as a young athlete, veteran NCAA Division 1 referee, and regional sports management director. His entire life, he feared being labeled and presenting false stereotypes. Today he honors that fear because it fueled and equipped him with drive, determination, and dedication to becoming an effective leader because of his love for sports. Now he’s ready to lay out the same game plan for you.

Sports Leadership Strategist

Are you tired of wanting to make a difference, but don’t know how? Are you ready for a change? Do you want to become an effective leader? Then, give me your ear.

Facing Your Fears to Achieve Your Freedom

Generally fear causes adverse effects, but it can also have a positive impact. Learn critical principles to face your fears head-on and win.

6 Words That Will Change Your Life

Success in life is only possible when there is a secure foundation. College-bound students will be given six words to help them tap into their mental genius.

Pushing Through Adversity and Defying the Odds

Leadership will require having to overcome obstacles and societal limitations. Get the blueprint to set, plan, and achieve your goals with success.

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Beyond The Culture

Embracing Change Through Sports

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A Platform for Empowerment

Are you struggling to make a positive impact in your family and community but could use some support via motivation? Do you want to lead in a way that others will follow? Then tune in weekly as we talk sports, education, and community. Guests share their stories of struggles and give tips and strategies that are sure to inspire. Together we embrace change and challenge cultural norms and ideals. If you’re ready to live a life beyond barriers, then this podcast is for you.

The Champion’s Mind

A book that will guide you to live life in the winner’s circle.

May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor. [And They Are.]

I have one simple question for you. Are you ready to WIN? The Champion’s Mind takes you on a guided journey of where you are today, where you want to go, and the steps to make sure you get there. If you’ve ever wanted a personal coach to help you achieve your dreams, then The Champion’s Mind is for you. It is about developing the proper mindset to lead and land the goals you’ve set. Once you master the mindset, everything else is possible. Truth be told, the odds are always in your favor. The Champion’s Mind assures it.

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The Champion’s Mind


In his inspiring yet revealing book The Champion’s Mind, Dr. David M. Walker lays out foundational truths that will lead you on a journey to success. In addition, he devised several fundamental principles that the reader who is facing overwhelming odds can implement into their life and produce a real success story. Now, with this companion study guide, Dr. Walker offers a practical tool to remind you of your ability to succeed. Like King David, you have the inner strength to be a champion and win in life.

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The Men's Circle

Not taking for granted the shoulders we stand upon that got us here.

Now that we are here... (where are we going) and (what do we do)?

The Men’s Circle is a safe space to simply be men. We talk about family, fatherhood, sports, struggles, and strategies. We honor the past while preparing for the future. Together we learn to acknowledge, accept, embrace, and empower in all aspects of our lives. We acknowledge our good, bad, and ugly. We accept when we aren’t living up to our responsibilities and pivot. We embrace the newness in different aspects of life. But most of all, we empower each other and the next generation of those to come. Join the Men’s Circle and help build a community of men driven, determined, and dedicated to breaking barriers and building a legacy through leadership strategies.

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From opening to close, Dr. Walker engaged and held the attention of the audience during his presentation.

    Dr. Walker is a very energetic speaker who combines passion and expertise on the subject matter.

      Dr. Walker’s passion for his work is an expression of his love and dedication to the spiritual, social, and personal growth of Black and Brown student-athletes.

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        No one is coming to save us. We must save ourselves. – Dr. George Fraser

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