Summary of John Cassis
John Cassis brings a rare blend of humor, entertainment and content to being a motivational speaker. He shares his own experiences to show how to embrace change, face adversity and meet the daily pressures of life head-on! From being a professional baseball player to a minister, and the former inspirational speaker for the Chicago Bears, John uses his wide-ranged background and numerous stories to inspire listeners. He is a genuine and passionate professional speaker that truly wants to change the lives of his audience and guide them toward a path to re-energize their lives, careers and relationships.Download Full Bio
Fun. Uplifting. Down to Earth"¦That's how audiences describe John Cassis. A rare blend of humor, entertainment and content. John knows firsthand how to embrace our rapidly changing world, face adversity and meet the daily pressures of life head-on!
With his diverse background, John is a modern day renaissance man. He played baseball for the California Angels organization, served as minister to a small church in Colorado, addressed issues of world hunger as director of special projects for World Relief, was the inspirational speaker for the Chicago Bears from 1983-95 and even became a professional golfer.
John received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati. After three years of professional baseball, he earned a Masters of Divinity degree from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. From 1973 to 1975, he directed a youth counseling center. In 1975, he became a minister where his congregation grew from 80 to 2,000 members in five years. Then in 1980 as Director of Special Projects for World Relief, John accepted the challenge to motivate people across the country to help feed hungry children and their families. Corporate America has invited John to speak to their needs and life issues in his uniquely humorous way for over twenty years.
John believes living a joy-filled life includes passion and balance. He encourages people to step into the arena and live their dreams. In keeping with his philosophy, he more recently became a professional golfer. In his US Open Qualifier, John was featured on the Gold Channel for the unique accomplishment of being the oldest to qualify to the last round of the sectionals!
He incorporates real life examples into his presentations by sharing his experiences as an athlete, minister, publisher, company founder, pre-game inspirational speaker for the Chicago Bears (1983-95), loving family man"¦and an extremely perceptive human being.
His genuine style helps audiences re-energize lives, careers and relationships "¦ and see life from a new perspective.
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