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Roger  Crawford

Roger Crawford

First Disabled Professional Tennis & Division I College Athlete


Sports Illustrated has called Roger Crawford “One of the most accomplished physically challenged athletes in the world.” After realizing tremendous success on center court as a Division 1 athlete, he took his talents to center stage and became a motivational speaker. Roger’s transformational message gives organizations the ability to decrease excuses, increase results, and break through self-imposed limitations. His remarkable life story is a powerful example that “Challenges are inevitable; defeat is optional.” Read More >

Roger’s achievements include:

  • host of the weekly feature “Motivational Mondays with Roger Crawford,” which can be seen worldwide on Tennis Channel
  • recipient of the prestigious ITA Achievement Award, presented by the International Tennis Hall of Fame
  • inducted into the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame
  • member of the Hall of Fame for People with Disabilities (along with fellow honorees such as Christopher Reeve, Helen Keller, and former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt)

He’s been featured on many national television programs and publications, including:

  • Good Morning America
  • Monday Night Football
  • The Today Show
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • Men’s Fitness
  • Fast Company
  • Tennis Magazine

Roger is also a bestselling author whose books have been translated into 17 different languages. His most recent book, Think Again! Discover the Possibilities Hidden in Plain Sight, helps readers embrace change, improve their mindset, and achieve breakthrough performances. Read Less ^

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