THURL BAILEY

THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$7,501 to $15,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: Utah

VIDEOS:
No videos listed.

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • Teamwork: Will the Real MVP Please Stand?
  • Leadership: Don't Pass the Buck - Pass the Ball!
  • Perseverance: Our Winning Defied All Logic
  • What Matters Most

Categories

Diversity | Inspiration | Motivation | Sports | Teamwork | Leadership

Biography

Thurl Bailey attended North Carolina State University and was a key player in the 'Wolfpacks' miracle run to the 1983 NCAA Championship. That same year, Thurl led NC State in both scoring and rebounds. The Utah Jazz drafted Thurl in 1983 as the 7th pick of the draft. Jazz management reported that he was selected for the quality of his character, as well as, the quality of his game. This was the beginning of 16 years of his playing professional basketball, 12 of those years were with the NBA.

At 6'11", Thurl Bailey is often first noticed as a basketball player, but he is a man of as much depth as height. His strong sense of service has led to countless hours of volunteer work and to numerous awards for leadership and contributions to the community. Included in his awards are: the NBA's prestigious Kennedy Community Award, the Utah Association for Gifted Children's Community Service Award, Sigma Gamma Chi fraternity's Exemplary Manhood Award, the Great Salt Lake Council of the Boy Scouts of America's American Champion Award and the Italian League's 1998 All Star Games Most Valuable Player. He has directed basketball camps for youth since 1984 where he teaches young people lessons about life and basketball. Many of his students have special needs including coming from disadvantaged backgrounds or having serious illnesses, and they attend the camps on scholarship.

In addition to professional speaking, Thurl is a broadcast analyst for the Utah Jazz and the University of Utah, an actor, and an award winning singer/song writer. His first album, Faith In Your Heart, is a compilation of uplifting songs that won several top awards. 'I'm Not The Same' CD has great reviews and is a fusion of original style R&B and nu soul.

Thurl Bailey is a devoted family man and the father of six children. He and his wife Sindi live in Highland, Utah with the three youngest children.

BOOKS    Search For A Book

  • Pack Attack, the 1983 Championship Season (1983) Introduction

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers
 

Similar Speaker

Rita Moreno
Rita Moreno is one of two people to have won all four of the most prestigious show business awards: the Oscar, the Emmy, the Tony, and the Grammy. She has been listed in the Guinness Book of World Records
More>>

Amy Anderson
Don't let the name fool you...Amy Anderson has been described as "a skinny Margaret Cho" and "a heterosexual, Asian Ellen". She would describe herself as "a funny American girl who happened to be born in Korea and adopted by
More>>

Mavis Leno

Mavis Nicholson Leno is the Chair of the Feminist Majority Foundationís Campaign for Afghan Women and Girls, and has been one of the United Statesí most outspoken critics of the Talibanís horrific treatment of women. Leno joined the Board
More>>

Walter Williams
William E. Williams, Ph.D. has served on the faculty of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, as John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics, since 1980; from 1995 to 2001, he served as department chairman. He has also served
More>>


TRANSLATE:

The luxury christian louboutin schuhe can make you perfect in your life. I just like Christian Louboutin Schuhe.

Cartier's achievements in Swiss Fake Rolex Watchmaking are the fruit of a constantly innovative approach at the service of highly distinctive aesthetics. You should know men always like watches. They will cost much for fake watches. Sometimes men also like réplique montres in fact. And sometimes you may need replica watches when you went out. The luxury replica watches can make you perfect in your life. I just like Replica Watches for some reasons! Their freedom and importance have enabled the representation of time with replica watches market. The pieces that adhere to the replica watches uk highest standards.You may like designer replica watches online. They are high quality replica watches to men. Its past as an inventor has given rise to a style that favours volume and shapes. All kinds of Replica Watches UK store for sale.