Josh Davis

Winner of Five Olympic Medals
Fee Range: $5,000–$7,500 [FEE NOTE]
Travels From: Oklahoma
In 1996 Josh Davis made history by becoming the only man in any sport from any nation at the Atlanta Olympic Games to win 3 gold medals. With a passion for representing our country, Josh returned to the Olympics in Sydney in 2000 where he was elected Captain of the USA Men's swim Team. He went on to break the American record three times in his event the 200 meter free-style and won two silver medals at the 2000 Sydney Games. After 2 Olympics and 5 medals, Josh has established himself as ambassador for the sport of swimming and is pioneering the road for the next generation of professional swimmers.

Josh earned his medals while modeling a life of integrity and balance. He is able to achieve family and business goals while pursuing an Olympic dream. Josh learned to maintain this balance by developing seven habits for achieving goals. Inevitably, applying these habits has thrust Josh into leadership opportunities and he has developed the skills to perform under intense pressure and bring out the best in his team.

Josh is the owner and founder of USA Swim Clinics, LLC the nation's leader in providing swimming education through personal interaction with many of the greatest swimmers & coaches in the World.

Josh has been involved with the ministry Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Athletes in Action for many years. At The University of Texas, Josh became president of FCA and started a life-long passion of sharing with others the reason for the hope he has in his own life. Josh communicates how important it has been for him to have a good head coach and how developing himself spiritually lead him to the best head coach ever!

Josh offers a variety of motivational presentations, with the option to include faith based focus customized as requested by each client.

Most Requested Topics:

  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective (Corporate) Athletes: Traveling the world observing people who succeed, Josh has developed seven habits that help everyone develop an Olympic lifestyle of discipline, pride and teamwork. Josh has motivated thousands by sharing his Olympic experiences as a keynote speaker, master of ceremonies, commencement speaker, corporate motivator, and banquet speaker.
  • Leadership - Making Everybody on the Team a Captain: Josh was captain of the first USA junior team in 1989 at the age of 16. He was elected captain of his high school team in 1990 at 17, then his college team in '94 at age 21, then was co-captain of the USA swim Team for 3 years from '97 to 2000. Josh shares his principles of leadership that anybody can apply to achieve maximum effectiveness for a group striving for peak performance.
  • Preparing to Win and Performing under Pressure: Josh has a total of 10 swims at the Olympics and each time he achieved a zone experience while pursuing excellence. Josh shares how to have the right motivation to get into the PPZ-the Peak Performance Zone!
  • Faith Based Presentations