Ask about Brian Goorjian
Key Points
  • Brian Goorjian is the most successful coach in Australian basketball
  • American-born Brian Goorjian is currently head coach of Dongguan Leopards in China for the CBA 1st Division
  • Goorjian, who commenced his NBL coaching career in 1988, has coached more than 700 games, winning more than 500 for a remarkable 70% winning percentage
  • Goorjian has won six NBL championships and six "Coach of the Year" awards, something no other coach has accomplished - and was voted by his peers the greatest coach in the NBL's first 25 seasons.
  • Brian coached the Australian men's national team, the Boomers during two Olympic Games.  He was the first foreign born head coach to hold the position and led the team to a Commonwealth Games Gold medal in 2006.
  • As a speaker his passion and enthusiasm are infectious as he translates his global experience in basketball into clear lessons about leadership and team behaviours.
Topics
  • The ingredients necessary to win    
  • The importance of culture to achieve success  
  • Leadership - what makes a good leader  
  • Teamwork and your role in a team
  • How to cope with challenges and adversity  
  • How to manage change
Testimonials

“Excellent - Brian was a great success; mixed with our guests and was an entertaining and very motivating speaker.”
Provincial Home Loans
 
“Excellent.  Brian excelled at our recent business seminar.  The audience was hanging on his every word.  A brilliant communicator.  A pleasure to meet.”
3MP
 
"Since 1992 I have had the pleasure of watching and being inspired by a truly dynamic, commanding and powerful communicator, Brian Goorjian. Brian has an inner belief in himself that everyone can see and be inspired by. Whether it is Olympians, business people or general public Goorjian can uplift, motivate and communicate on so many levels and issues. He understands sport and business and people in a powerful way."
PerformArts - Creative Event Management
 
“Excellent.  Brian was very good.  He fitted in well and mixed with the group.”
Colorado Group Ltd
 
“Brian has a passion that is contagious to our members that they can only learn from what he has to say.”
Caravan Industry Australia Ltd
 
“Brian engaged the audience very well and held their attention – there seemed to be some basketball enthusiasts which was great for him. He answered questions thoroughly and looking at both sides of the coin. I personally gained a lot from his presentation and passed his messages onto my colleagues here in the office. I think he has a very valid message that is told in a very interesting and unique way.”
The Forum Group
 
“Excellent. Delivered a very motivational and uplifting presentation to my sales force at a very difficult time for them. The correlation of digging deep and staying focused between his experiences in life, and our current situation was perfect.”
Sensis Pty Ltd

“Excellent. Brian is an excellent speaker. His stories are engaging and entertaining. We are delighted to have included Brian in our event.”
Marcus Events