Frank Dick OBE


The chair of Scottish Athletics and former director of coaching for the British Athletics’ Federation, Frank Dick OBE is a motivational speaker who specialises in sports and coaching; having worked in athletics for more than forty years Dick is the foremost instructional after dinner speaker in his area.

Whilst working as a coach Frank Dick OBE worked alongside and trained some of the UK’s most successful athletes including Daley Thompson, Steve Ovett and Lord Sebastian Coe who he coached to European, Olympic and World fame. Dick also devised regimes for European sportsman such as Boris Becker and Gerhard Berger and continues to encourage and inspire athletes in his work as a motivational speaker.

A member of the IAAF Coaches Commission and chair of both the European Athletics Coaches Association and the IAAF Academy Frank Dick OBE is an expert in how to motivate others and inspire individual and team success. In his capacity as an after dinner speaker Frank Dick OBE combines his experience as a sporting coach with an ever increasing knowledge of the business industry to produce informative and effective motivational speaker presentations that cover themes of employee development, personal improvement and attaining goals.

As well as working as an inspirational and keynote speaker, Frank Dick OBE has published a number of books detailing how business can bring the training mentality of athletics into the world of business and employee development. His background and history of sporting excellence gives Dick a wealth of anecdotal material to compliment his work as a motivational speaker.

To book Frank Dick OBE as the athletics speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Frank is known to cover the following topics:

  • Scottish Sports
  • Personal Motivation
  • Endurance Building
  • Attaining Goals
  • Reaching Your Potential