The current coach of West Ham United and former Scottish professional footballer, David Moyes is available to book with the Champions Speakers Agency. With over 19 years worth of experience as a player and 20 years as a manager, Moyes is fully equipped with a whole variety of skills that are valuable to both sporting and business teams. From team-building exercises, effective management and maintaining drive and determination, Moyes can cover a diverse range of topics as an after-dinner speaker which help to leave a lasting impression on any audience he addresses.
Throughout Moye’s playing career, he made a significant impression on a long list of UK’s professional teams. From Celtic and Cambridge United to Shrewsbury Town and Bristol City, he made over 500 appearances and scored 46 goals as a skilful centre-back before becoming a coach at Preston. He made his way up to become the assistant manager and eventually was named the manager of the team in 1998.
With his managerial career in full swing, David managed to bring his debut team from the risk of relegation to the winners of the Division Two title. The following year, he guided them to the Divison One play-offs but missed out on promotion to the Premier League by the skin of their teeth. Whilst the manager of Everton he was awarded the LMA Manager of the Year, as well as the Premier League Manager of the Month in 2002. His renowned skills as a team builder and successful stint with Everton meant that he was desired by some of England’s top tier clubs. He took over from Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United in 2013 where he very quickly won his first piece of silverware, The FA Community Shield. He remained with United for a year before he moved onto lead Real Sociedad and Sunderland.
Most recently, David has gone onto take on the role of the manager at West Ham United. His stint with The Hammers saw his 200th victory as a Premier League manager, a milestone that has only been reached by four others. A leading expert in mental resilience and teamwork, David Moyes is ideal for attending corporate events as an after-dinner speaker. Able to cover a variety of interesting and valuable topics whilst also offering insightful anecdotes into his career, Moyes can provide the most engaging and effective speech to sporting, school and corporate audiences.