British No.1 Tennis star for seven years, Andrew Castle represented nation in two Olympic games, multiple Davis Cups and numerous Tennis grand slams. After his illustrious sporting career, Andrew took on an integral role in GMTV’s breakfast show, becoming a very familiar broadcasting personality that was critically acclaimed for his coverage of the Iraq war. As a tennis speaker and after dinner speaker, Andrew relates his time as the nation’s finest tennis player to everyday business and personal situations; providing people with the motivation to get the best out of their efforts.
Andrew turned professional in 1986 and quickly established himself as the nation’s best Tennis player. During his time on the men’s tour, Andrew won three doubles titles, and enjoyed a mixed doubles final at the 1987 Australian Open. Retiring in 1992, Andrew became part of Sky’s tennis broadcasting team alongside Sue Barker, before going on to take a more comprehensive role presenting a multitude of sporting competitions including golf opens and the Daytona 500.
Andrew represents Surrey at senior level and continues to make playing appearances at tennis events globally.
In more recent times, Castle has joined the BBC as a TV Presenter with former Sky TV colleague Sue Barker to host the Wimbledon Championships and other grand slams each year. Additionally, Andrew also contributes a regular tennis column for the Metro, drawing upon his knowledge of the game and the insights into competing at the highest levels of sport.
Besides his successful broadcasting career, Andrew is highly sought after as a tennis speaker and awards ceremony host. Andrew has appeared for many large corporate clients including, Ariel, Abercrombie & Kent and The Sunday Times. During his speeches, Andrew gives invaluable advice of how to overcome adversity and maximise success whenever you can as a sports speaker, as well as a few stories that stayed off camera during his extensive career on the professional men’s Tennis tour.
To book Andrew Castle as the tennis speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.
When at corporate events, Andrew is known to cover the following topics:
- Tennis Speaker
- Sports Speaker
- Peak Performance
- Success Maximisation
- Achieving Success
- Performing Under Pressure
- Marginal Gains
“Andrew Castle was an excellent speaker at our event. We found him articulate, knowledgeable, enlightening and lively. The audience were very impressed, especially as he was so good at engaging with them all. We would not hesitate to invite him to speak at an event in the future.” – Suffolk LTA