Laurie Lawrence is in huge demand as an inspiring and entertaining corporate speaker. His messages of success the sporting world translate brilliantly to the world of business.
TOPICS: MOTIVATION, INSPIRATION, SPORT
Laurie Lawrence is in huge demand as an inspiring and entertaining corporate speaker. His messages of success the sporting world translate brilliantly to the world of business. Witty and uplifting, he has become one of the most sought after motivational speakers in Australia.
Laurie Lawrence is a remarkable Australian – a maker of champions, capable of lifting the spirits of those around him to soaring heights. As a swim coach possessing the gift of inspiration he is without peer, and his line-up of champions – Steve Holland, Tracey Wickham, Jon Sieben, Duncan Armstrong, Julie McDonald – bears gold medal testimony to his qualities.
Laurie Lawrence has coached Australia’s elite swimmers at Brisbane’s 1982, Edinburgh’s 1986 Commonwealth Games as well as Los Angeles 1984, Seoul 1988 and Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games. His coaching achievement boast twenty three world records as well as ten Olympic gold, 11 silver and 12 bronze medals swimmers he has directly assisted.
Laurie was appointed to the Australia’s Olympic team for the Sydney 2000 Olympics. This position as “athlete liaison officer” brought with it the brief the great Olympic champion Herb Elliot “to unite, inspire and relax all members of the Australian Olympic team”.
Lawrence’s impact on the business community has been quite spectacular. He has proven to be uniquely capable of clearly drawing the parallels between business success and high sporting achievements, a motivator and entertainer he supports the “knuckles down the wall” approach, in pursuing his personal credo of “Striving for Excellence”.
Based in QLD – travels everywhere