Ben Newman is a highly regarded Performance Coach, International Speaker and Best-Selling Author, whose clients include Fortune 500 companies around the world, business executives, sales organizations, and professional athletes in the NFL, PGA, NBA, MLB, UFC, and NCAA. Newman is the author of the #1 Wall Street Journal and USA Today Best-Seller, UNCOMMON Leadership. Ben was selected by Influencive.com as one of the TOP 10 Motivators in Sports and Real Leaders Magazine selected him as one of their 2019, 2020, and 2022 TOP 50 Speakers in the World.
In 2022, Coach Mel Tucker and Coach Tom Izzo brought Ben back to his alma mater Michigan State University to serve as a Performance Coach for both the football and basketball programs. In addition, Ben has served the last 5 years as a Mental Conditioning Coach for the 18-time National Champion football team Alabama Crimson Tide. Ben is also the Performance Coach for Kansas State Football in his 8th year (3 National Championships at North Dakota State) with Head Coach Chris Klieman. Lastly, Ben has worked with coaches and players from the last 6 Super Bowl Champion teams.
Newman’s clients have included: Microsoft, United States Army, Anheuser-Busch InBev, Quicken Loans, Miami Dolphins, MARS Snackfoods, St. Louis Cardinals, AstraZeneca, Northwestern Mutual, AFA Singapore, Mass Financial Group, Frontier Companies, Wells Fargo Advisors, Great West Life Canada, Boston Medical Center, Boys & Girls Club of America, St. Croix, Missouri Tigers Basketball, New York Life, The University of Iowa and The Minnesota Vikings…as well as thousands of executives, entrepreneurs, athletes and sales teams from around the globe.
Ben’s authentic, powerful, and engaging storytelling has become internationally recognized and he has shared the stage with Jerry Rice, Ray Lewis, Tony Dungy, Colin Powell, Brian Tracy, Ed Mylett, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Jon Gordon, Dr. Jason Selk, Tim Grover, Aeneas Williams, Eric Thomas and other leaders and legends in the world. Ben lives in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri with the true measure of his success, his wife, Ami, and their children, J. Isaac and Kennedy Rose.