Frank Dick OBE
Frank Dick is renowned as one of the country’s best and most inspiring motivational speakers, Frank is consistently listed in the UK`s top 20 business speakers.
With a history of sporting excellence through coaching some of the best talent – Boris Becker, Katrina Witt, Gerhard Berger, Denise Lewis, Justin Rose and Daley Thompson, he has, over the past 25 years of speaking to 100’s of companies both in the UK and across five continents, recognised the key areas of personal and professional development that, once taken out of a “training room” mentality and put into a different context, can lead to individual and team progress simply by giving a different perspective.
By recognising the synergy between effective coaching techniques on the playing field and in the office, over the years he has developed a range of inspirational keynote speech themes, workshop topics and bespoke employee development programmes.
His expertise derives from years of detailed research into individual success and achievement. Frank combines this wealth of knowledge and experience into an informative and motivational approach to achieving long-lasting transformation of both individual and team performance.
Frank is the current President of the European Athletics Coaches Association, Chair of Scottish Athletics, Member of the IAAF Coaches Commission, as well as Chair (and architect) of the IAAF Academy, and formerly Chairman of the British Olympic Coaches Advisory Programme (1983 – 1994), and Director of Coaching for the British Athletics Federation (1974 – 1994).
In 2005 Frank launched www.wellgoal.com, an interactive tool used as a means of a personal lifestyle system check and a framework for his ‘WellGoal Workshops. His standalone presentation on ‘Managing Your Three Lane Motorway’ offers an insight into these new learning tools and tips on how to improve the management of your health and wellbeing, both in and outside of work.
Frank is the author of four major publications, ‘Sports Training Principles’, ‘Winning’, ‘Winning Lines’, and Winning Matters.
Frank’s contribution to sport and coaching has been recognised in being awarded an OBE in 1989, induction to the UK Coaches Hall of Fame in 1999 and the prestigious title “UK Sporting Hero” by Sport UK in 2001.
In 2003 Frank was awarded an honary doctorate from Loughborough University and in 2011 Frank was awarded a honary Professorship from the Bulgarian National Sports Academy, – both acknowledging his significant and outstanding contribution (nationally and internationally) to the science and art of coaching.