Joel Goldberg

About the Trainer

If you’re in the market for an entertaining, story driven speaker or emcee for your next event, look no further. Joel Goldberg built his career around building strong relationships and has a message designed to promote trust in every situation.

A native of suburban Philadelphia and Chicago, Joel has worked as part of the Kansas City Royals’ broadcast team for FOX Sports Kansas City since 2008, and serves as the television play-by-play voice for the ECHL Kansas City Mavericks.

Joel has spent nearly 25 years in television, developing and maintaining relationships with professional athletes, coaches, and team management. Joel was awarded the 2001 Mid-America Emmy Award for Sports Reporting.

He has become a powerful public speaker and presenter, talking with groups about the networking principles he’s learned from his experiences of interviewing successful icons. Joel drives home a strong message of personal perseverance tailored to each and every audience; and focuses on delivery impact for growth.

Audiences leave his presentations with smiles and feeling good; armed with new, useful and effective information.

Topic Areas

  • Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Interpersonal Networking
  • Creating a Corporate Culture
  • Presentation Skills
  • Interviewing Skills

Degrees and Awards

University of Wisconsin, Journalism and History
2001 Mid-America Emmy Award for Sports Reporting

Books and Publications

Podcast – Rounding the Bases

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    Making A Splash Through Effective Networking
    How to connect with high end clients and the similarities between the business and sports worlds. Joel has spent a career building relationships and trust with superstar athletes. He shares anecdotes and strategies that can help anyone make the most challenging of connections.
    Making a Splash With Championship Culture
    All companies want to build a champion and Joel had a front row seat covering the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Rams; two franchises that emerged from the cellar to win titles. He shares a winning game plan that can help your organization on the field or in the office place.

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    Handbook Help

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    Custom Programs