Matthias D. Wicks has committed the past 19 years to researching and helping companies, communities, clubs and athletic teams work together in reaching their Team Goals and protect their Missions.Additionally, Matthias is renown for his spirited, challenging and inspiring coaching style.He’s from a unique family of 9 boys whose names all begin with the letter “M”. He’s the eighth (8th) son, and believes his diversity training originated while growing up. With parents who accepted nearly every child from the neighborhood…with a family with so much diversity in ethnicity, philosophies, abilities, talents, body types, and sports skills…Matthias takes pride in his family upbringing, education and occupational experiences. Matthias is from a family who accepts, embraces and includes diversity.Matthias credits his home training, friends, athletic and occupational experiences for his current Diversity and Inclusion philosophy:…that diversity starts in the family…individuals need family to belong…family upbringing impacts employee work habits …employees seek sense of family at home and work…work (your organization) impacts families and communities…you are a community leader…the community you serve and provide for is dynamically diverseSo, when one finds family (at home, work, club or a team), one has a better chance of embracing diversity and becoming the best possible employee, which results in Productivity. This is what you want, correct? As individuals become loyal, the team becomes productive.You will know that your employees are part of a TEAM, because “Together Each Accomplishes More”!Matthias is a professional speaker and is a member of the National Speakers Association. He has co-authored a Diversity Training curriculum for law enforcement and is frequently called upon to speak to groups, sit on panels and to consult.With a BS degree in Communication, MS in Management, six (6) years experience in disaster and emergency management, along with 18 years experience of intensive group management, he is dedicated to customizing powerful fundamental Diversity and Team Management plans to impact your company.Matthias has served 13 years as an athletic coach/trainer (youth, high school, collegiate, Elite hopefuls), inspiring athletes not to cheat themselves from greatness, and to be “playmakers”. As an Adjunct College Communication instructor, Matthias has coached and inspired his students to believe in their potential. As a School Resource Officer, Matthias motivated school aged and high school students to become problem solvers and Goal-Setters. As a consultant, Matthias has coached employees, leaders, and managers to become more productive through team management and motivation workshops.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Matthias D. Wicks and other top speakers and celebrities.