Don Yaeger

Don Yaeger

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Don Yaeger is the President of One Eighty Consulting, a government consulting firm based out of Florida. He is recognized as one of America's most provocative thought leaders. He is primarily sought to discuss lessons on achieving greatness, learned from studying some of the world's greatest sports legends. He is also often retained by Fortune 500 to coach their executives and employees on building a culture of greatness. Yaeger is also a renowned keynote speaker and 11-time New York Times bestselling author.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • Yaeger was born and raised in Hawaii.
  • He began his career as a reporter for the San Antonio Light.
  • He is a longtime associate editor for Sports Illustrated. 
  • He has interviewed legends like Michael Jordan, Coach John Wooden, Michael Oher, Walter Payton, and many others.
  • He has traveled extensively and lived abroad in the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Japan, and Great Britain. 
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.