Real-life 'Hitch,' Dating Doctor
Real-life date coach David Coleman sees plenty of parallels between Will Smith’s character in the new movie Hitch and his own career helping others find love. Coleman says he has called himself The Dating Doctor since 1985. … Meet a real-life ‘Hitch’ is known nationwide as The Dating Doctor and “America’s Real-Life Hitch.” David Coleman…
Real-life date coach David Coleman sees plenty of parallels between Will Smith’s character in the new movie Hitch and his own career helping others find love. Coleman says he has called himself The Dating Doctor since 1985. … Meet a real-life ‘Hitch’ is known nationwide as The Dating Doctor and “America’s Real-Life Hitch.”
David Coleman is known worldwide as The Dating Doctor.™ He has been honored fourteen times as The National Speaker of the Year — 11 times by Campus Activities Magazine and 3 times by The National Association for Campus Activ ities and is the only speaker ever to be honored as the National Entertainer of the Year!
He is a highly sought after speaker, author, entertainer, media personality and product endorser. David received his B.S. in Speech Pathology and Audiology (’83) an d his Master of Arts in College Student Personnel (’85) from Bowling Green State University (BGSU). His book, Making Relationships Matter, has completed its second printing run, and his previous works, Date Smart! and 101 Great Dates are well respected and continue to impact lives worldwide.
David has also contributed to five outstanding collaborative efforts, Leadership’s Greatest Hits, Let Your Leadership Speak , BluePrints for Success , Why We Hover and Keys to Success in College and Life. These publicat ions are all filled with anecdotes, strategies and ideas to help expand one’s relationships and leadership potential.
His DVD “David Coleman In Concert!” is a humorous, challenging and candid resource that examines the subtleties and complexities surround ing dating, relationships, romance and sex. David also had a story featured in the national best seller, Chicken Soup for the College Soul.
Some people may already be familiar with these ideas through Will Smith’s character in the 2005 film “Hitch.” Many of Coleman’s suggestions and methods are similar to those used by Smith’s character, so much so that Coleman was involved in marketing the film and ultimately earned recognition as a real-life version of the character.
Coleman’s work has also been successful across college campuses. He has been named National Speaker of the Year a total of 13 times by Campus Activities Magazine and the National Association for Campus Activities, which also named him the 2011 National Entertainer of the Year.
David has spoken to more than 2 .5 million people in all 50 states, Canada and Europe and another 20 ,000,000 through his appearances on radio, television, and in print, Audience members at more than 2,500 college campuses, corporations, conferences, single’s organizations, military inst allations, churches, and civic groups have experienced his energetic and entertaining programs.
He has been a featured speaker for all branches of our Military Service, Purina, The Sprint Corporation, Merrill Lynch, The Kroger Co., Federated and Flo – Tork, Inc. as well as civic organizations such as MOPS (Mothers of Pre – Schoolers), Junior Achievement, Circle K International, and Mortar Board. David received a National Service Citation from President George Bush , and has served as a spokesperson for Microsof t, Abbott Labs, English Leather Cologne, Carpenter, IHG Hotels and Coca Cola
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Coleman will discuss his program, Making Relationships Matter, which focuses on approaches to getting and giving the most one can out of daily relationships. His website says the program offers tips on forming, repairing, and maintaining meaningful relationships while becoming more courageous, valuable, respectful, thankful, passionate, committed, spiritual, trustworthy, and healthy.
Various topics will be covered, including who controls relationships and why, basic differences between men and women, arousal points for men and women, the attraction factor, how to be more physically and emotionally romantic with others, how to identify healthy and unhealthy relationships, and steps to ensure that all relationships in one’s life matter.
Making Relationships Matter
An UnPlugged Session with The Dating Doctor!!!
Creative Dating: The Cure for the Common Relationship!
Why Be Ordinary When You Can Be Remarkable!
Energizing, Retaining and Transitioning Your Members!
Battlemind to Campus Grind (For Schools)
Battlemind to Campus Grind (For Service Members)
Two Hours To A Team!
Making Students Matter (for faculty and staff)
Making Athletics Matter (for student athletes)
Making Student Athletes Matter (for coaches and staff)
Making Greek Life Matter
How To Spot A Lover Loser
Building a Board That Bonds!
Go A.P.E. For Leadership
Building a Chapter That Bonds
Let’s Cut The Crap and Get Things Done!
One Heartbeat: Orientation Staff Training
Welcome to the Time of Your Life: 20 Keys to Success in College and Life!
The Art of College Parenting
Hooray! Building A Community Out Of Classmates
Personalized Leadership Retreats!
David Coleman Date Smart
David Coleman, "The Dating Doctor" Keynote Session
1 HOUR OR LESS