Former NFL Head Coach, 2000 Super Bowl Winner; Season Entrepreneur and Vinter
Dick Vermeil is a Super Bowl winning coach who spent 15 seasons as an NFL head coach with the Eagles, Rams and Chiefs. Vermeil began his NFL career in 1976 as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, a team that hadn’t made the playoffs in 16 years. In seven seasons in Philadelphia, he engineered…
Dick Vermeil is a Super Bowl winning coach who spent 15 seasons as an NFL head coach with the Eagles, Rams and Chiefs.
Vermeil began his NFL career in 1976 as the head coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, a team that hadn’t made the playoffs in 16 years. In seven seasons in Philadelphia, he engineered four playoff appearances, highlight by an NFC Championship and trip to Super Bowl XV vs. the Oakland Raiders in 1980. He retired following the 1982 season and began a 14-year career as NFL and college football broadcaster.
In 1997, Vermeil returned to the NFL as head coach of the St. Louis Rams and led the team to its first Super Bowl Victory in the 199 season, over the Tennessee Titans in Super Bowl XXXIV. He became just the fourth coach to lead two different teams to the Super Bowl. Vermeil again retired, but then unretired in 2001, when he was named the head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs.
Coach Vermeil is active in many charities around his Philadelphia area home including the Boys & Girls Club, Chester County Food Bank, The Ronald McDonald House and others. He is a member of three college sports halls of fame- Napa Community College, San Jose State and UCLA as well as two NFL teams Halls of Fames, the Eagles and Rams.
Vermeil is currently the owner of Vermeil Wines in Napa County.
He resides in Pennsylvania with his wife, Carol. They have three children and 11 grandchildren.
Ernie was perfect for our Elders Conference at Little River Casino Resort in Manistee, Michigan. We will definitely be using PDA again!
LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
Seven Common Sense Principles of Leadership
With one of the most distinguished coaching careers in National Football League history, Dick Vermeil is well-versed in what it takes to be an effective leader and what it takes to win on and off the field. Vermeil captivates audiences with behind-the-scenes stories and inspiring life lessons as he discusses the common-sense leadership principles that he learned and continually refined over his 15 seasons as an NFL head coach.
Coach Dick Vermeil Speaker - PDA Speakers
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