... I cannot tell you the faces I saw come alive as Winston spoke to the students. We never really know who will be touched by one's words. However, I am confident that Coach Bennett touched the lives of many of our students with his inspirational words ...
Mr. Bennett truly made the evening a success. He told stories of his basketball career both as a player and coach. I recommend Mr. Bennett as a feature speaker at any function. He would do well for any organization.
Winston Bennett is an excellent speaker and his topics have always been timely and appropriate for his audience. Winston has great credibility. He's done it all, working very hard as an athlete, a coach, and a gentleman. I would recommend him highly under any circumstance.
Life played above the rim can be extreme. Former NBA player and coach Winston Bennett knows the temptation that pro athletes face. His poison was sex. Bennett reveals how he popped Viagra like Sweet Tarts, frequented massage parlors and hookers, slept with three women a day, 90 a month and a thousand a year for many years. Sex was his drug of choice.
Hear about his rise from high school star to standout player at venerable basketball giant University of Kentucky and then finally in the NBA where he played against the likes of Larry Bird, Patrick Ewing and Charles Barkley. Bennett reveals how his coaching career rivaled his playing days until he lost his job as an assistant to Rick Pitino (who also had a sex scandal) and the Boston Celtics as the result of an inappropriate sexual relationship.
After attending treatment centers in Colorado Springs and New Orleans, Bennett came clean about his sex addiction. He reveals:
CREDENTIALS: Winston Bennett is currently the head basketball coach at Mid-Continent University. He formerly coached and played at the University of Kentucky. Winston played in the NBA for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Miami Heat. He and his wife run Fight For Your Life, Inc., an organization that mentors juveniles, felons and students in alternative schools. He is the author of the book FIGHT FOR YOUR LIFE.
AVAILABILITY: KY, nationwide by request and via telephone