Fun. Uplifting. Down-to-earth. That's how audiences describe John Cassis. A rare blend of humor, entertainment and content. John Cassis knows firsthand how to embrace change, face adversity and meet the daily pressures of life head-on!
With his diverse background John Cassis is a modern day renaissance man. He played baseball for the California Angels organization, was the inspirational speaker for the Chicago Bears from 1983-95, served as minister to a small church in Colorado, addressed issues of world hunger as director of special projects for World Relief and became a professional golfer in 2002.
John Cassis received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Cincinnati. After three years of professional baseball, he earned a Masters of Divinity degree from Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary in Boston. From 1973 to 1975, he directed a youth counseling center. In 1975, he became a minister where his congregation grew from 80 to 2,000 members in five years. Then in 1980 as Director for Special Projects for World Relief, John Cassis accepted the challenge to motivate people across the country to help feed hungry children and their families. Corporate America has invited John to speak to their needs and life issues in his uniquely humorous way for over twenty years.
John Cassis believes in living a joy-filled life, which includes passion and balance. He encourages people to step into the arena and live their dreams. In keeping with his philosophy, he became a professional golfer in 2002. In the last US Open Qualifier John Cassis was featured on the Golf Channel for the unique accomplishment of being the oldest to qualify to the last round of the sectionals!
John Cassis incorporates real life examples into his presentations by sharing his experiences as an athlete, minister, publisher, company founder, pre-game inspirational speaker for the Chicago Bears, loving husband and father-and an extremely perceptive human being.
His genuine style helps audiences re-energize lives, careers and relationships, and see life from a new perspective.