AP McCoy, Sports Speaker

AP McCoy

National Hunt Champion Jockey and former BBC Sports Personality of the Year, co-presenter for ITV Racing and speaker.

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Sir Anthony McCoy OBE – AP has recently provided keynote and after-dinner speeches (as well as Q&A sessions) for a number of companies in the UK, Ireland and the Middle East (ie government offices, sporting & fitness sector, UEFA, Laureus, insurance firms, law companies, finance sector, Sporting Minds dinners, Sporting Legends dinners etc). He covers a wide range of topics, such as:- dominating a sport for over 2 decades, the Mind of a Champion, fear of failure, sport meets business, team work, instincts and initiative, leadership skills as well as providing entertaining and lively stories from the saddle and within the sporting world.

AP is a co-presenter for ITV Racing at the big race meetings. He is also an Ambassador for Randox Health, Close Brothers Wealth Management, Albert Bartlett, William Hill amongst others. He is President of the Injured Jockeys Fund, President of the Professional Jockeys Association, a Trustee of the Sir Peter O’Sullevan Trust, a Patron for Alderhey Hospital, the RoR and Tiny Tinkers. He has made several appearances this year on TV shows such as A League of their Own, A Question of Sport, a quiz shows on RTE, a popular chat show in Ireland. AP is a talented golfer and recently played in a competition with Rory McIlroy, Pep Guardiola, Graeme McDowell etc.

A documentary style film about Sir Anthony is currently top of the itunes film chart, having been shown recently in over 200 cinemas across the UK and Ireland, as well on the BBC. “Being AP” premiered at the Toronto Film Festival (just 20 from 6000 films were chosen) as well as in Dublin and in London. He has published autobiographies such as “Winner: My Racing Life” and a fictional book “Taking the Fall“.

Current / Past Roles & Positions

  • Twenty times consecutively Champion Jockey
  • Winner of the 2010 Grand National
  • Rode over 4000 winners in his professional career

Awards, Accolades, Achievements & Honours

In 2010 McCoy was awarded an OBE for services to horse racing and in the same year was voted BBC Sports Personality of The Year. He has written a novel and a film documentary of his life will be released in the Autumn of 2015

Speaking Style

Amusing, passionate, story-telling

Speaking Topics

  • Remaining at The Top
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Horse Racing
  • Q & A


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