American Institute For Research

Coach D Motivating After-School Coordinators at American Institute For Research Event in Chicago.

Customer Service Training for The Philadelphia Airport Marketplace

Coach D Conducting Customer Service Training for The Philadelphia Airport Marketplace.


Teamwork That Makes The Dreamwork

Coach D Conducting a “Teamwork That Makes The Dreamwork” Seminar For The State of Delaware

Turning Passions Into Careers

Coach D Conducting A “Turning Passions Into Careers” Workshop in Philadelphia

Education Organizations, Corporations And Governments

“I would personally like to thank you for your participation in this years NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) National Convention. Your keynote speech Thursday morning really set the tone for our conference. Our conference really would not have been a success without your involvement and your presentation ranked highly among our participants. Your quick wit, the energy you conveyed with your message as well as your timeless words of encouragement really made an impact among those in attendance.

Norman Phelps II | Pre-College Mini-Conference Chairperson | National Society of Black Engineers

“Coach D your keynote speech “Connecting, Solving, Succeeding-Developing The Passion To Close The Gap” was a hit at our Annual Convention. Thank you for contributing to our success.

Nancy Reviere-Director of Convention and Recognition Programs | National Association of Secondary School Principals

“On behalf of the National PTA, I want to extend a sincere “thank you” for re-igniting the “passion” in our PTA Leaders at our Leadership Conferences. We wanted a motivational speaker and you surpassed our expectations by leaps and bounds. Your enthusiasm, energy and commitment to children are contagious.”

Latonya Burrage | Leadership Training Manager | National PTA

“Thank you for coming to Erie, Pennsylvania and to Roosevelt Middle School. Our students and faculty are still talking about your message and your words. After you left, students went into small group discussions, and the teachers reported that students heard and understood what you were saying.”

Ina Fisher | Principal | Roosevelt Middle School

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your years of services as a youth contractor for both the Delaware Private Industry Council and Workforce Investment Board. We have been able to count on your integrity and cooperation at every point.”

Thomas Smith | Program Manager | Delaware Department of Labor

“I just want to express my gratitude for your keynote address and the two workshop presentations you provided at our Fall Leadership Conference. Our audience of administrators of special education and general education programs sang your praises. You provided ideas and materials that many administrators immediately took back to their campuses. Again, thanks for your passion!”

Rosemary Manges | Education Services Center Region 10 | Richardson, TX

“On behalf of over 5,500 students and adults from across the country attending the meeting, the national staff, national officers and especially myself, I would like to thank you for doing such a great job as a speaker for our youth sessions. You can take great pride in your commitment and dedication to making a difference in the lives of students across the country”!

Emily Phillips | Program Coordinator, FCCLA

“If you were not motivated by that speech, you need to leave this place and go immediately to the emergency room! What a great speech for our Senior Executives and Associates.”

Mike Duke | President and CEO | Wal-Mart Corporation

“On behalf of NAIFA North Carolina, the leading advocacy association in the life and financial services industry, I want to express my heartfelt thanks for participation for your participation in our Financial Services Symposium and Trade Show. Your closing session, “How To Find Your Passion” received high marks from our participants.”

Ron Davidson, CLU, LUTCF | 2008 Chairman | NAIFA North Carolina Financial Services Symposium

“You were a major reason why our conference was successful. Thank you Coach D for igniting the fire of passion in our CITE Attendees.”

Terri Dean | President of Verizon Connected Solutions

“Your presentation to our senior managers and directors “Teamwork That Makes The Dreamwork” superseded my expectations by expectations by leaps and bounds. Thank you for an awesome speech.”

Julie Holan | Director of Marketing Communications | First Data International

“Coach D you are one of the most awesome presenters in the land. Thank you for doing your part to make our conference a success!”

George Fraser | President and CEO, Frasernet | Founder of the Powernetworking Conference

“Thank you so much for performing at Elon University. Your presentation helping college students find their passion was not only inspirational, but the energy was amazing.”

Student Union Board | Elon University

“I am writing this letter to highly recommend Darrell “Coach D’ Andrews. Towson University invited Coach to speak to our student leaders. We were very pleased with our choice. He spoke on his “5 Garbage bags and a Dream” topic, which was highly interactive and very entertaining. Students raved about him long after the event and we would certainly invite him back to light the fire of passion in our students.”

Rachel Repp | Coordinator, Leadership Development and Community Service | Towson University

“Thank you for igniting the fire of passion in the University of Delaware Students. You did an excellent job engaging students from various backgrounds for 2.5 hours conveying practical things which are not commonly practiced. Thank you again for sharing, inspiring and motivating our students to achieve their passion.”

Joyce Dennis Henderson | Assistant Director | University of Delaware’s MBNA Career Services Center

“On Behalf of the NACURH Conference Staff, we would like to congratulate you for being recognized as a Top 44 program presenter. The Top 44 programs represent the top 10% of programs presented at the National Conference. Your program achieved the goals of NACURH by providing delegates with knowledge and resources to become better leaders.”

The NACURH Conference Staff