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Greg White

Bio Details

Award-Winning Speaker, Author, Coach, Trainer

and Consultant


Global Reach,
Global Message

Greg has spoken, played or coached basketball in every state in the union and cities all over the world. In the corporate market, Greg speaks to Fortune 500 companies, ranging from Mercedes to BMW to Subway. In the educational markets, Greg has spoken to hundreds of K-12 school systems and university crowds, from UCLA to Kansas State to University of South Carolina, bringing his uplifting and informative message to every group imaginable.


  • Master of Science, Sports Management - Marshall University

  • Bachelor of Business, Marketing - Marshall University

  • Mullens High School


  • Owner Greg White Speaks

  • Owner Greg White Basketball

  • Owner Big Shots Elite Basketball Camp

  • Head Basketball Coach, Assistant to the President - University of Charleston, 2003–2010

  • Head Basketball Coach - Marshall University, 1996–2003

  • Assistant Basketball Coach - UCLA, (11 National Championships),1995–1996 (Head coach Jim Harrick--National Championship Coach)

  • Head Basketball Coach - University of Charleston, 1990–1995

  • Assistant Basketball Coach - Marshall University, 1989–1990, (Head coach Dana Altman)

  • Head Basketball Coach - University of Pikeville, 1984–1989

  • Student Assistant Coach - Marshall University, 1981–1982, (Head coach Bob Zuffelato)

  • Consultant and Speaker, Converse, 1979–1993

  • Consultant and Speaker, Reebok, 1994–2002

  • Consultant, AND 1, 2003

  • Consultant, Nike, 2011--Present


  • Delivered over 3,000 motivational speeches

  • 500+ wins as a head coach, assistant coach, and player

  • 95% graduation rate as a head coach

  • Coached five NBA players (UCLA and Marshall)

  • Has attended 30 straight Final Four's as an NABC member

  • 1987 coached the nation’s leading scorer. (Todd May, 40ppg, University of Pikeville)

  • 1992 WVIAC Regular Season Champions (University of Charleston)

  • 1992 WVIAC Coach of the Year (University of Charleston)

  • 1993 WVIAC Tournament Champions (University of Charleston)

  • 1996 UCLA Pac-10 Champions - NCAA Tournament

  • 1996 Assistant Coach in NABC Final Four All-Star game (assistant to National Championship coach Jim Harrick-UCLA)

  • 1997 Southern Conference Champions (Marshall University)

  • 1997 Southern Conference Coach of the Year (Marshall University)

  • Largest Basketball Camps in the history of Marshall University, University of Charleston and in the state of West Virginia

  • Conducted the famed UCLA Basketball Camps


Player Achievements and Honors

  • Earned and maintained a basketball scholarship at Marshall University, 1977–1981

  • Three-time All-Southern Conference Selection

  • 2-time MVP and Team Captain at Marshall University, 1979–1981

  • 113 consecutive starts at the point guard position

  • Record 3 point shooter at Marshall 22 feet arc 1980-81

  • First player in Marshall history to make a 3 point shot

  • Record 18 assists in one game

  • Second in career assists 701

  • Member 1,000 Point Club

  • Played in Prestigious Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, 1981 (Portsmouth, Va)

  • 1977 High School All-American, Mullens High School, (played for legendary high school coach Don Nuckols)

  • 1977 WV High School Player of the Year

  • 1977 50 points and 15 assists in same game

  • 1993 Marshall University Hall of Fame Inductee

  • 1990 Mullens High School Hall of Fame Inductee

  • 2019 West Virginia's Sports Legends Hall of Fame Inductee

Schedule Your Event With Greg

If you're looking for a dynamic speaker with amazing content, tremendous entertainment value and a spot-on customized message, Greg is your speaker.

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