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Paul Delger - Speaker Paul. Kanawha, IA, US

Paul Delger Paul Delger

Motivational Speaker | Speaker Paul


Keep Your Uniform On





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Born with cerebral palsy that hinders the use of his body's right side, Paul has battled numerous physical, social and vocational difficulties with a strong faith in God, a strong will and a sense of humor.

Paul's objective is motivating people to face their challenges with a fighting spirit. He weaves vivid personal stories into his never-give-up talk. Learn about Paul's near death experience as a child, enduring hurtful comments growing up from other children and suffering a life-changing fall in a third-world country. Through these stories and others, Paul shares the importance of showing resolve in dealing with tough situations.

Industry Expertise (3)


Media - Print

Public Relations and Communications

Areas of Expertise (1)

Public Speaking and Presentation

Accomplishments (2)

Freelance Writer (professional)


Have written numerous pieces in a 25-year-plus writing career including news, features, reviews and blogs

Inspirational Speaker (professional)

Speak to groups particularly students with the message of overcoming their own challenges with perseverance.

Education (2)

Iowa State University: Master of Science, Journalism and Mass Communication 1985

Northwestern College: Bachelor of Arts, Journalism adn Physical Education 1979

Testimonials (2)

Scott Drew, Head Men's Basketball Coach | Baylor University

"Paul Delger spoke to our team before our road game at Iowa St. I can’t say for certain that is why we won the game at Iowa St, but what I do know is it inspired our team and most importantly it is a godly message which deals with the hardships of life."

Tom Brown, Fellowship of Christian Athletes | Southwest Minnesota State University

“You have an awesome story that a lot of people can learn and benefit from! Thank you so much for your willingness to share and be open.”

Event Appearances (4)

Keep Your Uniform On

Team Speech  Baylor men's basketball team


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School Assembly Speech  Sioux Falls Christian


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School Assembly Speech  Lakeview, MN School


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Chapel Speech  Northwestern College Iowa


Sample Talks (1)

Keep Your Uniform on

This motivational talk helps people awaken their own fighting spirits, helps people develop an overcoming attitude in facing problems and helps people discovery why they are never alone in their fight. Would the audience tackle their individual problems differently if they were inspired, encourage and motivated?



  • Keynote
  • Panelist


500 to 2500

Courses (1)

How to Write and Deliver a Dynamite Speech

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