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Kotaro Umeda

Kotaro Umeda

Keynote Speaker: Professional Soccer Player & Author

Kotaro Umeda Biography

Kotaro Umeda is a former midfielder for Joinville Esporte Clube in the Brazilian Championship and Tormenta FC in the USL, as well as an international author.

As a first generation immigrant from Tokyo, Japan, he has had the opportunity to overcome many struggles including racism, bullying, injuries, life abroad, sports complications, and much more to become the first ever Asian Athlete for Joinville Esporte Clube.

Umeda became the brand ambassador for the United Way of Greater Cleveland in 2021 after donating all of his proceeds from his book I'm With You to help people in need. His speeches provide a mixture of motivation, inspiration, and self-help to improve performance in every area of life.

He is fluent in Japanese, English, and Portuguese and provides speeches in all three languages around the world. As he speaks to people all around the world, he hopes to help one person at a time.

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Kotaro Umeda Speaking Topics

Beauty in the Struggle

The importance of courage, discipline, and faith to achieve your goals.

Ugliness in the Success

The other side of every successful story and how to avoid certain mistakes.

Kotaro Umeda Videos

Preview of Kotaro Umeda
Kotaro Umeda Keynote

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What topics does Kotaro Umeda speak about?

Kotaro Umeda is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Soccer, Sports, Athlete, Sports Motivation, Diversity, Authors, Non-Profit & Association, Personal Growth, Empowerment, Overcoming Adversity, Asian & Pacific Heritage and Social Activism.

Where does Kotaro Umeda travel from?

Kotaro Umeda generally travels from Cleveland, OH, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

Who is the agent for Kotaro Umeda?

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Kotaro Umeda is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Soccer, Sports and Athlete. Please contact us for live or virtual event fee details. Kotaro Umeda generally travels from Cleveland, OH, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Lydia X. Z. Brown, Bernice Chao and Cynthia Choi. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Kotaro Umeda for an upcoming event.

Kotaro Umeda Speaking Topics

  • Beauty in the Struggle

    The importance of courage, discipline, and faith to achieve your goals.

  • Ugliness in the Success

    The other side of every successful story and how to avoid certain mistakes.

Kotaro Umeda Videos

Preview of Kotaro Umeda
Kotaro Umeda Keynote
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