Craig Wolfley

Former Pittsburgh Steeler, now "Teambuilding through Storytelling" and hosting his own podcast.
Craig Wolfley, Pittsburgh Steelers, Motivational Speaker

Craig Wolfley is a 12-year veteran of the NFL who played 10 years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and 2 years with the Minnesota Vikings. He was selected as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers All-Century Team, voted by Pittsburgh fans as a “team” of the best players to ever wear a Steelers uniform, and chosen to be part of the Syracuse University 20th Century All-Star Team. Craig successfully competed in the World’s Strongest Man and the NFL Strongest Man competitions, and he placed 2nd in the first professional Sumo contest held on the North American continent. He holds a black belt in Freestyle Jiu Jitsu, has over 20 years of martial arts training, and is one of the original founders of the Power Punch program, which is taught to professional and amateur football players and teams throughout the United States. Craig remains a member of the Steelers family and is part of the game day network broadcast team and co-hosted a radio show with longtime friend and former line mate Tunch Ilkin on 970am ESPN Pittsburgh.

Craig is an upbeat, high energy, and larger-than-life guy in both size and personality – traits that shine through in all of his speaking engagements. His talks are motivational in nature, containing inspiring and humorous stories from his both his NFL career and his competitive athlete years that followed. Some of his specific speech topics include:
Teamwork And Team Building Through Storytelling: An inside look into what it takes to build a team, and how to unite people of different backgrounds, ages and talents to pull towards a unifying goal.
Motivation: Learn what it takes to be the best you can be and follow Craig’s “No Option But Success” approach to life. His inspirational story of reaching success and never giving up – no matter what.
Stories from both on and off the field including anecdotes on players and a humorous look inside the game of football. Craig’s speaking style is versatile and works at either a formal dinner affair or a casual laid-back event. Q&A sessions are always welcome and encouraged at the conclusion of his speeches.

Check out and his sports podcast, The Craig Wolfley Podcast.