Speaking Engagements

Tom Hall (aka Stickboy) is a dynamic and sought after speaker whose stories of persistence have inspired audiences. He speaks openly about his struggle with dyslexia, depression and anxiety on his quest to become an ultra-endurance athlete and the founding of Stickboy Coffee.

An accomplished ultra-endurance athlete, health advocate and philanthropist, Stickboy has raced some of the hardest ultra-endurance races in both disciplines or running and cycling. He speaks of his stories of determination, overcoming anxiety and depression to compete at a very high level. He brings his funny stories and adventures to his powerful speeches. 

Stickboy holds an Associate in Arts: General Studies from SUNY Onondaga Community College and a Bachelors of Science Business Management and Economics: Marketing from SUNY Empire State College.

Fellow athletes, marketers, managers, and inspiring entrepreneurs will discover how to turn your dreams into a reality. Stickboy has a natural ability to lead others and inspire many people around him to make changes to better themselves. 

What people are saying? 

"Stickboy is the most inspiring speaker I have ever heard." Jessica, Montana

"The thing that stuck with me most is when Stickboy spoke of mental toughness and never giving up. Stickboy is an inspiration to all of us and we could learn something from him." Jody, Georgia

“He inspired me to start running. I never thought I would say that!” Joe, South Carolina

“I’m on a quest to bike 100 miles after listening to Stickboy. He was so honest about his journey on completing his first ultra!” Andrew, Philadelphia

"As a fellow ultra-endurance athlete, I really enjoyed it when Tom shared his experiences of the incredible highs and low that you experienced along the way to the finish line. It brought back a lot of good memories.” Charlie, Utah

“I never once looked at my cellphone during Tom’s presentation. I really enjoyed listening to him!” Dave, New York

"I enjoyed Stickboy's sense of humor and enthusiasm!" Ed, Delaware

“His passion will rub off on you.” Mike, Florida

“A dynamite presentation.” Julie, Georgia

“You get to witness what passion is all about when you hear Tom speak!” Matt, New York

“Had a great presentation from Tom this morning. Talk about energy!” Dave, New York

Presentation Topics are as followed:

Self-Discovery – In this compelling talk, Stickboy discusses his personal journey of being the underdog with his back against the wall. He gives powerful tips and takeaways for the audiences to be inspired to empower on a journey of self-discovery. Stickboy gives the tools need to unlock yourself to become the best as you embark on a journey of self-discovery.

Getting to Your Goals – Stickboy discusses the need to slow down everyday life so you are able to invest in the journey of completing your goals. He speaks of the insanity that drives us away from our goals so Stickboy speaks of ways to avoid this giving you the success and life satisfaction we all desperately seek.

Stickboy competes in:

Ultra-endurance in both disciplines of running and biking


5k, 10k and half marathons

60-100 mile bike races

Both summer fat bike and winter fat bike

24-hour bike

Duathlons and triathlons

Snowshoe running

Stickboy leaves audiences educated and inspired To book Stickboy, please contact us below: