The first Tom Flores appearance on the professional football scene was in 1960, when he landed a position as a quarterback with the AFL’s Oakland Raiders, making him the first Hispanic quarterback in American professional football.
Flores also played with the Buffalo Bills in 1967 and with the Kansas City Chiefs in 1969. He retired as a player in 1970 to try coaching. Flores was one of only 20 players who stayed with the AFL for its entire 10-year existence. He is also the fifth-leading passer in the AFL.
Flores was an assistant coach in Buffalo and Oakland and became the head coach of the Raiders in 1979. He then became the NFL’s first minority head coach to win a Super Bowl twice. In 1988, Flores served as the president and general manager of the Seattle Seahawks. He also coached the team in 1992.
**Tom Flores Speaker**
Following his retirement from football, Flores served as a radio commentator during the radio broadcasts of Raiders games on KSFO. With this Tom Flores speaker experience, as well as his experience as a leader and coach, Flores knows how to inspire and motivate a crowd.
**Tom Flores Appearance**
Flores eventually turned his experiences as a longtime player and successful head coach into an autobiography – Fire in the Iceman. Through this book, he was also able to share his views on the sport he loves and how it relates to the game of life. There’s little question that Flores believes knowing how to win in football translates to knowing how to win and life, and these are the same values he instills at every Tom Flores appearance.
**Tom Flores Endorsement**
Thanks to his brilliant playing and coaching career, Flores was inducted into The African-American Ethnic Sports Hall of Fame, making a Tom Flores endorsement an endorsement that carries the a valuable addition of character, class, drive, determination, and dedication. If you’re interested in adding these qualities to your company’s reputation, Contact TSE Speakers now and let us help you arrange Tom Flores endorsement negotiations on your company’s behalf.
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