YLS-Lincoln Speakers


Sue Enquist

Sue Enquist, hailed a “Coaching Legend” by ESPN and, one of the top five NCAA’s all-time winningest coaches, led the UCLA women’s softball  team over almost three decades. Her philosophy of life, leadership, and competition is a core message that she highlights, including a focus on  passion. Her record of accomplishments includes 11 national championships, multiple Hall of Fame awards, 65 All-Americans, 12 Olympians, and  she is an Olympic Gold Medal Coach.



Heather Mitts 

Heather Mitts is a retired professional soccer player, three-time Olympic gold medalist, member of the U.S. women’s national soccer   team, and played in the 2011 World Cup. She has served as a studio analyst for ABC and ESPN,was a sideline reporter for several   Major League Soccer broadcasts, and was a college football sideline reporter for ESPN. Her record of accomplishments includes   multiple college All-American honors and a National Championship with the University of Florida’s women’s soccer team.



Kinetic Affect

Kirk Latimer and Gabriel Giron are both dynamic and interactive life coaches, who will  help individuals ‘dig deep’ and  recognize their passion and purpose.Through their powerful voices and poetry, they will guide  the audience through self-  awareness activities and help individuals realize their inner strength. Gabriel’s Latino background and  hip-hop influences  combine on stage with Kirk’s Native American heritage and academic nature in a way never seen before.



Aaron Davis

Aaron Davis is President of his own consulting firm; Aaron Davis Presentations, Inc., the Chief Operations Officer of The Thomas Group, and the  co- founder of several other profitable business ventures. Aaron is a member of the National Speakers Association, the co-author of two books, and   the author of the inspiring book “10 Minute Truth’s . He also helped lead the 1994 Husker football team to a National Championship title during his   time at the University of Nebraska.



Dr. Glinda Rawls

Dr. Glinda Rawls, an Associate Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology at Western Michigan University, holds the distinction of being a Master Career Counselor. She is a licensed professional counselor and school counselor in the state  of Michigan. Dr. Rawls has taught numerous career related courses and is one of the three creators of the IMPACTeX Navigator.




Dr. Dennison Bhola 

Dr. Dennison Bhola is Vice President and Senior Director of Research at HUMANeX Ventures. As an esteemed conference presenter,   published researcher, and experienced consultant, he teaches professors and students how to maximize learning. Dr. Bhola also researches   what makes people successful in various careers, and will share insights about the information employers use to make selection and promotion   decisions.