David Shepard

Life Coach and Mentor

David Shepard is a highly experienced professional with a career that has focused on empowering and coaching others to reach their full potential. He has a strong background in sports talk radio and has spent time as a teacher and coach, leading his students to achieve the highest growth in reading scores at their school. He has also held executive producer and national sports columnist roles, and currently hosts on CBS Sports Radio and SiriusXM NBA Radio, reaching millions of subscribers across North America.

In addition to his media career, David is the JV boys’ basketball Head Coach for Calhoun, where he has had the opportunity to work with high-level athletes. David’s coaching expertise includes leadership development, creating culture, self-acceptance, conflict resolution, and resilience training. He believes in helping others see their true potential and make necessary adjustments to become their best selves.

Areas of Expertise

  • Adolescent Coaching
  • Career Coaching (Broadcasting)
  • Emotional Health Coaching
  • Family and Parenting Coaching
  • Life Coaching
  • Relationship Coaching
  • Sports Performance Coaching
  • Media Coaching
  • Wellness Coaching


David has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Bucknell University. He also attended the Silver School of Social Work at NYU for a Masters Program

David's Career Experience


High School Teacher

Teach For America Alum


In The Media

National Sports Columnist
National Sports Talk Radio Host


High School Basketball Head Coach

AAU Basketball Head Coach

Step Up Co-Founder



Life Coaching Rates

$150 hourly rate

Package Rates

Package of 10 sessions: $1,400
Package of 25 sessions: $3,400