“Inspiring…Chad’s life is an incredible story of destiny and purpose… His book is a must read.” – John C. Maxwell

 New York Times Best Selling Author and Speaker

Inspire Your Students, Educators, or Business Leaders Today

Chad Varga has inspired more than 4 MILLION PEOPLE throughout all 50 states and across 4 continents, through school assembly programs, corporate keynotes, and professional development seminars for educators.


Chad’s “Bounce Experience” assemblies produce real and lasting change in students’ hearts by providing them a vivid example of someone who overcame an upbringing surrounded by addiction, abuse, bullying, and neglect to achieve more than anyone thought possible. The stories and lessons are dynamic and unforgettable.


Chad Varga is an expert on resiliency. His unforgettable story has made him one of the most in demand corporate keynote speakers today. His clients list includes Fortune 500 Companies, Entrepreneurs, Universities, and Professional Athletes.


Chad offers unique insight on how to connect with today’s students and make a real difference as leaders in their lives. He will inspire, challenge, and remind your team how vital their role is, while reigniting their passion for teaching and the larger purpose of their work.

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BOUNCE: Down is Inevitable, Up is a Choice

In this celebrated book, Chad Varga takes you on a raw and unforgettable journey from a traumatic childhood ruled by poverty, abuse and an alcoholic, drug-addicted parent to a professional basketball career and beyond. The journey does not end with the story as Chad then leads you back through the specific traits that ultimately allowed him to rise above all the pain and adversity to achieve his dreams. 


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