Gordon Herbert

Gordon Herbert

German National Basketball Coach & World Champion 2023

Speaker biography

Gordon Herbert is the national coach of the German national basketball team and coached the team to its first ever world title at the 2023 FIBA World Championship in Japan / Philippines.

On their way to gold, the German basketball team sensationally won 113:111 against the NBA stars from the USA in the semi-finals. In the World Cup final, Gordon Herbert and the German „Dream Team“ were crowned unbeaten basketball world champions.

Gordon Herbert Lecture topics


Leadership – more than leadership, developing and motivating people and teams in a positive way, the leadership axis, leaders as role models


Dreams, wishes, visions, agreeing and achieving goals, moderating conflicts of objectives, when dreams come true… , from game to game to the goal, defeating winners (D-USA)


Nominating, building and leading teams to success, The match plan for success, Success factors for teams and the teams behind the team

The year before, he laid the foundation for the team’s greatest success to date with 3rd place at the home European Championships. As a club coach in the Bundesliga, he became German champion and European Cup winner with the Frankfurt Skyliners, coached Alba Berlin, Würzburg as well as in the NBA (co-coach in USA, Canada) and in Finland, France, Austria and Greece.

Experience basketball world champion coach Gordon Herbert live at corporate events with employees and customers – live on stage, in the studio or online via video link.

Take a look behind the scenes of professional basketball with Gordon Herbert, take a seat with your teams in the stars‘ changing room and stand in the middle of the floor under the basket in Germany’s biggest arenas.

In exclusive workshops and seminars for entrepreneurs and managers, Germany’s coach of the year trains and coaches the perfect teamwork in successful teams.



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