About Dan James

Dan James spent 16 years as the US Paralympic Coach for Wheelchair Tennis in the United States. He coached teams to 11 medals during his international career including 3 gold. During that time he utilized impactful communication to raise awareness, triple budget dollars, and integrate wheelchair tennis into the Grand Slams (US Open). He delivered keynote, workshop, and television presentations throughout the world. He is taking his experience as an elite coach and applying it to impactful communication through storytelling and relationship building.

The basis of all communication is rooted in storytelling. Stories are used daily to connect, inform, inspire, and persuade. Whether on stage, in the boardroom, or at the watercooler, storytelling is the foundation of building relationships and impactful communication.

Story 19 Consulting, LLC, provides communication coaching individually, in a facilitated workshop, or as a keynote speaker. Through a process of self-assessment, building relationships within your communication sector, impact identification, and practice Story 19 can make you a more impactful storyteller and a better communicator.

Dan James
Founder/Chief Impact Officer
(206) 717-5077

Coaching Awards:

  • 2007 and 2011 USOC Paralympic Tennis Coach of the Year
  • 2007 and 2011 International Wheelchair Tennis Coach of the Year
  • 2018 Tennis Education Merit Award Winner, International Tennis Hall of Fame
  • 2012 Ikkos Award Winner (awarded by Olympic/Paralympic athletes who medal)

Engagement Options

  • Impact Culture Workshop
  • One on One Coaching