From the racquetball courts to Fortune 500 corporations, Woody Clouse transitioned his formula for success from sports to business. With 10 World Titles, Woody Clouse is the only player in the history of racquetball over the age of 40 to play both singles and doubles, serve as Team Captain and sweep Gold all in the same year at the Pan American Championships! Woody’s successful tenure with Lexis Nexis, HP & Oracle gives Woody unique wisdom and insight into the corporate winner’s mindset. Woody delivers powerful & impactful presentations that tap into the parallel consistencies that both environments demand. Author, speaker, executive/leadership coach, sales expert, and motivator: when you need an inspiring, encouraging speaker, count on Woody.
Expert Coaching For Top Executives
An accredited speaker on ethics for the Colorado Bar Association, Woody is currently coaching top executives and corporations on how to maximize their true potential. Woody Clouse has been teaching his philosophies of success to large corporations, universities, and small companies around the world for many years. Now, you too can learn how he championed his world-renowned racquetball accomplishments into his prosperous business ventures.
In 2001, Woody Clouse founded the first Internet-based company to provide racquetball products to both the business-to-business and business-to-consumer markets through e-commerce. After joining Hewlett-Packard in 2004, within a year Woody Clouse converted one of their poorest performing territories—earning just $400,000 in quarterly sales—into one of the company’s most profitable, earning more than $2.1 million. In 2007, he became the first Director of Instruction for Ektelon racquets. Woody resigned as Director of Racquetball with Harrow Sports after designing his personal series of racquets. His book, Winning Racquetball, has sold over thirty thousand copies worldwide and is the #1 selling book in the sport.
Still at the Top of His Game
Woody Clouse has remained on top of the game as a player and coach for over thirty years. At the age of 57, with over 250 racquetball titles, Woody continues to rewrite the history books. He is the winningest player on the Classic Professional Racquetball Tour. As a coach, Woody is one of the most active instructors in the country as he serves on the board of director for the American Professional Racquetball Association and the International Professional Racquetball Association. In 2024 Woody will be the representing Eritrea, Africa in the World Championships making history as the only Player/Coach from the African Continent as well as the oldest player to ever compete in the World Championships.
Woody Clouse competed for Team USA Racquetball 2006-08, becoming the oldest player ever to represent the US National Racquetball team in both singles and doubles in the same year. During his three years on the team, team USA earned the overall Pan American title twice, taking home two gold medals and a silver medal. Individually, Woody Clouse earned one gold and two silver medals.