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Mitch Holthus

Mitch Holthus

Sportscaster for the K. C. Chiefs, presenter of life-living issues programs

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  • Sportscaster, presenter of life-living issues programs.
  • Mitch’s programs are very motivational and include a great deal of humor.
  • All of his messages are designed to have impact on the “total person” experience of our lives.

Mitch Holthus has been the “Voice of the Kansas City Chiefs” since 1994. He is the longest tenured play-by-play “voice” in franchise history. In addition to his play-by-play duties, Holthus also hosts the “Minute With Mitch” television series that is seen and heard in five states. Holthus also hosts the “Chiefs Insider” television show. Following the NFL season, Holthus is a television play-by-play talent for selected college basketball games.

His talents have been featured on ESPN, FOX, and other national outlets. He is an announcer for the Missouri Valley Conference and for the Big 12 network basketball. He received the prestigious John Sanders ‘Spirit of the Valley’ award in 2007 and the Joe McGuff ‘Sports Journalist of the Year’ in 2010.

For 13 years, Holthus was the play-by-play voice of the Kansas State Wildcats of the Big 12 Conference. He has been named “Kansas Sportscaster of the Year” eight times. He has also been named the top play-by-play sportscaster in Kansas nine times by the Kansas Association Broadcasters. In 1996, he was awarded the Hod Humiston Award of Excellence in Kansas Sportscasting. As a result, he is the youngest sportscaster in Kansas’s history to receive every major sportscasting award. For 10 years, Holthus was also the sales manager of the Wildcat Sports Network. He currently owns his own company that features talent, marketing and motivational services.

He is a past President of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association and currently serves on its Board of Directors. In addition, he is on the Board of Trustees of Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas. In October 2008, Holthus was inducted into the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame. In 2012 the Kansas City Chiefs production crew, 65 Toss Power Trap Productions, garnered 11 Regional Emmy® Awards from the NATAS Mid-America Chapter including an Emmy for Mitch Holthus for on-camera talent: Performer/Host.

Holthus is a 1979 graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in journalism. He received a degree in business administration from K-State in 1980. He is married to the former Tami Johnson of McPherson, Kansas, a former K-State women’s basketball player. They have two children, Brian and Hayley. Holthus is a native of Smith Center, Kansas.

Heart of a Champion

This cliche takes on a new meaning when it describes self-healing heart surgery. This presentation has changed professional and personal lives with a unique procedure of cardiac care.

Going Back to School...and Getting all F's

When does achieving all F’s on your report card put you on the honor roll? This inspiring presentation takes a ‘total person’ approach to success. You could be magna cum laude and have all F’s instead of all A’s!

36 Inches

This is your opportunity to rearrange your focus, professionally and personally. This presentation will how you how success is enhanced by ’embracing the process’ instead of being fixated on the result or the reward.

Let's Play Pac-Man

…The most famous video game of all time! It can impact your life and business when it’s an acronym for something else.

It's Time to Go Back to "The Farm" (used with agricultural groups)

Will go back 3 or 4 generations and deal with starting all over again on the farm…a renaissance of sorts, checking out what Grandma and Grandpa did.

Cross the Line

This life-changing presentation will take you back to one of the most famous moments of the 19th century. You will be encouraged to go back in time to positively affect your life. This presentation has been used by many sports teams as a ‘battle cry” to new found success.

Winning & Losing...A Different Perspective

This presentation will ask you to examine your life using an interesting matrix and a different perspective of winning and losing and dealing with expectation.

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