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Jim Ellis Booking Agency Profile

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James Jim" Ellis is an American swim coach and subject of the feature film Pride. In 1971 Ellis formed the PDR (Pride, Determination, Resilience) swim team which was the first African-American swim team and located at the Marcus Foster Recreation Center in Nicetown, Pennsylvania, a neighborhood in Philadelphia. Ellis' protgs include Michael Norment, the first black swimmer on the U.S. national team. His program at the Marcus Foster pool has sent swimmers to the swimming trials for every U.S. Olympic team since 1992. In May 2007, Jim Ellis received the President's Award from the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Since 2010, Jim Ellis has been the coach of the Salvation Army Kroc Aquatics (SAKA) program located in the Salvation Army's Philadelphia based Kroc Center..

How to hire Jim Ellis for an event

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Frequently Asked Questions about booking Jim Ellis.

Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Jim Ellis, with postponed or cancelled events due to COVID-19 are now, in certain cases, considering virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Jim Ellis or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Jim Ellis's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Jim Ellis for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Jim Ellis, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Jim Ellis. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the Jim Ellis booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Jim Ellis for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Jim Ellis booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Jim Ellis charge for an event. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Jim Ellis agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Jim Ellis manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Jim Ellis for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Jim Ellis agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Jim Ellis, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Jim Ellis booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Jim Ellis, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Speaker
Speaking Topic
Motivational-Leadership
Range
Motivational-Leadership, Male
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