Hi, I'm Andrew Nauenburg

Welcome to the extraordinary world of Andrew Nauenburg, a name that has become synonymous with creativity, inspiration, and a touch of eccentricity. As a distinguished writer, captivating speaker, and accomplished tech entrepreneur, Andrew fearlessly explores the boundaries of his passions, leaving an indelible mark on those who encounter his work.


Irys is led by experts in working with coaches and sports organizations to help better communicate with and give pivotal tools to their athletes to ensure they are best dealing with the stresses of life and sport.

Hey, Coach: The Podcast

A podcast to help coahces help their athletes.

Turn Your Brain Off

A game-changer for athletes and anyone looking to improve their mindset and achieve their full potential. Exclusive interviews with world-class athletes, successful entrepreneurs, and accomplished creatives, you’ll gain access to the mental strategies and techniques used by top performers to win.

Hire Andrew to Speak

Andrew is a passionate speaker who brings a fresh perspective to every gig. Whether it's a company-wide lunch presentation or an arena of 1,000+, Andrew always carefully prepares by getting to know the audience to deliver the most value possible.

What You Can Expect Working With Andrew


Andrew's speaking style is warm and accessible. As a seasoned speaker and workshop leader, he inspires and engages audiences, making them comfortable, energized, and ready to take action.

Online or In-Person

Andrew will deliver his message and collaboration either online or in person. No matter the delivery method you need, the impact and outcome are the same!


Andrew places a high value on developing a solid relationship with meeting planners and clients. He researches extensively for speaking engagements, and makes sure to customize talks to fit the audience's specific needs. His deep background in podcasting, speaking, coaching, and training results in professional, relevant and stress-free events. At the end of the day, participants feel energized with new knowledge and practical advice to go set their world on fire.

Selected Speaking Topics

Writing Well: How Today's Leaders Can Leverage Writing to Build Their Personal Brand

This offers a valuable perspective on a crucial skill set for contemporary leaders. In today's digital age, effective communication through writing is more critical than ever. By addressing the benefits of honing this skill, you provide insights into how leaders can enhance their brand through articulate and influential written communication. Effective writing fosters more precise and more persuasive communication and contributes to a leader's credibility and authority. Your talk can empower leaders to craft compelling narratives, share their vision coherently, and establish a distinct and authentic voice, ultimately helping them connect with diverse audiences and leave a lasting, positive impression on their personal and professional spheres.

Effective Communication in Sports: Enhancing Performance and Team Dynamics

The importance of communication in sports is too often ignored or overlooked. Effective communication is critical in optimizing team performance, resolving conflicts, and fostering a positive team environment.Coaches and athletes must maintain open lines of communication because it profoundly impacts motivation, trust, and overall success.Andrew shares secrets from his experiences as an athlete and coach and from his podcasts "Hey, Coach" and "Turn Your Brain Off."

Building a Growth Mindset: Overcoming Challenges and Embracing Failures

It doesn't matter if you are a coach or athlete; this one is for you.Understanding the growth mindset is critical to your success. Andrew defines what a growth mindset entails and contrasts it with a fixed mindset showcasing the benefits of cultivating a growth-oriented attitude.Embracing failure as a stepping stone is rarely discussed but is foundational to success. Andrew demonstrates how athletes and coaches can view failures and setbacks as opportunities for learning and self-improvement rather than obstacles.Andrew shares strategies to develop a growth mindset. He provides practical tips and techniques for fostering a growth mindset, such as setting goals, seeking feedback, and maintaining resilience in adversity.

Mental Toughness and Peak Performance: The Mind-Body Connection

Mental strength and resilience are critical factors in achieving peak performance in sports (and life). They complement physical abilities and performance.Andrew shares psychological techniques for peak performance by introducing mental conditioning practices like visualization, goal-setting, positive self-talk, and mindfulness that athletes and coaches can incorporate into their routines.Andrew teaches you how to build a holistic approach and emphasizes the importance of balance between mental and physical training, nutrition, and rest to maximize an athlete's potential and prevent burnout.Andrew uses his experience from his mindset coaching practice with hundreds of athletes sharing real-life examples, case studies, and engaging anecdotes.His valuable insights on communication and mindset will benefit athletes and coaches in pursuing excellence.

About Andrew

Welcome to the extraordinary world of Andrew Nauenburg, a name that has become synonymous with creativity, inspiration, and a touch of eccentricity. As a distinguished writer, captivating speaker, and accomplished tech entrepreneur, Andrew fearlessly explores the boundaries of his passions, leaving an indelible mark on those who encounter his work.Andrew's multifaceted journey has led him to diverse literal and metaphorical arenas. He excels as a coach in the dynamic worlds of wrestling and baseball and imparts invaluable wisdom through his two widely acclaimed podcasts, "Hey, Coach" and "TYBO." These platforms serve as vibrant arenas where Andrew's unique insights, infectious enthusiasm, and knack for storytelling combine to create an experience that resonates with audiences from all walks of life.A self-proclaimed passionate weirdo, Andrew fearlessly embraces the unconventional. His captivating energy and insatiable curiosity have propelled him to explore the vast realms of literature, unleashing a voracious appetite for knowledge and enlightenment. A lover of the written word, Andrew is as comfortable navigating the intricacies of literary classics as he is venturing into the realms of contemporary thought.When he's not immersed in the world of ideas, Andrew finds solace in life's simple pleasures. Whether savoring a meticulously brewed cup of coffee, embarking on invigorating hikes amidst nature's wonders, or challenging his physical limits in the weightlifting arena, Andrew wholeheartedly embraces the pursuit of holistic well-being.As you peruse Andrew Nauenburg's website, prepare to be captivated by a man who defies convention, inspires curiosity, and invites you to explore your passions and peculiarities. Delve into his writings, absorb his spoken word, and embark on a journey where the extraordinary becomes the norm. Andrew Nauenburg invites you to join him on an adventure – a captivating odyssey through imagination, inspiration, and unabashed weirdness.

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