Kim Anthony is an author, speaker and character-based leadership coach, specializing in the area of Identity Attunement. She has a passion to help others to reclaim their authentic selves, embrace their unique attributes, and walk in the fullness of who they were created to be.
As a part of Athletes in Action's Pro Staff, Kim served as Chaplain for the Miami Dolphins wives for 10 years and continues to coach and mentor the wives of NFL players, head coaches and executives around the League. In addition, her mission includes aiding women of all backgrounds in overcoming past pain, working through issues of self-worth, and fulfilling their purpose. Kim’s message is not only impacting women. Through her speaking at corporate events, Athletes in Action’s Pro Leadership Summits, and NFL Team Chapels, Kim’s message is impacting men as well.
In addition to her influence in the world of sports, Kim also travels the country speaking to audiences ranging from inner-city youth, to college students (UCLA, University of Miami, University of Florida, etc.), to corporate executives.
Kim Anthony has worked as a sports reporter for ESPN and hosted three television shows in Miami, Florida. She has appeared as a guest on TV and radio programs like, Focus on the Family (A 2012 Best of the Best broadcast), Family Life Today, 700 Club, 100 Huntley Street, and Full Circle.
Kim has written an inspiring story detailing her journey from pain to purpose, in her memoir, Unfavorable Odds. In it, she shares how she overcame growing up in an environment surrounded by drugs, violence and financial hardships and went on to become a member of the US National Gymnastics Team and the first African-American female to receive a scholarship to compete for UCLA gymnastics. There, she became a 6-time All-American, 4-time National Champion and was inducted into the UCLA Hall of Fame in 2000. Unfavorable Odds is a book that crosses social, economic and cultural barriers. It feeds the soul of the reader with inspiration to persevere and courage to overcome.
Kim Anthony has two adult children and currently resides in Southwest, Ohio with Corwin, her husband of 24 years.