Kim Anthony is an author, speaker and character-based leadership coach.
Kim specializes 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 Ministries 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. With this mission in mind, in 2018, Kim launched Athletes in Action’s All-Star Moms Champion Outreach. This community-focused event will take place each year in conjunction with the All-Star Breakfast hosted by Athletes in Action and the NBA Retired Players Association during the NBA All-Star Weekend. Her goal is to impact single moms, their children and their community one NBA All-Star City at a time. 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.
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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 and 4-time National Champion. Kim was inducted into the UCLA Hall of Fame in 2000, the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 2017 and was listed as one of the legends making up the Pac-12 All-Century Gymnastics Team in 2016. 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 26 years.