Mitch Holthus

Sportscaster, presenter of life-living issues program

Expert on

  • Conflict Resolution
  • Motivation
  • Humor
  • Sports / Athletics
  • Success

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Mitch Holthus (hole-tus) is the voice of the Kansas City Chiefs and is the longest tenured and most decorated play-by-play “voice” in franchise history. He was on the call of Super Bowls 54 & 57 when the Chiefs won their second and third Super Bowl championships. He also was on the call of Super Bowl 55 in February, 2021. 


Holthus is also the host of the Hy-Vee Chiefs Insider television show and the Chiefs rewind post game show featured on several digital platforms. In addition, he originates the “Minute with Mitch” radio and television series which is seen and heard in five states.  


Holthus is a member of the Kansas Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame, the Kansas State University Athletics Hall of Fame and in June 2022 was inducted into the Missouri Broadcasters Association Hall Of Fame. As a result, he will be only one of three individuals in both the KAB and MBA Halls of Fame joining his former broadcast partner Len Dawson and the late Fred White. 


Holthus has won five Emmys for his video and on-line work by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. 


In addition, Holthus is a past recipient of the Kansas City Sports Journalist of the Year. In 2018, he was listed with the Voice of the Royals Denny Matthews as one of the top 13 “one-two” play by play pairs in America by the Sports Broadcast Journal. He was also named the 2020 Missouri Sportscaster of the Year and has been the Kansas Sportscaster of the Year eight times. 


Power From Unexpected Sources

This presentation explores the “secret sauce” of the unprecedented 11 years of winning by the Kansas City Chiefs. The Chiefs have made NFL history and shattered NFL and team records with consistent winning in an ultra-competitive environment. The Chiefs have done so in the fifth smallest market in the NFL. The strategies that have been employed to survive “flashpoints” and maintain a winning culture will be examined in detail. It is a practical “deep dive” that resonates with any company or association. Even if you’re not a football fan or sports fan, you will see practical approaches that reveal the energy and power that comes from sources that are always available but rarely resourced.

POWER from Unexpected Sources

Some traits of the “secret sauce” that has made the Kansas City Chiefs the winningest team in the NFL since 2013…This presentation explores concepts AND practical exercises to create a WINNING and PRODUCTIVE culture in a COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT!

Sailing the Seven “C’s”

A cruise to navigate what is needed to succeed personally and professionally in an ever changing environment. This is an exploration into what characteristics that are winning in today’s competitive and challenging circumstances. Also, exploring what has proven to be highly successful in the Chiefs Kingdom in a very competitive environment!

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!

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.