Dr. Marco Walder
Dr. Marco Walder is an educator, life-skills instructor, mentor, author, and speaker. A native of Dallas, Texas, Marco earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Master of Education in Secondary Education from Alcorn State University. He also earned his Doctor of Education in Sport Management from Northcentral University and plans to be an advocate for improving the academic performance and higher education graduation rates of urban student-athletes.
During his undergraduate matriculation, he was four year letter winning football player. Dr. Walder is a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Incorporated and is an active member in his local community. Dr. Walder is also a member of Kappa Delta Pi, an international honor society for higher education graduates who achieved high academic standards during their doctoral pursuit. Dr. Walder is a strong Christian and roots his message in a biblical foundation. He attends Concord Church under the leadership of Pastor Bryan Carter.
When he is not delivering motivational messages and speeches, he volunteers his efforts and energy to the Heads Up Foundation of Dallas and also referees for Metroplex Sports Officiating organizations which serves the youth leagues of Texas. Dr. Walder expresses real life and real hope for today’s society.
A noted speaker, Dr. Walder has presented for Dallas Independent School District, the El Centro Community College TRIO program, the Brookhaven Community College Black History Month Expo, and at local schools including Maynard Jackson Middle School and Oliver Wendell Holmes. He has also ventured outside the state to various cities such as Lake Charles, LA and Gulfport, MS to share his positive and uplifting messages