Public Speaking

9 Public Speaking Coaches to work with in 2023

What’s the fastest and most clear path to achieving your goals? Working with a coach! The success of an athlete or an artist is directly proportionate to their coach. It’s why I want to take a moment to look through my online network and share with you who I think are the best public speaking coaches out there for you.

Whether it’s overcoming stage fright, writing a persuasive speech, improving body language, finding creative alternatives to powerpoint or any other speaking techniques, a public speaking coach is your gateway to success.

Investing in a coach is only as valuable as the outcomes that result from the relationship therefore finding a coach that can help you achieve your desired results is key.

If you want to gain clarity in your messaging, approach, and style; gain confidence on stage, and learn strategies to keep your audience engaged then you would be well served to invest in the coach that is the best fit for you.

This week I have curated a unique list of coaches at the forefront of their coaching niches to help you decide the best match for you. Of course as a shameless plug I couldn’t resist including my own approach as a potential option. 🙂

Here are 9 Public Speaking Coaches you should be working with in 2023

Sonal Dave
Sonal Dave is an award-winner Public Speaking Expert, Wedding Celebrant, and Toastmaster whose workshops and online coaching have helped both children and adults for decades. She draws from her international career as an actor, singer, and published author to teach her clients how to find their voice, conquer their fears and to gain confidence while speaking. Her unique approach to voice control and audience engagement draws from her belief in teaching the importance of self-acceptance.

Nathan Gold
Nathan Gold is renowned worldwide for his ability to deliver results for those of you who engage in high-stakes communication. He prepares his clients for TED talks, SharkTank appearances, investor pitching, customer presentations, along with keynote speeches. He has collaborated with various companies, including IBM,,, DXC-DELL, and Kaiser Permanente to help them craft compelling content and deliver unforgettable presentations. An award winning author of Harnessing Your Speaking Anxiety Nathan will help you maximize your impact for limited-time high-sakes speaking opportunities.

Bhupenddra Singh Raathore
Bhupenddrra Singh Raathore (aka BSR) is known as India’s No. 1 Breakthrough Strategist. He is a master at helping people overcome their self-imposed limitations so they can obtain wealth in three forms (Self-wealth, Relational-wealth, and values-wealth) His clients share that he has helped them perform at their peak and become more confident to lead a life of their choosing; leaving behind the mental constraints of a 9 to 5 job.

Andy Harrington
Best-selling author and International Speaker Andy Harrington has motivated millions worldwide to step up, stand out, & make a difference. Business owners, entrepreneurs, consultants, and coaches who are ready to improve their communication skills will be well-served by his proven strategies that help you to harness the power of storytelling and tackle any fear you may have of speaking on stage. He believes that having a well-crafted message will accelerate your success.

Simone Heng
Simone Heng is a human connections specialist and former international broadcaster for Virgin Radio Dubai, HBO Asia, CNBC and many others. Her inspirational coaching style will inspire you to connect more authentically; giving you the emotional leverage to effect positive change. In a world thirsty for connection Simone enters the fray with style, substance, and a strategic plan to help you connect deeply with others.

Dan Ram
DanRam brings his expertise from speaking and MCing at 100 events a year directly into his 1-on-1 coaching. His clients are C-level decision makers at Fortune 500 companies like Stellantis, BMW Foundation, PWC, HPE, etc, inspiring founders from some of the fastest-growing startups on 5 continents, and changemakers working on their first (or next) TEDx talk. DanRam’s coaching style is learn-by-doing, fast-paced (3 goals achieved within just 10 sessions), and 100% customized to the exact needs and personality of his clients. DanRam has worked with international luminaries including President Barack Obama, Sir Richard Branson, grammy-winning artists, record-breaking athletes and is ready to work with you!

Matthew Matheson
Matthew Matheson is a life changing public speaking coach. He helps people communicate, present, facilitate, and lead with self-confidence. Using a blended approach that focuses on creating connection, communication, and collaboration with others he helps his clients tap into and express their authentic selves. You will walk away from his sessions with the tools to give your audience a purposeful experience that generates increased levels of engagement and contribution.

Bridgett McGowen
Bridgett McGowen is an award winning author, publisher, speaker, and former Forbes Coaches Council contributor. Her mission is to help people dig deep so they can give the best version of themselves even when they don’t feel like it. She brings a palatable energy to her work and drawing from her own top tier speaking career she will help you become the most unforgettable person in the room

Marianna Swallow
Marianna Swallow is a presentation and storytelling coach who focuses on executives, teams, and individuals. Her clients have shared that she has not only helped them to speak with more clarity and confidence but that the skills they have gained from her coaching have supported them throughout their entire career. Her sincere love for coaching is evidenced in her 20 year career of helping more than 25,000 people navigate their nerves to become stronger and more confident speakers.

Want to connect with any of these remarkable coaches? Click on the links in their bios above and if you want to see if my coaching is a good fit for you sign up for a Free Discovery Session here. You can also reach me directly @iamdanram on any social media platform.

Dan Ram ignites the stage as an in-person event and virtual event MC/ Moderator & Speaker at over 100 events a year. He has shared the stage with international luminaries including President Barack Obama, Sir Richard Branson, Reid Hoffman, Nico Rosberg, and Grammy-winning artists and celebrities. He has also been recognized as a Top 40 under 40 leader 2020 as well as a Top 100 Yale Alumni in Technology 2021. He has dedicated 2023 to providing resources and coaching 500 international dreamers who are dedicated to launching new initiatives.  His passion is to inspire people with his motto ‘Start Now Start Simple’ in building a future we all want to live in. If you you are launching something new this year join #The500Club to receive resources and coaching from Dan!

2 thoughts on “9 Public Speaking Coaches to work with in 2023”

    1. Thanks for the comment John. Hope you were happy with the list and found a good coach. Do leave your comment about the experience. I know its a daunting job to find a good coach. Hence we came up with this list.

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