Perry Tuttle was a first round draft pick in the 1982 NFL draft and played 10 years of pro ball (NFL & CFL). Perry will always be remembered for the game winning catch during the 1982 Orange Bowl that won Clemson a national championship. While at Clemson, Perry was All-Conference and All American in football and remains the only Clemson athlete to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated.
Perry is a member of the South Carolina Hall of Fame, Clemson Hall of Fame, Davidson County Hall of Fame & the Winnipeg Hall of Fame. Perry is a noted author, speaker, and leadership coach currently working with Fortune Companies and professional athletes to help them navigate the marketplace with character and integrity. Perry is also the Chaplain of the Charlotte Hornets.
As a master storyteller, Perry’s teachings inspire small and large groups alike to stretch themselves and achieve their personal goals. Corporate groups, sports teams, faith-based organizations, and non-profit organizations all benefit from his fresh perspective on how to identify and overcome barriers to maximize performance. Perry is a master at helping people understand how their individual identity and life purpose are perfectly inter-twined.
An avid golfer, Perry extends his passion to the course by encouraging top leaders through leisure coaching, leadership recovery, and practical teaching on vital subjects ranging from fatherhood, to faith and race relations, to entrepreneur development.