We serve sports teams and professionals
by creating transformative leadership
and leisure experiences.

Leadership League identifies and executes new non-traditional revenue solutions for our sport partners. Our custom experiences create brand expansion and recognition opportunities, while enhancing business to business relationships. Our personalized events will use your under utilized assets to present a unique experience for you and your fan base. With our
digital media + brand development, travel services,
and consulting services, we give our clients opportunities to be successful with their brand,
both on and off the field.


Leadership League recognizes that sports is the language of our modern culture. Properly combined with time honored principles and values, it creates a positive societal impact, while building deeper relationships. Our programs and experiences are designed to utilize sports as a vehicle to greater success and significance.

Leadership League iFormation

Our events are based on Leadership League's successful iFormation program, including Leading from the Inside Out. We incorporate speakers and leaders that follow best practices in leading
purpose driven lives.



We come into your world, on your turf, to create leadership experiences around you and your team. We build a customized leadership event around your team’s values, principles, and iFormation leaders. We bring a transforming message into your sport facility or outside venue, creating a leadership event spoken in the “language” of sports that is designed to impact any sports enthusiast.

Digital Media + Brand Development Strat OP Services Forged in Steel with the Pittsburgh Steelers


All fans on deck! We can transform any ship into a floating stadium for fans to gather from all over the world. We take 35 players from your past or current roster to create an unforgettable themed cruise. After we set sail, fans can partake in memorable game rewinds, treasured iconic speakers,
and team building activities with the players onboard.

Steeler's Cruise Steeler's Cruise Videos Steeler's Cruise Photos NY Jets Cruise


With over 20 years of expertise, our staff provides all aspects of travel for your front office staff, scouting department, sports operations, coaches, and customer engagement services. In addition, our organization will be there when you need us for business and leisure travel. Traveler’s Service’s dedicated staff provides your team and business leaders with the premiere customer service that they deserve.

Traveler's Service is the
Preferred Travel Partner of the
Pittsburgh Steelers.

Traveler's Services A Division of Leadership League


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Damian Williams

Damian is the co-founder and CEO of Leadership League. As an author and speaker, he enjoys inspiring people to live to their full potential. Damian loves watching his son play baseball and his daughter play guitar.

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Anne Williams
Director of Operations

Anne uses her gifts and skills to take new ideas and help them come to life. She grew up in a small town in North Dakota, loves coffee in the morning and the first warm day of Spring. She has 2 amazing kids, Jerica and Markus.

Tunch Ilkin

Tunch Ilkin

Tunch is a two-time Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro tackle and an executive partner to Leadership League. Reflecting his abilities as a leader, he served as Vice-President of the NFL Players Association from 1989 to 1994.

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Dan Wilhelm
Executive Advisor

Dan has been doing good through sport for 30 years for Fox Sports Network, Liberty Media, NBC, Cablevision, Primedia, NEP, Lighthouse Global, Procter & Gamble. His children attended Penn State, John Hopkins, TCU and Lehigh.

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Helen Jarvis
Director of Business Administration

With 25 years of experience, Helen oversees office administration, accounting and HR for Leadership League. Helen and her husband, Don, of 39 years are avid golfers.

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Alan Wisniewski
President of Traveler's Service

Alan has taken his 25 plus years in the travel industry and built our corporate travel with his core values of premiere customer service. Alan is a true family man, who is married with two lovely children, AJ and Allison.

Katie Matig

Katie Matig
Director of Customer Service

Katie's focus is on driving a positive customer experience through inside sales and personal service. Outside of work, Katie enjoys traveling, baking, skiing, and spending time with her family and yellow lab Maisy.

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Vanessa Workoff
Creative Director

Vanessa is artistic and creative. With years of design experience, she develops and maintains professional brands for Leadership League. She loves fishing and animals of all kinds, especially her own two pups.

Doug Slaybaugh

Doug Slaybaugh

Doug is a strategist, planner, and facilitator of ideas, people and organizations. For 14 years, he served with Rick Warren, as part of Saddleback’s pastoral executive team. He has been married for over 33 years and resides in California.


Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Jets



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  • "The strength of a group, is in the strength of the leader"
    - Vince Lombardi

  • "Never learn to do anything. Then you’ll always find someone else to do it for you."
    - Mark Twain

  • "The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority."
    - Ken Blanchard

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    - Winston Churchill

  • "And do not be called leaders; for one is your leader, that is, Christ. But the greatest among you shall be your servant.."
    - Jesus

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    - Gary Wills

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    - Abraham Lincoln

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