Gaining Work Skills and a Diploma

SkillsUSA partners students, educators, parents and industry to train high school and post graduate students for careers. Industry partners team with the organization for a steady flow of qualified workers for technical, trade and skilled service careers. SkillsUSA numbers over 12,000 students who work together at schools across the United States and come together to compete at symposiums held throughout the year. Nick Scott inspires young people to continue on the path to a happy healthy future and training for competition is an area

Nick knows better than anyone else. Students in SkillsUSA work with determination to achieve certification, diploma and degrees in accelerated programs and while attending high school. The students walk away from school ready to begin the career they have trained for and the knowledge they achieved their goal. Students who lose focus need to listen the word of Nick Scott before they decide to quit. Nick Scott will make those students rethink their poor decision making and put them on track to their goals again.

Speaking Topics

  • Peak Performance
  • Communication
  • Team Building
  • Execution
  • Strategy
  • Success
  • Diversity
  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Personal Growth
  • Self Esteem
  • Motivation
  • Inspiration
  • Entrepreneurship

Nick Scott Tells His Story

Nick Scott was an average 16-year old who played on his high school football team and loved athletics. His was the life of any teenager who went to classes and hung out with friends; but that all changed in an instant. An automobile accident turned the normal life into an exceptional life. Miraculously, Nick escaped death once cleared from the twisted metal of his automobile. Nick suddenly found himself paralyzed from the waist down and confined to a wheelchair. Years of depression and self-abuse begin Nick’s sometimes painful, but ultimately uplifting story of how he rediscovered his life by learning to look at things through a new lens.

This is the story of one man’s determination to hold tightly to his dreams, his drive to succeed, and his passion for pushing people, including himself, to perform at the optimal level. Audience members will learn how to apply the principles that renewed Nick’s life to enhance their own lives and help those under their care. Nick keeps audience members on the edge of their seats as he engages every person and instills the power to achieve dreams. His trials and errors earn him the top ranking in fitness coaching and motivational speaking. How is Nick’s presentation different from others? Nick knows more than anyone else does; there are no excuses. There are no excuses for giving up or quitting.

Motivating Millions

Nick Scott brings his motivational talent, charismatic style and his incredible story to speaking engagements worldwide. At 16-years old, Nick was involved in a tragic automobile accident that took his mobility and almost consumed his spirit. The young man settled in depression for several years and was borderline suicidal. The day Nick Scott decided to do something to improve his life is the day the world gained a dynamic, passionate motivating voice.

Keeping Students Focused on the Prize

Nick Scott is a world renown speaker who influences people with his charisma, passion and ability to inspire people to set goals and achieve them. Nick never slows down and this is the energy students need when preparing for future careers in industries such as services, hospitality or technical trades. The need for workers in all industry is rising as the economy begins a slow recovery. Nick knows the importance of staying active in all the educational programs offered to students or employees.

Nick Scott lights a fire inside an audience that spreads into productive, goal oriented endeavors. Students thrill at the style Nick uses to convey his knowledge. Spirit and a love for what he is doing emanate from Nick as he tells audiences the struggles of his early years. An automobile accident left Nick Scott confined to a wheelchair at the age of 16. Nick was an athletic high school student who had no cares in the world. The future was bright and his popularity at school soared. Until the day he almost lost his life and was forced to come to terms with the fact his life would be spent in a wheelchair. Years of depression took away Nick’s athletic build and he saw no future to motivate. A day did arrive that sparked motivation in the young man. He knew he had to find a way back to health or live in depression forever.

Since the day that spark ignited, Nick has worked tirelessly to make his dreams real. He has achieved beyond those first dreams into education, entrepreneurism and website consultant. Nick never gives up and students will never want to give up after an hour with Nick.


  • CEO / President / Founder Wheelchair Bodybuilding, Inc.
  • Global Promoter of Wheelchair Bodybuilding
  • IFBB Professional Wheelchair Bodybuilder
  • Professional Wheelchair Ballroom Dancer
  • 2-Time World Powerlifting Champion
  • Master Trainer – ISSA
  • Award-Winning Actor
  • Published Author
  • Real Estate Investor

Nick continues to move forward through education in business administration and fitness. He instills in listeners how important continuing education is to their future. Through learning people increase their value as employees and employers. Networking is now how 80% of employers fill positions. The new employee referral programs pay thousands of dollars in incentives to employees who recommend a qualified candidate and the candidate stays with the organization. Nick knows students need this information as well as the fire inside to continue learning and growing for a lifetime. Information travels the world in an instant and new technology appears every day to streamline production, sales and distribution, let Nick speak to students to give them a look at the speed of change and how to keep up. Nick Scott will not disappoint one audience member nor will anyone leave without feeling changed by his incredible life of accomplishments.


Goal Setting Strategies and Action

Audience members set goals for their futures using skills they have and skills they have yet to acquire. They set a series of goals, one leading to the next, so their progress is measurable. Students exhibit flexibility when a goal changes or is no longer important to their ultimate goal.

Self-Confidence and Accountability

Students know their individual value to school, employer and family. Self-confidence is evident as student’s complete exercises in decision-making and leadership. Emphasis is put on focus to complete tasks quickly and accurately. Audience members take responsibility for their mistakes and continue working.

Leadership and Motivation

Students are ready to lead teams for the better understanding of a failure. They listen to the ideas of diverse team members and use the information to form a solution. Proper actions are taken to solve problems before a task fails completely.


Setting Goals High

Nick speaks to SkillsUsa members about the importance of goal setting throughout their lives. Nick Scott spent time without direction and without a goal. The automobile accident that took his mobility almost took his purpose for living. Nick found his goal in Wheelchair Bodybuilding. He was a pioneer who opened doors for others behind him. Nick has destroyed every goal he has set. He is the CEO / President / Founder of Wheelchair Bodybuilding, Inc. Nick plans fundraising events and other community activities at the foundation that gives disabled or disadvantaged people the opportunity to find their path in athletics.

Motivation and Focus on Success

Nick Scott speaks from his heart when telling audiences they can achieve greatness in their lives through focus and mind-set. He epitomizes the ‘never give up’ attitude. Nick never gives up and he always achieves the goals he sets. SkillsUSA members interact with Nick during his program and a fire sparks inside of them. The fire inside is the focus and motivation needed to succeed in any field of study. By working with Nick, students learn a skill to take into their future career and gain self-esteem knowing they have accomplished an amazing thing.

Gaining Momentum

Nick Scott can help students maintain the momentum they need for continuing education into College and University. Nick knows the value of continuing education and broadening the scope of capabilities to integrate into current skills for a better, more fulfilling career dynamic. Staying up to date with trends and industry technology keeps students on the go and keeps them in a network. Networking is the number one employment resource and Nick knows the best networking techniques for students to use. Growing a network over time is a sure way to get employment and stay in the circles that open opportunities.