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Sundberg Team

Empowering individuals, teams and organizations towards maximizing effectiveness

Janet and Jim

Janet and Jim were high school sweethearts who have now been married for over 50 years. The two have worked independently and together for over 30 years on a variety of leadership topics nationwide.

Both Janet and Jim graduated from Galesburg High School in ‘69 and attended different colleges. Jim studied at the University of Iowa in the early ‘70s while Janet attend Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. The Sundberg’s were married in ‘72 and spent one year in Iowa City.

After signing a pro contract in ‘73, the Sundberg’s put their college years on hold. Jim started his MLB career in 1974 with the Texas Rangers and would end up with 6 Gold Gloves while making Three All-Star appearance during a sixteen year career. Jim was the starting catcher on the World Series Championship Kansas City Royals in 1985.

After having and raising three children to school age, Janet would finish college at UTA earning honors with her Masters Degree in organizational development and begin her career in consulting. She is a gifted communicator and has over 30 years experience in consulting.

Janet and Jim co-authored the book, How to Win at Sports Parenting and have three grown children and ten grandchildren.


Jim Sundberg

Jim spent 35 years in Major League Baseball as player, broadcaster, coach and front office Sr. Ex. VP. He is an inaugural member of the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame highlighting an award winning career on and off the field. Jim is the name sake of the Texas Rangers community service award given annually to a member of the Rangers for their community efforts. Jim is an established entertainer and speaker and has authored two other books, “Legacy Partnership”, 50 Days of Encouragement to Pass on What Matters Most, and soon to be released “Equipped”, a comprehensive look at the Armor of God through the window on his catching gear.

Janet Sundberg

Janet is an applied psychologist focusing on the area of maximizing personal motivated abilities, organizational strengths, job fit analysis, functional team building and executive coaching. She has been doing assessment, consulting, organizational development and executive coaching for over 30 years and holds a MA in Organizational Development and Psychology from UTA.

Our Experience

The Sundbergs have entertained audiences on a variety of leadership topics for over 30 years. Jim handles numerous key note venues while Janet focuses her time on small group setting and individual coaching sessions. Jim has spoken to top companies such as Lockheed Martin, Edward Jones, Nike, Bell Helicopter, GTE, Southwest Airlines, Mutual of Omaha, XTO Energy and more. Janet’s expertise in unpacking ones motivational abilities makes her a lone performer in her field using the IOS (Individual Operating System) profile assessment tool.

Speaking Topics

The Sundberg’s have experience with topics including a variety of leadership issues, organizational culture, transition and change, how to create a functional team, team chemistry and team dynamics. We design the focus of our topic around the needs of the client. We would love to talk to you about your current needs. Connect with us using the form below or give us a call for more information.

Jim’s Endorsements


“The Texas Ranger Hall of Famer gave a highly motivational and entertaining presentation on “Team Chemistry: Quest for Collective Brilliance”, captivating the audience with a powerful team approach message while citing personal and humorous examples from his legendary Major league career”!

Pat C
Urology Partners

“Jim has spoken twice in the past several years to our management association. His stories are insightful, funny and inspiring. We get comments from members asking for him often”!

Ray A.
Lockheed Martin

“Jim combines transparent and motivational stories from his life in baseball mixed with spiritual truths that will challenge and inspire your heart and mind”.

Rick B.

Janet’s Endorsements


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