On August 19,1973 Claudio went to his first Major League baseball game at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pa. as an 8 year old boy. He left that day with a dream and goal in his heart. That dream was to work in Professional baseball.Claudio is in his 30th year working in Baseball and 8th year as the Head Baseball Coach at Carnegie Mellon University and is the All time leader in baseball coaching wins at CMU. Claudio has been a Professional baseball scout for 13 years and has signed 60 players to professional contracts all over the world. In 1990 was the Head coach at Penn State Beaver winning a college Championship. He also was co host of a TV Boxing show as well as a boxing color analyst.He writes for several magazines and is a guest on may radio and television shows. In 2011 he was given the ” Willie Stargell Lifetime achievement award” and was inducted into the CMU baseball Hall of Fame. In 2013 he was nominated to the Italian baseball Hall of Fame in Italy. His story was included in Vince Papale’s book, ” You can be Invincible”. While doing that owns several businesses and is a spokesman for CRONS apparel and Nutrition bar company as well as for an energy company.

As a Speaker, Claudio lives his topics everyday. Leadership, Motivation and Team Building. He will share his life experiences both on the field and off to deliver his heartfelt message. He will talk about how he was able to over come obstacles, adversity and was able to make his childhood dreams come true. He wants to help YOU go from where you ARE to where you want to BE in life and in business.

Areas of Expertise:




Claudio’s Most Requested Programs:

Leadership–How to lead..and just as important..How not to lead. How ” Not to let the game pass you by”

Team Building–The 5 Pillars of a winning team. Build your team to a CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM

Motivation– How to get from where you are to where you want to be..

Sports and Athletics


“Claudio is a very inspiring speaker that has appeared at many of our functions. I would highly recommend Claudio to anyone because he speaks from the heart and once you hear him you will feel that you too, can achieve all of your hearts desires.”
N. Scott Grinder—President-Christian Sports International

“I was able to hear Claudio speak to the Professional Athletes and administration of the South Easter Professional baseball League on the topic of Leadership. Not only did Claudio teach us and give us examples on improving our roles as leaders, but with his life experiences had the room laughing one minute and in tears the next! You will definitely enjoy having Claudio as your speaker!”
James L. Gamble—Commissioner- South Eastern professional Baseball League

“We invited Claudio to speak at the Beaver County Business Connection’s annual Spring Banquet. Claudio was humorous, enlightening, and shared from his heart the topics on Leadership, change, and going after your dreams. His experience as a baseball coach and a Professional baseball Scout and life inself provided us with insight on team building and maintaining a positive environment in the workplace. I heartily recommend Claudio Reilsono as your next speaker!”
Michael Oravitz—Beaver County Business Connection

“Claudio, I just wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed your presentation. It had just the right mix of serious advice coupled with entertaining commentary. Not only did your speech instill in me the fact that I was on the right track in looking for a career that used my “ passion” but it also drove home the point that I have remained true to my moral convictions thru my job search. Thank you for your advice on everything…including life”
Frank Cherup—Pappen South Group

Your team is very fortunate to have you as their leader and we were fortunate to have you as our speaker. Several people came up to me after the event was over full of optimism! What a compliment to you!
Natalie Lustig—Business program Coordinator—Carnegie Library