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About David Vobora

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Retired NFL linebacker and University of Idaho alumnus David Vobora specializes in human performance training that also inspires and motivates his clients to higher levels of achievement and fulfillment.

As the owner of Performance Vault and founder of the nonprofit Adaptive Training Foundation, Vobora works with athletes of all types — professional, Olympic, collegiate, tactical forces, and especially those with severe disabilities, including many military veterans as well as victims of catastrophic injuries and illnesses.

His groundbreaking work building physical, mental, emotional and spiritual strength in physically disabled clients at the Adaptive Training Foundation earned him recognition in 2016 in “Upstanders,” an award-winning mini-documentary series produces by Starbucks that honors ordinary people doing extraordinary things to create positive change in their communities.

Vobora’s work at the Adaptive Training Foundation has attracted national and international media attention. He now works with some of the country’s most well-known corporations as a keynote speaker, including Starbucks, Lockheed Martin, Anheuser-Busch, AT&T and TEDx.

A member of the Vandal football team, Vobora graduated from the University of Idaho in 2008 with a degree in psychology and communication studies from the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences.

Vobora lives in Dallas, Texas with his wife, Sarah, and their two daughters.

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