- Kate Fagan is a sought-after speaker on athlete mental health, LGBT issues within sports, and the variables facing female athletes.
- Fagan was a Columnist and feature writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, as well as on-air talent for ESPN.
- Kate is also the author of What Made Maddy Run, which spent one month as the #1 New York Times best-seller on the Sports list.
- Can currently be seen on Outside the Lines and E:60 and is a core member of The Friday Four.
- She has also made 150 appearances on Around the Horn, where she served as the show's first female host in 2017.
Kate is a sought-after speaker on athlete mental health, LGBT issues within sports, and the variables facing female athletes. Kate recently served as the commencement speaker at her alma mater in May of 2017, and routinely hosts events and moderates panels both for brands and for non-profits.
Kate was a columnist and feature writer for ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine, as well as on-air talent for ESPN. Kate can currently be seen on Outside the Lines and E:60 and is a core member of The Friday Four. She has also made 150 appearances on Around the Horn, where she served as the show's first female host in 2017.
Kate is also the author of WHAT MADE MADDY RUN, which spent one month as the #1 New York Times best-seller on the Sports list. The 2017 book addresses the important issues of anxiety, depression, and suicide in a perfectionist, social-media driven society. She is also the author of the memoir THE REAPPEARING ACT about her experience coming out while at the University of Colorado.
Kate and her wife, international yoga teacher and best-selling author Kathryn Budig, together host the podcast “Free Cookies,” which blends wellness, food, and humor and she was named a 2018 Webby finalist for "Best Sports Podcast."
Kate is fantastic in every way. Better and more meaningful than we could have hoped for. Very thankful for her and her willingness to come to Nashville.
I can’t say enough good things about Kate. She struck the perfect tone for this sensitive topic, and was very important to the success of this event.
I can't say enough amazing things about Kate's visit and the impact it had on our students. Kate was warm and personable, and her parent presentation was equally as meaningful.
Very smooth - Kate was phenomenal.
It went awesome. Kate was fantastic.
Everything went really well. I don't think anything could have gone better! Student-athletes are already asking if she can come back again next year.
Kate was absolutely amazing. She worked out so well for our Women’s Retreat, and all of our ladies loved her.
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