A Tribe Called Yes

with Daron K. Roberts

The Podcast for People Who Need a Nudge to Take the Plunge

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What is A Tribe Called Yes?

This podcast brings you closer to the world’s most notorious risk-takers, trailblazers and enemies of the status quo.

This podcast is for entrepreneurs looking for fuel to continue down the long road to success.

This podcast is for disgruntled employees looking for insights on switching careers.

This podcast is for students who want to jump off the conveyor belt of their major.

This podcast is for people who want to make the jump, but need a little nudge.

In short, this podcast is for you.

Who is Daron K. Roberts?

My core strength is convincing people to jump off the ledge of their doubts.

Below, you’re going to read a lot about my life’s highlights.

But, the most important thing you will know about me is this: My sole reason for living is to help people identify, craft and execute a gameplan for success.

Okay, now back to our regularly scheduled program.


Daron K. Roberts is the founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership & Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas. He spent seven years as an NFL and college football coach after graduating from Harvard Law School.

He has been featured in ESPN the MagazineBloomberg Businessweek and Sports Illustrated. A lecturer at the University of Texas, Roberts focuses on issues of governance and innovation in the sports arena. He teaches two upper-division honors courses – Leadership Strategy in Sports and Disruptive Innovation in Sports.

He also developed a course – A Gameplan for Winning at Life – that is taught to all incoming freshmen student-athletes at the University of Texas. During the course of each academic year, Roberts teaches over 300 students.

Roberts is a contributor to Forbes.com, and his articles have appeared in The Dallas Morning NewsFortuneHouston ChronicleTexas CEO Magazine and Time.

In the fall before his third year at Harvard Law School, Roberts decided to pursue a career in footba1ll coaching and wrote letters to college and professional football teams. The Kansas City Chiefs offered Roberts a training camp internship. He leveraged that unpaid position into an assistant coach position. From Kansas City, Roberts went on to coach with the Detroit Lions, West Virginia Mountaineers and Cleveland Browns.