Yogi Roth is a storyteller: seeking and uncovering the humanity in sports around the globe. A Pac-12 Networks college football analyst, Award-Winning Filmmaker, Scholar, New York Times Best-Selling Author, accomplished Coach, Motivational Speaker, Media Personality, Host and World-Traveler. Over the past 15 years Yogi has been driven by the power of sports and story.

Yogi began his storytelling career after coaching football at USC, co-authoring the New York Times best-seller Win Forever with Pete Carroll, as well as his second book From PA to LA. As a filmmaker, he has produced and directed multiple documentaries with the Pac-12 Networks, NFL Films, Bleacher Report and ESPN, including the Emmy-nominated film Keep Climbing: 2013 Elite 11, and the award-winning film Life In A Walk. Recently, he was an executive producer on the educational documentary series ProtectHer, as well as directed and wrote the short films What Does It Mean to be Human?, What Does It Mean to Love? and What Does It Mean to Connect?. He also created and hosted the digital documentary series, We All Speak Ball, which chronicled American football in Israel in 2017. At the Pac-12 Networks Yogi has produced and narrated the award-winning documentary series, The Drive, since 2013. In 2017, he partnered with One World Play Project as a ‘Story Ambassador,’ where he gives away the most resilient soccer ball in the world to individuals and teams who also reflect resiliency. His most recent film, The Cape, will release in early 2019.

As a media personality, Yogi has been a host/college football analyst for ESPN, Fox and the Pac-12 Network, as well as a correspondent for Entertainment Tonight on CBS and beach volleyball on TBS for the last decade. In 2017, he co-hosted the podcast Season of Sam with USC and NFL quarterback Sam Darnold. Yogi recently signed a deal with Sirius XM radio, in addition to his podcast The Yogi Roth Show: LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS. He has also hosted the Elite 11 for the last decade on ESPN, Bleacher Report, NFL Network and YouTube.

Yogi, who gave a TEDx Talk at the TEDx Austin Women’s Conference, has spoken around the globe alongside brands such as Nike, World Surf League, JC Penny, Dignity Health, PMK*BNC, IMG College, USC, UW, Gonzaga and Capital One. In 2018 Yogi spoke at the SXSW Festival addressing masculinity in sports. Yogi also joined the Pac-12 Conference task force, formed to protect student athletes and address systemic issues threatening college athletics.

A graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, Yogi walked-on to the football team and earned a full athletic scholarship. He transitioned to coaching and joined the USC Football staff while earning magna cum laude with a master’s degree in Communications Management at the Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism.

He was also the co-founder of Win Forever, LLC with Pete Carroll, which was a company dedicated to coaching coaches on the development of a philosophy.

As an actor Yogi has appeared on Comedy Central, multiple national commercials and in various independent films.

An explorer of over 30 countries Yogi enjoys unplanned adventures, surfing and a local latte.

To contact Yogi, start a conversation via Twitter, @YogiRoth.

Roth resides in Venice Beach, CA.

CREDITS

COLLEGE FB BROADCASTS Color Analyst Pac-12 Networks, ESPN, Fox

ONE ON ONE (series) Host Pac-12 Networks

OUR STORIES Pac-12 Networks

INSIDE PAC-12 FOOTBALL Analyst Pac-12 Networks

PAC-12 HALL OF HONOR (’14-’18)

COLLEGE BB BROADCASTS Sideline Pac-12 Networks

CFB Live Analyst ESPN

ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT Contributor CBS

NCAA Beach Volleyball Championships Sideline TruTV/TBS

ProtectHer EP Documentary

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE HUMAN? Director/Creator Short Documentary (partner with Blue Ox Productions)

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO LOVE? Director/Creator Short Documentary (partner with Blue Ox Productions)

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO CONNECT? Host Short Documentary, E1 A1 Airlines

LIFE IN A WALK Director/EP Documentary

THE CAPE (Post) Director/EP Documentary

ELITE 11 (’09-’14) Host/Producer Documentary, ESPN

ELITE 11 (’15) Host/Director Documentary, Bleacher Report

ELITE 11 (’16) Host/Director/Producer Documentary, Bleacher Report/NFL Network

ELITE 11 (’17) Host Documentary, NFL Network

ELITE 11 (’18) Host Documentary, NFL Network

THE OPENING (’18) Host/Play by Play, YouTube

THE DRIVE: All 12 Universities (’18) VO/Producer Pac-12 Networks

THE DRIVE: All 12 Universities (’17) VO/Producer Pac-12 Networks

THE DRIVE: All 12 Universities (’16) VO/Producer Pac-12 Networks

THE DRIVE: OSU/Utah (’15) VO/Producer Pac-12 Networks

THE DRIVE: UCLA (’14) VO/Producer Pac-12 Networks

THE DRIVE: Cal/ASU (’13) VO/Producer Pac-12 Networks

The Yogi Roth Show: LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS – podcast

SEASON OF SAM with Sam Darnold – podcast

PETE CARROLL PROJECT Co-Creator/Producer NFL Films

DEPTH CHART Producer ESPN

3 FOR THE SHOW Producer ESPN

RISE UP: Seattle VO ESPN

YEAR OF THE QB Consultant ESPN

GATORADE/FOX Performer of the Week Director/Host Fox

THE PULSE OF CFB Creator/Host Fox

BALL TIME Creator/Host Fox

EXTREME COLLEGE RIVALS Co-Host Fox

WIN FOREVER Co-Author Book

FROM PA TO LA Author Book

HUFFINGTON POST Author, Digital Contributor

ESPN The Magazine Author Magazine

Features (By Request) Host/Producer Fox/Pac-12 Networks

ACTING:

Television: Onion Sports Network – Comedy Central

Film: Vengeance – Carl

Film: Nuclear Family – Berserker

Film: The Hitchhiker – Crossing Guard

Commercial: FX and Fiat Promo

Commercial: FX and The League Promo

Commercial: Dogswell

Voice Over: FX and The League Promo

Voice Over: Rise Up (ESPN Original Series)

TRAINING:

The Performance Mindset: Joe Towne/Hillary Tuck

Personal Coaching: Bob Bancroft

Personal Coaching: Joe Towne

IMI Writers Workshop

Scene Study: Bobby Gene