Mike Vondruska

Juggling Skills Instructor

-Conducted over 22,000 juggling workshops –

 

Since 1978, Mike Has Been Invited To Lead Educational & Interactive Workshop Seminars In Many Locations

Physical Education Conferences

American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)
Canadian Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
Midwest District Conference for the AAHPERD
Southern District Conference for the AAHPERD
Illinois State PE Conference
Indiana State PE Conference
Michigan State PE Conference
Wisconsin State PE Conference
Alabama State PE Conference
Georgia State PE Conference
Massachusetts State PE Conference
Ohio State PE Conference
Connecticut State PE Conference
Ontario, Canada PE Conference
Chicago State University – instruct PE majors

One Million+ Students Taught in more than 2,000 Schools

United States

Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Missouri, Nebraska, Iowa, Ohio, Alabama, Georgia, Washington, New Jersey, Colorado, Massachusetts, South Carolina, Texas

 Canada

Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec

México

Veracruz

 

Festivals/Camps/Libraries/Park Districts/Organizations/Cruise Ship Lines

International Jugglers Association Festivals
La Fete Foraine Festival / Baie Saint Paul, Quebec
Michigan Renaissance Festival, Holly MI
Winnipeg Juggling Festival, Manitoba Canada
Quebec Juggling Association Festival, Montreal, Quebec
UCLA Summer Campus Programs, Los Angeles
Banner Day Camp, Lake Forest, IL
Fred’s Camp, Chicago
Happy Trails Day Camp, Lake Zurich IL
Westmoreland Country Club Day Camp, Wilmette, IL
Jewish Community Summer Camps – Chicago/Suburbs
Over 100 Illinois, Indiana & Michigan libraries

More than 50 Illinois Park Districts
Laugh Maker’s Variety Arts Conference, Ithaca, New York
Ronald McDonald National Conference – seminar for all the actors portraying the many Ronald McDonalds across the United States
McDonald’s Promotions – One Minute to Move It, Chicago
TEAM Education Conference, Northeastern University, Chicago
Navy Pier – participation workshops for families
Chicago National Young Scholars Program for selected 3 – 5th graders from around the United States
Norwegian Caribbean Cruise Line (youth councilors), Miami, FL
Norwegian Caribbean Cruise Line – workshops for the passengers
Princess Cruise Lines – workshops for the passengers

Other Accomplishments

  • Board of Directors, International Jugglers Association (6 years)
  • Workshop/Education Coordinator, International Jugglers Association (8 years)
  • Received the 1992 EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION AWARD, International Jugglers Association
  • Created a training manual for teachers called, TEACHING JUGGLING SKILLS
  • Wrote and appeared in an instructional video entitled, FUN WITH JUGGLING SCARVES
  • Performed in more than 5000 shows – US, Canada, China, Mexico, Cruise ships, and in TV appearances
  • Can juggle, spin a ball, unicycle, and chew gum at the same time!
  • CEO – MexicoVacationTours.com / DiscoverVeracruzTours – Designing Excellent México Exploration Experiences 
  • YouTube Travel Vlogger – Mike’s México Adventures