Debbie Elicksen

Life In a Locker Room

Debbie Elicksen is a writer, publicist, and female pioneer in the NHL and Canadian football. She publishes behind-the-scenes stories and helps others put their best face forward.


For 10 years, I was known as the go-to-person to get your book published. It was a job description I invented that didn’t exist. I worked on over 150 books for self-published authors and traditional publishers, including a few bestsellers. I personally wrote and published 16 books.


Journalist, Copywriter, Editorial

Over the years, I have interviewed over 3,000 professional athletes during my career as a sports reporter and written thousands of articles for the Calgary Herald and other publications. These publications include NBC Sports, Associated Press, and the Fischler Report.

Workshops, Training, Speaking

I conducted numerous workshops, training sessions, and keynotes on how to use digital media to improve literacy, marketing, and create products with. I was also a member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers.

Web Host

Besides Locker Room for Growth, I’ve co-hosted Virtual Newsmakers with Cynthia K. Seymour; and co-hosted SocialChats with Tonya Scholz, Susy Rosado, and Cynthia K. Seymour.

Recent Media

The Hockey News, September 9, 2022

Stan Fischler, Bluelines

Pursue the Passion, July 29, 2022

6 Careers for Sports Management

Authority Magazine, July 26, 2022

Authority Magazine Full Interview

Mindset Michelle TV Show, July 6, 2022

Mindset Michele TV Show from Australia

Interview for DIY Marketers July 7, 2022

12 Customer Appreciation Ideas Based on Research

Dr. Paul’s Family Talk, June 29, 2022

Dr. Paul’s Family Talk Radio Interview

T-Time | All Things PR & Branding, January 24, 2022

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