Active Beyond Baseball
In addition to coaching basketball, Riley is a highly successful motivational speaker, traveling around the United States speaking to corporate executives about how better to manage their "teams" of employees. He is also the author of two books, Show Time, and The Winner Within.
Riley and his wife Chris are also actively involved in many charitable organizations, including the Miami Heat Family Outreach, which they founded in 1997, and which provides funds to community service organizations in the South Florida area, the Kids for Kids organization of the Pediatric AIDS Foundation, which they founded in 1992, the YMCAs of Los Angeles, New York, and Miami, and the Boys and Girls Clubs. Riley's honors in connection with these activities include the Miami Project Sports Legend Award, which he received in 1992, and the Boys and Girls Clubs Miami Person of the Year Award, which he received in 1998.