Ep 29 | Understanding Your Athletic Contract | Sivonnia DeBarros, Esq.
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3w ago
Kicking off the 2023 year, renowned sports attorney and 2x best selling author, Sivonnia DeBarros, joins Glenn on the Field to discuss the legalities of amateur athletics, the importance of understanding athletic contracts and the various legal contract principles that will impact professional and student-athletes.  Sivonnia also shares the benefits of trademarking, how to protect your NIL opportunities, and the difference between having an agent versus a lawyer.  She also discusses how her experience as a D1 track athlete led her to become a sports attorney and a “protector of athle ..read more
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Ep 51 | Life After Sports: Overcoming Post-Athletic Depression | Raylene Ross, PhD
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2M ago
During the Season 3 finale, Dr. Raylene Ross, Director of Sports Leadership and Mental Performance at the University of South Carolina, joins Glenn on the Field to discuss mental health issues and physical challenges that many amateur athletes often experience when their playing career ends.  She opens up about the struggles of depression, body image, and even eating disorders many student-athletes face when they transition from their athletic career to life after sports.  Dr. Ross shares why athletic development and identity development in student-athletes is important during their ..read more
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Ep 50 | Leveraging Your Athletic Skills to Prepare for Career Success | Carey Loch
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2M ago
Carey Loch, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development and Successat Rutgers University, joins Glenn on the Field to discuss the many transferable skills that athletes unknowingly possess that will help them uncover their hidden talents, find their fit, and leverage their skills to carve out successful careers beyond the sports arena.  Carey shares how collegiate athletes can use their academics, community service, hobbies, and even NIL deals to create opportunities for career development, start a business, or enter the workforce.  Carey also talks about her r ..read more
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Ep 49 | Financial Tips for Student Athletes with NIL Deals | Courtney Altemus
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3M ago
Courtney Altemus, Managing Partner and Founder of ADVANCE NIL, an unbiased industry leader in Name, Image, & Likeness Education, joins Glenn on the Field to discuss financial strategies for student athletes who’ve received lucrative NIL deals.  The former Wall Street Wealth Management Executive, shares how athletes can achieve their financial goals using NIL money, how to properly vet and monitor financial advisors, and the importance of income diversification.  Courtney also talks about why elite college athletes should set up emergency funds, the type of retirement and non-reti ..read more
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Ep 48 | How to Hurt Your Athletic Recruiting Process | Shay Johnson
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3M ago
Former pro basketball player, now basketball skill development trainer and coach, Shay Johnson, joins Glenn on the Field to discuss how to hurt your athletic recruiting process, the do’s and don’ts of getting recruited, and mistakes athletes commonly make that will not get them recruited to play sports in college.  Coach Shay also explains the types of players that don’t get recruited by college coaches, the reasons coaches will stop recruiting athletes, and what steps to take if you lose your scholarship or don’t get recruited at all.  Plus, Coach Shay shares his personal recruiting ..read more
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Ep 47 | The Effects Concussions Have on Athletes | Tabia Pope, PhD
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4M ago
Dr. Tabia Pope, nationally certified Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinical Instructor at the University of the District of Columbia and the Founding Chair and CEO of Head to Speech, Inc. joins Glenn on the Field to discuss how concussions affect an athlete’s cognitive functions and speech abilities, the link between brain health and speech patterns, the differences between concussions and traumatic brain injuries, and the rehabilitation processes involved in speech therapy to help athletes recover from the aftermath of concussions.  Dr. Pope addresses the importance of early intervention ..read more
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Ep 46 | How Intentional Behavior Can Improve Your Game | Kate Allgood
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4M ago
It’s a New Year and Mental Performance Coach and CEO of Quantum Performance Inc., Kate Allgood, joins Glenn on the Field to discuss how she works with amateur and professional athletes to develop highly intentional skills with their focus of attention into things they can control – preparation, fundamentals, footwork, and communication.  Kate also discusses ways to train athletes for situational awareness with early decision making that lead to faster speed of play, understanding game situations that can lead to wins, and avoiding costly mistakes that can lead to losses.  Kate also s ..read more
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Ep 45 | Why Athletes Need PR Management | Des Dickerson
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5M ago
Forbes 30 Under 30 Honoree and Sports and Entertainment Publicist, Des Dickerson, joins Glenn on the Field to discuss why elite amateur athletes should invest in a PR manager to help shape a positive image, manage their time and schedules, engage the media, and protect their reputation during a crisis. Des also discusses the differences between a PR rep and a commercial manager, how both can help with financial guidance and stability in the wake of NIL, and why having a dedicated support team allows athletes to focus on training, skill development, and athletic growth. Des shares how PR reps h ..read more
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Ep 44 | Field Goals Spotlight | Kim Michelson | CEO, Honest Game
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6M ago
Kim Michelson, Co-Founder and CEO of Honest Game, joins Glenn on the Field for the next edition of the Field Goals Spotlight. Kim shares her personal story of how Title IX changed her life when she became the first female in the state of California to play sports on the men’s varsity athletic basketball and baseball teams and how that moment led her to mentor hundreds of student-athletes through the college recruiting and eligibility process. Kim discusses how she’s been an athletic trailblazer since she was in High School and why she’s on a mission to level the playing field so every student ..read more
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Ep 42 | Navigating the NCAA Compliance Rules | Kristina Minor
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7M ago
Northwestern University's Senior Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Regulatory Affairs and former Assistant Director of Compliance for the Big 10 Conference, Kristina Minor, joins Glenn on the Field to discuss the ever-evolving landscape of NCAA Compliance, what it is, why it is in place on college campuses, and its impact on collegiate amateurism, eligibility, and recruiting. Kristina explains why student-athletes must meet the compliance standards set by the NCAA, the institution, or any other relevant authority. Kristina also shares why it's important for athletes to partner wit ..read more
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