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Create Your Shot is different look at the journey in sports from people who are at different parts of their professional journey. CYS shows people setting out with a career in sports as their goal that they are not alone and that there are people they can learn from and take advice from, while also enjoying the lighter side of the sports world. CYS can be found on twitter @CreateYourShot and Instagram @createyourshotpod and can be reached at Createyourshot@gmail.com. For advertising opportunities on this show, or any of the other shows on our network, feel free to reach out to us at: advertise@underdogsportsnetwork.com

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    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Create Your Shot is different look at the journey in sports from people who are at different parts of their professional journey. CYS shows people setting out with a career in sports as their goal that they are not alone and that there are people they can learn from and take advice from, while also enjoying the lighter side of the sports world. CYS can be found on twitter @CreateYourShot and Instagram @createyourshotpod and can be reached at Createyourshot@gmail.com. For advertising opportunities on this show, or any of the other shows on our network, feel free to reach out to us at: advertise@underdogsportsnetwork.com

    Best of CYS: Mike Dunn

    Best of CYS: Mike Dunn

    Smallz and Tyler welcome on Professional Shooting Coach, Mike Dunn this week. Mike is a former player at Philadelphia University the best shooter in the history of the program. Mike goes into his journey, whether shooters need to play defense, the proper way to shoot a basketball and much more. Mike can be found on Instagram raining jumpers and shooting trick shots @seemikedunn and online at seemikeshoot.com

    0:28 -- Tyler and Smallz intro
    7:17 -- Intro to Mike Dunn
    9:59 -- Mike's evolution with social media and building a brand
    13:15 -- Journey in basketball and Mike's college career
    19:10 -- HOW TO SHOOT
    22:24 -- working with struggling shooters
    25:30 -- Mike on Ben Simmons and other pro shooters
    28:00 -- Life changing moment in Mike's life
    33:27 -- Inspirational mentors
    36:51 -- Building the brand
    38:55 -- Ultimate career goals and the next steps
    42:00 -- Coach SpeakÂ
    53:50 -- City Review - Manayunk, PA
    1:00:29 -- Ten Touches
    1:07:43 -- Parting Shots

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Best of CYS: Sam Vecenie

    Best of CYS: Sam Vecenie

    This week Tyler and Smallz welcome on the most junior, senior writer at The Athletic, Sam Vecenie. Sam joins the guys to talk about his career, this season in college basketball, the NBA draft and even some Australian rules football. Sam gets into his draft sleepers, compares players in Tyler's favorite segment, Rothstiens and takes Smallz on a tour of Columbus, OH. The guys even talk Lavar Ball since CYS is desperate for clicks. Sam can be found on Twitter @sam_vecenie.

    :29: Tyler and Smallz intro
    8:21: Intro to Sam Vecenie
    10:56: daily schedule
    12:12: Sam getting his start
    17:46: Writing his way, carving a niche
    20:21: Stats In context
    23:52: Genesis of love for the game
    26:10: Twitter Networking
    29:58: Industry Networking
    37:32: Draft class thoughts
    41:35: Sleepers in the draft
    46:45: Ultimate career goals
    48:44: Rothstein's: Collin Sexton, Jalen Brunson, Robert Williams, Trae Holder, Chimezi Metu
    54:10: City review: Columbus, OH
    59:12: Ten Touches
    1:22:46: Parting Shots

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Best of CYS: Mark Titus

    Best of CYS: Mark Titus

    On this weeks episode of Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz chat with Mark Titus of Fox Sports. They discuss Mark's time at Ohio State, how he started club trillion, why he has the career he does now and so much more. They also dive into Mark's history with depression and self-care and how important it is for athletes. For more episodes like this check out Create Your Shot on apple pods and follow Createyourshot on Twitter. Mark can be found on Twitter @clubtrillion and heard on his show "Titus and Tate"

    • 1 hr 28 min
    Best of CYS: Julianne Viani

    Best of CYS: Julianne Viani

    This week Julianne Viani joins Create Your Shot. The former MAAC HOF basketball player and current college basketball analyst with ESPN, CBS Sports, Big10 network, Pac12 and NextVR talks about her college career at Marist, playing in the NCAA tournament, playing overseas in Armenia and making her career as a sportscaster. The guys ask Julianne which coaching style worked for her and how she deals with coaches during her time with them before games, and Julianne takes the guys through Manhattan, NY during the city review. Julianne can be found on Twitter @JulianneViani.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Best of CYS: Courtney Lyle

    Best of CYS: Courtney Lyle

    This week the guys are joined by Courtney Lyle, an absolute rising star in the play-by-play industry. Courtney can be heard on ESPN, The SEC Network and Friday Night Stripes where she does play-by-play for football, basketball, volleyball, baseball and softball. Courtney joins the guys for an awesome talk about her work experience, her lack of sleep, the best restaurants in Knoxville and what it's like covering college football in a rabid football town! This weeks coach speak features Butch Jones and the city review is Knoxville, TN. Courtney can be found on Twitter @Sportney_Lyle

    :29 Smallz and Tyler Introduction
    5:26 Smallz makes his return to coaching!
    15:27 Courtney Lyle joins CYS
    19:00 How Courtney decided she wanted to get into sports broadcasting
    25:32 Internships and jobs that Courtney did to gain experience
    28:42 Courtney's first full time job in Macon, GA
    36:33 Covering big time college football at Tennessee and Butch Jones stories
    45:38 Friday Night Stripes and how Courtney has carved out a niche in high school football
    48:05 Overcoming challenges as a woman in media
    58:40 Coach Speak â Butch Jones
    1:02:48 City Review â Knoxville, TN
    1:07:00 Ten Touches
    1:12:24 Parting Shots

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Best of CYS: Chris Spatola

    Best of CYS: Chris Spatola

    This week on Create Your Shot, Tyler and Smallz are joined by Chris Spatola from ESPN to talk some college hoops. Chris, a former West Point PG and Lieutenant in the Army, talks about his career in the military, working on staff at Duke, having dinner with Jay Bilas and gives his thoughts on the current college basketball season! This week's city review is Durham, NC and Coach Speak features a quote from Chris himself. Chris can be found on Twitter @Chris_Spatola.

    :29 Tyler and Smallz Introduction
    10:17 Chris Spatola joins Create Your Shot
    16:30 Challenges of playing at West Point and lessons from the Army
    21:04 Post-Grag Active Duty
    26:50 Coming back from the military and joining the staff at Duke
    32:48 Being Coach K's son-in-law and winning a national title in 2010
    40:11 Transitioning out of coaching
    43:52 Building a career in media
    46:25 Current college basketball story lines
    55:00 Coach Speak â Chris Spatola on the NCAA Investigation
    1:00:36 City Review â Durham, NC
    1:07:32 Ten Touches
    1:24:10 Parting Shots

    • 29 min

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