192 episodes

I help athletes discover their new identity and life's direction after sports. I believe that what drove us in athletics, still drives us now. All it takes is a little guidance, and a push in the right direction.

It's become my personal mission to reach out and help others overcome the fear, frustration, and uncertainty associated with life post-athletics.

The question to ask oneself after hanging up the jersey isn’t: “who am I now?” The question is: “who do I want to become, and why?”

Thrive After Sports w/ Taj Dashaun Taj Dashaun

    • Sports
    • 5.0 • 27 Ratings

I help athletes discover their new identity and life's direction after sports. I believe that what drove us in athletics, still drives us now. All it takes is a little guidance, and a push in the right direction.

It's become my personal mission to reach out and help others overcome the fear, frustration, and uncertainty associated with life post-athletics.

The question to ask oneself after hanging up the jersey isn’t: “who am I now?” The question is: “who do I want to become, and why?”

    192. MindTalks Podcast Co-Hosted by @theellegee_

    192. MindTalks Podcast Co-Hosted by @theellegee_

    MindTalks podcast focuses on the mindset and mentality of elite and non-elite athletes within sports. Episodes will be featuring guests from across the world.



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    Today Edwin and Lashawn are joined by Taj Dashaun to discuss his sporting journey and "Thrive After Sports."



    Lashawn Gee is a Hall-of-Famer, All-American, Speaker, and Author. She helps female student-athletes, their teams, and their coaches navigate academics, athletics, and life after sport by teaching them mindset strategies necessary to work and live well.



    Connect with Lashawn at https://www.theellegee.com/ and on Instagram @theellegee_



    Thanks for tuning in!



    Connect with me at https://www.tajdashaun.com/



    Order my new book, "Thrive After Sports" here! http://www.thriveaftersportsbook.com/



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tajdashaun/



    Instagram: @tajdashaun



    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdQgi_hDXaP5-6OtX_Nyf4A



    #NCAA #life #career #entrepreneurship #transformation #passion #mindfulness #purpose #sports #football #basketball #business #coaching #transition #lifeaftersports #thriveaftersports #student #athlete #mentalhealth #adapt #identity #formerathlete

    • 42 min
    191. What Does Creating Success After Sports Look Like? | Execute: The Secrets to Fast Success Podcast | Hosted by Phillip 'Phenom' Robinson

    191. What Does Creating Success After Sports Look Like? | Execute: The Secrets to Fast Success Podcast | Hosted by Phillip 'Phenom' Robinson

    Being an athlete transitioning out of your sport can be extremely difficult. This past weekend I had the pleasure of sitting down with Taj Dashaun to speak about the realistic journey of life after sports. Even if you didn't play a sport in college or professionally there are plenty of amazing gems for you to pick up from this episode.



    Life Coach, Phillip 'Phenom' Robinson, strives to educate and motivate others with this podcast through real-life stories. If you enjoy today's episode make sure you share it with someone that would love to hear this same information.



    Follow Phillip on Instagram @phenomspeaks and check out his website: www.phenomspeaks.com



    Thanks for tuning in!



    Connect with me at https://www.tajdashaun.com/



    Order my new book, "Thrive After Sports" here! http://www.thriveaftersportsbook.com/



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tajdashaun/



    Instagram: @tajdashaun



    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdQgi_hDXaP5-6OtX_Nyf4A



    #NCAA #life #career #entrepreneurship #transformation #passion #mindfulness #purpose #sports #football #basketball #business #coaching #transition #lifeaftersports #thriveaftersports #student #athlete #mentalhealth #adapt #identity #formerathlete

    • 21 min
    190. (Client Interview) Aaliyah Brown | Former Women's Basketball Player at The George Washington University

    190. (Client Interview) Aaliyah Brown | Former Women's Basketball Player at The George Washington University

    Aaliyah Brown is a former women's basketball player at The George Washington University.



    You can connect with Aaliyah on Twitter @AaliyahNikole, via email at anbrow10@gmail.com, and on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaliyah-brown-7344986b/



    Don't hesitate to reach out if there's any way my team and I can help with your transition!



    Check out the full video on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/tB_AYZYAEZY



    Thanks for tuning in!



    Order my new book here! http://www.thriveaftersportsbook.com/



    Connect with me at https://www.tajdashaun.com/



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tajdashaun/



    Instagram: @tajdashaun



    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdQgi_hDXaP5-6OtX_Nyf4A



    #NCAA #life #career #entrepreneurship #transformation #passion #mindfulness #purpose #sports #football #basketball #business #coaching #transition #lifeaftersports #thriveaftersports #student #athlete #mentalhealth #adapt #identity #formerathlete

    • 43 min
    189. Dominick "The Devastator" Reyes | From Shattered NFL Dreams to UFC Royalty

    189. Dominick "The Devastator" Reyes | From Shattered NFL Dreams to UFC Royalty

    Dominick Reyes is a professional mixed martial artist and former college football player at Stony Brook University. He currently competes in the Light Heavyweight division of the UFC.



    Connect with Dom on Instagram @domreyes24 and on Twitter @DomReyes



    Check out the full video on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/PpUeWDquDBU



    Thanks for tuning in!



    Connect with me at https://www.tajdashaun.com/



    Instagram: @tajdashaun



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tajdashaun/



    Order my new book here! http://www.thriveaftersportsbook.com/



    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdQgi_hDXaP5-6OtX_Nyf4A



    #UFC #NCAA #life #career #entrepreneurship #transformation #passion #mindfulness #purpose #sports #football #basketball #business #coaching #transition #lifeaftersports #thriveaftersports #student #athlete #mentalhealth #adapt #identity #formerathlete

    • 47 min
    188. (Client Interview) Jhalisa Bell | Former Track & Field Athlete | Podcast Host & Athlete Advocate

    188. (Client Interview) Jhalisa Bell | Former Track & Field Athlete | Podcast Host & Athlete Advocate

    Jhalisa Bell is a former Track and Field athlete at Catawba College, and current Master's student at Temple University's School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management.



    Check out out Jhalisa's new podcast "Chime in with Jhalisa" here: Podcast https://open.spotify.com/show/6As37MDMKuq5YtTsRx3Qoo



    Connect with Jhalisa on Instagram @jhalisaaabell and on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jhalisa-b-0b0b04132/



    Don't hesitate to reach out if there's any way my team and I can help with your transition!



    Check out the full video on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/bFArwcnQSH0



    Thanks for tuning in!



    Order my new book here! http://www.thriveaftersportsbook.com/



    Connect with me at https://www.tajdashaun.com/



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tajdashaun/



    Instagram: @tajdashaun



    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdQgi_hDXaP5-6OtX_Nyf4A



    #NCAA #life #career #entrepreneurship #transformation #passion #mindfulness #purpose #sports #football #basketball #business #coaching #transition #lifeaftersports #thriveaftersports #student #athlete #mentalhealth #adapt #identity #formerathlete

    • 49 min
    187. Jonathan Jones | Everything You Need to Know About Starting & Growing a Podcast

    187. Jonathan Jones | Everything You Need to Know About Starting & Growing a Podcast

    Jonathan Jones is a former student-athlete, 2x TEDx Speaker and 2x Best Selling Author.



    Check out the full episode on YouTube here: https://youtu.be/rFzW6kRg_dU



    Connect with Jonathan on Instagram @jonathanjonesspeaks and @yourpodcastmentorshow



    Visit Jonathan's website here: https://www.getpaidwithpodcasting.com/



    Check out more episodes of Jonathan's podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/your-podcast-mentor-show-with-jonathan-jones/id1585533401



    You can subscribe to Jonathan's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/c/JonathanJonesSpeaks



    Thanks for tuning in!



    Order my new book here! http://www.thriveaftersportsbook.com/



    Connect with me at https://www.tajdashaun.com/



    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tajdashaun/



    Instagram: @tajdashaun



    YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdQgi_hDXaP5-6OtX_Nyf4A



    #NCAA #life #career #entrepreneurship #transformation #passion #mindfulness #purpose #sports #football #basketball #business #coaching #transition #lifeaftersports #thriveaftersports #student #athlete #mentalhealth #adapt #identity #formerathlete

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

Mizznana919 ,

Inspiring & Uplifting Show!

Thank you for your incredible energy and inspiration. You are a gift to this world and future generations. Thank you for giving me the boost I needed through your podcasts & the energy I received just by listening.

Women's Locker Talk ® ,

Best mentor for former and current student-athletes!

Taj Dashaun is the most amazing mentor for both former and current student-athletes. Whether you are a recent graduate with a sports background looking for some guidance, a current student-athlete in need of a roadmap, or even a concerned parent, subscribing and listening to Taj’s podcast is a no brainer! He is a clear, succinct, and motivational communicator and you will leave his episodes feeling validated- yes, I remember struggling with that and now I feel more guided. Or, this has given me better insight on my situation. As a former Division 1 athlete myself, I find his content healing, relevant, and applicable. Taj is a former student-athlete himself (football) so he really carries a unique perspective with him as he himself has been through similar scenarios himself. I have loved seeing him grow from the start of his podcasting journey to current- he is so good at what he does! Keep it up, Taj!

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This podcast has a real purpose

I haven’t listened to a podcast with the purpose of helping athletes find their new purpose until I listen to this one. I think this is an important subject matter that could really impact many lives for the better.

As a former athlete, that transitioning into the sport of life is a big deal and I’m glad that there’s a platform built to help make that transition smooth and successful.

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