25 episodes

To provide a platform for individuals to share their story. We realize that everyone has a story that no one else knows about and that individuals are more than a name. We want to share motivation, inspiration and purpose to those listeners who think that they cannot do it. We want to display the journey and story on how individuals got to where they are.

More Than A Name... Drew Patno

    • Self-Improvement
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

To provide a platform for individuals to share their story. We realize that everyone has a story that no one else knows about and that individuals are more than a name. We want to share motivation, inspiration and purpose to those listeners who think that they cannot do it. We want to display the journey and story on how individuals got to where they are.

    Episode Twenty-Five: Anthony Gurley, Former Professional Basketball Player and EarnYaRep LLC Founder

    Episode Twenty-Five: Anthony Gurley, Former Professional Basketball Player and EarnYaRep LLC Founder

    Former professional basketball player and EarnYaRep LLC Founder Anthony Gurley comes on to talk about his brand and the upcoming Back to School Drive for the city of Boston. Gurley offers his advice for potential college athletes finding their fit, his collegiate basketball success and why giving back is so important to him.

    • 22 min
    Episode Twenty-Four: Zach Smith, Former Assistant Football Coach at Ohio State University and Menace2Sports Host

    Episode Twenty-Four: Zach Smith, Former Assistant Football Coach at Ohio State University and Menace2Sports Host

    Former Ohio State Assistant Coach Zach Smith joins the podcast to talk about building his new brand Menace2Sports. He also elaborates on his new beginnings after a dark year of allegations, the grind of building a career in coaching and how he built relationships with players that will last further than on the field.

    • 24 min
    Episode Twenty-Three: Dylan Wolfe, Former Division I Soccer Player and Digital Communications Manager at The Grassroot Project

    Episode Twenty-Three: Dylan Wolfe, Former Division I Soccer Player and Digital Communications Manager at The Grassroot Project

    Former Division I soccer player at American University, Dylan Wolfe had six ACL surgeries in just over two years. Wolfe talks about the mental side of injuries, her struggles after retiring from soccer and deciding to come public with her story. Now, Wolfe works for The Grassroot Project, a non-profit that seeks to advance health equity for youth through sports with the help of NCAA Student-Athlete Volunteers.

    • 28 min
    Episode Twenty-Two: Jack Jokinen, Host of George’s Box Pod

    Episode Twenty-Two: Jack Jokinen, Host of George’s Box Pod

    Former Barstool Sports blogger and host of George’s Box Pod Jack Jokinen joins us to talk about how a dog entering his home at 3am has led to over $50,000 raised and 200 animals adopted. Jokinen dives into the John Gilder Memorial Scholarship Fund he has set up, working at Barstool and being a new father.

    • 38 min
    Episode 21: Trenni Kusnierek, Emmy Award Winner Sports Anchor and NBC Sports Boston Host and Reporter

    Episode 21: Trenni Kusnierek, Emmy Award Winner Sports Anchor and NBC Sports Boston Host and Reporter

    NBC Sports Boston Reporter Trenni Kusnierek’s joins the pod to talk about her work for the last sixth month and how she has been able to grow her Emmy Award Winning career. Kusnierek opens up about her personal life, her mental health journey and her advice to individuals who have friends who may be struggling

    • 31 min
    Episode Twenty: Peter Hollen, Program Manager at The Humankind Group and former Captain of Michigan Lacrosse

    Episode Twenty: Peter Hollen, Program Manager at The Humankind Group and former Captain of Michigan Lacrosse

    Program Manager at The Humankind Group and former Captain of Michigan Lacrosse, Peter Hollen takes us through his impactful experiences at just 24-years-old. Hollen has been a leader since he walked in at the University of Southern California and as a captain at Michigan. Hollen talks about the adversity he faced, the non-profit sector and culture at Michigan.

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Gman#4 ,

The Beginning of Something Great!

Drew and Luke do a Fantastic job bouncing questions off each other! Great Episodes! A Podcast that I will be checking out weekly! Keep going!!

Leighton Butler ,

A Practical Dive Into The Reality of Success

Every episode is a practical and well constructed dive into the issues that people who have pushed to become successful face. Sometimes when looking from the outside at successful people, we tend to neglect the fact that they just like us are human and face a lot of challenges and problems when building, this Podcast examines those problems very well and gives practical advice on how to overcome challenges. Drew and Luke do a great job of stimulating the discussion with the guests and bringing the truths to light. Excellent listen and looking forward to more.

Pamela GC ,

Great inspiration

Really great to hear inspirational stories twice a week from people that have walked through their struggles. The way people rise up and create through their adversity. These are stories that need to be told to lift us up, give us hope so we can all do the same. Thanks Luke and Drew for bringing us this podcast, More Than A Name !
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