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LeagueApps presents Play It Forward: The Youth Sports Industry Podcast—hosted by Gary Belsky, the CCO of Elland Road Partners and former Editor-in-Chief of ESPN The Magazine. Hear directly from the people making sports happen as they discuss the successes and challenges of the youth sports industry. Key topics include coaching and recruiting, supercharging your organization’s growth, and building a winning culture. #PlayItForward

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LeagueApps presents Play It Forward: The Youth Sports Industry Podcast—hosted by Gary Belsky, the CCO of Elland Road Partners and former Editor-in-Chief of ESPN The Magazine. Hear directly from the people making sports happen as they discuss the successes and challenges of the youth sports industry. Key topics include coaching and recruiting, supercharging your organization’s growth, and building a winning culture. #PlayItForward

    Expanding the Playing Field: Tyler Kreitz

    Expanding the Playing Field: Tyler Kreitz

    In this episode, Tyler Kreitz talks about doing the right thing by expanding the playing field so everyone can participate at NextUp, the Youth Sports Industry Conference organized by LeagueApps.Tyler is the Executive Director of the Lacrosse Assist...

    • 17 min
    Parents as Customers: Dana Burkholder

    Parents as Customers: Dana Burkholder

    Dana Burkholder joins us at NextUp, the Youth Sports Industry Conference organized by LeagueApps, to talk about parents. Dana is the Director at Forza1 Volleyball and has coached youth teams for over a decade. In 2019, Dana head coached the 18UA team...

    • 15 min
    Supercharging Your Growth: Logan Kosmalski and Brendan Winters

    Supercharging Your Growth: Logan Kosmalski and Brendan Winters

    We’re talking with Logan Kosmalski and Brendan Winters about supercharging growth, and the business side of sports organizing at NextUp, the Youth Sports Industry Conference organized by LeagueApps. Logan and Brendan founded Pro Skills Basketball in...

    • 23 min
    Attracting and Retaining Players: Michael Garcia

    Attracting and Retaining Players: Michael Garcia

    Mike Garcia talks about recruiting, coaching, and managing kids at NextUp, the Youth Sports Industry Conference organized by LeagueApps.Mike is the Senior Director of Programming for the Austin Junior Volleyball Association in Austin, Texas. Austin...

    • 16 min
    Recruiting and Developing Coaches: Amanda Kammes

    Recruiting and Developing Coaches: Amanda Kammes

    In this episode, we sit down with Amanda Kammes to discuss recruiting and developing coaches. Kammes is currently a Partner and the Chief Operating Officer at Lakeshore Lacrosse in Chicago. Before that, she served as the Director of Sales for NXT Sports...

    • 16 min
    A Culture of Winning: Shane Battier

    A Culture of Winning: Shane Battier

    Former NBA player Shane Battier joins us at NextUp 2019: The Youth Sports Industry Conference, organized by LeagueApps, to talk about building a championship culture. Having played for some of the winningest teams in basketball history, Battier shares...

    • 14 min

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