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We take you along with us into the journeys of the professionals across the sports industry. From social media managers to executives. They share with us all their experiences and insight into what they do.

From the time we are born we are placed in a bubble. It may be a result of where we are born, the people we are around, or the information we are given.

Our mission is to pop the bubble and help everyone realize they control their own path.

Hosted by Kolby Castillo

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LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/kolby-castillo-9487bb132

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Sports As A Job Sports As a Job

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    • 5.0 • 23 Ratings

We take you along with us into the journeys of the professionals across the sports industry. From social media managers to executives. They share with us all their experiences and insight into what they do.

From the time we are born we are placed in a bubble. It may be a result of where we are born, the people we are around, or the information we are given.

Our mission is to pop the bubble and help everyone realize they control their own path.

Hosted by Kolby Castillo

Kolby
Twitter: @kolby_castillo
LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/in/kolby-castillo-9487bb132

Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sportsasajob/support

    Retired 17-Year Sportscaster and Founder of I'm Changing The Narrative, Rachel Joy Baribeau

    Retired 17-Year Sportscaster and Founder of I'm Changing The Narrative, Rachel Joy Baribeau

    The guest on this episode of the Sports As A Job podcast is Rachel Joy Baribeau is a retired 17-year sportscaster and is now focused on her company I’m Changing The Narrative. Her relentless pursuit is a major part of why she has broken so many barriers and continues to have amazing opportunities.  Rachel is the first known female sports reporter to participate in a professional football training camp and was the 1st female host SiriusXM College Sports. She had the opportunity to deliver insightful commentary on national broadcasters such as Fox Sports, ESPN, CBS Sports, and Yahoo. In this episode we discuss the mental barriers and adversity she overcame to have the career she did. There was a shift in her mindset and purpose. We discuss that moment and how it has led her down the path she is today.

    Visit Rachel's website HERE, Twitter HERE, AND Instagram HERE

    Make sure to visit the home for the aspiring and current sports industry professional for more content sportsasajob.com

    We are on all social media platforms @sportsasajob


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    • 36 min
    Assistant AD of Creative Services at University of Missouri-Columbia, Ali Fisher

    Assistant AD of Creative Services at University of Missouri-Columbia, Ali Fisher

    The guest on this episode of the Sports As A Job podcast is the Assistant AD of Creative Services at the University of Missouri-Columbia, Ali Fisher. Ali has worked for the University of Missouri-Columbia for a little over six years. She graduated from Toledo University with her MBA, her Bachelor of Fine Arts in New Media, and she was also a cross country student-athlete. We discuss how even someone with her experience in the industry she is constantly learning. Her curiosity in graphic design as a young kid sparked her interest in the career she has today. Listen in to see how she got where she is at today.

    Follow Ali Fisher on Twitter Here or Instagram Here

    Make sure to visit the home for the aspiring and current sports industry professional for more content sportsasajob.com

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    • 33 min
    Assistant Director of Marketing for BGSU Athletics, Allie Popp

    Assistant Director of Marketing for BGSU Athletics, Allie Popp

    In this episode of Sports As A Job podcast, we are joined by Allie Popp the recently announced Assistant Director of Marketing for BGSU Athletics. Allie started working for BGSU Athletics as a freshman in college in 2017. From there she has climbed the ladder and has challenged herself to always do more. Before she has even graduated with her B.S. in Sport Management in 2021, she accepted the offer to return to BGSU Athletics in her current role. Her story starts before her freshman year in 2017. Allie is an amazing example of how maximizing the opportunity in front of you can open up doors for you.

    Follow Allie Popp on Twitter here and connect with her on LinkedIn Here

    Make sure to visit the home for the aspiring and current sports industry professional for more content sportsasajob.com

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    • 26 min
    Senior Data Analyst for Zoomph, Geoff Blosat

    Senior Data Analyst for Zoomph, Geoff Blosat

    The guest on this episode of the Sports As A Job podcast is Geoff Blosat. He is a senior data analyst for Zoomph. His path to working in sports is non-traditional. It didn’t start right after graduating college in 2014. Instead, he worked out of sports before getting his first job with the Washington Football team as a digital media analyst. Geoff is usually big on using stats and numbers to explain things. Instead in this episode, he shares his experiences throughout his life to help you navigate the sports industry. We discuss him getting fired from his first job, majoring in International Business in college, and how networking has helped him get the opportunities he has. 
    Follow Geoff Blosat on Twitter here and LinkedIn here 
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    • 35 min
    Creating Your Own Path and Electric Vibes Through Story-Telling, Alexis Cuzzo

    Creating Your Own Path and Electric Vibes Through Story-Telling, Alexis Cuzzo

    The guest of this Sports As A Job podcast episode represents everything I am trying to show through the different stories of people in the sports industry. There is no set path to where you want to go and the guest of this episode has taken her own path. Our guest is a small-town girl in a sports world creating electric videos through different forms of storytelling. You will also notice she is an advocate of mental health. She dropped out of college to pursue freelance work. She has done work for the Premier Lacrosse League, the Women Professional lacrosse league, and Salisbury University.
    You can follow Alexis Cuzzo on Twitter here, Instagram here, and see some of her work on Youtube here
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    We want to help you navigate the sports industry, you can visit the home of the aspiring and current sports industry professional at sportsasajob.com 

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    • 27 min
    20+ Years of Sports Industry Experience & President of Farrell Sports Worldwide, Matt Farrell

    20+ Years of Sports Industry Experience & President of Farrell Sports Worldwide, Matt Farrell

    The guest on this episode of the Sports As A Job podcast is Matt Farrell current president of Farrell Sports Worldwide a sports marketing and communications consulting agency focusing on teams, leagues, governing bodies, and facilities. He brings his 20 plus years of sports experience that includes working for USA Swimming, the Golf Channel, United States Olympics Committee, and even Warner Home Video. He spent nearly 14 years as the Chief Marketing Officer for USA swimming from 2005 to 2018. We discuss his journey through working in the Olympic world. More importantly, understanding when the time is right to make that “leap” or change in your sports industry career. Buckle up and join me on this ride through Matt’s Journey.

    Follow and Connect with Matt Farrell on LinkedIn here or on Twitter here @mattfarrell_

    Come visit the home of the aspiring and current sports industry professional. It is our mission to help you navigate the sports industry. Visit us at sportsasajob.com




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    • 37 min

Customer Reviews

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23 Ratings

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Great Podcast on Life Working in Sports

Well done podcast that really tries to get deep on what it’s like working in sports, especially to the younger demographic. Definitely recommend for those that work in sports or that aspire to work in sports.

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Great podcast for anyone who wants to have a career in sports. A lot of good advice from Kolby and the guests.

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