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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

Kolby
Twitter: @kolby_castillo
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 • 24 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

    Ep. 004: Your Journey Isn't Meant to be Predictable! Andrew Fletcher Former Assistant Athletic Director at Fort Lewis College and Current Sports Sales Manager at VISIT BENTONVILLE

    Ep. 004: Your Journey Isn't Meant to be Predictable! Andrew Fletcher Former Assistant Athletic Director at Fort Lewis College and Current Sports Sales Manager at VISIT BENTONVILLE

    Our guest Andrew Fletcher former Assistant Athletic Director at Fort Lewis College and current Sports Sales Manager at Visit Bentonville. We discuss his transition up the leadership ladder in the sports world. He also shares with us his own battles that he had to overcome due to the Pandemic. Sometimes the journey in sports doesn't go the way you plan but it is all part of the journey.



    Andrew Fletcher: Linkedin and Twitter


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    • 32 min
    Ep. 003: You Are Not a Fraud!

    Ep. 003: You Are Not a Fraud!

    In this episode, we take a look at the term Imposter Phenomenon otherwise known as the Imposter Syndrome. I'll be the first to admit I deal with it myself, it is a constant battle. Most of us have dealt with it or are dealing with it now. Let's take a look at the Imposter Phenomenon, what are ways I have learned to handle it, and of course, let you know you are not alone!



     


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    • 23 min
    Ep. 002: Don't Sell Yourself Short, Logan Belz the Assistant Athletic Director for Special Projects at California State University Bakersfield

    Ep. 002: Don't Sell Yourself Short, Logan Belz the Assistant Athletic Director for Special Projects at California State University Bakersfield

    We are joined by the first guest of the season Logan Belz the Assistant Athletic Director for Special Projects at California State University, Bakersfield. We discuss building relationships, the power of making people feel special, and the skills that have allowed him to be amazing at selling tickets. Join us as he breakdowns down his journey from ticket operations assistant to Assistant Athletic Director.

    You can follow Logan on Linkedin HERE and Twitter HERE

    Please share this episode with others and on social media if you enjoyed it. Also, if you are listening to this on apple podcast please leave a rating and review.


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    • 38 min
    Ep. 001: Tupperware Emptied Marks the Return

    Ep. 001: Tupperware Emptied Marks the Return

    THE SPORTS AS A JOB PODCAST IS BACK! It has been two months since the last episode but I am now back. I discuss why I have been away, what it took for me to feel ready to come back, and what to expect from the podcast from here on out. 

    Please share the podcast with others who are navigating the sports industry. If you are listening to this on the apple podcast please give us a rating and review. 

    Host Kolby Castillo: Twitter & Instagram @kolby_castillo

    Sports As A Job Social Media (Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook) @sportsasajob

    Home of Sports As A job at sportsasajob.com




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    • 10 min
    Journey of Justin Newell from Wildlife Research through College Athletics to now an Assistant Athletic Director at Kenyon College

    Journey of Justin Newell from Wildlife Research through College Athletics to now an Assistant Athletic Director at Kenyon College

    This episode’s guest is Justin Newell the Assistant Athletic Director for NCAA Compliance and Operations at Kenyon College and CEFMA 2020 - 2021 president. Justin’s path started working in endangered species after graduating college before finding his way into the world of college athletics. He rose through the ranks in college athletics working at schools such as Tulane University, Jacksonville University, Auburn University Montgomery, and Michigan. Through his journey, he found a home at the division three level. Justin discusses the lessons he learned through what he describes as the phases in his career. He opens up about his mistakes and how trying to understand himself has helped him be a better leader. 

    Connect with Justin on Twitter HERE or LinkedIn HERE


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    • 38 min
    Director of Events & Facilities at Baylor University Athletics, Sarah Deffebach

    Director of Events & Facilities at Baylor University Athletics, Sarah Deffebach

    We are joined by Sarah Deffebach the Director of Events & Facilities at Baylor University Athletics. She is a former GA  of Athletic Operations for Clemson University and before that the Athletic Department Internal Operations Intern at Fresno State University. Sarah shares what working events and facilities is all about. We discuss how titles don't mean everything because your responsibilities speak louder. She dreamt about what she is doing today and part of it was manifesting it into her reality. Learn how she has reached a goal she set years ago and the wisdom she has to share from her experiences. You can follow Sarah on Twitter ​@SarahTDeffebach


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    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

Uygygiygtug ,

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.

Carlo Pezzana ,

Useful

A great podcast for young professionals with experts in the sports business sharing valuable insights on both career advice and how the sports business works! Definitely recommend it

bwelch829 ,

Great listen!

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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