When it comes to sports, no story is the same. Listen here as two sport industry professionals interview some of the industry's best athletes, administrators, and coaches.
Ep 16- Val Ackerman
In this episode, Mike and I speak with Val Ackerman, commissioner of the Big East conference. Some of the topics we discuss:
-her career as an executive with the NBA, WNBA, and USA Basketball
-leading a major college conference
-her soon to be enshrinement into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame
-her favorite pizza in New York
Ep 15- Jesse Washington
In this episode, I speak with Jesse Washington:
-writer for ESPN's Undefeated
-co-author of John Thompson II autobiography "I Came As A Shadow"
-speak in depth about his career and his experience writing the book with the legendary Georgetown University basketball coach
Ep 14- Kim Johnson, Callaway Golf
In this week's episode (presented by Vermont Organic Science), I speak with Kim Johnson, Retail Marketing Manager at Callaway Golf. We discuss:
-her journey through the golf industry as a student athlete, mini tour player, and coach/instructor
-working at two of the industry's premier manufacturers (TaylorMade and Callaway)
-the future of golf
-her top golf moments
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Ep 13- Dominique Soucy, PurInstinct
In this week's episode, Mike and I speak with Dominique Soucy, founder of PurInstinct. We talk to him about:
-his career as a pro basketball player in Canada
-the story behind PurInstinct
-future plans for PurInstinct
-why the Canadian national basketball team could make a run in the Olympics
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Ep 12- Chris Grosse, Penn State University
In this episode, Mike and I talk with Chris Grosse, assistant AD for marketing at Penn State University. We discuss:
-his career in the sport industry
-his promotions while at Georgetown University
-are T-shirt cannons as exciting as they look?
Ep 11- Tommy Strine, Chicago State University
In this week's episode, Mike and I talk with Tommy Strine, assistant coach Chicago State men's basketball. We discuss:
-his journey through the basketball coaching industry
-reaching out to over 500 schools for coaching positions
-making 190/200 3 point attempts at a shoot around
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The Other Pros will provide a glimpse into the athletic world through insightful interviews and entertaining conversations. Regardless of your sport of preference, you will learn to appreciate every athlete’s work and those who help them make it happen behind the scenes. 10/10 podcast!