Welcome to the Sports Intern Show. My goal is to help recent grads, college, and university students network and gain insight into landing an internship or job in the sports industry. In this show, I deconstruct world-class sports professionals from various sports business sectors (sports reporting, sports marketing, entrepreneurship, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.
Cleveland Cavaliers, President of Business Operations, Nic Barlage — From Doing Almost Everything to Supervising Everything
In this episode, I chatted with Nic Barlage, Cleveland Cavaliers' President of Business Operations. We talked about his first steps in the industry as an intern with the Alexandria Beetles in the Northwood National Baseball League and how that experience helped him get where he is today. He shared four tips for a successful career, his view on dealing with failure, and more. If you enjoyed the show, please leave us a five-star iTunes review.
Gen Z Hoop Host, John Hartofilis —A college student’s viewpoint on creative networking with podcasting
Joining me today John Hartofilis, CEO and Host of Gen Z Hoops podcast, founder of BSBC, basketball coach at Xavier HS, and part of the Pro Team Sales X2 Performance. We talked about the importance of networking and how he approaches it, his vision of standing out in such a competitive industry, and his transformation in his short and vertiginous career. If you enjoyed the show, please leave us a five-star iTunes review.
Behind the Scenes of Successful Networking
I've prepared a solo episode this week to talk about networking. The sports industry is small if compared with others, and that is one of the main reasons why networking is vital. I'll give you a few helpful tips that you can start implementing right away in your routine and get immediate benefits from a purposeful and mission guided network. If you enjoyed the show, please leave us a five-star iTunes review.
ESPN's Nick DePaula — Being In Everyone Else's Shoes
Joining me today is Nick DePaula, NBA feature writer at ESPN, co-host of the "Sneaker Center" on ESPN+, and host of "The Sneaker Game" coming soon on @Boardroom. We talked about how his curiosity for sneakers started and how he got into the sports industry. If you enjoyed the show, please leave us a five-star iTunes review.
Yahoo Sports' GM Geoff Reiss — An Inspiration for Late Starters
In today's episode, I talk with Yahoo Sports' Vice President and GM, Geoff Reiss. We took a walk through his extensive career in the sports industry; we talked about his success and failures as a leader, paid vs. unpaid internships, and the best way to approach a job opportunity. We also talked about alternative ways of getting into the industry when internships are not an option. If you enjoyed the show, please leave us a five-star iTunes review.
Belmont University’s, Director of Digital Media & Social Strategy — Kenisha Rhone
Joining me today is Kenisha Rhone, Director of Social Media and Social Strategy at the Belmont University, and Public Relations Solutionist. We had an inspiring conversation about volunteering, how it develops the professional and the human being, the possibility for younger generations to act as social media translators in the industry. If you enjoyed the show, please leave us a five-star iTunes review.
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I absolutely love The Sports Intern Show!!! It’s the perfect way to learn about the industry. Kolbi is so charismatic, funny, and a pleasure to listen to that once I start it’s IMPOSSIBLE to hit the pause button on any of his amazing guests.
I’d give it 10 Stars if I could. Scratch that. Make it 100!
Kudos to Colbi
Great content all around! Colbi’s a great speaker offering quality content. His guest’s stories offer diverse perspectives from all over the sports industry. I would highly recommend to sports fans of all ages! Keep up the great work.
Colbi’s passion and genuine demeanor is what makes this podcast so incredible. He has an insatiable desire to learn, and to share that knowledge to foster the personal development of others. I think you will find this podcast to be not only informative, but inspirational.