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Guest: James O’Connor, Licensed NBA, FIBA, and WNBA Agent

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with Fort Wayne attorney, James O’Connor, about all things Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL). James is a licensed NBA, FIBA, and WNBA agent and works with colleges around the nation to guide their NIL efforts.

Guest Daniella Bruce, Digital Reporter of the Detroit Red Wings

In this episode, Trine Assistant Professor of Communications, Andy Brown, talks with the Digital Reporter of the Detroit Red Wings, Daniella Bruce. Daniella joined Professor Brown’s Media and Society class on March 25th to discuss her career in sports media and how she became the first woman to work in the Red Wings’ radio booth.

Guest: Steve Jbara, Grand Rapids Gold Owner

Today’s episode is a replay of this year’s Center for Sports Studies Featured Speaker on March 24th – Grand Rapids Gold owner, Steve Jbara. In this episode, Steve recounts how a chance meeting with Detroit Pistons great Joe Dumars afforded him the opportunity to build his own NBA G-League team from the ground up.

Guests: Caleb Gonya, Hayden Jones, and Nicole Maroney, the Trine National Collegiate Sports Sales Championship team

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with the Trine University National Collegiate Sports Sales Championship team of seniors Caleb Gonya, Hayden Jones, and Nicole Maroney. The team discusses their stellar performance in the NCSSC and Nicole walks us through her journey to finishing second out of 180 students across the country.

Guest: Breanna Mathews, Purchasing Coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with the Purchasing Coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and Trine University alumna, Breanna Mathews. In this episode, Breanna discusses the important role that purchasing plays for a professional sports team and how she was able to leverage her past experience in retail into a position with the Buccaneers.

Guest: Brian Clapp, Vice President of Content and Engaged Learning at WorkInSports.com

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with Vice President of Content and Engaged Learning at WorkInSports.com, Brian Clapp. In this episode, Brian provides invaluable advice for anyone looking to land a job in sports. WorkInSports.com is an industry-leading job board and also provides resources for job seekers.

Guest: Evan Kirkham, Co-Founder of Colorcast

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with co-founder of the sports broadcasting app Colorcast, Evan Kirkham. Evan tells the story of how, while watching a Dallas Cowboys game, he left his career as a corporate attorney and co-founded a sports broadcasting start-up. Colorcast gives anyone the ability to broadcast a game, or even host your own show, in the comfort of your home. You can download the Colorcast app for iOS devices in the Apple App Store.

Guest Chauntiel Smith-Jones, Owner of Capture Sports Agency

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with sports agent and owner of Capture Sports Agency, Chauntiel Smith-Jones. Chauntiel shares her story of how her athletic experiences turned into a career representing professional athletes. We discuss her mission at CSA, branding tips for college student-athletes, and things to look for in an agent. You can learn more about CSA at www.capturesportsagency.com.

Center for Sports Studies Symposium – Building Your NIL Brand

Today’s episode is a replay of the December 9th Center for Sports Studies symposium – Building Your NIL Brand. In this episode, Center for Sports Studies committee member, Professor Andy Brown, moderates a branding panel with experts Dr. Scott Grant, Carly Tower, and Director of the Center for Sports Studies, professor Brandon Podgorski.

Guest Zach Mathews

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with author, online coach, speaker, and blogger, Zach Mathews. Zach is a 2015 Trine University graduate and worked in professional hockey and football before his career transition into a writer. He recently published the book, Climbing Your Self-Discipline Tree, which is available on Amazon. You can learn more about Zach at www.zachmathewswriting.com and Instagram @zachmathewswriting.

Guest Patrick Koenig

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with professional golf photographer, Patrick Koenig. Patrick has been featured in GOLF Magazine and Golf Digest and is recognized as one of the country’s most popular golf influencers. We discuss how he turned his passion into a career that has seen him travel the world playing golf.

Guest Paul McNeal, Coordinator of Development for Mount Vernon Nazarene University

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with Coordinator of Development for Mount Vernon Nazarene University Athletics, Paul McNeal. Paul explains how he was able to use his experience community building as a high school basketball coach into his current role in athletic fundraising.

Guest Alicia Marinelli, President and Founder of Living Sport

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with President and Founder of Living Sport, Alicia Marinelli. Alicia discusses her time as a sports business professional in pro and amateur sports as well as her current role with Living Sport. Living Sport provides students with domestic and international opportunities to gain real world experience working in sport.

Guest Dr. Danny Powell

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with Trine professor and head triathlon coach, Dr. Danny Powell, about team cohesion and how his efforts have helped to make the Trine triathlon team one of the best in NCAA Division III.

Guest 2020 Olympian Joe Schroeder

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, and Senior Director of Content and Communications, James Tew, speak with Trine alumnus and Olympian, Joe Schroeder. Joe discusses his experiences at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as part of the U.S. Rugby team.

Guest Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President of Sport Management Worldwide

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with sports agent and President of Sport Management Worldwide, Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, about his career representing athletes and advice for students on how to break into sports.

Guest Eric Roldan - Bishop Noll Institute Athletic Director

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with Bishop Noll Institute Athletic Director, and Trine University alumnus, Eric Roldan about his career path in coaching to becoming a head athletic director.

Guest Grant Floto

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with Grant Floto of the NFL’s Junior Rotational Program about his experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion in professional sports.

Guests Carley Acker, Taylor Woodcock and Lauren Kocsis

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with Trine University Exercise Science students Carley Acker and Taylor Woodcock, along with faculty advisor Lauren Kocsis, about their research project on the potential effects of COVID-19 on lung capacity.

Guest John Yeager

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks author and leadership consultant John Yeager about his philosophies for effectively leading teams.

Guest Dave Christian

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks 15-year NHL veteran and member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team, Dave Christian, about his career as a player and his advice on leadership.

Guest Murray Cohn

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with long-time NBA executive Murray Cohn about his career in sales as the Vice President of Team Ticket Sales in the NBA.

Guest Colbi Ellison

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with host of The Sports Intern Show, Colbi Ellison, about networking your way to success.

Guest Adam Virgile

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with sports science consultant, Adam Virgile, about his career in strength and conditioning with the New York Rangers and his current work visualizing performance data.

Guest Tim Ziakas

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with Tim Ziakas, Managing Partner of Parkview Sports Group and Director of Chanel Partnerships & Strategy with the Center for Creative Leadership. Professor Podgorski and Tim talk about his career in working with leadership teams and investment groups to expand brand reach and visibility.

Guest Jamy Bechler

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks author, motivational speaker, and leadership consultant, Jamy Bechler, about building a culture of leadership within teams.

Guest Andy Myers

In this episode, Trine University senior Sport Management student, Dylan Barron, talks with Detroit Pistons Inside Sales Representative, Andy Myers, about his experiences working in ticket sales and he landed a job during the coronavirus pandemic.

Guest Ryan Roberts of Sports & Entertainment Travel

In this episode, Trine University senior Sport Management student, Ryan Fisher, talks with Sports & Entertainment Travel Event Manager, Ryan Roberts, about his experiences working in ticket sales at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to running logistics for Sport & Entertainment Travel.

Guest Zach Bucher

In this episode, Trine University senior Sport Management student, Kyle Sumner, talks with South Bend Cubs Account Executive, Zach Bucher, about his experience as a ticket representative with the Cubs.

Guest Dr. Geoffre Sherman

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, talks with IUPUI professor Dr. Geoffre Sherman about his experience working with the Indiana Pacers in the NBA COVID-19 bubble.

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