Displaying episodes 1 - 30 of 34 in total

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.

Episode 13

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director Brandon Podgorski examines why we study sport, and shares some exciting announcements regarding the CSS.

Guest Lauren Tait

In this episode, Trine Center for Sports Studies Director, Brandon Podgorski, sits down with mental performance coach Lauren Tait to discuss her book Feed the Athlete and her strategies for life and athletic success.

Guest Dr. Shane Steele

Dr. Shane Steele - Assistant Professor of Exercise Science at Trine University - sits down with Trine's Center for Sports Studies Director Brandon Podgorski to discuss his career as a physical therapist, and his outlook on the industry.

Guest Nathan Watson

Nathan Watson – Ticket Sales Executive with the Indianapolis Indians – sits down with Trine’s Center for Sports Studies Director Brandon Podgorski to discuss his career in sales in the NFL and Minor League Baseball, how the COVID-19 pandemic affected ticket sales, and offers advice to students wanting to break-in to sports.

Guest Josh Schaub

Josh Schaub – Commissioner of both the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball and Major Arena Soccer League – sits down with Trine’s Center for Sports Studies Director Brandon Podgorski to discuss his background in sports law, the duties of a sports commissioner, and advice for students who would like a career in sports administration.

Guest Amber Myczkowiak

Amber Myczkowiak – Premium & Membership Development Director with the Detroit Pistons – sits down with Trine’s Center for Sports Studies Director Brandon Podgorski to discuss her career in sales with three different NBA franchises and offers advice to students wanting to get their start in professional basketball.

Guest Meghan Madson

Meghan Madson – Manger of Partnership marketing with Minor League Baseball – sits down with Trine’s Center for Sports Studies Director Brandon Podgorski to discuss partnership activation, marketing and promotions in Minor League Baseball, and gives advice to students wanting to break into professional baseball.

Guest Dr. David Hancock

Dr. David Hancock – Assistant Professor at Memorial University – sits down with Trine’s Center for Sports Studies Director Brandon Podgorski to discuss his research in positive sports officiating and youth sport development.

Guest Chelsi Day

Dr. Chelsi Day – sport psychologist with the Ohio State University Athletic Department – sits down with Trine’s Center for Sports Studies Director Brandon Podgorski to discuss the growing field of sport psychology.

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