How Playing Sports Impacts the Youth with Charles Leichtweis Headlines

How Playing Sports Impacts the Youth with Charles Leichtweis

Taking the lessons learned from coaching soccer and applying them to the business world. Today we speak with Charles Leichtweis, Managing Director of Experts in How. We discuss the importance of sports, relationships, and youth sports culture.  

We are excited to chat with Charles Leichtweis on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Business Lessons Learned from Coaching Soccer with Charles Leichtweis Headlines
The Importance of Sports
Parents Being Advocates for Their Children
The Power of Encouragement in Youth Athletes
Learning From Your Losses
The Importance of Relationships in Sports
How Leadership Affects Teams

Sports Advertising Insights with John Balkam | SportsEpreneur Podcast

Sports Advertising Insights with John Balkam

Sports are getting fat and lazy. Today we speak with John Balkam of Third Win Group to discuss shifting mindset, sports advertising, and diving head-first into creating content. 

We are excited to chat with John Balkam on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

The State of Advertising in the Sports World with John Balkam Headlines
If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It
The State of Sports Advertising
The Good in the Sports World
Brands Getting Behind Athletes and Their Causes
How Brands Can Think Differently About ROI
Finding Your Purpose

Sports and Business Collide in a Podcast Chat with Rob Cressy | SportsEpreneur

Sports and Business Collide in a Podcast Chat with Rob Cressy

Taking lessons from the incredible sports figure and human being, Frank Reich. Today we speak with Tony Tennaro, Managing Chair for C12 Greater Charlotte. In this episode, we discuss the lessons we have learned from watching and being around Frank Reich. 

We are excited to chat with Tony Tennaro on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Business Lessons Learned from Frank Reich Headlines
Reich’s time in Buffalo
Frank’s Time in Maryland
Learning to Win and Lose from Reich
Not Settling for the Status Quo

Business Lessons Learned from Frank Reich | SportsEpreneur Podcast

Business Lessons Learned from Frank Reich

Taking lessons from the incredible sports figure and human being, Frank Reich. Today we speak with Tony Tennaro, Managing Chair for C12 Greater Charlotte. In this episode, we discuss the lessons we have learned from watching and being around Frank Reich. 

We are excited to chat with Tony Tennaro on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Business Lessons Learned from Frank Reich Headlines
Reich’s time in Buffalo
Frank’s Time in Maryland
Learning to Win and Lose from Reich
Not Settling for the Status Quo

Coach Alan Major | Talking the Great Game of Basketball | SE Podcast

Coach Alan Major | Talking the Great Game of Basketball

Let’s talk basketball. Today we speak with recurring podcast guest and basketball coach, Alan Major. In this episode, we discuss the length of basketball seasons, why a game matters, and the upcoming NCAA rule changes. 

With Coach Major taking a redshirt year, he was able to find time to come talk basketball with us. Coach Major is a former assistant at Ohio State, Xavier, and other schools. He is also the former head coach for UNC Charlotte.  

Eric had a lot of thoughts around basketball to talk through and who better to do this with than friend and former podcast guest, Alan Major. 

We are excited to feature Coach Alan Major on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Derek Bylsma | Mental Health in Youth Sports | SE Podcast

Derek Bylsma | Mental Health in Youth Sports

Controlling the mental health side of youth sports. Today we speak with Derek Bylsma, Executive Director of Millennium Counseling Center in Chicago, Illinois. In this episode, we discuss how important it is that parents help control the mental side of their young athletes.

With today’s tools, youth athletes are hearing the noise from all angles. Derek and Eric discuss avenues for you to help your young athlete succeed both on and off the field. 

With Derek’s athletic background and knowledge around mental health in sports, we are excited to have Derek back on our podcast to share his thoughts with you.  

As always, we are excited to feature Derek on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Sean Farrell | From Running the Bases to Running a Successful Business

Sean Farrell | From Running the Bases to Running a Successful Business

Getting dirty and doing the work on and off the field. In this episode, we chat with Sean Farrell, CEO of Quality Data Systems and former Minor League Baseball Player for the Oakland Athletics. We discuss the life of a minor leaguer, business lessons from sports, and doing the work.  

Sean learned from a young age that if he was going to make it on the field, he had to get dirty. He has taken those same lessons from the ball field and applied them to the business world.  

Sean proves that if you put in the work, you can knock it out of the park.  

If you are a fan of baseball, hustle, and leadership, you will enjoy this conversation. 

We are excited to feature Sean Farrell on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Grant Wiley | A Hard-Hitting West Virginia Mountaineer Bouncing Back | SE

Grant Wiley | A Hard-Hitting West Virginia Mountaineer Bouncing Back

Bouncing back after taking life’s biggest hits. In this episode, we chat with Grant Wiley, former West Virginia football player and Chief of Culture at Veepio. We discuss becoming a football All-American at West Virginia University, life’s realizations, and being present. All of this and more with Grant Wiley. 

Grant was an all American linebacker at West Virginia University in 2003. He hit hard on the football field, but he quickly found out that life can hit harder. Grant is proof that no matter how hard life hits, you can keep getting back up.  

If you are a fan of motivation, football, and leadership, you will enjoy this conversation. 

We are excited to feature Grant Wiley on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Derek Bylsma | Awareness Around Mental Health | SE Podcast

Derek Bylsma | Awareness Around Mental Health

One of the best things going on today is the awareness around mental health. Today we speak with Derek Bylsma, Executive Director of Millennium Counseling Center in Chicago, Illinois. In this episode, we discuss how important it is that mental health has come to the forefront of people’s lives. 

Derek specializes in recovery-related work, mental health disorders, and issues unique to athletic performance. He is enthusiastic about leading the sports division at his group as it marries two of his life-long passions; helping others and athletics. 

With Derek’s athletic background and knowledge around mental health in sports, we are excited to have Derek back on our podcast to share his thoughts with you.  

As always, we are excited to feature Derek on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Alex Roberts | Hockey Culture and Franchising | SportsEpreneur Podcast

Alex Roberts | Hockey Culture and Franchising

It all starts with a hockey culture. In this episode, we chat with Alex Roberts, franchise executive for FranChoice and former professional hockey player and coach. We talk the life of a professional hockey player, coaching at an elite level, and franchising. All of this and more with baseball coach, Alex Roberts. 

Alex’s career as a hockey coach and now Franchise executive was built on his time playing NCAA and professional hockey. He was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks after leading the University of Michigan hockey team as a captain.  

Coaching and mentoring has always been a big part of Alex’s life. Prior to his career in franchising, Alex coached hockey at the professional level and spent time recruiting and developing elite-level high school hockey players as a coach with the U.S. National Team.  

If you are a fan of leadership, hockey, and business, you will enjoy this conversation. 

We are excited to feature Alex Roberts on the SportsEpreneur Podcast.