SportsEpreneur Podcast

Welcome to the SportsEpreneur Podcast! The podcast where sports and entrepreneurship collide!

SportsEpreneur is a sports content marketing and collaborative team. Our podcast is all about showcasing difference makers in and around the world of sports.

AJ Vaynerchuk and Michael Lombardi | Inside the Business of the NFL | SportsEpreneur

SE70 | AJ Vaynerchuk and Michael Lombardi | Inside the Business of the NFL

AJ Vaynerchuk and Michael Lombardi speak — and we listen. In this is unique SportsEpreneur podcast episode we get to hear Vaynerchuck, Lombardi, and host Michael Elkins go deep inside the business of the NFL.  AJ Vaynerchuk is the co-founder of the athlete representation firm VaynerSports. He is also the former COO of VaynerMedia, led

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Henrik Hjarsbæk - sports psychologist and mental training for soccer and football players

SE69 | Sports Psychology and Mental Training with Henrik Hjarsbæk

“To be the best, you must overcome your inner and outer opponents.” – Henrik Hjarsbæk.  Welcome to this episode of the SportsEpreneur Podcast where Eric Kasimov has an introspective conversation around soccer (football) and mental training with sports psychologist and mental trainer, Henrik Hjarsbæk.  By going to a mental trainer, you learn to deal with

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Tim Tebow

SportsMatterz | Tim Tebow, Connections, and Platforms

It’s Tebow Time… again. In this SportsMatterz episode, John Priore and Kimberly Bates have a conversation around Tim Tebow and what his signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars means to the world of sports and entrepreneurship. Specifically, John and Kimberly get into the importance of making connections and starting your own platform.  Tebow has officially signed

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Fanalyze the Game with co-founder, Juan Juan | A SportsEpreneur Podcast

SE68 | Fanalyze the Game with Juan Juan

Fanalyze states that on average, fantasy sports research per player accounts for 10 hours per week! That’s mind-blowing. Fanalyze aims to simplify and shorten the time spent analyzing the sports data. Simply put, Fanalyze is the fastest way to analyze fantasy sports and sports betting data. Juan Juan, the co-founder, says Fanalyze aims to be

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Fan Controlled Football

SE67 | Generating Fan Engagement with Chase Baker of the Fan Controlled Football League

The voice of the fans matters! A conversation all about generating unique fan engagement with Chase Baker, former Boise State Bronco and Minnesota Viking, and current Defensive Line Coach for the Fan Controlled Football League (FCF).  In this SE Podcast episode, Chase and Eric discuss FCF, Chase’s playing days at Boise State playing for Coach

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SportsMatterz | Sports Content Creation

SportsMatterz | Sports Content Creation

Getting deep with sports content creation. This is SportsMatterz, a SportsEpreneur Podcast Series. Bringing you real stories from the world of sports and entrepreneurship. Because as we say, sports matter. In this episode, John Priore welcomes SportsEpreneur writer, Kimberly Bates. We get into a unique way of storytelling and baseball adapting to the new age–as

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Podcast SE66 | Name Image Likeness with UREPZ Founder, C. Brett Harrell | App State Soccer Team

SE66 | Name Image Likeness with UREPZ Founder, C. Brett Harrell

Sports and business collide at the collegiate level. A conversation all about Name, Image, Likeness (NIL) with the founder of UREPZ, C. Brett Harrell. Brett Harrell is a marketer, creator, and founder. He has a passion for collegiate athletics and the world around these college athletes. As a former student-athlete himself, playing soccer at App State University,

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Professional Soccer Goalkeeper Talks Readiness | Belgium Goalkeeper

Professional Soccer Goalkeeper Talks Readiness

“It’s about being ready for your moment… It’s good to be pissed off and it’s good to keep that fire burning because ultimately that’s what is going to keep you going and keep you pushing for more.” – Professional Soccer Goalkeeper, Jeff Attinella. In this inspiring SE podcast episode, we revisit a discussion Eric Kasimov

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SE65 | Founders Therapy Session with Matt Wunderli

Personalizing the platform. An entrepreneurial mindset conversation with the Co-Host of the Founders Therapy Podcast, Matt Wunderli. Matt is the epitome of the word entrepreneur. He is the CEO of Publisher Arts and other startups. Publisher Arts is a media science company. As they say, analytics at the core of digital transformation. Matt is also an

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Danny Nessim

SE64 | Discussing The Beauty of Soccer and Competition with Danny Nessim

An episode all about the beauty of sports and competition featuring Danny Nessim, Founder & Owner of A&C Management, a boutique PEO and Insurance Brokerage Firm. We discuss the beauty of soccer, the power of competition, and Super Bowl XXV.  We had the opportunity to host Danny on our Entrepreneur Perspectives podcast where Eric and

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Hockey & Entrepreneurship | Russ Sinkewich, Jeff LoVecchio, Vin Stellato

RAV | Hockey & Entrepreneurship | Russ Sinkewich | Jeff LoVecchio | Vinny Stellato

From hockey to entrepreneurship. Welcome to this episode of the RAV Podcast Series hosted by Jake Newton featuring Russ Sinkewich, Jeff LoVecchio, and Vinny Stellato. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake talks with hockey players and entrepreneurs, Russ Sinkewhich (Owner of Ohio Hockey Project), Jeff LoVecchio (Owner of RIPT Hockey Training), and

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FitLight | Sports Tech Innovation with Alana D’Andrade

SE62 | FitLight | Sports Tech Innovation with Alana D’Andrade

Move. Measure. Motivate. In this episode, we feature Alana D’Andrade, Managing Director at FitLight Training. Alana shares knowledge around improving tech in sports training, stepping up your game as an athlete, and connecting the dots in business.   FitLight is a speed and cognitive training system that is designed to completely transform the way we exercise,

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Ged Doughton | Make the First Easy Pass and the UNC Tar Heels

SE61 | Ged Doughton | Make the First Easy Pass and the UNC Tar Heels

You’ve got great talent around you, just make the first easy pass and move. In this episode, we feature Ged Doughton, the last UNC Tar Heels basketball player to wear number 23 before Michael Jordan. Ged shares his stories around making the first easy pass, good habits, and the power of practice.  Ged played for

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Jeff Dudan | Undercover Boss, App State Football, and Entrepreneurship

SE60 | Jeff Dudan | Undercover Boss, App State Football, and Entrepreneurship

A dose of entrepreneurial encouragement! As our guest says, “there are a lot of exciting things in this world if you apply yourself and try.” In this episode, we feature the Undercover Boss, entrepreneur, founder, former App State University football player, and impactful youth sports coach, Jeff Dudan. Jeff shares his stories around being a

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Zuzana Dobro | How Ice Hockey Is Like Entrepreneurship | SportsEpreneur

SE59 | How Ice Hockey Is Like Entrepreneurship | Zuzana Dobro

“When you are playing the game, you are not a spectator. The same goes for entrepreneurship.” In this episode, we feature the founder of The WHO Method, Zuzana Dobro. Zuzana shares her story about how ice hockey is like entrepreneurship and the lessons she’s learned on the ice and in business.  That line about ice

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Tamsin Astor

RAV | Creating Intentional Habits with Tamsin Astor

Creating a vision for your life and building intentional habits around that vision. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with Chief Habit Scientist, Tamsin Astor.  Tamsin Astor join’s Jake to speak about creating positive habits. She helps and guides her clients to cultivate healthier habits through a wide range of new

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Josh Gratton

RAV | Discussing the Struggles of Life After Hockey with Josh Gratton

Transitioning to life after a sport that you’ve spend your life in can be tough. Josh Gratton knows all about the struggles that this transition can bring. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with professional hockey player, Josh Gratton.  On this episode, Jake had former NHL player Josh Gratton join him

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Rafa Mir | Pro Talk with Mo Ali FC | SportsEpreneur

#ProTalk With MoAliFC | Episode 5 | Rafa Mir

Welcome to the fifth episode of the Pro Talk Podcast Series hosted by Mo Ali Heydarpour on SportsEpreneur featuring Rafa Mir of SD Huesca.   Rafa has also played on great teams such as Valencia, Wolverhampton Wanderers & Nottingham Forest. SportsEpreneur is the content platform where sports and entrepreneurship collide! It’s for the deep-rooted and not

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Create Content Now: Someone Cares

SE58 | Create Content Now: Someone Cares

“Why should I create content now? No one cares what I have to say.” In this SportsEpreneur Podcast episode, Eric Kasimov tackles this concern that he often hears from athletes and business leaders.  This is an audio style blog around our written article, “Content Creation: What If Nobody Cares?” You can read the full article in

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David Anderson

RAV | Building a Strong Mentality Through Adversity with David Anderson

The real journey of mental health struggles and overcoming adversity. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with professional hockey player, David Anderson.  On this episode, Jake had David Anderson on to discuss his journey. Towards the end of his teenage years, David lost his mother. After her passing, he found out

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SE57 | Jonathan Lubic of Distinction Agency | Tell Your Story the Way You Want It to Be Heard | SE

SE57 | Tell Your Story the Way You Want It to Be Heard | Jonathan Lubic

Finding opportunities during trying times. In this episode, we feature the Co-Founder & President of Distinction Agency, Jonathan Lubic. Having the mindset to even think about opportunity starts with telling your story the way you want it to be heard. That line about telling your story is so true. It’s why we were excited to

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Shea Emry

RAV | The Mental Health Journey of a Football Player with Shea Emry

Bringing men together through storytelling and adventure. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with former Canadian Football League player, Shea Emry.  Shea gets real about the concussions he experienced throughout his eight year career and how they ultimately lead to his retirement. Today, Shea puts together workshops for men to come

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SE56 | Content Starts Conversations

SE56 | Content Starts Conversations

An inside look at how we utilize SportsEpreneur to start conversations. In this SportsEpreneur Podcast episode, Eric Kasimov discusses why he started this passionate content platform, SportsEpreneur. Eric enjoys talking about both sports and business. SportsEpreneur is the catalyst in which our content starts conversations that drives business for us within our marketing company.    By creating content

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Adnan Januzaj | Pro Talk with Mo Ali FC | SportsEpreneur

#ProTalk With MoAliFC | Episode 4 | Adnan Januzaj

Welcome to the fourth episode of the Pro Talk Podcast Series hosted by Mo Ali Heydarpour on SportsEpreneur featuring Adnan Januzaj of Real Sociedad. Adnan has also played on great teams such as Manchester United, Sunderland, and the Belgium National Team.  SportsEpreneur is the content platform where sports and entrepreneurship collide! It’s for the deep-rooted

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ClutchTimeout | Fran Fraschilla | Leading Through Adversity

ClutchTimeout | Fran Fraschilla | Leading Through Adversity

“Our entire country has been put in a situation of handling adversity.” -Fran Fraschilla. In this episode, we hear stories from Fran on his days coaching at St. Johns and Manhattan, being an analyst with ESPN, and Fran’s thoughts on the state of basketball. Together, Fran Fraschilla and host of the ClutchTimeout podcast series, Alan

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RAV | Responding to Racial Criticisms on the Ice with Greg Mauldin | SE

RAV | Responding to Racial Criticisms on the Ice with Greg Mauldin

A discussion around racial issues in hockey and how to overcome them mentally. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with professional hockey player, Greg Mauldin.  Greg has unfortunately been the victim of some racial discrimination in the hockey world. He spoke about these experiences and how he was mentally able to

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SE55 | Touching Loved Ones Through Content Creation | Frank Van Buren

SE55 | Touching Loved Ones Through Content Creation | Frank Van Buren

Someone out there is going to be glad you shared your story. In this SportsEpreneur Podcast episode, we tell the story of Frank Van Buren, a former United States Army Black Hawk Pilot. Frank discusses how creating content has helped build a deeper bond with his mother. If you are looking for another reason to

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Pro Talk with Marc Klok, Monica Hickmann & World Class Footballers

#ProTalk With MoAliFC | Episode 3 | Marc Klok | Monica Hickmann | Osama Rashid

Welcome to the third episode of the Pro Talk Podcast Series hosted by Mo Ali Heydarpour on SportsEpreneur. Featuring Marc Klok of Persija Jakarta, Monica Hickmann of The Brazil National Team, Osama Rashid of C.D. Santa Clara, and footballers from around the world! SportsEpreneur is the content platform where sports and entrepreneurship collide! It’s for

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RAV | Changing the Narritive Around Mental Health with Eric Kussin | SE

RAV | Changing the Narritive Around Mental Health with Eric Kussin

Putting yourself out there to heal and help others heal. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with Eric Kussin, founder of We’re All A Little “Crazy”, a non-profit bringing together Athletes, Celebrities, and Expert Practitioners. From a promising career as a sports executive, working in the NBA, WNBA and NHL, to

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