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.

AthMindset | More Than An Athlete Stories with Dania Cabello | Cal Bears | SportsE

AthMindset | More Than An Athlete Stories with Dania Cabello

“How will you take care of her mind and her well-being while she is a student-athlete at your institution?” –Dania Cabello’s father, talking to the soccer coaches at the University of California, Berkeley, upon her daughter being offered a scholarship to play soccer for them. In this episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii shares space with Dania

Web3 | All Things NFTs | + Security, Physical Art, Sports Tickets

Web3 | All Things NFTs | + Security, Physical Art, Sports Tickets

“Edge perspective on the inevitable future of NFTs” – @m3tafive on Twitter Anyone following the NFT space sees the impact it’s having on the sports world. So we talk about it all in this episode: Web 2.5 🕸 Decentralized 🏦 Multi-sig wallets 💳 Physical art to NFTs 🖼 Security concerns with NFTs 🔐 Smart contracts

Yale Women's Soccer Mia Grillo and Reina Bonta

AthMindset | Yale Women’s Soccer with Mia Grillo and Reina Bonta | + Student-Athletes & Mental Health

“Prioritize your own mental health.” -Reina Bonta In this episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii shares space with Yale Women’s Soccer Student-Athletes, Mia Grillo and Reina Bonta. Learn more about each of these amazing young women on their Yale Soccer Page: Mia Grillo | Reina Bonta Mia and Reina’s support for each other, their teammates, and their

SportsMatterz | North Carolina Tar Heel Stories with Matt Doherty | SportsE Podcast

SportsMatterz | North Carolina Tar Heel Stories with Matt Doherty

“The credit belongs to the ‘person’ who is actually in the arena”. -Theodore Roosevelt. In this episode, I chat with Matt Doherty, North Carolina Tar Heel, former College Basketball Coach, and college basketball national champion. While this conversation took place during the pandemic, the Tar Heels are making a visit to the 2022 Final Four, so

AthMindset | CSUB Sports Medicine + Athletic Trainers Jessie Rogge and Kevin Williams

AthMindset | CSUB Sports Medicine + Athletic Trainers Jessie Rogge and Kevin Williams

All about athletic trainers, specifically the amazing athletic trainers at Cal State University Bakersfield (CSUB). In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with both Jessie Rogge and Kevin Williams to discuss CSUB Sports Medicine and more. Sports medicine topics explored: becoming an athletic trainer what’s the focus of an athletic trainer

AthMindset | Coach Chris Meadows Talks Basketball, Development, and Mindset

AthMindset | Coach Chris Meadows Talks Basketball, Development, and Mindset

“Process over outcome.” In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Chris Meadows, coach, trainer, and basketball mind. He has helped over a thousand athletes develop into collegiate athletes. Chris Meadows speaks the truth in this episode on these topics and more: skill vs will elite mindset skill development his book

AthMindset | Athlete Branding and Storytelling with FanWord Founder, Chris Aumueller

AthMindset | Athlete Branding and Storytelling with FanWord Founder, Chris Aumueller

FanWord founder, Chris Aumueller, joins the podcast to talk about athlete branding. Chris excelled in tennis at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and he now helps other athletes tell their stories and create their own brands. Chris’s goals surpass athletics and help to foster personal development in the lives of many athletes. This company’s goal is

AthMindset | Powerlifting and Body Dysmorphia with Teresa Brown

AthMindset | Powerlifting and Body Dysmorphia with Teresa Brown

Teresa Brown shares space with Lisa Bonta Sumii in this episode of SportsEpreneur for a candid discussion about mental health–specifically struggles related to body dysmorphia. She is a high-performing powerlifter, and she also works as an elementary school teacher. Her passion for the sport and for teaching truly shines through in her voice. A major

AthMindset | Four-Time Olympian and Athletes Soul Founder, Myriam Glez | SE

AthMindset | Four-Time Olympian and Athletes Soul Founder, Myriam Glez

Giving back to the athletic community — through Athletes Soul. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Myriam Glez, founder and CEO of non-profit Athletes Soul and French-Australian Olympic synchronized swimmer. Myriam joins us to explore topics related to mental health including athlete’s retirement. Amazing accomplishment alert!! ➡️ Myriam has

Dr. Kensa Gunter | Mentor and Leader In Sports Psychology | SportsE Pod

AthMindset | Sport Psychology Mentor and Leader, Dr. Kensa Gunter

Celebrating Black Heritage Month with the first black president of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). “We can cope with adversity and we can navigate uncertainty. And maintain our health and wellness and in some instances, thrive, even in the midst of challenging situations.” (19:53) – Dr. Kensa Gunter In this AthMindset episode, Lisa

SE73 | Sports Have the Power to Change Lives for the Better with Dan Soviero | SportsEpreneur Podcast

SE73 | Sports Have the Power to Change Lives for the Better with Dan Soviero

Dan Soviero, Founder and CEO of Signature Athletics joins the SportsEpreneur podcast to take on all topics related to that amazing line, “sports have the power to change lives for the better.” There are many obstacles we all encounter in life, and in this introspective conversation with Dan Soviero, we hear stories of going deaf

Mario Fernandez | Founder of HUBOL | Where Humanity & FÚTBOL live | SportsEpreneur

AthMindset | Humanities and Fútbol (HUBOL) with Mario Fernandez

A conversation at the intersection of humanities and fútbol with HUBOL founder. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Mario Fernandez, founder and CEO of HUBOL. It’s no surprise Mario works in the humanities as all you can think after hearing him speak is “good human”. Mario Fernandez as described

Stephanie Rosado | Sport Social Work | Former Pro Athlete | SportsEpreneur

AthMindset | “We Are More Than Our Circumstances” with Stephanie Rosado

Doing your life’s work. And doing it with passion. While changing lives in the process. That sums up what Stephanie Rosado does. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Stephanie Rosado, a Ph.D. student at the University of South Florida (USF). A former pro basketball player, Stephanie played for the

Bronson Kaufusi | Green Bay Packers Tight End | NIL | SportsEpreneur Podcast

AthMindset | Bronson Kaufusi, Green Bay Packers Tight End | Helping Others

Green Bay Packers Tight End, Bronson Kaufusi joins the podcast to talk about appreciating every day, helping others, the life of an NFL player, and how family is everything. What a great person. That’s the thought you will have about Bronson Kaufusi after listening to this podcast episode. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii,

AthMindset | Peak Performance, Biohacking, and Neurofeedback with Angela Martinucci

AthMindset | Peak Performance, Biohacking, and Neurofeedback with Angela Martinucci

Optimizing the human brain for peak performance. We feature a leader in this space with neurofeedback specialist, Angela Martinucci. Angela has her own story that led to her fascination with cutting-edge wellness technologies. And today she works with professional sports teams, athletes, the cancer community, and many more individuals seeking peak performance and wellness. Angela

Savanah Whatley | Oregon State Softball Player | Talks Bullying and Mental Health

AthMindset | Savanah Whatley Opens Up About Mental Health in Life and Softball

Athletes, coaches, and parents — please listen to this episode to understand what athletes go through. Savanah Whatley is an infielder for the Oregon State Beavers softball team. In high school, she dealt with the trauma of being bullied. Savanah almost gave up the sport “she was born to play”. But her mom and family

AthMindset | NFLPA Director of Player Wellness | Amber Cargill, PsyD

AthMindset | NFLPA Director of Player Wellness | Amber Cargill, PsyD

Ensuring active NFL players have the resources and support they need for their mental health. Dr. Amber Cargill, PsyD is the Director of Player Wellness for the NFLPA and she is the featured guest in this AthMindset episode on SportsEpreneur. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Dr. Cargill to

Dr Chris Winter on the SportsEpreneur Podcast | The Sleep Solution

AthMindset | Own Your Sleep with Dr. Chris Winter

Learning about sleep has never been more fun than this! In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Dr. Chris Winter, internationally recognized expert on sleep and the author of “The Sleep Solution” and “The Rested Child”. Dr. Chris Winter as described on the American Sleep Association (ASA) website: Dr. Christopher

SE72 | Montee Ball and Derek Bylsma on Antonio Brown, Transfer Portal, and NIL

SE72 | Montee Ball and Derek Bylsma on Antonio Brown, Transfer Portal, and NIL

Wisconsin Badger Superstar Running Back Montee Ball and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and nationally board-certified counselor Derek Bylsma are the featured guests of this SportsEpreneur podcast — hosted by Eric Kasimov, founder of SportsEpreneur. They talk about the complexities surrounding Antonio Brown, the college football transfer portal, and NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness). Montee and

AthMindset | World-Class Sprinter Curtis Mitchell

AthMindset | World-Class Sprinter Curtis Mitchell

Hard work and education are everything to this world-class sprinter, Curtis Mitchell. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Curtis Mitchell. This man is the 2014 USA 200 meter Champion! The 2013 USA 200 meter silver Medalist. And the 2013 USA World Championship Bronze Medalist! His personal record is 19.97.

Marco Nunez on SportsEprenuer AthMindset Podcast Series

AthMindset | Former LA Lakers Strength and Conditioning Coach Marco Nunez

Recovery begins when there are four zeros on the clock. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with former Los Angeles Lakers strength and conditioning coach, Marco Nunez. Marco as he describes himself on LinkedIn: Performance Athletic Trainer ⛹️‍♂️ | Sports Medicine Specialist ⚕️| Sports Rehab Therapist 💪| Sports Scientist 🧬|

Dr. Stacy Kratz on the AthMindset podcast series on SportsEpreneur

AthMindset | Sport Social Work with Dr. Stacy Kratz

Focused on sport social work with Dr. Stacy Kratz. In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with the positive, compassionate, and enthusiastic personality on the cutting edge of psychotherapy, and designing and implementing startling personal, social, and corporate strategy for good, especially in the sport and social work arena, Dr. Stacy E.

Gary Brackett & David West | Locker Room to Board Room

Gary Brackett & David West | Locker Room to Board Room

This is a special episode where Alan Major, college basketball coach, and CEO Peter Fuller hosts two former professional athletes now entrepreneurs and leaders, David West and Gary Brackett. This episode is filled with energy, no-nonsense, flat-out leadership, and fundamentals. David West played in the NBA from 2003 to 2018. He played for the Hornets,