SE+ Perspective | Your Sporting Career Is Over: What Now?

SE+ Perspective | Your Sporting Career Is Over: What Now?

It is September after your senior year. You graduated a few months earlier, started a job, and moved to a new city. You have settled into your new life, but one thing is missing: a new athletic season. Getting suited up to step out on the field or court, or dive into the pool is … Read more

SE74 | The Challenges of Finding a Therapist | Derek Bylsma, LCPC

The Challenges Finding a Therapist | Derek Bylsma, LCPC

There is a lack of available therapists right now. Mental health awareness seems to be at an all-time high — and that makes it a challenge in finding a therapist. It’s a therapist shortage. There are many reasons for that. And this conversation featuring mental health professional, Derek Bylsma, focuses on that and more. In … Read more

AthMindset | Sydney Supple | Empowering Women and Northwestern Softball

AthMindset | Sydney Supple | Empowering Women and Northwestern Softball | SE Podcast

“Creating a platform where females feel empowered.” -Sydney Supple Sydney is a rising senior at Northwestern University. Born and raised in Oshkosh, WI. Three-time Gatorade Player of the Year for Wisconsin and State Champion her senior year. She committed to Northwestern in 8th grade and she is a pitcher, first baseman, and designated hitter for … Read more

AthMindset | Breaking Through Trauma to Serve Others with Mike Moore

Breaking Through Trauma to Serve Others with Mike Moore

Mike Moore is breaking through trauma to serve others as a former NFL Player, Kansas State graduate, and K-State Wildcat player. More about Mike Moore: Founder: We L;ving TEDx speaker: Breaking Through Trauma While Serving Others | TEDxWilmington Kansas State: Family on His Mind NFL: Fighting for roster spot Lisa Bonta-Sumii, LCSW, CSW shares space … Read more

AthMindset | Dr. Jessica Bartley, Director of Mental Health for Team USA

Dr. Jessica Bartley | Director of Mental Health for Team USA | SE Podcast

From significant injury as a soccer goalkeeper > to noticing a lack of resources > to leading the athlete mental health team for Team USA. And so much work and stories in between it all. Senior Director of Psychological Services at USOPC and Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Denver, Dr. Jessica Bartley chats … Read more

AthMindset | The Life of an NBA Agent with Josh Beauregard-Bell

Life of an NBA Agent with Josh Beauregard-Bell | SportsE Podcast

“I care about being a better person.” – Josh Beauregard-Bell NBA Agent, Josh Beauregard-Bell chats with Lisa Bonta-Sumii, LCSW, CSW in this episode about the life of an NBA agent. So often, the public assumes that sports agents are in it for all the wrong reasons. But then you hear a conversation like this–and remember, … Read more

AthMindset | The Timeout App and Athlete Mental Health with Maya McClendon

AthMindset | The Timeout App and Athlete Mental Health with Maya McClendon

“A mental health diagnosis is not a death sentence”. This episode is about de-stigmatizing mental health challenges and prioritizing conversations around them. In this episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW is joined by a trailblazer in her field, Maya McClendon. Maya works as a mental health and sustainability advocate. Maya was a highly decorated volleyball … Read more

AthMindset | Trey Wertz of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish & Langston Wertz Jr of The Charlotte Observer

Trey Wertz of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish & Langston Wertz Jr of The Charlotte Observer | SportsE Podcast

The way you show up in the world is reflective of your character. That is exactly what Trey Wertz and his father Langston Wertz Jr. strive to do every day — show up and be good citizens. Join us for this special episode that shines a spotlight on what it means to truly dedicate yourself … Read more

AthMindset | Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Sports with Damon Wiley

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Sports with Damon Wiley

“If things that people say make you feel uncomfortable then 9 times out of 10 it’s true.” This conversation hits on many essential topics in and around the world of sports — namely: equity, diversity and inclusion in sports. The stories and dialogue behind those words need to be shared and heard. Hit play on … Read more

AthMindset | Athletic Identity With Amanda Banks, Founder of Sports to Suits

AthMindset | Athletic Identity With Amanda Banks, Founder of Sports to Suits

“What are you outside of sports?” This conversation features Mental Health & Sports Performance Coach, Lisa Bonta Sumii sharing space with Amanda Banks, Founder of Sports to Suits. A company on a mission to help athletes get a career outside of sports. Topics explored in this conversation: transitioning to life after sports feeling isolated as … Read more