AthMindset | Ashley Besecker | Biochemistry Wizard for Athletes Like Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird

AthMindset | Ashley Besecker | Biochemistry Wizard for Athletes Like Megan Rapinoe and Sue Bird

A personal biochemistry wizard for the world’s best athletes. That’s Ashley Besecker. An innovator in the nutrition space. She even coined her specialty, Functional Performance Nutrition. What does all that mean? Well, this podcast episode featuring a conversation between Lisa Bonta Sumii and Ashley Besecker gets into just that. And two of her clients will … Read more

AthMindset | Black Representation and Visibility in Softball with Zoe Conley

AthMindset | Black Representation and Visibility in Softball with Zoe Conley

In this AthMindset episode, former Cal Berkeley Bears softball player gives her perspectives on black representation and visibility in softball. Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with this incredible young woman, Zoe Conley. Zoe is a former softball player (Pitcher) for the University of California, Berkeley. As Zoe describes her time in softball, “I … Read more

AthMindset | Project Myself with DeVante DuBose

DeVante DuBose | AthMindset Podcast on SportsEpreneur

In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with DeVante DuBose. DeVante is a soccer player for the Richmond Kickers of the USL. He is from Oakland, California, and before joining the Kickers, he was the first-ever signing for the Oakland Roots Soccer Club. As you’ll quickly realize though, DeVante is way … Read more

AthMindset | Soccer Raised Me with Nana Attakora

Soccer Raised Me with Nana Attakora | AthMindset Podcast Series on SportsEpreneur

In this AthMindset episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, shares space with Nana Attakora. Nana is a Canadian former soccer player. He was most recently a team captain for the Oakland Roots of the USL Championship before retiring to become the assistant manager for the Roots where he currently holds that position. Nana also played … Read more

AthMindset | Creating Mental Health Space for Athletes with Betsy Cutler

AthMindset | Mental Health Space with Betsy Cutler

In this first of the AthMindset Podcast Series, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW, chats with Betsy Cutler, M.Ed, President and CEO of Cutler Wellness Programs, LLC. Betsy and her team focus on athlete and student mental health programs for those in professional, college, and high school athletics. Lisa Bonta Sumii and Betsy Cutler talk about … Read more

Normalizing Mental Health in Sports with Lisa Bonta Sumii

Normalizing Mental Health in Sports with Lisa Bonta Sumii | SE Podcast

It’s time we start normalizing mental health in sports. And this podcast episode featuring Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Lisa Bonta Sumii, is one piece of content that attempts to do just that. There are many conversations about mental health taking place in and around the world of sports. More is needed–so we will continue … Read more