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

Athletes are Human Too | Marcus Rashford to Roberto Baggio

Athletes are Human Too | Marcus Rashford to Robert Baggio | SportsEpreneur Blog | UEFA Euro 2020

Despite the pandemic we are suffering worldwide, we have managed to enjoy a magnificent UEFA European Championship, crowning a team that had not given their fans that particular joy for a long time. But I want to talk specifically about the final game between England and Italy. It was a match that from the beginning … Read more

The Mental Health Crisis In Sports

mental health crisis in sports with Lisa Bonta Sumii

When it comes to our favorite athletes, the pedestal we place them on oftentimes makes them seem superhuman. We only see them on the field or on the court as our entertainment. But it’s time to start recognizing these athletes as humans first. Naomi, French Open, and Mental Health Crisis in Sports When Naomi Osaka … Read more

SE69 | Sports Psychology and Mental Training with Henrik Hjarsbæk

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

“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 … Read more

B1G Kicker Turned Big Entrepreneur | Keith Duncan and His Story

Keith Duncan and His Story | B1G Kicker Turned Big Entrepreneur

Keith Duncan arguably had one of the best college kicking careers in Iowa football, and Big Ten Conference history. And despite the pressure to continue his career in the NFL, he chose a different professional route. Behind the Cleats Duncan, a native from Weddington, NC, moved to Iowa City as a walk-on kicker for Iowa … Read more

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

Hockey & Entrepreneurship | Russ Sinkewich, Jeff LoVecchio, Vin 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 … Read more