BUCKEYE FOCUSED 4 | Jimmie Bell: “I Got the Courage to Start Over”

BUCKEYE FOCUSED 4 | Jimmie Bell: "I Got the Courage to Start Over"

This is the kind of conversation that has a lasting impact. Jimmie Bell (JB) has had this effect on people for years, but before he started affecting others, he had to get real himself. As a defensive lineman at Ohio State, Jimmie Bell was on the wrong track. As he said, “I was useless to … Read more

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 | 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 | 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

AthMindset | Man, Just Express Yourself with James Harris

Man, Just Express Yourself | Men to Heal Founder James Harris on the SportsE Pod

A podcast episode all about the movement for MENtal HEALth and wellness among men. This conversation features Mental Health & Sports Performance Coach, Lisa Bonta Sumii sharing space with James Harris, the founder of Men to Heal. James Harris attended St Paul’s College and has a BA in Psychology. After his freshman year, he joined … Read more

AthMindset | Marques Ogden | Former NFL Player, Servant Leader, Inspirational Speaker

AthMindset | Former NFL Player Marques Ogden | Servant Leader and Inspirational Speaker

“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle This is an episode all about redemption. This redemption story started with support. And this conversation features Mental Health & Sports Performance Coach, Lisa Bonta Sumii sharing space with Marques Ogden. Marques is a former NFL player and now … Read more

AthMindset | Student-Athlete Mental Health with Max Castin

AthMindset | Student-Athlete Mental Health with Max Castin

“I hope my story can help someone out. Even if it helps just one person, I’ll be happy with that.” – Max Castin “Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, and today is a gift… that’s why they call it present” ― Master Oogway from Kung Fu Panda (source) This is an episode all about student-athlete … Read more

AthMindset | Carlos Yustis | Sports Anchor for Telemundo 48 Bay Area

Carlos Yustis on the SportsE podcast | Telemundo 48 Bay Area

“You can be involved in professional sports besides being a player.” -Lisa Bonta Sumii responding to Carlos Yustis talking about his proud moments covering sports. In this episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii shares space with Carlos Yustis, Sports Anchor for Telemundo 48 in the Bay Area. Lisa and Carlos talk about becoming a sports anchor, the … Read more