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

RAV | Creating Intentional Habits with Tamsin Astor

Tamsin Astor

Creating a vision for your life and building intentional habits around that vision. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with Chief Habit Scientist, Tamsin Astor.  Tamsin Astor join’s Jake to speak about creating positive habits. She helps and guides her clients to cultivate healthier habits through a wide range of new … Read more

RAV | Discussing the Struggles of Life After Hockey with Josh Gratton

Josh Gratton

Transitioning to life after a sport that you’ve spend your life in can be tough. Josh Gratton knows all about the struggles that this transition can bring. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with professional hockey player, Josh Gratton.  On this episode, Jake had former NHL player Josh Gratton join him … Read more

RAV | Building a Strong Mentality Through Adversity with David Anderson

David Anderson

The real journey of mental health struggles and overcoming adversity. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with professional hockey player, David Anderson.  On this episode, Jake had David Anderson on to discuss his journey. Towards the end of his teenage years, David lost his mother. After her passing, he found out … Read more

RAV | The Mental Health Journey of a Football Player with Shea Emry

Shea Emry

Bringing men together through storytelling and adventure. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with former Canadian Football League player, Shea Emry.  Shea gets real about the concussions he experienced throughout his eight year career and how they ultimately lead to his retirement. Today, Shea puts together workshops for men to come … Read more

RAV | Responding to Racial Criticisms on the Ice with Greg Mauldin

RAV | Responding to Racial Criticisms on the Ice with Greg Mauldin | SE

A discussion around racial issues in hockey and how to overcome them mentally. In this episode of the RAV Podcast Series, Jake chats with professional hockey player, Greg Mauldin.  Greg has unfortunately been the victim of some racial discrimination in the hockey world. He spoke about these experiences and how he was mentally able to … Read more