The State of Youth Sports

The State of Youth Sports

Let’s get real about the state of youth sports. From the sidelines to the intense recruitment process, there’s much more going on than just the game. Whether you’re a parent, coach, or young athlete, there are some crucial things to remember. The sidelines. We’ve all seen those parents who think they’re helping by shouting instructions … Read more

Athlete Mindset Premium | The Pressure Placed on Kids in Youth Sports

Athlete Mindset with Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW

This is a premium episode of Athlete Mindset. It features a conversation about the mental health dynamics of youth sports, focusing on the pressures young athletes face. The discussion includes how coaches can manage different levels of emotions among their players and the critical role of parental behavior in youth sports. This episode, “The Pressure … Read more

Youth Sports Mental Health | Parents, Coaches, and Resilience

Youth Sports Mental Health | Parents, Coaches, and Resilience

In this episode of The Sports Backdrop, we discuss youth sports mental health dynamics, focusing on how youth sports parents impact their children’s mental health. We discuss the pressures placed on young athletes, the role of parents and coaches, and the significance of emotional intelligence and resilience in sports. This episode features Lisa Bonta Sumii, … Read more

Bringing Lived Experience to Clinical Work with Derek Bylsma

Bringing Lived Experience to Clinical Work with Derek Bylsma

This episode features Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Executive Director of Millennium Counseling Center, Derek Bylsma. This episode is about bringing lived experience to clinical work, suicide prevention and awareness, and addressing the mental health stigma that still exists today. In this Athlete Mindset podcast, Derek also discusses mental health in young athletes, his background … Read more

Mississippi State University + Dr. James Barnes | Education, Youth Sports, and Marketing Insight

Mississippi State University + Dr. James Barnes | Education, Youth Sports, and Marketing Insight

At the intersection of sports and business sits Mississippi State University’s associate extension professor of economics and online marketing coach, Dr. James Barnes. Dr. James Barnes is a Storybrand Certified Marketing Guide, the Director of the Bricks-To-Clicks Marketing Program at Mississippi State University, a youth basketball coach, and an author. Drawing upon his unique expertise … Read more

How to Take Advantage of Your Amazing Network as an Elite Athlete

Helping Elite Athletes Transition to a Productive Sales Career | with Founder and CEO of Shift Group, JR Butler

Helping Elite Athletes Transition to a Productive Sales Career | with Founder and CEO of Shift Group, JR Butler The greatest achievement–pulling off one of the more incredible upsets in your sport. In sports, it is so much about moments like these. But then how do you continue to achieve in other areas of life … Read more

Brazilian Football + NFTs | Bruno Pessoa

Youth Brazilian Football + NFTs | Bruno Pessoa

Former Brazilian footballer combines Brazilian football and NFTs at the youth level. As our guest, Bruno Pessoa says, “football is like religion” in Brazil. So enabling the connection between fans and players makes so much sense with new Web3 technology like NFTs. What if we told you there’s a digital way of investing in young … Read more

Web3 | NFT Player Cards with DPC Labs Founder, Daniel Pardo

Web3 | NFT Player Cards with DPC Labs Founder, Daniel Pardo | SportsE Podcast

Providing athletes of all ages the opportunity to own their own moment — with NFT Players cards. A Web3 podcast conversation with DPC Labs Founder and CEO, Daniel Pardo. Topics: Michigan State Spartans vs Ohio State Buckeyes 🏈 Name Image and Likeness 💰 The landscape and future of college sports 📚 Sports bring people together … Read more