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

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

Make Youth Sports Fun Again

make youth sports fun | sportsepreneur

One of the best parts about watching youth sports is witnessing the purity and innocence of the sports we once fell in love with. One of the worst parts of watching youth sports is the over-involved parenting that can occur. We’ve all seen it or experienced it in an essence and it can be detrimental … Read more

SE49 | The Three Feelings in Sports and Entrepreneurship with Dan McGovern

Three Feelings Sports and Entrepreneurship | Yes I Can Basketball | Dan McGovern

There’s winning, there’s losing, and then there’s not participating. In this episode, Eric Kasimov chats with Dan McGovern, Founder, Owner, and Director of Yes I Can Basketball. Coach Dan McGovern, known to many as Coach Mac, discusses with Eric the 3 feelings in sports, youth basketball, and finishing what you started.  Yes I Can Basketball is the most … Read more

SE39 | Soccer Goalkeeper Entrepreneur in Abdel Rodriguez

Soccer Goalkeeper Entrepreneur in Abdel Rodriguez | Kronis Soccer | Kaz

The mentality of a soccer goalkeeper and entrepreneur. In this podcast episode, we speak with Abdel Rodrigues, soccer goalkeeper, trainer, and founder of Kronis. We discuss USA soccer, the immigrant mindset, and youth sports.  

In Abdel’s incredible journey, one thing remains the same–passion. You’ll hear from Abdel, the story of how at a young age he fell in love with the game of soccer and ultimately, the position of soccer goalkeeper. Since then, he never lost passion for it. Now, Abdel makes his living training soccer goalkeepers, playing the sport he loves, and selling soccer goalkeeper gear. 

As a result of Abdel’s passion, mindset, and work ethic, and our own interest in the game of soccer, we are excited to chat with him on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

SE38 | How Playing Sports Impacts the Youth with Charles Leichtweis

How Playing Sports Impacts the Youth with Charles Leichtweis Headlines

Taking the lessons learned from coaching soccer and applying them to the business world. Today we speak with Charles Leichtweis, Managing Director of Experts in How. We discuss the importance of sports, relationships, and youth sports culture.  

We are excited to chat with Charles Leichtweis on the SportsEpreneur Podcast. 

Business Lessons Learned from Coaching Soccer with Charles Leichtweis Headlines
The Importance of Sports
Parents Being Advocates for Their Children
The Power of Encouragement in Youth Athletes
Learning From Your Losses
The Importance of Relationships in Sports
How Leadership Affects Teams