The Sports Biz Podcast

Episode 67 With Dev Pathik Founder Sports Facility Advisory & SFM

An episode of The Sports Biz Podcast

By Rob Thompson
Former Sports marketing and media executive with the NFL and The Walt Disney Company Rob Thompson discusses with his weekly guests, trending topics in business, sports, music, startups, start overs and life.
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Episode #107 The Sports Career Development Process
I discuss the four phases in a students sports career development process.  Self Assessment, Industry Discovery, Career Coaching and Industry Immersion. 
February 8, 2019
Episode 106 Student Immersion trip to the Pro Bowl
I ramble on about hosting 6 sport management students at the 2019 NFL ProBowl in Orlando.  How important a mentor can be in building your career and my eBook.  
February 7, 2019
Episode # 104 With Former NFL Athlete Marques Ogden
Inspiring story of surviving a bankrupt business and coming back stronger in life and business.   
January 30, 2019
Episode 103 With Sports Venue Security Expert James DeMeo
James discusses security at the Super Bowl and Having A Plan for your family security just out in public. 
January 30, 2019
Episode 102 With The Coaches Chris Celano and Coach Louie Petrucci
We Discuss The Business of Youth and High School Baseball, dealing with parents and the recruiting process. 
January 29, 2019
Episode #1 That's Life Podcast With Rob & Coach
Latest episode of The Sports Biz Podcast
January 16, 2019
Episode #100!!!!!
Jan 13th Mark and Rob discuss trending sports business topics and our super bowl picks. 
January 14, 2019
Episode #99 With USA Today Sports Adam DiPietro
We discuss his journey in the sports industry, his role at USA Today Sports and of course his Super Bowl Picks. 
January 13, 2019
Episode # 98 with guest host Clay Sweitzer
Clay shares his journey and tips as a budding sports marketing executive to leverage internships, volunteering and breaking into the sports industry.   
January 10, 2019
Episode 97 With NFL Pro Bowler David Fulcher
We discuss David's journey growing up in LA, attending ASU, playing in the NFL and his NFL Playoff picks. 
January 10, 2019
Episode #96 Jan 8, 2019 With Mark and The Coach
We discuss Bama vs Clemson blowout, NFL Playoff Predictions and Rock and Roll & Roll Hall of Fame voting 
January 9, 2019
Episode #95 Dec 21st With The Coach Chris Celano.
We discuss coaches short lived career as a child actor, WWE legends, Slayer, movies, NFL and other funny stuff.
December 22, 2018
Episode #94 Part One Sam Bogoch CEO of axle ai
Dr. Sam Bogoch a serial entrepreneur and a leader in artificial intelligence technology talks about his journey from discovering computers in the 70's to Harvard, Columbia medical school while moonlighting as a party promoter in some of the hottest NYC night clubs.
December 20, 2018
Episode #93 With The Coach Chris Celano and Special guest Mike Madera
We discuss the Miracle in Miami, NCAA Playoffs and our first concerts
December 12, 2018
Episode 92 With Special Guest Mike Madera President of The Walter Camp Football Foundation
We discuss the legacy of Walter Camp, the incredible All American Team celebration, weekend activities and New Haven Pizza.
December 12, 2018
Episode 91 Steve Buzby - Founder Revel Marketing
We discuss his humble beginnings in Eastern PA selling nuts and bolts in his parents garage to growing his Denver based lifestyle and eSports property representation agency.
December 11, 2018
Episode #90 With The Coach Chris Celano, Rob Thompson and special guest Casey Hoban
We discuss the NFL, Passing of Marvel legend Stan Lee, Ozzy's Final Tour and whatever else was on our minds.
November 28, 2018
Episode 89 with Casey Hoban Founder of Trimino Water
Casey discusses his time as a football walk on at The University of Miami, investing in a cider beverage, starting Trimino Water and the value of friendships in life and business.
November 28, 2018
Episode #88 Founder LRT Sports Keirsten Sires
We discuss her start up platform which allows student athletes to rate their college coaches.
November 15, 2018
Episode #87 With The Coach Chris Celano
We discuss The Red Sox win, College Football Head Coaches Salaries and the announcement of the final KISS Tour.
November 2, 2018
Episode #86 With Self Proclaimed Worlds Greatest Karaoke Singer Chris Celano
Chris Rants about the World Series, Tom Brady Being Ageless, Passion of Coaching College Kids and The Years He Spent In A Band!
October 24, 2018
Episode 85 Former VP of UNIVISON Sports Mal Karwoski
Mal discusses his incredible 32+ year career at UNIVISION Sports. He shares stories and thoughts on skills needed for a career, shift in the digital world and negotiating international broadcast rights deals for the several World Cups.
October 24, 2018
Episode #84 With Chris Celano
Deep dive on MLB Playoffs
October 17, 2018
Episode #83 With Guest Chris Celano
Latest episode of The Sports Biz Podcast
October 16, 2018
Sports Biz Podcast Episode #82
We discuss the business of eSports
October 10, 2018
The New Sports Biz Podcast Episode #81
Mark and Rob discuss the purpose of the new podcast and our Sponsor GamePlanU
October 10, 2018
Episode 80 Follow Your Dreams
The best advice I can give to a young professional
October 3, 2018
Episode 79
September 25, 2018
August 16, 2018
Building your sports business career.
August 16, 2018
May 30, 2018
May 30, 2018
Are U Graduating?
Latest episode of The Sports Dream Job Show
May 10, 2018
Episode #75 Jaryd Wilson Social Media Manager Buffalo Wild Wings
Jaryd shares his journey, the role of a social media manager for a brand and pro team and the skills needed to land a job in social media in pro sports.
May 5, 2018
Episode #74 Stewart Anstead Professional Sports Artist
Turing a passional into a profession
May 5, 2018
Chris Gallagher Chief Revenue Officer Orlando City MLS
Latest episode of The Sports Dream Job Show
April 25, 2018
Bill Guertin Founder Stadium Gorilla Sales Training
Latest episode of The Sports Dream Job Show
April 19, 2018
Episode 71 With Mark Fine - NY METS
Mark discusses his journey and the importance of digital content distribution and the skills they seek with entry level employees at The Mets.
April 11, 2018
Episode # 70 Lee Douglas GM IMG / U of Florida Gators
Latest episode of The Sports Dream Job Show
April 10, 2018
Episode 69 With Ruby Newell - Legner Global Fan Experience Expert
We discuss Ruby's journey from swim coach to international fan experience trainer for pro teams, arena's, amusement parks and a leading public speaker.
March 28, 2018
Don Smyle Episode 68
Latest episode of Business Influencers With Rob Thompson
March 7, 2018
Episode 67 With Dev Pathik Founder Sports Facility Advisory & SFM
Dev shares his insights on the growth of youth sports business and the 8 Billion in mega facilities SFA&SFM manages
February 28, 2018
Mike Taramykin Former EA Sports VP/GM and Founder HYP Sports
Latest episode of Business Influencers With Rob Thompson
February 28, 2018
Stu Upson
COO of International Tennis Hall of Fame
February 21, 2018
Webinar Series
Social Selling and Digital Reputation workshop
February 21, 2018
Murray Cohn
Murray Cohn shares his career story and wonderful advice for Im young sales professionals.
February 15, 2018
George Hammel Podcast
George has an amazing story of courage, overcoming being paralyzed and his tenacity to keep going.
February 15, 2018
Jeff Yocom
Sports Industry Talent Acquisition Professional
January 30, 2018
Social Selling Podcast
Using social media channels to prospect, fill up your funnel and close business.
January 29, 2018
Ron Seaver
Incredible start up story and hilarious stories of his first job in the sports biz.
January 24, 2018
Jeff Longworth
Great conversation about big data, emerging technology and fan engagement.
January 17, 2018
Steiner Sports Podcast
On the show announcement
December 20, 2017
Career Profile
New career profile feature on website announcement.
December 18, 2017
Grant Cardone a social media, entrepreuer legend and NY Times Best Selling Author Interview
Grant Cardone Mega Entrepreuer and leader in social media, sales training and 10x.
December 14, 2017
Mike Vajda of
Mike is a 25+ year vet of grassroots tournament tours and activation. Managing Partner of experiential agency
December 13, 2017
Personal Digital Branding
What is Digital Branding And Why You Need To Be Focused On It.
November 25, 2017
Jeff Pilon founder and former pro football player is a disrupter in box and outdoor lacrosse equipment space this Canadian Company has it sights on entering the US and providing safer lax equipment.
November 21, 2017
JW Cannon Interview
JW discusses social media, finding the right sponsorship and his perspective on recent graduates
November 17, 2017
Make Small Changes
By making small changes in your daily routine will lead to more opportunities.
November 16, 2017
Bruce Barber Interview
Bruce is 20+ year Radio Jock who shares his story and perspective on podcasting and utilizing digital media together as the next content disruptor.
November 13, 2017
Adam White Episode 11717
Adam White Founder and CEO of Front Office Sports
November 7, 2017
Oct 31 2017 Sports Biz Podcast
October 31, 2017
Chris Barry Interview
Chris is the founder and President of
October 28, 2017
Chris Barry Interview
Chris Barry Founder of
October 27, 2017
Lots of announcements
Bunch of stuff
October 19, 2017
Having gratitude in a world of doubt.
October 18, 2017
Steve Hogan Interview
Steve is the CEO of Florida Citrus Sports which operates the Citrus Bowl Game
October 13, 2017
Michael Kelly COO CFP
Interview with Michael Kelly COO College Football Playoffs
October 13, 2017
Big Decisions
Making your big decision your best decision
October 12, 2017
Social Selling
Prospecting and selling via social media.
October 10, 2017
Keep Rolling
Overcome difficult circumstances and keep moving forward despite the challenges or people.
October 6, 2017
Sales vs Partnerships
Are you help your clients business or just hitting your sales goals?
October 5, 2017
Reach Out Wednesday
Connect with 5 People whom you haven't connect with in awhile. See what happens.
October 4, 2017
Define Your Success
I was asked how I define success in my career. I had a two part answer. One from being 25 and the other from age 50.
October 3, 2017
September 27, 2017
Big week in college athletics.
September 27, 2017
IMG Learfield
The merger
September 25, 2017
Podcast Promotion
Be a sponsor of my podcast
September 18, 2017
Sept 15
Digital Professional Courtesy
September 15, 2017
Make It Matter Today
Be grateful and take advantage of the moment today
September 13, 2017
September 12, 2017
Intro • Globalization of sports • Intro
September 12, 2017
Filling Sponsorship Funnels
Fall is the final countdown to get into next years budgets.
September 6, 2017
Step Up Your Social Media Game
Gain the exposure you desire if your commit to upping your social media game.
September 5, 2017
Make It Matter Monday
80/20 life's joys and challenges.
August 28, 2017
Free Webinar
Landing a job in social media and building your client base using social media and the tips, tools and hacks to drive attention and traffic to your platforms.
August 25, 2017
Relationships Matter
Your career will be determined by not only your skill set and work ethic but your relationships.
August 23, 2017
Social Media SportsJobs Up 40%
Free webinar on sports social media jobs sept 18th to sign up.
August 22, 2017
Monday 8/20 Jobs & Investments
Rant about new jobs posted, connecting investors with start ups
August 21, 2017
Free Social Media Webinar
A free 60 minute webinar on the tips, tools and hacks and building professional social media skills
August 19, 2017
Friday 8/17 Did You Win?
Did you close any business this week? How's your calendar look for next week?
August 18, 2017
Super Agent Leigh Steinberg
A great conversation with legendary Agent Leigh Steinberg
August 17, 2017
Throw Back Thursday
I'll answer your questions on air email me
August 17, 2017
Get Comfortable Being Uncomfy
Rant about get comfortable with being uncomfortable at work with tasks you hate to do.
August 16, 2017
Get Under It
When you hit a road block get under it if you can't get over it.
August 15, 2017
Graditude For Working In Sports
Monday rant
August 14, 2017
Horse Racing Not Just 4 Old Guys
Horse Racing in The historic Saratoga Springs New York. It's not just for the old guys. Dress classy and sit at a table or Tailgate and drag in a cooler. Bars, Bands and a great time for sports fans
August 13, 2017
Two Minute Call Sat 8/12
Use the leave a message options on anchor to ask questions and your message will be live on the podcast or email me your questions
August 12, 2017
August 11, 2017
Facebook Watch.
August 11, 2017
Facebook Watch!
It's going to get interesting for YouTube.
August 10, 2017
August 9, 2017
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August 10, 2017
Tuesday Prospecting Clients!
Prospecting clients using social media.
August 8, 2017
August 7, 2017
Using podcasts to gain attention
August 7, 2017
Huge Podcast Guest Update!
Sunday Funday announcing podcast guest super agent Leigh Steinberg!
August 6, 2017
August 5, 2017
Great night last night, prospecting new contacts and following new leads.
August 5, 2017
August 4, 2017
Friday Updates and Super Agent Quest!
August 4, 2017
August 3, 2017
Tacking Fear
August 3, 2017
August 2, 2017
Rant on new business development and fundraising or Friendraising"
August 3, 2017
August 1, 2017
LA 2028 Rant and GRIT beats talent everyday morning moment.
August 1, 2017
July 29, 2017
Intro Grassroots Sports Network
July 29, 2017
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