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Join us here at Tackle What's Next as we speak to athletes and executives about how sport has made a difference and changed the trajectory of their lives, and the lessons they’ve learned in life after the game!
Episode 46: Timeout with Edward Jones II
On this week’s episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Edward Jones II, host of the Player Development Podcast and Founder of Beyond the Field. Find out what lessons he took from sport into his work in player development today. And hear the advice he has for athletes and administrators around preparing for life outside of the game! Join us Wednesdays at 6pm EST LIVE on IG as Danielle Berman chats with athletes and execs about the impact sport has made in their lives and what lessons they’ve taken from sport into their different endeavors. #tacklewhatsnext #lifeaftersports #morethananathlete #athleteand Instagram: @ed_jones2, @btf_program Twitter: @ed_jones2, @btf_program Facebook: @eddyjones2, @BTFProgram LinkedIn: Beyond the Field Program, LLC, , Edward Jones II Check out the Beyond the Field Program here: https://www.btfprogram.com/ Check out the Player Development Podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-player-development-pod-presented-by-beyond-the-field/id1613969372
September 01, 2022
Episode 45: Timeout with Dr. Derrick Burgess
On this week’s episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Dr. Derrick Burgess, orthopedic surgeon and host of the incredible podcast, TimeOut with the SportsDr. Hear how Derrick used his own experience as an athlete navigating injury to enter the medical field. Plus, learn how he works to support athletes in their health and wellness both on and off the field, and why he loves being a podcast host. Join us Wednesdays at 6pm EST LIVE on IG as Danielle Berman chats with athletes and execs about the impact sport has made in their lives and what lessons they’ve taken from sport into their different endeavors. #tacklewhatsnext #lifeaftersports #morethananathlete #athleteand Instagram: @drderrickthesportsdr Facebook: Dr Derrick The SportsDr. LinkedIn: Derrick Burgess Check out the TimeOut with the Sports.Dr Podcast: https://www.drderrickthesportsdr.com/
August 25, 2022
Episode 44: Timeout with Sebastian Henke
On this week’s episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Sebastian Henke, former college soccer player and Founder of Sportlo. Learn how Sebastian uses the skills he gained from sports in his day to day work as a financial advisor and founder, plus hear his advice for athletes navigating what’s next! Join us Wednesdays at 6pm EST LIVE on IG as Danielle Berman chats with athletes and execs about the impact sport has made in their lives and what lessons they’ve taken from sport into their different endeavors. #tacklewhatsnext #lifeaftersports #morethananathlete #athleteand Instagram: @sebastianhenke.thrivent, @gosportlo Twitter: @sebhenkeHTX, @gosportlo Facebook: Sebastian Henke, @gosportlo LinkedIn: Sebastian Henke, Sportlo
August 18, 2022
Episode 43: Timeout with Cam F Awesome
On this week’s episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Cam F Awesome, former boxer and Founder of Awesome Talks. Find out how he used sport as a tool to help him create opportunities for life after the game. Plus, learn the lessons that Cam gained from his journey that he shares with audiences around the country! Join us Wednesdays at 6pm EST LIVE on IG as @danielleeberman chats with athletes and execs about the impact sport has made in their lives and what lessons they’ve taken from sport into their different endeavors. Instagram: @camfawesome @awesometalks Twitter: @CamFAwesome Facebook: Cam F Awesome LinkedIn: Cam F Awesome Website: https://www.camfawesome.com/
July 28, 2022
Episode 42: Timeout with Andre Fluellen
On the latest episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Andre Fluellen, Co-Founder of Beyond the Game Network and former NFL player! Find out what lessons Andre took away from football and the impact the sport has made on who he is today. Plus, learn how he and his team were able to build Beyond the Game Network into the incredible organization it is today, providing opportunities for incredible founders and entrepreneurs. Join us Wednesdays at 6pm EST LIVE on IG as @danielleeberman chats with athletes and execs about the impact sport has made in their lives and what lessons they’ve taken from sport into their different endeavors. Instagram: @BTGNet, @flu_dot_com Twitter: @flu_dot_com, @NetworkBtg Facebook: Andre Fluellen LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andre-fluellen-a8603124/
July 21, 2022
Episode 41: Timeout with Kelly Conheeney
On the latest episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Kelly Conheeney, assistant women's soccer coach at Manhattan College and former pro soccer player! Find out why Kelly shares her journey through concussions and athletic retirement and how she’s navigating life after the game. Join us Wednesdays at 6pm EST LIVE on IG as Danielle Berman chats with athletes and execs about the impact sport has made in their lives and what lessons they’ve taken from sport into their different endeavors. Instagram: @Kellycon13 Twitter: @kelly13con_ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-conheeney-7528738b/
July 07, 2022
Episode 40: Timeout with Jonathan Jones
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Jonathan Jones, best-selling author, 2-time TEDx speaker, and host of Your Podcast Mentor with Jonathan Jones! Find out the lessons sport taught Jonathan about life and learn what he does in the podcasting space to help provide a platform to others. Join us Wednesdays at 6pm EST LIVE on IG as @danielleeberman chats with athletes and execs about the impact sport has made in their lives and what lessons they’ve taken from sport into their different endeavors. Instagram: @jonathanjonesspeaks Twitter: @JonathanJspeaks Website: JonathanJonesSpeaks.com LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jonathanjonesspeaks
June 30, 2022
Episode 39: Timeout with Chineze Nwagbo
On this week’s episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Chineze Nwagbo, Director for PeacePlayers Baltimore, Co-Host of the PeacePlayers’ Play it Forward Podcast and former pro basketball player. Find out the lessons sport taught Chinny about life and learn how knowing who she is and surrounding herself with people who wanted to support her opened doors to opportunities in her next chapter. Plus, hear advice for those looking to make a difference in their community. Learn more about PeacePlayers here: www.peaceplayers.org Follow PeacePlayers on IG: @peaceplayersintl Connect with Chinny: Instagram: @chinny_n Twitter: @chinnyloveslife LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/chineze-nwagbo-98a68610b/
May 26, 2022
Episode 38: Timeout with Reid Meyer
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Reid Meyer, CEO of Athletes to Athletes and former college baseball player. Learn how Reid used his own experience struggling with burnout and mental health issues in his college baseball career to create an organization helping high school athletes find schools that are the most holistic fits for them. Learn more about Athletes to Athletes here: www.athletestoathletes.com. Follow Athletes to Athletes on Instagram at @athletestoathletes and connect with Reid on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jamesreidmeyer.
May 05, 2022
Episode 37: Timeout with Shikha Tandon
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Shikha Tandon, the Director of Partnerships for SVEXA and 5-time gold medal winning swimmer for the Indian Olympic team. Learn how Shikha uses her platform as an athlete to have conversations and support sports and education in India, and how her athletic experience has set her up for success in her work today. Learn more about SVEXA here: https://www.svexa.com/. Follow Shikha on Instagram at @tandon.shikha and connect with her on LinkedIn here: www.linkedin.com/in/shikha-tandon-oly.
April 21, 2022
Episode 36: Timeout with Jeermal Sylvester
On this week’s episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Jeermal Sylvester, @mr_me_too_indy, former pro basketball player who is now working in his community to help the next generation learn from his journey. Through his organization, Beauty 4 Ashes, Jeermal uses his platform as an athlete to have a real impact on the youth who he mentors. Find out what he’s learned from his basketball career and why he works so hard to mentor the next generation. Follow Jeermal on Instagram here at @mr_me_too_indy and connect with him on LinkedIn here.
March 31, 2022
Episode 35: Timeout with Hugh Roberts
On this week’s episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Hugh Roberts, pro soccer player, social justice advocate and founder of BackYard Footy. Learn how Hugh uses his platform to have conversations and support issues he cares about, and why he works so hard to inspire change in his community. You can connect with Hugh and BackYard Footy on Instagram at @superhughman and @backyardfootyy.
March 03, 2022
Episode 34: Timeout with Marcus Alston
Call a timeout with Marcus Alston, former D1-AA football player and founder of Athlete Haven. Learn how Marcus’ time as an athlete impacted his life off the field, and why he works so hard to bring mentorship, education and support to athletes around mental health. Learn more about Athlete Haven at their website, theathletehaven.com. You can connect with Marcus and Athlete Haven on Instagram at @mtalston and @theathletehaven.
February 24, 2022
Episode 33: Timeout with Quentin Williams
On this week’s episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Quentin Williams, former baseball player and NCAA athlete, now leadership coach! Learn how Quentin’s sports career has impacted his life off the field, and why he believes connecting with yourself can help you reach your full potential. You can connect with Quentin on Instagram @qwilliams__ and check out his athlete archetype quiz here: https://quiz.tryinteract.com/#/6068ce77434698001772cbdb.
January 13, 2022
Episode 32: Timeout with Jazmine Highsmith
Call a timeout with Jazmine Highsmith, former DI track and field athlete and founder of Female Athletes Rock. Learn about the impact track and field has made on her life and what inspired her to become an advocate for women athletes. You can connect with Jazmine and Female Athletes Rock on Instagram at @femaleathletesrock.
October 28, 2021
Episode 31: Timeout with Jack Beer
Call a timeout with Jack Beer, former Georgetown soccer player and mental health advocate. Learn more about his sports journey and what inspired him to speak out about his own mental health struggles. Plus, learn more about his work with Athletes for Hope and his new career off the field. You can connect with Jack on Instagram at @Jbeer10.
October 14, 2021
Episode 30: Timeout with Kelsey Ruffing
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN, we chat with Kelsey Ruffing, Owner & CEO of Kelsey Ruffing Counseling. Learn more about her journey and what inspired her to create Kelsey Ruffing Counseling. Plus, hear her words of wisdom for athletes as they navigate what's next. You can connect with Kelsey on Instagram @Kelsey_Ruffing_Counseling and check out her website here: https://www.kelseyruffingcounseling.com/
September 30, 2021
Episode 29: Timeout with Kim Hildreth
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN, we spoke with Kim Hildreth, professional beach volleyball player and wellness and life coach. After playing volleyball through college, Kim found success in her second season on the AVP tour. She also competes on the FIVB where she and her partner were Silver Medalists at the FIVB Guam event. Kim has recently completed tournaments in Wisconsin, Africa and Europe in the month of July and Atlanta, Manhattan Beach and Chicago in August & early September. Kim also provides wellness coaching to both athletes and individuals looking to improve whole-body health. Learn how Kim’s volleyball career has impacted her both on and off the court, and what inspired her to launch her own wellness coaching business to serve others. You can connect with Kim on Instagram @kim_hildreth and check out her website here: https://www.healthcoachingwithkim.com/
September 09, 2021
Episode 28: Timeout with Justin Brown
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Justin Brown, President of Value Solutions LLC and former NFL player. Justin formerly played wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Buffalo Bills. Unfortunately, during his career with the Bills, Brown suffered multiple injuries that caused him to step away from the game. He began to battle depression and anxiety during these challenging times in his life following the injuries. But Justin met a local business owner that helped him reframe his mindset and reclaim his identity beyond sports. Today Justin is the President of Values Solutions LLC, and the author of the DIVE playbook. He coaches and mentors student-athletes, teaching them how to not let their craft or passion define who they are as a person. Learn how football impacted Justin and what inspired his goal of helping student-athletes find out who they are outside of their sport. Plus, hear more about his advice for athletes in preparing for what’s next. You can connect with Justin on Instagram and LinkedIn and visit https://www.justinbrownvs.com/ for his coaching services and to get your own copy of the DIVE Playbook!
August 26, 2021
Episode 27: Timeout with Natalie Hummel
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with Every Kid Sports Co-Founder Natalie Hummel. Every Kid Sports is a nonprofit committed to leveling the playing field and giving low-income families the same opportunities to get their kids in sports. The objective of Every Kid Sports is to cover the cost of registration fees for recreational sports to help more kids benefit from after-school sports. Natalie helped start Every Kid Sports out of her passion for athletics and the positive impact that sports can have on kids. You can connect with Natalie on Instagram and on LinkedIn and visit www.everykidsports.org to donate and support their mission!
August 19, 2021
Episode 26: Timeout with Amanda McGrew
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN, we chatted with former NCAA DI basketball player and current entrepreneur Amanda McGrew. Amanda founded Playoff Dating App, a dating app for current and former college and professional athletes. Playoff is a way to connect like-minded people who have a major shared life experience. Learn how basketball impacted who she is today, and what inspired her to become an entrepreneur. Plus, learn more about her work with the Playoff Dating App and her advice to athletes navigating life after sports! You can connect with Amanda on Instagram @playoffdatingapp and you can download the app on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. Learn more at their website here: https://www.playoffdatingapp.com/
July 29, 2021
Episode 25: Timeout with Matt Rogers
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN we chatted with former swimmer and coach Matt Rogers. Matt now works as a recruiter for a financial firm in NY. He has trained countless individuals how to reach their true potential both in sports and in life beyond the game. Matt joins us to discuss how to translate skills rooted in athletics into your next chapter and more about finding your passions. You can connect with Matt on Instagram @nycmattrogers, and on LinkedIn.
July 08, 2021
Episode 24: Timeout With Taj Dashaun
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN we chatted with former Division I football player Taj Dashaun. Taj now works as a career transition coach for athletes and is focused on helping them overcome the fear, frustration, and uncertainty associated with life post-athletics. Taj joins us to discuss supporting athletes, his book “Thrive After Sports” and podcast Thrive After Sports, his work with Self Publish in 30 Days, how sports has impacted his life, and more! You can connect with Taj on his website: https://www.tajdashaun.com/, on Instagram @tajdashaun, and on LinkedIn.
April 29, 2021
Episode 23: Timeout with Tully Bevilaqua
Welcome to another Timeout with Tackle What's Next. On this week's episode, we sit down with Tully Bevilaqua, a WNBA Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist. She discussed the many initiatives she has been involved in, how basketball and sports have impacted her life, how athletes can use their platforms to speak out, and more! You can find Tully on Twitter @Bevilaqua41 and on Instagram @tully41.
April 01, 2021
Episode 22: Timeout with Erika Fay
Welcome back to Timeout with TWN. On this episode, we had the opportunity to sit down with Erika Fay the founder of Maximum Achievement Coaching. She came on to discuss how she works with athletes to create success both on and off the field through having a growth mindset. Erika also talks about how sports have affected her life, how things have changed due to Covid-19, and more! You can follow Erika on Twitter @Erika_LMFT and on Instagram @erikafay. Also, make sure to check out her company, Maximum Achievement Coaching at https://www.maximumachievementcoaching.com/ and her website http://erikafaylmft.com/.
March 11, 2021
Episode 21: Timeout with Toccara Ross
Welcome back to Timeout with TWN! On this week's episode, we speak with Toccara Ross, a professional basketball player, publishing consultant, and athlete advocate! She discusses how sports have affected her life from growing up to playing overseas. Toccara also discusses her work with Athlete Ally, creating her own brand Toccara Renee, and more!
March 04, 2021
Episode 20: Timeout with Cory Camp
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN we had the chance to sit down with former collegiate swimmer and current performance coach Cory Camp. After swimming for 18 years, Cory has set out to help former athletes manage expectations and help them use their athletic mindset after sports by starting The Athletic Mindset podcast. He joins us to discuss how swimming has impacted his life, gives his advice on how to move forward after sports, and more! You can connect with Cody on Instagram @theathleticmindsetpodcast, Facebook @corycampfit, Twitter @corycampfit, and LinkedIn.
February 11, 2021
Episode 19: Timeout with Kristoffer Doura
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN we had a chance to sit down with Kristoffer Doura. Kris is a former professional football player turned financial planner where he specializes in charitable and legacy planning. He came on to discuss how sports has impacted his life, his transition to a career outside of sports, and his philanthropy projects including Big Brothers Big Sisters Miami, the Boys and Girls Club, and Families First. You can find Kristoffer here on Instagram, LinkedIn, and Facebook.
February 04, 2021
Episode 18: Timeout with Jen Welter
After a short break, Timeout is back with a very special guest, Jen Welter. Jen is the NFL's first female coach as well as the first female running back in men's pro football. She is also the founder of GrrridIron Girls, the first national girls flag football initiative, and is now an author after writing the children's book Critter Fitter. Jen joined us to discuss being a first-time author, how sports impacted her early on, and how she continues to build a career outside of sports while still identifying as a member of the athletic community.
January 28, 2021
Episode 17: Timeout with Sivonnia DeBarros
On our first episode of 2021, Danielle sat down with Sivonnia DeBarros, Creator of What Are You Sporting About and Founder of SL DeBarros Law Firm. Learn about how her experience playing sports impacted her drive and commitment to supporting athletes in their business endeavors today. Plus hear her advice for athletes for navigating life after sports.
January 07, 2021
Episode 16: Timeout with John Register
For our last episode of 2020, we had a chance to sit down with John Register, a Paralympic Silver medalist, Gulf War veteran, and TEDx speaker. John shares his definition of resilience and how he created a business engaging others to make impact via their strengths. Plus, hear his advice for athletes transitioning out of sports!
December 17, 2020
Episode 15: Timeout with JT Thomas III
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN we sit down with former NFL player JT Thomas III. JT joins us to discuss how sports have impacted his life, what his transition out of the NFL was like, how he started his own foundation, the JT Thomas Foundation, and more!
November 05, 2020
Episode 14: Timeout with Sara Wegmann
On this week's episode of Timeout with TWN we sat down with Sara Wegmann. Sara is the founder and president of Her Next Play, a company that seeks to develop the next generation of women leaders through sports. She joins to discuss how sports impacted her life, what is next for Her Next Play, and more!
October 29, 2020
Episode 13: Timeout with Jordan Murrell
Welcome back to this week's edition of Timeout with Tackle What's Next. Our guest today is Jordan Murrell, a professional soccer player for the Las Vegas Lights of the USL. Outside of soccer, he is also a Real Estate Investor and Owner of the newly launched MIG, Inc, a company that aims to educate busy professionals on how they can create a passive income in real estate. Jordan joins us to talk about how sports have impacted his life, his new company, and more!
October 22, 2020
Episode 12: Timeout with Thane Marcus Ringler
After missing a week Timeout with TWN is officially back. Join us as we talk to Thane Marcus Ringler, a former professional golfer turned writer, speaker, and development coach. Thane talks about how sports affected his life, his current podcast The Up and Comer Show, two new online courses coming out in November, and more!
October 15, 2020
Episode 11: Timeout with Myriam Glez
Timeout with Tackle What's Next is finally back! Join us as we sit down with former Olympian and the founder and CEO of Athlete's Soul, Myriam Glez. She joins to discuss how sports have impacted her life, coaching, her upcoming fundraiser, and much more!
October 01, 2020
Episode 10: Timeout with Charma Harris
We are lucky to be joined by Charma Harris for this week's episode. Charma is a former sprinter for Syracuse University and she is a current HR Consultant after formerly working for the PGA Tour. She comes on to discuss the impact sports has had on her, her career path, and more!
September 30, 2020
Episode 9: Timeout with Carolyn Moos
In this edition of Timeout, we are joined by former Team USA Basketball and WNBA Player Carolyn Moos. We discuss how sports have impacted her life after the game, the company she founded, Fit For Living Life, personal training, and more.
September 30, 2020
Episode 8: Timeout with Jonathan Van Horn
In this episode, we have a chance to talk with Jonathan Van Horn, the creator of the SHIFT course and the Associate National Director of Pro Soccer at Athletes in Action where he works with professional athletes to be better leaders through faith. We discuss his role with Athletes in Action, his SHIFT course, his own athlete experience, and more.
September 30, 2020
Episode 7: Timeout with Krystal Beachum
In this week's episode, we are joined by Krystal Beachum, a former collegiate basketball player and founder of Student Athletes Unite. Krystal talks about her company and supporting young entrepreneurs, she gives advice for athletes who are transitioning out of their sport, and much more.
September 30, 2020
Episode 6: Timeout with Qiana Martin
On this week's episode of Timeout with Tackle What's Next we get a chance to speak with professional soccer player and founder of Eat Soccer, Qiana Martin. Qiana joins to discuss the founding of her company, how sports have impacted her later in life, and more!
September 30, 2020
Episode 5: Timeout with Ben Troupe
In this episode, we got a chance to talk with former NFL player and current ESPN Radio host Ben Troupe. He joins us to discuss the impact sports had on his life, how he handled his transition out of sports, his nonprofit The Uncommon Cru, and what's next for him.
September 30, 2020
Episode 4: Timeout with Malcolm Lemmons
In this episode, we sit down with former professional basketball player Malcolm Lemmons. He is also a two-time author and founded Players Point Sports to share tips, advice, and strategy on transitioning out of sports and pursuing endeavors beyond the game.
September 30, 2020
Episode 3: Timeout with Akin Ayodele
In episode 3, we talk with former NFL linebacker Akin Ayodele, now the President and Managing Partner of Eagle Rock Wealth Management and co-founder of The DreamBuilders Foundation. Akin discusses what he is up to now, the impact sports have had on him, what's next for his organizations. Join us for some good advice, laughs, and more!
September 30, 2020
Episode 2: Timeout with Courtney Place
Today we are taking a timeout with Courtney Place! Courtney is the Founder of the SEE Us Movement, which raises awareness about female athletes and the way they are underrepresented, sexualized, and judged on appearance rather than ability. She joins us to discuss how sports have impacted her life, the SEE US movement, and more!
September 30, 2020
Episode 1: Timeout with Amobi Okugo
On our very first episode of Timeout With TWN, we are joined by a current professional soccer player for Austin FC and Founder of A Frugal Athlete, Amobi Okugo. In our chat, we catch up with Amobi, discuss new initiatives with A Frugal Athlete, talk about the impact of sports on his life, and more!
September 30, 2020