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23. How Justin Built the Foundation for His Post-Football Career (Client Interview)

Oct. 21, 2019

Former University of Richmond linebacker Justin Rubin came to me with a clear vision for his life after football. All he needed was a foot in the door. My time working with Justin wasn’t about teaching him anything new, it w…

22. Facebook Live Call w/ Host Matt Mounier (Unlocking Your Athlete Mindset)

Oct. 16, 2019

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 6am, Matt Mounier hosts “Unlocking Your Athlete Mindset” calls to help former athletes leverage our athletic mindset long after our playing days are over. A few weeks ago, Matt invited …

21. Sets For Life Podcast Interview Hosted by Joi "Coach J" Walker

Oct. 14, 2019

One of the many things I appreciate about Joi is that when it comes to helping former athletes, she’s always ready to talk solutions. On this episode, we took a deep dive into what it takes to effectively transition out of s…

20. How Former Boise State Tight-End Connor Peters Rediscovered His Passion (Client Interview)

Oct. 9, 2019

Former Boise State tight end Connor Peters felt like a failure when he didn’t make it to the NFL. Like many elite athletes, Connor didn’t have a clear vision for his life after sports. Having no outlet to express the intense…

19. You're Not a Failure

Oct. 1, 2019

6 years ago, around this same time of year, I had a hard time watching football on TV. Just the sound of the whistle reminded me that I would never play the game I love again. I talk to dozens of former athletes every week …

18. Stephanie's Post-Volleyball Healing Journey (Client Interview)

Sept. 25, 2019

Former MSU-Denver volleyball player Stephanie Laraway felt like she had lost a part of herself when her college career ended. She eventually grew tired of just “coping” with these feelings, and started being intentional abou…

17. Your Future Self Will Thank You For Doing This!

Sept. 24, 2019

If you could create a future version of yourself 10 years, 20 years, or even 30 years into the future, what would this person be like? What would people say about you? What would you be known for? I’ve created a future versi…

16. Aren't You Tired of Living for the Weekend?

Sept. 20, 2019

When I worked in a corporate environment, people typically came in on Mondays complaining about being back at work. I was one of them. It always bothered me that I was spending so much time and energy in a place where people…

15. Better Questions = Better Answers

Sept. 16, 2019

Looking back at my 22 year old self, I see a completely lost, frustrated ex-football player struggling with his identity. The truth is: I couldn’t find the answers I needed because I was asking the wrong questions. Everythin…

14. A Message to Black Athletes

Sept. 12, 2019

Race isn’t something I talk about often. From the very beginning, my focus has been on helping guide former athletes of all races, from any sport. However, I’ve noticed a pattern among athletes of color that I can’t help but…

13. “Turning The Key" With Andre (Client Interview)

Sept. 10, 2019

I’d like to thank former Southern Connecticut / retired pro football player Andre Privott for being vulnerable enough to share the internal struggles he overcame during these past few months. I’ve really enjoyed working with…

12. What If You Can’t Find Your "Purpose"?

Sept. 4, 2019

This might be the most important topic I’ve covered in a while. What do you do when you feel like you’re not passionate about anything? What if you can’t find your “purpose”? I made this episode for those of you who feel stu…

11. How Andrew Developed His Vision For Life After Basketball (Client Interview)

Sept. 3, 2019

Former Cal Lutheran basketball player, Andrew Atakpo went from sitting in a cubicle wondering “What am I doing with my life?” to waking up every day feeling inspired, and taking massive action to bring his vision to fruition…

10. Don't Be Afraid To Quit Your Job

Aug. 30, 2019

Don’t let the fear of being labeled a “job hopper” keep you stuck where you’re unhappy, unfulfilled, and non-productive. Trust me, it’s okay to walk away sometimes. Of course, we need to be intentional about what we’re getti…

9. “Started With A Dream" Podcast w/ Host Jacolby Gilliam of 9INE POINT MEDIA

Aug. 29, 2019

In episode 45 of The 9INE POINT Started With A Dream Podcast, Jacolby Gilliam talks with Taj Dashaun former Stony Brook University football player and now athlete transition coach about his journey and the importance of find…

8. Auditing Your Circle & “Drafting” Mentors

Aug. 26, 2019

Let's face it: Some of the relationships in our lives are well past their expiration dates. This doesn't necessarily mean we need to start cutting people off, but we may need to limit the amount of time we spend with them. O…

7. WE ARE JOX Podcast w/ Host Marina Paul

Aug. 25, 2019

This is an episode I recorded back in March 2019 with Marina Paul from WE ARE JOX. Marina no longer hosts the podcast (she's moved on to bigger and better things, but hopefully one day she'll be back!)

6. How Evann Overcame Self-Doubt After Retiring From Pro Volleyball (Client Interview)

July 30, 2019

Unlike most of the former athletes I work with, retired pro volleyball player, Evann Slaughter walked away from her sport voluntarily. In this interview, we discuss how Evann overcame self-doubt and regret by honoring her de…

5. Why We Struggle With Diet & Exercise

July 29, 2019

Exercise isn’t about having a 6-pack, it’s about being healthy. How many times have we complained about not sticking to our diets? How many times do we find ourselves not quite “motivated” enough to workout? Working towards…

4. Interrupting Negative Thought Patterns

July 12, 2019

No one is happy 100% of the time. Ups and downs are just part of the human experience. We’ll never be able to free ourselves from negative thoughts entirely, but we can always choose what to do with them when they come up. …

3. What Happened to Your Dreams?

May 31, 2019

A great life doesn’t just happen by accident, it has to be intentionally designed. We have to look at the path we’re on and ask ourselves, “Do I like where I’m going?” Most of us have been conditioned to blindly chase mone…

2. How Nick Went From Being Lost After Football to Launching His Own Business (Client Interview)

May 29, 2019

After going undrafted by the NFL, former Oregon State punter Nick Porebski went from playing on Saturdays to working construction. Like many elite athletes, Nick didn’t have a clear vision for his life after sports. In thi…

1. Why I Started Working With Retired Athletes

May 28, 2019

I started working with retired athletes because I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life after football. I’ve gone back in time to become the person that I needed in my corner during my transition into life after sport…